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Whalers Inn Resort

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A perfect seaside resort nestled at the base of the Bluff with spectacular panoramic views over the islands of Encounter Bay. Its easy to unwind at Whalers with a range of luxury accommodation from self-contained apartments, studios and suites. The majority of accommodation has balconies and sweeping views over Encounter Bay. You may even spot a whale during whale season. Guests will also enjoy our stunning horizon pool (closed during Winter), play some tennis or ride a bike. Our award winning Restaurant also boasts one of the best sea views in South Australia, sit and enjoy a casual wine, coffee & cake or you can delve into some of our chefs tantalizing dishes.


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Room Descriptions

Hotel Suite
Modern Hotel style room without views. Reverse cycle air conditioning, toaster, kettle & bar fridge. This room also has free Austar TV and has an ensuite
Upper Level Studio
Modern 2nd floor Studio with stunning ocean views from the balcony overlooking Encounter Bay. Studio's are open plan with kitchenette, microwave & cooktop.The bathroom includes a double spa with mirrored surrounds. All rooms enjoy Austar TV free of charge and are fully airconditioned.


Check In Time

The reception is open from 8am until 8pm. Check ins arriving after 8pm can check in via the Restaurant until late. Arrivals after 10pm should make special arrangements for picking up keys.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Bar
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Barbeque
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Bottle Shop
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Children facilities
  • Clock Radio
  • Conference facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Cot available on request
  • Disabled facilities
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Full Cooking Facilities
  • Guest Laundry
  • Internet Access
  • Internet connection
  • Iron & Board
  • Kitchen/ette
  • Licensed Restaurant
  • Limited Cooking Facilities
  • Microwave
  • Non Smoking Indoors
  • Non-smoking rooms/floors
  • Phone
  • Pool
  • Queen Beds
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Reverse Cycle Air Conditioning
  • Room Service
  • Spa Bath
  • Spa in unit
  • Stereo
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Television
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Toaster
  • Videos
  • Water sports nearby


121 Franklin Parade, Encounter Bay, South Australia, 5211, , SA, AU

Additional Information

Business Facilities
Broadband from our conference rooms
Dial up internet from the accommodation
Car Parking Details
The family Apartments and Studio's have allocated undercover parking.
The Hotel Suites also have ample parking which is not allocated
Check In Instructions
The reception is open from 8am until 8pm. Check ins arriving after 8pm can check in via the Restaurant until late. Arrivals after 10pm should make special arrangements for picking up keys.
Children and Extra Guests Details
Our luxurious Apartments sleep a maximum of 6 people.
Suites and Studio's sleep 2 people using the existing Queen size bed. A sofa bed is available at $35 per night on request, please specify at the time of booking.
Things To Do
Enjoy the Waterside Restaurant
Swim in the horizon pool
Hire mountain bikes
Play tennis - complimentary for house guests
Ride the historic horse drawn tram to Granite Island
Walk the Heysen Trail
Whale & dolphin watching ( seasonal )
Travel Directions
Victor Harbor is 1 hour South of Adelaide. The Whalers Inn Resort is situated at the Bluff end of Encounter Bay at 121 Franklin Parade.
Cancellation Policy
If cancelled 0 - 2 days before arrival, the rate equivalent to 1 nights accommodation will be charged. In addition to any charges by the accommodation provider there will also be an additional administration charge of AUD15 if cancelled or amended online and AUD25 if cancelled or amended by phone.

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