Wondering how keep the kids entertained in Mount Gambier during these July school holidays? We’ve come up with some of our favourite winter activities for you and your family to enjoy!
Ride our spectacular Rail Trail
Stay active this school holidays with a bike ride through the city! Mount Gambier’s Rail Trail follows the old railway line from one side of the city to the other. Stop along the way to enjoy local art and have some fun on the Nature Play Area.
The total length of the Rail Trail is 7.42km. Download a map here.
Feed the Possums at Umpherston Sinkhole
Rug up and head down to Umpherston Sinkhole after dusk to meet the locals. Once the sun goes down at Umpherston Sinkhole, the local possums emerge from their daytime hideouts to feed. With a pocket full of fresh fruits and veggies, you be their best friends! Just remember not to feed them bread.
Head underground at Tantanoola Caves
What better way to escape the weather than heading underground. Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park is only a 20 minute drive from Mount Gambier and offers tours exploring one of Australia’s most spectacular caves. Picnic areas are also available for you to enjoy.
To explore other caves around the region, click here.
Have a blast at the Treehouse Adventure Centre
With indoor playgrounds, climbing walls, inflatables, pedal go-karting and more, the Treehouse Adventure Centre will keep the kids entertained for hours! Family and friends can kick back in the cafe or get in on the fun too.
Venture up to the Centenary Tower
The tower may not be open at the moment but it doesn’t mean you need to miss out on the epic panoramic views! Take the short but steep walk up to the hill to the Centenary Tower. If it is a clear day you can see all the way to the ocean.
Experience life on a small Australian farm
We’ve goat your back when it comes to animal encounters…okay, so that pun was bad but your day at Echo Farm won’t be! Meet the farmers and enjoy a self-guided tour around the property. Feed the donkeys, meet Emmet the Emu and watch the goats jump on trampolines.
Stay up to date with Echo Farm on their Facebook page.