Mount Gambier is known to many people as the city of lakes, craters, sinkholes and caves, where you can explore and discover a landscape that dates back millions of years. The attractions here are many, so a couple of days just will not be enough, so plan to stay awhile and really soak up the atmosphere. Mount Gambier has attractions for all ages, young or old, so no matter what your interests are you will find plenty of things to see and do, to fill up your days with.
From family fun, to entertainment for backpackers, overseas travellers, free of charge attractions and plenty of adventures to embark upon, come and discover what Mount Gambier has instore for you. Visit the beautiful Blue Lake which becomes an amazing colour of brilliant blue between November and February, take the boardwalk around the lake to see the sights and visit The Lady Nelson Visitor and Discovery Centre. Take a tour of the Discover Centre where you can learn about the history of Mount Gambier and get the kids involved in the exciting interactive displays within the centre. Visit the wildlife park, walk to the Centenary Tower for stunning views across the city or enjoy the many beautiful parklands and gardens scattered throughout the city.
Browse through the museums, art galleries or enjoy the farmers markets and Blue Lake Markets that are put on. Everyone will love The Cave Gardens, numerous lakes in which you can play, have a picnic or laze by for the day and one cannot miss out on visiting the Umpherston Sinkhole which is a stunning paradise that will blow you away. You can hike through National Parks, visit the nearby wineries, take a tour to see the workings behind the scenes of one of the wineries or do some taste testing at any of the cellar doors that are opened throughout the year. With all of this on top of the range of dining options, shopping treats, nightlife and entertainment such as festivals, markets and annual events, Mount Gambier offers a huge of range of attractions that are perfect for everyone.
Families will love the mini golf, playgrounds, canoe hire and bowling and if you are looking for something a little different you can take part in water skiing and paintball games. There is the City Centre Walk which will take you passed many of the main city attractions, cycling tracks and sporting events. Spend the day at the races, do some fishing, cruise the Glenelg River or join a tour through the caves! View historic buildings, enjoy culinary delights, wonderful accommodation and stunning scenery when you holiday in Mount Gambier and you may even wish to explore a little further to surrounding towns.
Mount Gambier is ideal for all occasions, business or pleasure, as you can take advantage of a host of attractions. Utilise the many function venues, accommodation and locations for events, shop in the shopping precincts, eat out at a variety of eateries, restaurants and cafes, do some sightseeing and step out for the night and enjoy the entertainment from locals bands and great DJ’s. From water sports, history, markets, annual events, food and wine and so much more, the list of attractions goes on and on when referring to Mount Gambier, so come and discover what this city has install for you.