There’s nothing better than a road trip, but sometimes you want to ditch the car and stretch the legs. Why not try cycling! Not only is it a good way to get moving, it’s good for the environment and not to mention cheaper than running a car. Here are three reason’s to cycle your way through Mount Gambier.

1. Explore at the right speed

There are plenty of ways to get around Mount Gambier and begin your day of exploring. If you’re looking at experiencing the inner beauty of the city and get a good feel, then we recommend cycling for you. Not too fast and not too slow, cycling gives you the perfect speed for sight seeing. Not only do you get the opportunity to get your body moving, you get the time to take everything in and uncover the city’s hidden gems.

2. We have to route for you

Whether your looking for something short or wanting to make a day of it, there are different routes to meet your needs. Mount Gambier is a bike-friendly city and these routes are designed for visitors to experience the best of the city. Engelbrecht Cave, Umpherston Sinkhole/Balumbul, the Blue Lake/Warwar and Riddoch Art Gallery are some stops not to miss on your cycling adventure. Make the most of our cycle-friendly city by downloading our City Bike Hire Guide here.

Looking to cycle a little further? Check out other tracks that venture further afield across the region here.


3. It’s free!

Save your money for indulging in local food and drink or exploring the local attractions. The City of Mount Gambier offers free bike hire at three key locations across the city. The bikes are available for hire during opening hours at the following locations.


Riddoch Arts and Cultural Centre
Phone 08 8721 2563
[email protected]


Mount Gambier Visitor Centre
Phone 08 8724 9750
[email protected]


The Mount Gambier Library
Phone 08 8721 2540
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