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Encounter Bay
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Encounter Bay


Encounter Bay is a bay on the south central coast of South Australia about 100 kilometres (62 mi) south of the Adelaide city centre. It was named by Matthew Flinders after his encounter on 8 April 1802 with Nicolas Baudin, the commander of the Baudin expedition of 1800-03. It is the site of both the mouth of the River Murray and the regional city of Victor Harbor. It is one of four ‘historic bays’ located on the South Australian coast.
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20 Mar 2016

Encounter Bay is a large body of water located at Victor Harbor in South Australia. There are walking/cycling tracks along the waterfront from the Victor Harbor Visitor Information Centre all the way to The Bluff (a granite outcrop south west of the city). It can be very windy in this part of the country and signs are posted along the edge of Encounter Bay warning of the hazards of heading out in an unpowered craft when there is an offshore wind blowing.   

Cafes, Restaurants and accommodation are dotted along the foreshore of Encounter Bay and a number of boat ramps and picnic tables. You can look at Encounter Bay and Victor Harbor from the walking trails and viewing platforms on Granite Island. Granite Island can be accessed by travelling on the Horse Drawn Tram or walking along the Causeway beside the Visitor Information Centre.


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