Bring the kids along to the Mount Gambier Marketplace to get up close and personal with a range of cute and cuddly baby farmyard animals when Old MacDonald's Travelling Farm comes to visit Wednesday 24th April from 10am to 2pm. There's Free Face Painting on Tuesday and Free Balloon Animals on Wednesday. Entertain the Kid's with Free School Holiday Fun at the Mount Gambier Marketplace these school holidays!
Global Event. Red Cows. Down Under. 2019 International Red Dairy Breeds Federation Conference On behalf of the International Red Dairy Breeds Federation (IRDBF), the Australian Red Dairy Breed will be hosting an eight day tour in South Australia and Victoria, including three days of conference and activities based around Mount Gambier. IRDBF exists to facilitate opportunities for breeders, industry stakeholders and enthusiasts of red dairy cattle, to build networks and share information. Also to [...]
70 Shearers coming together to shear sheep non-stop on Sunday 10th March to raise awareness for Mental Health and Suicide Prevention in the farming industry. An event filled with music, old school blade shearing and fundraisers held in the historic Glencoe Woolshed, Glencoe, South Australia. The shearers comprises of 35 female shearers, known as 'Ducks on the Pond', and 35 male shearers, known as 'Its great to be Alive' from across several generations and locations [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]