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22 10, 2020

10 Historic Pubs of Mount Gambier

By |2020-10-22T15:51:28+09:30October 22nd, 2020|Accommodation, Entertainment, Experience, Food|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|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! 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 |2020-09-23T14:46:06+09:30September 23rd, 2020|Family, Uncategorized|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|Tourist Drives|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|Tourist Drives|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 [...]

15 09, 2020

Adelaide to Mount Gambier Inland Roadtrip

By |2020-09-15T14:23:06+09:30September 15th, 2020|Tourist Drives|0 Comments

Escape the city and head down south to the lush green surrounds of Mount Gambier. From unique photo opportunities to underground caves, 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 South Australia’s capital, Adelaide. Pack up the car and hit the road! The Bend Motorsport Park Rev up your engines motor enthusiasts, Tailem Bend has [...]

15 09, 2020

Adelaide to Mount Gambier Coastal Roadtrip

By |2020-09-15T14:34:25+09:30September 15th, 2020|Tourist Drives|0 Comments

Ditch the city lights and escape to the lush green surrounds of Mount Gambier. From coastal adventures to blasts from the past, 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 South Australia’s capital, Adelaide. Pack up the car and hit the road! Pick your own strawberries Nothing beats fresh produce straight from the source, especially [...]

24 08, 2020

Celebrate your Father’s Day in Mount Gambier

By |2020-10-01T12:48:13+09:30August 24th, 2020|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. [...]

14 08, 2020

Day trip to the famous Coonawarra wine region

By |2020-09-21T16:10:55+09:30August 14th, 2020|Taste, To Do, Tourist Drives, Wine|0 Comments

Venture the diverse drive to the north, which offers everything from the home of a Saint to the famous Coonawarra wine region. A breath of fresh air to start Spend your journey to Coonawarra with a refreshing walk through Telford Scrub Conservation Park, located 15km north of Mount Gambier. Take the one hour Forest Canopy Walking Trail or venture a little further on the two and a half hour Stringybark Forest Walking Trail. With over [...]

5 07, 2020

What to do in Mount Gambier these school holidays

By |2020-07-15T15:30:26+09:30July 5th, 2020|Entertainment, Family, To Do, Winter|0 Comments

Wondering how keep the kids entertained in Mount Gambier during these July school holidays? We've come up with some of our favourite winter activities for you and your family to enjoy! Ride our spectacular Rail Trail Stay active this school holidays with a bike ride through the city! Mount Gambier's Rail Trail follows the old railway line from one side of the city to the other. Stop along the way to enjoy [...]