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24 08, 2020

Celebrate your Father’s Day in Mount Gambier

By |2020-09-04T08:54:15+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. [...]

29 05, 2020

Best fishing spots near Mount Gambier

By |2020-06-22T08:51:22+09:30May 29th, 2020|Entertainment, Experience, Family, Sport|0 Comments

Grab your trusty tackle box or unwrap the one that's been sitting in cupboard since your birthday, because we're going fishing. Mount Gambier has alot to offer when it comes to fishing, and not only because it's a short drive to the Southern Rock Lobster Capital of Australia. Whether it's river, lake or beach fishing you're looking for, we've got you covered. We spoke to the local experts at Spot on Fishing Tackle Mount [...]

28 02, 2020

Your pet’s guide to Mount Gambier!

By |2020-03-26T14:05:40+09:30February 28th, 2020|Accommodation, Experience, Family, To Do|0 Comments

Mount Gambier is packed with dog-friendly walking tracks, parks, and attractions for everyone and their four legged friends to enjoy. There are plenty of options when it comes to popping your pooch on a leash, soaking up some vitamin D and enjoying a leisurely walk around some of Mount Gambier's most picturesque scenery. We also understand that every pooch needs a place to stay, a check up and a little bit of pampering now [...]

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 [...]