New Granite Island Causeway
Travelling on the horse-drawn tram
This April we’re off to the South Coast to travel on the horse-drawn tram over the new Granite Island causeway.
In recent years the historic timber causeway had deteriorated. Eventually the historic horse-drawn tram was stopped from travelling over it for safety reasons. The government decided a new causeway was needed. At a cost of $43m, the new causeway was finally opened in December last year.
It’s exciting to be able to return to Victor Harbor and once more travel to Granite Island on the tram. We’re having an early lunch today before catching the tram across the new causeway and back again.
As we travel on the causeway we get to see the work happening to demolish the old causeway. It’s sad to see the timber structure go, but good to know that a section at either end is being restored as viewing platforms.
Come with us for a great day down south this April!