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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 [...]

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 [...]

20 09, 2018

Curious creatures

By |2018-11-02T13:47:51+00:00September 20th, 2018|Family, To Do, Wild Life, Wildlife|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 [...]

14 09, 2018

How to start your Volcano Experience

By |2018-09-14T11:43:17+00:00September 14th, 2018|Awards, Entertainment, Experience, Family, Feature, To Do, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Uncover the 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 [...]

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. [...]

13 06, 2018

The Wonderful Walk with Wildlife

By |2018-08-03T17:00:23+00:00June 13th, 2018|Experience, Family, Nature, To Do, Wildlife|0 Comments

Conservation and Wildlife Park - Valley Lakes Mount Gambier Fun for Everyone! For those of you who love to walk and be 'as one' with nature, may I suggest you do yourself a favour and take a drive to Mount Gambier's Conservation and Wildlife Park down in the Valley  Lakes. A free activity for the whole family that is open 7 days a week with wonderful views, board walks and wildlife that's sure to impress! Stroll amongst the tree [...]

19 05, 2018

That’s Quirky

By |2018-05-19T14:07:15+00:00May 19th, 2018|Experience, Family, Feature, To Do, Tourist Drives|0 Comments

Visiting Mount Gambier and exploring the surrounding areas can unearth some amazing sights, walks and discoveries. The region of Mount Gambier has many different stories to seek out and some are a bit left-field. One of the quirky finds in the region is at neighbouring Port MacDonnell where you can get up close to a German Mine that washed ashore in 1943. You will discover it perched out the front of the historic Customs House. Delve into the history of [...]

17 02, 2018

Great Fun For The Kids

By |2018-02-17T12:47:47+00:00February 17th, 2018|Experience, Family, Summer, To Do|0 Comments

     Fun & Adventure For Whole The Family   Do the kids have boundless amounts of energy? Are they sick and tired of the usual playground equipment and  seeking adventure? Well look no further than Mount Gambier’s Railway Lands Nature Play Area! This is such a wonderful area for kids and parents alike. Climb across the logs, up and down limbs, follow the stepping stones in the creek and the lines in the labyrinth. There are some [...]

9 02, 2018

A Military Museum with a difference

By |2018-02-18T12:23:22+00:00February 9th, 2018|Experience, Family, Food, Members, To Do|0 Comments

   The RSL War Museum is a place you will want to visit while you are in Mount Gambier While walking through the Mount Gambier Visitor Center I came across a small display of War memorabilia enticing visitors to check out the Mount Gambier RSL's (Return Services League) War Museum. You will find the Museum on Sturt street, behind the main bar in the Mount Gambier Community RSL club, just ask one of the friendly staff to show you the way. From the [...]

10 01, 2018

We love Australia! Come Celebrate

By |2018-01-10T08:45:33+00:00January 10th, 2018|Entertainment, Event, 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 [...]