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13 06, 2019

FEATURE: A family guide to Mount Gambier

By |2019-06-13T13:25:53+09:30June 13th, 2019|Experience, Family, To Do|0 Comments

FEATURED CONTENT BY SOUTHAUSTRALIA.COM Geological wonders abound in Mount Gambier, the jewel of the Limestone Coast. Discover an underground garden of Eden, glimmering sapphire lakes and bustling cafes with Trip In A Van's family guide to Mount Gambier. WHERE TO STAY BIG4 BLUE LAKE HOLIDAY PARK The perfect base for your Mount Gambier adventure, Blue Lake Holiday Park is, as the name suggests, a short stroll from the famed Blue [...]

28 05, 2019

A first-timers guide to Ghost Mushroom Lane

By |2019-06-14T16:11:54+09:30May 28th, 2019|Autumn, Experience, Family, Nature|0 Comments

Is your Instagram lit up with mysterious glowing mushrooms hidden within the forest pines? Want to get in on the action but don't know where to begin? Don't worry, we've got you covered. We will have you hunting for ghost mushrooms in no time. Planning, planning, planning... First things first, you need to know what you're looking for, when to go and where to find them. Planning will make all the difference to [...]

17 05, 2019

New ways to visit Echo Farm

By |2019-05-17T09:37:07+09:30May 17th, 2019|Experience, Family, Wildlife|0 Comments

Spend a couple of precious hours at Echo Farm with your family, friends or someone special. This interactive pioneer farm experience has the familiar and not so familiar when it comes to animals. Whether you're a self explorer or like to get full experience, there is something to for everyone.. Take your time to explore... Enjoy a self-guided walk around the old-style farm at your own pace. Feed and pat some of the animals [...]

14 12, 2018

New prehistoric fossil discovery!

By |2019-02-15T11:04:54+09:30December 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+09:30December 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 [...]

14 09, 2018

How to start your Volcano Experience

By |2019-03-18T14:18:51+09:30September 14th, 2018|Awards, Entertainment, Experience, Family, Feature, To Do, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Uncover the deep geological history of Mount Gambier with 'Volcano'. Viewers can experience the incredible story of earth, fire and water with this award winning cinematic experience. The free one-hour screening unearths the region's fascinating past along with a short-film of the Cratibul story. Have your senses wowed with this big screen cinematic experience as it weaves its way through its incredible story of how eight major eruptions created Mount Gambier. This exciting adventure takes you [...]

7 09, 2018

7 Wonders of Australia

By |2018-09-10T16:56:10+09:30September 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+09:30August 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+09:30August 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+09:30August 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 [...]