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12 03, 2019

Must See Shows & Events at Fringe Mount Gambier

By |2019-03-14T19:47:43+00:00March 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+00:00March 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 [...]

15 02, 2019

SA Regional Accommodation 2019 Survey

By |2019-02-15T11:02:43+00:00February 15th, 2019|Members|0 Comments

Are you an accommodation provider? Don't miss this state-wide survey! The South Australian Tourism Commission want to hear from all accommodation providers within South Australia. This audit on regional accommodation will allow them to get a better understanding of existing rooms and new rooms that are being considered. It is important for our region to undertake this survey, and provide up to date information about the accommodation within our region. Information gathered will not be shared publicly. [...]

1 02, 2019

Kids & Family Activities in Mount Gambier

By |2019-02-01T16:13:15+00:00February 1st, 2019|Family, To Do|0 Comments

Mount Gambier is full of activities that will keep the kids entertained and parents occupied. With epic playgrounds that you can't stay away from, animal encounters like no other, and plenty of places swim, ride, slide, and jump! Here are only a few of the family-friendly activites in Mount Gambier. Mount Gambier Library Drawing inspiration from the Ewens and Piccaninnie Ponds, the cave-themed children's area of the library is a wondrous theatrical [...]

14 12, 2018

New prehistoric fossil discovery!

By |2019-02-15T11:04:54+00:00December 14th, 2018|Experience, Family, Members, Nature, To Do, Uncategorized|0 Comments

A local cave diver has made a once in a life time discovery of prehistoric mega fauna fossils while diving in one of Mount Gambier's largest cave systems. Among these fossils were the bones of Australia's largest carnivorous mammal, the marsupial lion (Thylacoleo carnifex). Cave Divers and Scientist have worked together to piece together this piece of history, with it being an ongoing discovery. To view a full report of the discovery, visit ABC South East [...]

1 12, 2018

New tours in Mount Gambier

By |2019-02-15T11:05:35+00:00December 1st, 2018|Experience, Family, Members, Nature, To Do, Uncategorized|0 Comments

You've seen the pretty pictures, now it's time to learn the stories that make up this incredible region! Our region is full of the most remarkable stories that are set to amaze you. Be guided by a local guide and uncover the rich history, natural wonders, and interesting characters that shape Mount Gambier. Whether it’s our unique volcanic region or our pioneering history that interests you, our trained guides will captivate your imagination and [...]

1 11, 2018

3 reasons to cycle Mount Gambier

By |2018-11-02T12:57:28+00:00November 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 [...]

19 10, 2018

Don’t miss Rudimental in Mount Gambier this summer!

By |2019-02-15T11:07:19+00:00October 19th, 2018|Entertainment, Event|0 Comments

Why be one of 20,000, when you can be one of 5,000 in an audience? East London act Rudimental will heading back to Australia for a national tour in June 2019, with Mount Gambier being the only regional show for the national tour. With the outdoor event planned at the Old Mount Gambier Gaol, Space Events Promoter Phil Rankine said “I’m excited to be taking the show to Mount Gambier the following day (June [...]

12 10, 2018

5 things not to miss at the Coonawarra Cabernet Celebrations

By |2018-10-12T08:33:22+00:00October 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Coonawarra Cabernet Celebrations return, and it's bigger than ever! Celebrations kicked off on Friday 28 September and continue all the way up until Wednesday 31 October. This year's program provides plenty of opportunities for wine enthusiasts, foodies and families to experience some of Coonawarra's finest , with 31 wineries and over 60 events to choose from. Need a hand choosing? We've rounded up 5 of the must see events of the celebrations. [...]

5 10, 2018

5 Reasons why you should try disc golf in Mount Gambier

By |2018-10-05T11:59:04+00:00October 5th, 2018|Family, Sport, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Get motivated, get outdoors, get some exercise and have some fun with disc golf in Mount Gambier. Disc golf is played with similar rules to traditional golf, except players throw a disc from a tee pad to an elevated metal basket to complete each hole. The aim of the game is to complete the course in the least number of throws. Haven't joined the craze yet? Why not start in Mount Gambier. Here are [...]