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Telford Scrub Conservation Park

Telford Scrub Conservation Park a protected location for endangered plants and is ideal for bird watching, bushwalking and quiet contemplation. Telford Scrub...

Telford Scrub Conservation Park

Mount Gambier in South Australia is a popular tourist destination amongst holidaymakers driving between Melbourne and Adelaide. Nestled on a picturesque volcanic landscape surrounded by vast pine tree plantations, Mount Gambier offers a great mid-way point to stop and rest on your journey as it offers plenty of scenic spots to explore and enjoy.

Sitting atop the list of Mount Gambier attractions is the beautiful Blue Lake. With its ever changing water colour in the various seasons, the lake water turns a dense blue in November to a grey colour in April.

Tourist Attractions & Things to Do in Mount Gambier, South Australia

Other Mount Gambier tourist attractions include a number of other lakes; including the Valley Lake, the Little Blue Lake and and other smaller lakes dotted around the volcanic area.

Another popular choice for visitors to Mount Gambier is the Cave Gardens. Families come here to picnic and spend time in the stunning and aromatic rose gardens whilst they lunch on the manicured lawn.

You can also climb to the top of Centenary Tower and get the best scenic views of the surrounding city and landscape. The volcanic craters and lakes are also some of the most popular attractions for visitors to Mount Gambier.

In addition, Mount Gambier also offers a multitude of adventurous outdoor activities; such as cave diving, hiking, walking trails and trekking opportunities.

Telford Scrub Conservation Park

Telford Scrub Conservation Park

Telford Scrub Conservation Park a protected location for endangered plants and is ideal for bird watching, bushwalking and quiet contemplation. Telford Scrub...

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Penola Conservation Park

Penola Conservation Park

The Penola Conservation Park protects the remnant of River Red Gum Line Swamps which used to be widespread in the southeast of South Australia. The Penola...

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Penambool Conservation Park

Penambol Conservation Park

Penambol Conservation Park is located in Mount Gambier, and is one of the national parks that has been set apart for conservation purposes in South Australia...

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Myora Forest Reserve

Myora Forest Reserve

The Myora Forest Reserve, one of the most notable forested areas in South Australia, is located just 14 kms from Mount Gambier. The forest reserve was once...

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Dry Creek Native Forest Reserve

Dry Creek Native Forest Reserve

The Dry Creek Native Forest Reserve offers two walking trails; the Creek Bed Walk and River Walk and is only a 20 minute drive from Mount Gambier. This reserve...

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Noolook Forest Reserve

Noolook Forest Reserve

The Noolook Forest Reserve is a vast forested area that spans 21,992 acres in South Australia, and whose proximity to Kingston SE attracts tourists all year...

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Mount Scott Conservation Park

Mount Scott Conservation Park

Home to many threatened species, Mount Scott Conservation Park has diverse flora and fauna making it a stellar attraction for local and foreign tourists...

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Mount Gambier Forest Reserve

Mount Gambier Forest Reserve

The Mount Gambier Forest Reserve, one of South Australia’s most vast forested areas, is located in Mount Gambier and is considered a major tourist...

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Mount Burr Forest Reserve

Mount Burr Forest Reserve

Mount Burr Forest Reserve is located in Mount Burr, a quaint town located 50 kms Northeast of Mount Gambier, and attracts tourists all year round. The forest...

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Beachport Conservation Park

Beachport Conservation Park

White sandy beaches, cool breeze, coastal flora and an array of birdlife; all these make Beachport Conservation Park an ideal spot for bird watching. Beachport...

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Blanche Cave

Blanche Cave

The Blanche Cave and Bat Observation Centre is a great way to learn interesting facts about the Southern Bent-Wing Bats which inhabit the area. The Blanche...

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Little Dip Conservation Park

Little Dip Conservation Park

The Little Dip Conservation Park has a mixture of saltwater and fresh water environments with an extraordinarily rich diversity of vegetation and landforms...

