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23 12, 2020

Your pet’s guide to Mount Gambier!

By |2020-12-23T16:37:16+09:30December 23rd, 2020|Accommodation, Family|0 Comments

Mount Gambier is packed with dog-friendly walking tracks, parks, and attractions for everyone and their four legged friends to enjoy. There are plenty of options when it comes to popping your pooch on a leash, soaking up some vitamin D and enjoying a leisurely walk around some of Mount Gambier's most picturesque scenery. We also understand that every pooch needs a place to stay, a check up and a little bit of pampering now [...]

18 12, 2020

Ballarat to Mount Gambier Road Trip

By |2020-12-18T16:17:29+09:30December 18th, 2020|Itineraries|0 Comments

Ditch the city and start uncovering those Aussie towns on this ultimate road trip. From spooky ghost tours to powerful waterfalls, this trip will spark all the senses. Begin your journey in Ballarat. Pack up the car and hit the road! Explore Mount Buangor State Park About 50 minutes into your ultimate road trip playlist you will find yourself at Mount Buangor State Park. Known [...]

7 12, 2020

Summer School Holidays in Mount Gambier

By |2020-12-15T08:48:48+09:30December 7th, 2020|Family|0 Comments

Schools out! Let the summer holidays begin! Days at the nature playground, snorkelling subterranean ponds and bringing out the sibling rivalry at ten pin bowling. Here's just a few ideas on how to make the most of your summer school holidays in Mount Gambier. Experience Christmas Augmented Reality (AR) around the city Explore the city and uncover Christmas themed Augmented Reality (AR) in the [...]

1 12, 2020

Christmas Day Dining in Mount Gambier

By |2020-12-15T08:49:13+09:30December 1st, 2020|Food & Wine|0 Comments

Set Christmas Menus Celebrate Christmas with friends, family and delicious food at one of Mount Gambier's Christmas Day dining options. Here's where you can enjoy, relax and indulge in Christmas this year. Make sure you check out their mouth-watering menus below. Commodore on the Park 1 Jubilee Highway East | 08 8724 6400 Make the most of Christmas this year at the Commodore on the Park. Their chef [...]

29 11, 2020

Best fishing spots near Mount Gambier

By |2020-12-23T16:38:13+09:30November 29th, 2020|Family, Sport & Adventure|0 Comments

Grab your trusty tackle box or unwrap the one that's been sitting in cupboard since your birthday, because we're going fishing. Mount Gambier has alot to offer when it comes to fishing, and not only because it's a short drive to the Southern Rock Lobster Capital of Australia. Whether it's river, lake or beach fishing you're looking for, we've got you covered. We spoke to the local experts at Spot on Fishing Tackle Mount [...]

22 10, 2020

10 Historic Pubs of Mount Gambier

By |2020-10-22T15:51:28+09:30October 22nd, 2020|Accommodation, Food & Wine|0 Comments

Here in Mount Gambier our historic hotels shape the city's CBD. Each one has their own story to tell, so we've collected a tale or two to tempt your interest. And in sharing, we hand the story over to you. Eat, drink and sleep your way through the most history rich areas of the city. 1. South Eastern Hotel 235 Commercial Street East The South [...]

5 10, 2020

5 Must-Do Walks in the Heart of the City

By |2020-10-09T13:17:25+09:30October 5th, 2020|Nature & Wildlife|0 Comments

Right in the heart of Mount Gambier there are a number of walks that allow you to stretch your legs, explore nature, and experience the most breath-taking views. Mount Gambier is surrounded by so many magnificant walks, here are top five that we think everyone should experience while in Mount Gambier! 1. Blue Lake Circuit If the Blue Lake Circuit walk isn’t on your bucket list, it should be! [...]

23 09, 2020

5 things to do these School Holidays

By |2020-12-22T15:02:13+09:30September 23rd, 2020|Family|0 Comments

Pack away your arts and crafts kits, Mount Gambier has plenty of activities to keep the kids entertained these school holidays! Here are our top five family-friendly activities for this spring. 1. Chill @ The Track Enjoy an afternoon of food, music and activities at Mount Gambier's new Pump Track. This youth event has been organised by the Mount Gambier Library team with support from Rotary Club of Mount Gambier and Headspace. There [...]

15 09, 2020

Perth to Mount Gambier Road Trip

By |2020-09-15T14:23:17+09:30September 15th, 2020|Itineraries|0 Comments

Ditch the city and start uncovering those Aussie towns on this ultimate road trip. From unique photo opportunities to epic silo art, it’s all about uncovering those Aussie towns. So let’s get out of the city and start the road trip! Begin your journey in Western Australia’s capital, Perth. Pack up the car and hit the road! Hot Air Balloon over Avon Valley Take in the beauty of Avon Valley’s [...]

15 09, 2020

Alice Springs to Mount Gambier Roadtrip

By |2020-09-15T14:23:17+09:30September 15th, 2020|Itineraries|0 Comments

Dust off the red dirt and escape the lush green surrounds of Mount Gambier. From iconic red wine regions to underground caves, it’s all about uncovering those Aussie towns. So let’s get out of the outback and start the road trip! Begin your journey in Australia’s Red Centre, Alice Springs. Pack up the car and hit the road! Be Immersed in the cultural landscape of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park Detour [...]