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23 12, 2020

Your pet’s guide to Mount Gambier!

By |2020-12-23T16:37:16+09:30December 23rd, 2020|Accommodation, Family|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 [...]

7 12, 2020

Summer School Holidays in Mount Gambier

By |2020-12-15T08:48:48+09:30December 7th, 2020|Family|0 Comments

Schools out! Let the summer holidays begin! Days at the nature playground, snorkelling subterranean ponds and bringing out the sibling rivalry at ten pin bowling. Here's just a few ideas on how to make the most of your summer school holidays in Mount Gambier. Experience Christmas Augmented Reality (AR) around the city Explore the city and uncover Christmas themed Augmented Reality (AR) in the [...]

29 11, 2020

Best fishing spots near Mount Gambier

By |2020-12-23T16:38:13+09:30November 29th, 2020|Family, Sport & Adventure|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 [...]

9 10, 2020

Keeping the boys busy during the holidays

By |2020-12-22T15:02:24+09:30October 9th, 2020|Family, Nature & Wildlife|0 Comments

Echo Farm isn't just for girls who love cute little animals or toddlers who like to sit on a tractor! The boys who visit love the open space. They can let off steam and run around the paddocks, enjoy the bigger (not so 'fluffy') animals and they revel in the idea that they can come back to the trough and grab arms-full of the oak leaf branches that are provided for free to feed [...]

9 10, 2020

New Dog-friendly Cabin in Mount Gambier

By |2020-10-09T14:27:50+09:30October 9th, 2020|Accommodation, Family|0 Comments

Pine Country Caravan Park is dog-friendly all year round, but what does that actually mean? Mount Gambier is the perfect destination for you, your family and your pets to explore! It has loads of great dog-friendly experiences including multiple off-lead dog parks, walking trails, attractions, and many cafes and pubs. For your pet's guide to Mount Gambier, click here. Pine Country Caravan Park have recently introduced a new dog-friendly cabin in addition to their [...]

23 09, 2020

5 things to do these School Holidays

By |2020-12-22T15:02:13+09:30September 23rd, 2020|Family|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 [...]

24 08, 2020

Celebrate your Father’s Day in Mount Gambier

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

5 07, 2020

What to do in Mount Gambier these school holidays

By |2020-11-19T13:45:15+09:30July 5th, 2020|Family|0 Comments

Wondering how keep the kids entertained in Mount Gambier during these school holidays? We've come up with some of our favourite 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 local art [...]

1 11, 2019

Venture to the coast south of Mount Gambier

By |2020-12-23T16:35:48+09:30November 1st, 2019|Family, Itineraries, Nature & Wildlife, Sport & Adventure|0 Comments

There’s nothing better than a quick dip to start your morning. Only 15 minutes from Mount Gambier, the Little Blue Lake awaits you. The best bit is that this fresh water sinkhole won’t leave you feeling salty for the rest of the day, but feeling refreshed and ready to tackle your next stop, Mount Schank. Once an active volcano, the geological monument is now a state heritage area. With walking trails up to the [...]

13 06, 2019

FEATURE: A family guide to Mount Gambier

By |2019-06-13T13:25:53+09:30June 13th, 2019|Family|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 [...]