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1 02, 2019

Kids & Family Activities in Mount Gambier

By |2019-02-01T16:13:15+09:30February 1st, 2019|Family, To Do|0 Comments

Mount Gambier is full of activities that will keep the kids entertained and parents occupied. With epic playgrounds that you can't stay away from, animal encounters like no other, and plenty of places swim, ride, slide, and jump! Here are only a few of the family-friendly activites in Mount Gambier. Mount Gambier Library Drawing inspiration from the Ewens and Piccaninnie Ponds, the cave-themed children's area of the library is a wondrous theatrical [...]

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 [...]

20 09, 2018

Curious creatures

By |2018-11-02T13:47:51+09:30September 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 |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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

3 08, 2018

5 Must-Do Walks in the Heart of the City

By |2018-08-31T12:25:55+09:30August 3rd, 2018|Experience, Nature, To Do|0 Comments

Right in the heart of Mount Gambier there are a number of walks that allow you to stretch your legs, explore nature, and experience the most breath-taking views. Mount Gambier is surrounded by so many magnificant walks, here are top five that we think everyone should experience while in Mount Gambier! Length: 3.6 km Duration: Allow 1 hour Difficulty: Easy 1. Blue Lake Circuit If the Blue Lake [...]

2 07, 2018

Parkrun Fun For Everyone – Mount Gambier

By |2018-08-02T16:46:10+09:30July 2nd, 2018|Experience, Members, Sport, To Do|0 Comments

What is Mount Gambier Parkrun? Up to a challenge? Want to get fit at your own pace and monitor your improvement week by week? Like to meet like minded people and enjoy a social outing? If you answered 'yes' to any of these questions you might like to give Parkrun a try! You will run or walk a 5km track at your own pace, it's you against the clock and no one else! Not [...]

13 06, 2018

The Wonderful Walk with Wildlife

By |2019-02-01T14:08:39+09:30June 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 [...]