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5 10, 2018

5 Reasons why you should try disc golf in Mount Gambier

By |2018-10-05T11:59:04+00:00October 5th, 2018|Family, Sport, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Get motivated, get outdoors, get some exercise and have some fun with disc golf in Mount Gambier. Disc golf is played with similar rules to traditional golf, except players throw a disc from a tee pad to an elevated metal basket to complete each hole. The aim of the game is to complete the course in the least number of throws. Haven't joined the craze yet? Why not start in Mount Gambier. Here are [...]

31 08, 2018

Celebrate your Father’s Day in Mount Gambier

By |2018-09-06T11:43:12+00:00August 31st, 2018|Experience, Family, To Do|0 Comments

What better way to celebrate Father's Day than spending some quality time as a family. Looking for some dad approved activities to enjoy? Whether it's casting a line, sleeping under the stars or tucking into a nice meal, Mount Gambier has what you're looking for. We get that all dad's are different, but to help you out we have made a list of a few 'dad-friendly' activities for you to enjoy. [...]

15 08, 2018

Why your next Golf Getaway should be in Mount Gambier

By |2018-08-15T17:21:20+00:00August 15th, 2018|Experience, Sport|0 Comments

Planning you next golfing getaway? You will be spoilt for choice in Mount Gambier, with 14 courses across the Limestone Coast region. The region's plentiful rainfall and underground water provides some of Australia's lushest golf courses. We've made it easy by teeing up the 7 courses located within an hours drive of Mount Gambier. Don't forget, a great golfing holiday offers unforgettable moments on and off the golf course. There's so much to [...]

3 08, 2018

5 Must-Do Walks in the Heart of the City

By |2018-08-31T12:25:55+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Experience, Nature, To Do|0 Comments

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! Length: 3.6 km Duration: Allow 1 hour Difficulty: Easy 1. Blue Lake Circuit If the Blue Lake [...]

13 06, 2018

The Wonderful Walk with Wildlife

By |2018-08-03T17:00:23+00:00June 13th, 2018|Experience, Family, Nature, To Do, Wildlife|0 Comments

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 [...]

19 03, 2018

SA weekender clip

By |2018-03-20T10:15:59+00:00March 19th, 2018|Members, Nature, To Do, Wild Life|0 Comments

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  

22 12, 2017

Echo Farm, an eclectic mix now open

By |2017-12-22T13:41:02+00:00December 22nd, 2017|Entertainment, Family, Members, To Do, Wildlife|0 Comments

Echo Farm, offering families and visitors a chance to interact with animals while engaging in some local history, will re-open under new management on Boxing Day.   The 17 acre pioneer farm featuring farm and native animals and an assortment of vintage and antique items is the perfect place to spend some precious time with your favourite little people or bring Nana to reminisce.  Visitors can stroll the Echo Farm walking trail and enjoy the company of a multitude of animals [...]

22 12, 2017

Little Blue Lake musing

By |2017-12-22T11:15:32+00:00December 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 [...]

4 11, 2017

Hawkins Biodiversity Garden

By |2017-10-25T08:11:42+00:00November 4th, 2017|0 Comments

Come outdoors with Conservation Volunteers in Mt Gambier this Spring. Please join us on Saturday 4th November and be part of our developing biodiversity gardens. Our aim is to create a healthy, attractive garden using native plants that thrive in our local conditions. This garden will be an inspirational site for raising awareness about local biodiversity and learning about local plants, birds and butterflies, some of which may be harbouring in your own garden. Activities [...]

2 11, 2017

Hawkins Biodiversity Garden

By |2017-10-25T08:11:40+00:00November 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Come outdoors with Conservation Volunteers in Mt Gambier this Spring. Please join us on Saturday 4th November and be part of our developing biodiversity gardens. Our aim is to create a healthy, attractive garden using native plants that thrive in our local conditions. This garden will be an inspirational site for raising awareness about local biodiversity and learning about local plants, birds and butterflies, some of which may be harbouring in your own garden. Activities [...]