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Alexandra Cave

Alexandra Cave

Alexandra Cave is one of the crown jewels of Naracoorte Caves. It provides a great introduction to caves and the geological processes that form caves. The...

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Canunda National Park

Canunda National Park

Canunda National Park is a national park in South Australia. Located 18 kilometres from Millicent and 428 kilometres Southeast of Adelaide, Canunda National...

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Discovery Bay Coastal Park

Discovery Bay Coastal Park

Discovery Bay Coastal Park is known for its huge rolling sand dunes, high coastal cliffs, swamps, freshwater lakes, coastal vegetation and wildlife. Discovery...

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Victoria Fossil Cave

Victoria Fossil Cave

Located at Naracoorte Caves National Park, the Victoria Fossil Cave best showcases the World Heritage values of the Naracoorte National Park. Out of the...

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Mount Gambier Markets

Mount Gambier Markets are many and varied as there are a number of weekly markets where the local community can come together and purchase some amazing items...

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Beachport Golf Club

Beachport Golf Club

Mt Gambier’s Beachport Golf Club is a small 9-hole golf course, nestled on a smooth plane. As this course is reasonably short and easy, many beginner...

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Blue Lake Golf Links

The Blue Lake Golf Links is one of the best public golf courses in Mount Gambier. Players of all skill levels are welcome to enjoy golfing at this beautiful 18...

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Kingston South East Golf Club

Kingston SE Golf Club

The tiny town of Kingston is not just about seafood, beaches and other coastal attractions. In fact, this beautiful seaside town is home to an excellent...

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Lucindale Country Club

Lucindale Country Club

Lucindale Country Club is a public golf course in South Australia. This club is within a rural village setting near to the famous tourist destination of Mount...

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Naracoorte Golf Club

Naracoorte Golf Club

The Naracoorte Golf Club features some greatly maintained parkland with evergreen grass, fairways, and well-spaced bunkers. The course’s slightly...

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Port MacDonnell Golf Club

Port MacDonnell Golf Club

South Australia’s Port MacDonnell is a beautiful holiday destination in the Limestone Coast region. As a wonderful holiday destination in SA, Port...

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Robe Golf Club

Robe Golf Club

South Australia’s beautiful district of Robe is also home to a quaint golf course known as the Robe Golf Club. Robe is a scenic town that offers an array...

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Penola Golf Course

Penola Golf Club

The beautiful historic district of Penola houses an 18-hole golf course known as the Penola Golf Course. This course is located within a scenic wooded setting...

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Millicent Golf Club

Millicent Golf Club

Mount Gambier’s Millicent Golf Club is a popular golf course in the township of Millicent in South Australia. This golf club is just 12 kilometres north...

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Mount Gambier Golf Club

The Mount Gambier Golf Club is the most popular and upscale golf destination in Mount Gambier. The Mount Gambier Golf Club is a par 71 course with some...

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Patrick of Coonawarra Wines

Patrick of Coonawarra

At the Patrick of Coonawarra Vineyards, the winemakers are committed to creating some of the finest and authentic tasting wines. When you taste their wines...

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Redman Wines

Redman Wines

Redman Wines is a family-owned winery business started by the Redman family in 1908. Today, Redman’s is a famous winery in Coonawarra that produces many...

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DiGiorgio Family Wines

DiGiorgio Family Wines

DiGiorgio Family Wines is a popular family-owned winery in Coonawarra. With an aim to produce excellent quality wines, the DiGiorgio family started this...

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Koonara Wines

Koonara Wines

Koonara Wines is a popular wine producer in Coonawarra and South Australia. This winery uses their own farm-grown grapes to create authentic hand-crafted wines...

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Parker Coonawarra Estate

Parker Coonawarra Estate

Parker Coonawarra Estate is a popular winery and vineyard in Coonawarra which utilises the wonderful terra rossa soil to produce some of the finest wine blends...

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Banks Thargo Wines

Banks Thargo Wines

Banks Thargo Wines is located in the Coonawarra region, towards the north-eastern border of Penola and has serviced South Australia for more than two decades...

