Parks, gardens and playgrounds around Mount Gambier

Anyone visiting Mount Gambier can simply relax on a park bench, have a picnic or let the children loose in a playground. We are proud of our parks and we want you to know you are welcome. Enjoy our facilities from playgrounds by the Lake, complete with a swing suitable for wheelchairs, to the new state-of-the-art barbecue area in Vansittart Park. Make sure you make time to chill out, after all, you are on vacation!

Park Yourself. Now Relax.

This area is a must for every visitor, the scenery is charming and otherworldly.

Open space, ancient trees, and unexpected wildlife.

The big drawcard for families is the playground that is extensive and includes a swing for those in wheelchairs.

Enjoy the leg of Mutton Lake walk and surrounds, a special place in any season.

A few minutes along the main street of Mount Gambier.

This park has beautiful gardens with a fenced picnic area and playground.

The park is great for younger children and is wheelchair friendly.

Although pets are not allowed, there is a designated dog walking area.

The Mount Gambier Railway Lands is a dynamic, multi-purpose, public space which enhances the unused rail corridor.

It is a unique and exciting environment in the heart of the City.

Markets, concerts, films, art works, pop up food, bars, fitness activities and community events are all held in a range of unique areas, including an Amphitheatre, a large events plaza, raised and sheltered market platform and open grassland.

Children of all ages love exploring in the unique Nature Play Area.

Located in the heart of Mount Gambier’s CBD.

A delight all year round with beautiful gardens, mature trees and the stunning Cave Garden itself.

Have a picnic, stroll about or relax after a visiting The Riddoch Arts and Cultural Centre (the park is directly behind it). While you’re there pop into the library, have a coffee or learn more about the region in one the many interactive displays.

Return in the evening to enjoy the light display.

A must see for all visitors. Linger a little longer and enjoy a picnic in the sinkhole itself or a barbeque (covered) in the pristine tree filled gardens.