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1 11, 2019

Venture to the coast south of Mount Gambier

By |2019-11-01T07:35:59+09:30November 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

There’s nothing better than a quick dip to start your morning. Only 15 minutes from Mount Gambier, the Little Blue Lake awaits you. The best bit is that this fresh water sinkhole won’t leave you feeling salty for the rest of the day, but feeling refreshed and ready to tackle your next stop, Mount Schank. Once an active volcano, the geological monument is now a state heritage area. With walking trails up to the [...]

18 10, 2019

Looking for a winery near Mount Gambier?

By |2019-10-23T09:18:43+09:30October 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Visit Caroline Hills, a small family winery and vineyard located 10 minutes out of Mount Gambier. Getting there is easy with google maps showing you the way to 489 Norman Road, Yahl. We are open on Saturday and Sunday afternoons, otherwise phone us as we are often available at other times. Contact Terry on 0408258854 or Helen on 0458198817. We grow the grapes, make the wine and enjoy the seasonal process. Pinot [...]

30 08, 2019

The ultimate TripleJ One Night Stand road trip: Melbourne to Lucindale

By |2019-08-30T10:45:56+09:30August 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Each year triple j ships the best Aussie acts out to a different town for a massive free party: that's the One Night Stand! This year they're coming to...drum roll please...LUCINDALE! Only a short 1 hour 20 minute drive from beautiful Mount Gambier. Now if you're coming from Melbourne, you've got a couple options up your sleeve. You can fly to Mount Gambier and drive a hire car to Lucindale...or you can pull off [...]

13 06, 2019

FEATURE: A family guide to Mount Gambier

By |2019-06-13T13:25:53+09:30June 13th, 2019|Experience, Family, To Do|0 Comments

FEATURED CONTENT BY SOUTHAUSTRALIA.COM Geological wonders abound in Mount Gambier, the jewel of the Limestone Coast. Discover an underground garden of Eden, glimmering sapphire lakes and bustling cafes with Trip In A Van's family guide to Mount Gambier. WHERE TO STAY BIG4 BLUE LAKE HOLIDAY PARK The perfect base for your Mount Gambier adventure, Blue Lake Holiday Park is, as the name suggests, a short stroll from the famed Blue [...]

28 05, 2019

A first-timers guide to Ghost Mushroom Lane

By |2019-06-14T16:11:54+09:30May 28th, 2019|Autumn, Experience, Family, Nature|0 Comments

Is your Instagram lit up with mysterious glowing mushrooms hidden within the forest pines? Want to get in on the action but don't know where to begin? Don't worry, we've got you covered. We will have you hunting for ghost mushrooms in no time. Planning, planning, planning... First things first, you need to know what you're looking for, when to go and where to find them. Planning will make all the difference to [...]

26 04, 2019

Upcoming Exhibition at the Riddoch – Interpretations

By |2019-04-29T12:01:28+09:30April 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

27 April 2019 - 16 June 2019 This weekend, the Riddoch Art Gallery will be launching their new exhibition - Interpretations, from the Riddoch Collection. Curated by Riddoch Art Gallery Director Dr Melentie Pandilovski,  the Riddoch presents various aspects, contexts, and interpretations of its acclaimed art collection in this eclectic exhibition. Join Dr Melentie Pandilovski for a free TALK & TOUR of this exhibition on Saturday 27 April at 12pm. Johnny Skinner [...]

29 03, 2019

Meet the Owners: Pine Country Caravan Park

By |2019-04-01T12:32:45+09:30March 29th, 2019|Accommodation, Family, Nature|0 Comments

Be welcomed by the 'new' owners of Pine Country Caravan Park - Nathan and Emma, along with their two children, Bobbi and Willson, and their two dogs, Chloe and Sydney. Nathan and Emma took over the next chapter of the small, relaxing park in October 2018. This country caravan park is perfect for those looking for the nature based experience, close to the city centre. With cabins, powered sites and natural unpowered camping site, [...]

12 03, 2019

Must See Shows & Events at Fringe Mount Gambier

By |2019-03-14T19:47:43+09:30March 12th, 2019|Event|0 Comments

Be Brave, Be Bold, Be Daring! ‘Fringe Mount Gambier’ is a cultural exploration that embraces acceptance and diversity. It gives agency to artists to be bold and present edgy, quirky art that is fun, entertaining and reflective of who we are as a community. Mount Gambier is painting the town blue with Fringe Mount Gambier. Bringing together a dynamic showcase of art and performances spread across a number of venues around the region. Watch [...]

8 03, 2019

Have your say on the future of our tourism industry

By |2019-03-08T10:33:19+09:30March 8th, 2019|Members|0 Comments

Following five months of consultation across the South Australia, including a visit to the Limestone Coast, a draft South Australia Visitor Economy Sector Plan 2030 has been developed. This plan is now available for review. The plan will be available for feedback until Friday 29 March 2019. A survey has been developed to provide an easily attainable platform for industry feedback, which can be accessed here. Formal feedback submissions can also be emailed directly [...]