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Leconfield Coonawarra

Leconfield Coonawarra

Leconfield is a beautiful winery, run and operated by Dr. Richard Hamilton and his family in Coonawarra, South Australia. Leconfield Coonawarra produces many...

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Reschke Wines

Reschke Wines

Many of the Coonawarra wineries export their unique blends to many international locations. Reschke Wines is one such winery that has been a popular wine...

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raidis estate

Raidis Estate

Raidis Estate is a Penola-based winery, close to Coonawarra’s world-famous wine region. Raidis Estate is a large vineyard and winery that has two...

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Ladbroke Grove Wines

Ladbroke Grove Wines

Ladbroke Grove was established back in 1982 in the small district of Coonawarra. For more than two decades, Ladbroke Grove has been producing many authentic...

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Kidman Wines

Kidman Wines

The choices of wineries around Coonawarra are plentiful so those looking for a quaint, historic winery in Coonawarra should come to the famous Kidman Wines...

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Brand's Laira Coonawarra

Brand’s Laira Coonawarra

The wine region of Coonawarra is home to the well known vineyard known as Brand’s Laira; a century-old winery and vineyard which has operated since 1893...

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Balnaves of Coonawarra

Balnaves of Coonawarra

The Coonawarra district in South Australia is known for its wide array of wineries, vineyards, and cellar doors. Just like Victoria’s Yarra Valley...

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Yalumba Coonawarra Estate

Yalumba Coonawarra Estate

Yalumba is well-known for its Menzies Wine Room and Vineyard, and when you visit this estate, you will see an extensive native vegetation area surrounding the...

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Bowen Estate

Bowen Estate

Bowen Estate is a classic winery in South Australia’s Coonawarra wine region. This family-owned winery was started by Doug and Joy Bowen approximately 40...

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Blok Estate

Blok Estate

Coonawarra’s Blok Estate is a beautiful and quaint winery, with many visitors often coming here for a cellar door wine tasting tour. In summer, the...

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penley estate

Penley Estate

Penley Estate is a premier wine producer, located in the beautiful township of Coonawarra. The acres of lush vineyards offer a scenic venue for any special...

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Zema Estate

Zema Estate

Zema Estate is a popular Coonawarra winery that was established in 1982 and is a quaint, family-owned winery. Due to the terra rossa soil, this vineyard is...

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Highbank Winery

Highbank

If you want to experience a boutique winery in Coonawarra, then visit the beautiful Highbank Winery. This one-of-a-kind winery showcases the true essence of...

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Punters-Corner-Wines

Punters Corner Wines

Punters Corner Wines is a one-of-a-kind winery that offers a range of classic Australian wines in their perfect Coonawarra blends. This winery takes pride in...

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Majella Wines

Majella Wines

Majella Wines is Coonawarra’s best hidden secret. This beautiful winery setting is popular for tours, tasting and buying. In fact, this winery is...

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Hollick Wines

Hollick Wines

Hollick Wines is one of Coonawarra’s largest winery facilities, comprising of three core vineyards in total (Wilgha vineyard, the Neilson’s Block...

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Rymill Coonawarra

Rymill Coonawarra

If you are ever in Coonawarra then try some delicious wines by visiting Rymill Winery. This family-owned business was built in 1990 and even today, this winery...

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Katnook Estate

Katnook Estate

Katnook Estate is one of the most popular and highly acclaimed wineries in the Coonawarra region. Visitors to Katnook Estate should make sure that they try the...

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Wynns Coonawarra Estate

Wynns Coonawarra Estate

Wynns Coonawarra Estate is nestled right in the heart of Coonawarra. This beautiful winery and vineyard property is one of the most best loved wineries in...

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Mt Gambier Race Track

Allan Scott Glenburnie Racecourse

Mount Gambier is one of South Australia’s largest regional centres and it is well known for its unique and ancient landscapes as well as adrenaline rushing...

