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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 [...]

24 12, 2017

The under the city mystery.

By |2017-12-24T12:24:30+00:00December 24th, 2017|Experience, Family, Tourist Drives|0 Comments

What is this cave system that runs under  Engelbrecht Cave all about? On a sunny Sunday afternoon I thought I’d go and find out for myself about the mysteries under the city of Mount Gambier And I thought well the only place for this is by going on an Engelbrecht cave tour. Jumping on the last tour of the day at 2pm I went exploring the underworld of Mount Gambier, this unique cave was found [...]

20 12, 2017

Freebies on foot

By |2017-12-20T11:16:04+00:00December 20th, 2017|Family, Spring, Summer, To Do, Tourist Drives|0 Comments

Freebies on foot in the central business district of Mount Gambier. I'm local, and I still get so much pleasure exploring my own town. There is plenty to see and do in the centre of Mount Gambier, let me take you on a relaxed stroll through my town. This unique city is blessed with a fabulous water supply from the Blue Lake, so the gardens are green and lush year round, and starting within the CBD [...]

6 10, 2017

Coonawarra Cabernet Celebrations all of October

By |2017-10-06T15:23:33+00:00October 6th, 2017|Entertainment, Event, Taste, Tourist Drives, Wine|0 Comments

    October has much to offer in Mount Gambier and the surrounding areas as we welcome in summer and celebrate all that is wonderful about region. In particular, October is the month of celebration for the famous Coonawarra wine region, which is an easy drive from the centre of Mount Gambier. Cabernet is at the heart of the Coonawarra wine experience and like the wine the Coonawarra Cabernet Celebrations have grown better with age. [...]

16 08, 2017

Engines Sound in Mount Gambier

By |2017-08-24T16:05:19+00:00August 16th, 2017|Tourist Drives|0 Comments

All roads lead to Mount Gambier! The growing interest in motorbikes is attracting a new kind of visitor to regions across Australia and in Mount Gambier we have an edge others don’t. Which ever direction you come, East, South North or West, even North West and South East, finding your way here by car or bike can be an adventure as there are so many of possible routes to choose. Maybe that is why the annual [...]

14 08, 2017

Trails Night Lights Drive

By |2017-08-24T16:05:52+00:00August 14th, 2017|Map, Tourist Drives|0 Comments

Lighting brings out a whole new perspective to building, gardens and natural habitat. So often the focus is on day time activities and our evenings are reserved for dining experiences. In Mount Gambier you can enjoy both, with a relaxed drive within the city area. 1/ H.M.S. Lady Nelson - Start at the Visitor Centre, with a look at the full size replica of the H.M.S Lady Nelson from which Mount Gambier was sighted and [...]