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1 12, 2018

New tours in Mount Gambier

By |2018-12-07T10:10:32+00:00December 1st, 2018|Experience, Family, 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 |2018-10-25T07:36:57+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 February 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 (Feb [...]

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 [...]

7 09, 2018

7 Wonders of Australia

By |2018-09-10T16:56:10+00:00September 7th, 2018|Experience, Nature|0 Comments

Iconic sites across Australia have been nominated in a nationwide search to recognise the “7 Wonders of Australia”. The Limestone Coast have two sites in the running for the title, Umpherston Sinkhole and the Naracoorte Caves. This campaign is being run by Australia’s largest travel experience providers, Experience Oz. "Australia’s massive size and enormous diversity combine to make it one of the most amazing countries on Earth. Few nations on the planet can match [...]

31 08, 2018

Celebrate your Father’s Day in Mount Gambier

By |2018-09-06T11:43:12+00:00August 31st, 2018|Experience, Family, To Do|0 Comments

What better way to celebrate Father's Day than spending some quality time as a family. Looking for some dad approved activities to enjoy? Whether it's casting a line, sleeping under the stars or tucking into a nice meal, Mount Gambier has what you're looking for. We get that all dad's are different, but to help you out we have made a list of a few 'dad-friendly' activities for you to enjoy. [...]

15 08, 2018

Why your next Golf Getaway should be in Mount Gambier

By |2018-08-15T17:21:20+00:00August 15th, 2018|Experience, Sport|0 Comments

Planning you next golfing getaway? You will be spoilt for choice in Mount Gambier, with 14 courses across the Limestone Coast region. The region's plentiful rainfall and underground water provides some of Australia's lushest golf courses. We've made it easy by teeing up the 7 courses located within an hours drive of Mount Gambier. Don't forget, a great golfing holiday offers unforgettable moments on and off the golf course. There's so much to [...]

9 08, 2018

What’s on your bucket list?

By |2018-08-09T17:30:44+00:00August 9th, 2018|Experience, To Do|0 Comments

It's time for you to discover Mount Gambier, and Australian Traveller agrees! Australian Traveller Magazine has recently launched this month’s Bucket List Edition, and Mount Gambier is on the list! The incredible experiences available within this ‘stunning regional South Australian city’ are highlighted throughout the article. Whether it's on foot through the forest tracks, mountain biking on trails, 4x4 driving in dunes, or via a slow drive through stunning countryside, the region [...]

3 08, 2018

5 Must-Do Walks in the Heart of the City

By |2018-08-31T12:25:55+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Experience, Nature, To Do|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! Length: 3.6 km Duration: Allow 1 hour Difficulty: Easy 1. Blue Lake Circuit If the Blue Lake [...]