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Manager Tourism and Economic Development at City of Mount Gambier
20 09, 2018

Curious creatures in Umpherston Sinkhole

By |2019-05-15T10:44:29+09:30September 20th, 2018|Family|0 Comments

Close encounters with curious creatures! A really beautiful spot and completely unexpected, Umpherston Sinkhole is a must see when visiting Mount Gambier it is hard to believe it is only a couple of minutes out of town. This captivating sinkhole has been turned into a beautiful garden, with stunning vegetation and wild possums! At night when Umpherston is bathed in light, possums emerge from their daytime hideouts to feed. The friendly little critters let [...]

28 06, 2018

Digital Visibility Workshop Take #2

By |2018-08-03T16:38:32+09:30June 28th, 2018|Members|0 Comments

Digital Visibility Workshop 9 am - 4 pm, 17 JULY 2018 Mount Gambier City Hall Main Corner Complex, 1 Bay Road Proudly Sponsored by City of Mount Gambier is working with the tourism industry to utilise the opportunities the digital world has to offer. Scott Groves returns to Mount Gambier after a booked-out event in February. This workshop is designed to help our businesses make positive steps in becoming  "Digitally Visible". Presented [...]

19 03, 2018

SA weekender clip

By |2018-03-20T10:15:59+09:30March 19th, 2018|Members, Nature & Wildlife|0 Comments

Throughout the Discover Mount Gambier website the work of photographer Ockert Le Roux is featured. Ockert's passion for the Mount Gambier and the Limestone Coast is undeniable. In this feature on Mount Gambier, SA Weekender chats with Ockert and looks at Mount Gambier through his lens.  Check it out Mount Gambier SA Weekender Clip  

10 01, 2018

We love Australia! Come Celebrate

By |2018-01-10T08:45:33+09:30January 10th, 2018|Events, Family, Members|0 Comments

Experience the real Australia! Mount Gambier is all about community, and we want our visitors to join us as we celebrate Australia Day. Each year the City of Mount Gambier invites all members of the community together with visitors to Mount Gambier, to celebrate what’s great about being Australian at the Australia Day Breakfast and Awards Ceremony. This year we continue our tradition on Friday 26th January, 2018 at the Railway Lands, Railway Terrace. It's [...]

24 12, 2017

Meet our Industry – Blue Fin Holiday Homes

By |2017-12-24T12:40:39+09:30December 24th, 2017|Members|0 Comments

Meet our Industry …. Blue Fin Holiday Homes - Port MacDonnell Beachside Houses What business are you in? Giving people a great holiday experience! We have always loved Port MacDonnell – the friendly community, the fishing village feel and the fact it was only 20 minutes from Mount Gambier. We enjoyed spending time there so much that we built a holiday home and that was how it all started 7 years ago. We now have 3 [...]

24 12, 2017

Mystery under the City Streets

By |2020-11-19T15:46:12+09:30December 24th, 2017|Family, Itineraries|0 Comments

What is this cave system that runs under Engelbrecht Cave all about? On a sunny Sunday afternoon I thought I’d go and find out for myself about the mysteries under the city of Mount Gambier And I thought well the only place for this is by going on an Engelbrecht cave tour. Jumping on the last tour of the day at 2pm I went exploring the underworld of Mount Gambier, this unique cave was found [...]

22 12, 2017

Echo Farm, an eclectic mix now open

By |2017-12-22T13:41:02+09:30December 22nd, 2017|Family, Members|0 Comments

Echo Farm, offering families and visitors a chance to interact with animals while engaging in some local history, will re-open under new management on Boxing Day.   The 17 acre pioneer farm featuring farm and native animals and an assortment of vintage and antique items is the perfect place to spend some precious time with your favourite little people or bring Nana to reminisce.  Visitors can stroll the Echo Farm walking trail and enjoy the company of a multitude of animals [...]

22 12, 2017

Little Blue Lake musing

By |2017-12-22T11:15:32+09:30December 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

We all know that while we are away our 'holidays' can be quite hectic and sometimes we just need the time to relax and 'take it all in'. Whilst visiting Mount Gambier, take the time to drive a little South of the city to explore the beautiful 'Little Blue Lake'. Most people would be aware of Mount Gambier's iconic 'Blue Lake' but few would know about the Little Blue Lake, it has been a local [...]

13 12, 2017

New Help Desk for Tourism Industry

By |2017-12-13T07:20:38+09:30December 13th, 2017|Members|0 Comments

Sometime all the new information coming through can just be too much! In Mount Gambier we are working to ensure our operators have access to the support they need. The City of Mount Gambier  is working with Tourism Mount Gambier  to deliver events to encourage networking, training workshops to up-skill and now a newTourism Operators help desk at the Mount Gambier Visitor Centre (Lady Nelson). This is a new service for our industry to access help [...]

7 12, 2017

SA’s growing presence in the digital world

By |2017-12-07T11:42:49+09:30December 7th, 2017|Members|0 Comments

At Tourism Mount Gambier we are passionate about getting our region in front of the online audience, and making sure our tourism businesses are seen.  This email was received from Rod Harrex, CEO, South Australia Tourism Commission:  Having an online presence in the digital world is a critical part of the marketing mix to attract visitors to South Australia. All our digital channels have registered significant growth over the past year and the South Australian [...]