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Seal Island
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Seal Island

Seal Island is an island located off the coast of South Australia, approximately 20 kilometres south of the town of Victor Harbor. It is the largest of the group of islands known as the Pages, which form part of the Encounter Marine Park. The island is approximately 1.2 kilometres long and 0.5 kilometres wide, with a total area of 0.6 square kilometres. It is mostly composed of granite, and is home to a large colony of Australian sea lions.

The island was first sighted by Matthew Flinders in 1802 during his circumnavigation of Australia. In 1803, the island was named Seal Island by Nicolas Baudin, who also named nearby Granite Island. Seal Island was used by sealers during the 19th century, and the remains of a number of structures from this period are still visible on the island.

Seal Island has been the site of several important historical events. In 1836, the island was the site of the first recorded meeting between Europeans and Australian Aborigines. In 1915, the island was the site of the first successful landing of a seaplane in Australia.

Today, Seal Island is a popular tourist destination, with visitors able to view the sea lion colony from the shore. The island is also a popular spot for scuba diving and snorkelling, with a number of shipwrecks located in the surrounding waters. The island is also home to a variety of bird species, including the white-bellied sea eagle and the osprey.

Excursion tips for a day in Seal Island

As a tourist in Seal Island in Australia, there are plenty of activities to enjoy on a day trip. Here are some of the top things to do:

1. Take a boat tour to get up close and personal with the wildlife, including seals, dolphins, and sea birds.
2. Visit the Seal Island Lighthouse and explore the surrounding nature reserve.
3. Go for a swim in the crystal-clear waters.
4. Enjoy a picnic lunch on the beach.
5. Go fishing and try your luck at catching a variety of fish species.
6. Go kayaking or stand-up paddleboarding around the island.
7. Explore the island’s many walking trails and take in the stunning views.
8. Visit the local museum and learn about the island’s history.
9. Take a glass-bottom boat tour and explore the underwater world.
10. Enjoy a sunset dinner at one of the island’s restaurants.

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The climate in Seal Island

Seal Island in Australia experiences a temperate climate with mild summers and cool winters. Summers are usually warm and dry, while winters are cool and wet. Spring brings mild temperatures and frequent showers. In autumn, temperatures cool and rainfall increases. The weather is usually mild throughout the year, with temperatures rarely falling below 0°C in winter or rising above 30°C in summer.

Cruise weather for Seal Island

Our weather forecast for Seal Island helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 19.0 °C
min: 6 °C
39.6 m/s
62.6 m/s
100.0 %
12.9 m
56.1 %
1,009 hPa
07:25:48
17:02:28
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 13.7 °C
min: 10.9 °C
53.6 m/s
80.6 m/s
87.1 %
23.8 m
69.1 %
1,004 hPa
07:24:54
17:03:24
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 12.9 °C
min: 10 °C
45.4 m/s
68.4 m/s
56.1 %
24.1 m
70.2 %
1,008 hPa
07:23:57
17:04:21
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 13.0 °C
min: 9.9 °C
44.3 m/s
61.2 m/s
94.1 %
23.6 m
64.9 %
1,012 hPa
07:22:59
17:05:18
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 9.9 °C
min: 7.9 °C
31.0 m/s
32.8 m/s
42.9 %
24.0 m
59.8 %
1,024 hPa
07:22:00
17:06:16
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 13.3 °C
min: 8.4 °C
30.2 m/s
43.2 m/s
83.7 %
24.1 m
73.1 %
1,026 hPa
07:20:58
17:07:15
Jul. 30th 2024 Jul. 30th 2024 max: 12.2 °C
min: 10.6 °C
16.6 m/s
21.6 m/s
47.9 %
24.1 m
71.8 %
1,033 hPa
07:19:55
17:08:13
Jul. 31st 2024 Jul. 31st 2024 max: 12.2 °C
min: 10.5 °C
11.2 m/s
12.6 m/s
44.4 %
24.1 m
73.6 %
1,033 hPa
07:18:51
17:09:13
Aug. 1st 2024 Aug. 1st 2024 max: 12.4 °C
min: 9.5 °C
19.2 m/s
24.1 m/s
3.5 %
24.1 m
71.7 %
1,029 hPa
07:17:44
17:10:12
Aug. 2nd 2024 Aug. 2nd 2024 max: 12.9 °C
min: 8 °C
22.3 m/s
28.4 m/s
67.5 %
24.1 m
67.5 %
1,027 hPa
07:16:37
17:11:12
Aug. 3rd 2024 Aug. 3rd 2024 max: 11.0 °C
min: 9.2 °C
24.1 m/s
24.8 m/s
47.6 %
24.1 m
66.3 %
1,032 hPa
07:15:27
17:12:13
Aug. 4th 2024 Aug. 4th 2024 max: 10.0 °C
min: 8.9 °C
18.0 m/s
15.8 m/s
68.2 %
24.1 m
70.7 %
1,034 hPa
07:14:16
17:13:13
Aug. 5th 2024 Aug. 5th 2024 max: 11.5 °C
min: 8.5 °C
19.4 m/s
20.5 m/s
19.5 %
24.1 m
70.5 %
1,035 hPa
07:13:04
17:14:14
Aug. 6th 2024 Aug. 6th 2024 max: 12.6 °C
min: 9.7 °C
26.6 m/s
41.3 m/s
99.8 %
24.1 m
72.3 %
1,028 hPa
07:11:50
17:15:15
Aug. 7th 2024 Aug. 7th 2024 max: 13.8 °C
min: 11.4 °C
37.8 m/s
54.7 m/s
97.8 %
24.1 m
78.4 %
1,014 hPa
07:10:35
17:16:16

Cruises to Seal Island

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