On Sunday, November 26th, the family-friendly Blue Lake Fun Run will be happening, this is an annual event that takes place around the scenic rim of Mount Gambier's extinct volcano, the well-known Blue Lake/Warwar, Situated in the City of Mount Gambier, South Australia, Registrations are open for the following courses: 3.2km 6.8km 10.4km 21.1km For further information or to register visit: 2023 — OneFortyOne Blue Lake Fun Run 2023 — Race Roster — Registration, Marketing, [...]
Mothers Day Classic this year will be held on Sunday 14 May 2023, at the Blue Lake / Warwar. Meeting at the shelter to the left of the public toilets. Check ins at 8:45am starting at 9:00am Walk or run 3.6kms. Register now at https://www.mothersdayclassic.com.au/sa-mountgambier Get Active for Breast Cancer Research !
A family friendly Fun Run held annually along a scenic course in beautiful Mount Gambier, South Australia In 2010 the inaugural Blue Lake Fun Run attracted over 1,000 participants including team entries from schools, sporting clubs and workplaces. The Fun Run started as an OPAL initiative which received overwhelming support from the community, government agencies, non-government organisations and businesses who all worked together to create an amazing inaugural event. The previous Blue Lake Fun Runs [...]
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! 1. Blue Lake Circuit If the Blue Lake Circuit walk isn’t on your bucket list, it should be! [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Throughout the Discover Mount Gambier website the work of photographer Ockert Le Roux is featured. Ockert's passion for the Mount Gambier and the Limestone Coast is undeniable. In this feature on Mount Gambier, SA Weekender chats with Ockert and looks at Mount Gambier through his lens. Check it out Mount Gambier SA Weekender Clip
We all know that while we are away our 'holidays' can be quite hectic and sometimes we just need the time to relax and 'take it all in'. Whilst visiting Mount Gambier, take the time to drive a little South of the city to explore the beautiful 'Little Blue Lake'. Most people would be aware of Mount Gambier's iconic 'Blue Lake' but few would know about the Little Blue Lake, it has been a local [...]