23 09, 2020

5 things to do these School Holidays

By |2020-09-23T14:46:06+09:30September 23rd, 2020|Family, Uncategorized|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 [...]

5 06, 2020

Day trip out west of Mount Gambier

By |2020-06-05T16:33:49+09:30June 5th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Be immersed from the start. Located just 20 minutes from Mount Gambier, your first stop will have you immersed in the pioneer pastoralist era. The beautiful Glencoe Woolshed will take you back through the significant history of agriculture within the region, with untouched artifacts of the wool industry on display. It's always the back roads that make the most exciting memories. On your way to Millicent, [...]

17 01, 2020

Take a day trip over the border from Mount Gambier

By |2020-01-17T13:02:21+09:30January 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mount Gambier is perfectly located at the heart of a geological wonderland. Surrounded by caves, sinkholes (cenotes), ponds and volcanoes, there's plenty of day trip adventures to be had! Only a 15 minute drive from the Victorian border, spend the day exploring what can be found on the other side. Slip away for a day of wildlife and natural beauty. Take your first stop at Penambol Conservation Park. You’ll want to have your [...]

1 11, 2019

Venture to the coast south of Mount Gambier

By |2019-11-01T07:35:59+09:30November 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|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 [...]

18 10, 2019

Looking for a winery near Mount Gambier?

By |2019-10-23T09:18:43+09:30October 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Visit Caroline Hills, a small family winery and vineyard located 10 minutes out of Mount Gambier. Getting there is easy with google maps showing you the way to 489 Norman Road, Yahl. We are open on Saturday and Sunday afternoons, otherwise phone us as we are often available at other times. Contact Terry on 0408258854 or Helen on 0458198817. We grow the grapes, make the wine and enjoy the seasonal process. Pinot [...]

30 08, 2019

The ultimate TripleJ One Night Stand road trip: Melbourne to Lucindale

By |2019-08-30T10:45:56+09:30August 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Each year triple j ships the best Aussie acts out to a different town for a massive free party: that's the One Night Stand! This year they're coming to...drum roll please...LUCINDALE! Only a short 1 hour 20 minute drive from beautiful Mount Gambier. Now if you're coming from Melbourne, you've got a couple options up your sleeve. You can fly to Mount Gambier and drive a hire car to Lucindale...or you can pull off [...]

26 04, 2019

Upcoming Exhibition at the Riddoch – Interpretations

By |2019-04-29T12:01:28+09:30April 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

27 April 2019 - 16 June 2019 This weekend, the Riddoch Art Gallery will be launching their new exhibition - Interpretations, from the Riddoch Collection. Curated by Riddoch Art Gallery Director Dr Melentie Pandilovski,  the Riddoch presents various aspects, contexts, and interpretations of its acclaimed art collection in this eclectic exhibition. Join Dr Melentie Pandilovski for a free TALK & TOUR of this exhibition on Saturday 27 April at 12pm. Johnny Skinner [...]

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 [...]

1 11, 2018

3 reasons to cycle Mount Gambier

By |2018-11-02T12:57:28+09:30November 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

There's nothing better than a road trip, but sometimes you want to ditch the car and stretch the legs. Why not try cycling! Not only is it a good way to get moving, it's good for the environment and not to mention cheaper than running a car. Here are three reason's to cycle your way through Mount Gambier. 1. Explore at the right speed There are plenty of ways to get around Mount [...]