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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 [...]

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. [...]

9 08, 2018

What’s on your bucket list?

By |2018-08-09T17:30:44+00:00August 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+00:00August 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+00:00July 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 |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 [...]

19 03, 2018

A photographers paradise.

By |2018-05-30T14:48:15+00:00March 19th, 2018|Autumn, Experience, Nature, To Do, Wildlife|0 Comments

So you never leave home without your camera? Same here, and Mount Gambier is definitely one place that you need to make sure you have whatever camera you use packed!!   There are so many places to visit in Mount Gambier for the avid photographer to capture some of nature’s most spectacular sights. Whether you are just a novice weekender or professional photographer, Mount Gambier has some wondrous inspirational places to get the camera out. [...]