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 [...]

19 05, 2018

That’s Quirky

By |2018-05-19T14:07:15+09:30May 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 07, 2017

Ghost Mushroom Lane

By |2017-07-19T14:09:29+09:30July 17th, 2017|Feature, Summer|0 Comments

In the Glencoe forest, a few kilometers from the heart of Mount Gambier, a rare colony of glow-in-the-dark mushrooms became a new and unexpected visitor attraction for the region. In 2016 Mount Gambier photographer Ockert Le Roux discovered the large clusters in the Forestry SA radiata pine forest. He approached Forestry SA about the concept of sharing the discovery with the public.   It was agreed and the result was astounding, with visits by [...]