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Penola Racecourse

Penola Racecourse

Penola Racecourse is the oldest horse racing club in this region of Southern Australia and carries a certain old-world charm that is not found in many other...

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The John Riddoch Centre

The John Riddoch Centre

The John Riddoch Centre is situated at the original Penola Institute. The centre is a good place to learn a great deal about the local history of the Mount...

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Naracoorte Racecourse

Naracoorte Racecourse

Naracoorte Racecourse is a 338 kilometre drive southeast from Adelaide. It is centrally located within the surrounding Padthaway and Coonawarra wine area. The...

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National Trust Old Court House

National Trust Old Court House

The National Trust Old Court House traces its roots back to 1865 when it once served as the district court. Now, it is a major attraction in Mount Gambier. A...

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Robe Customs House Museum

Robe Customs House Museum

The Robe Customs House is an attractive limestone house that was designed and built in 1863. The house was intended to cater for the large numbers of Chinese...

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Millicent Living History Museum

Millicent National Trust Museum

The Millicent National Trust Museum is amongst the best local museums in Southern Australia. The building started as a primary school in 1873, and later housed...

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Sir Robert Helpmann Theatre

Sir Robert Helpmann Theatre

Located right in the heart of Mount Gambier, the Sir Robert Helpmann Theatre is a multi-purpose venue which hosts a range of special events all throughout the...

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Bool Lagoon

Bool Lagoon

Bool Lagoon is a protected reserve located in the Limestone Coast region of Southern Australia. The reserve is characterized by the presence of various species...

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Mount Gambier Paintball

Mount Gambier Paintball

Although hiking trails, scenic drives and day tours are always atop the attraction list of things yo do whilst in Mount Gambier, the town also offers a number...

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mt gambier showgrounds

Mount Gambier Showgrounds

Mount Gambier hosts many shows and events all-year-round, with the most popular venue being the Mount Gambier Showgrounds. The Showgrounds have a range of...

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Mary MacKillop Penola Centre

Mary MacKillop Penola Centre

The Mary MacKillop Penola centre is an interpretative centre with numerous exhibitions about Mary MacKillop. Mary MacKillop was canonised in Rome on the 17th...

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Wonambi Fossil Centre

Wonambi Fossil Centre

The Wonambi Fossil Centre, also known as the Naracoorte National Park Visitor’s Centre, is a recreation of the rainforest that covered this area about 200,000...

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Lower Glenelg National Park

Lower Glenelg National Park

The Lower Glenelg National Park is a national park in Western Victoria. The Glenelg River is the central feature of the park and provides great conditions for...

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Glencoe Woolshed

Glencoe Woolshed

The small township of Glencoe lies just 30 minutes from Mount Gambier. In 1903, the station of Glencoe was further divided for the purpose of closer...

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Mt Gambier Borderline Speedway

Borderline Speedway

The Borderline Speedway (commonly known as the Mount Gambier Speedway) is a popular racing venue in South Australia, located on the Princess Highway just...

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Vansittart Park

Mount Gambier’s Vansittart Park is a popular public recreational area and a family-friendly neighbourhood park. Many locals often come here to play, run and...

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Mount Gambier RSL War Museum

Mount Gambier RSL War Museum

The Mount Gambier RSL War Museum is a compilation of military memorabilia from World War I, World War II, the Korean War, Boer War, Vietnam War, Afghanistan...

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Dingley Dell

Dingley Dell

The Dingley Dell Conservation Park is the former home of one of Australia’s famous poets, Adam Lindsay Gordon. Gordon lived at Dingley Dell from 1864...

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Cape Jaffa Lighthouse

Cape Jaffa Lighthouse

Now decommissioned, the Cape Jaffa Lighthouse is located in Kingston SE. Work began on the lighthouse in 1869 and was completed in 1872. The lighthouse was...

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Aberfoyle Gardens

Aberfoyle Gardens

The Aberfoyle Gardens are located in Kongorong, just 25 minutes South of Mount Gambier. The gardens rest on a 1-hectare of land, and therefore most visitors...

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Coorong National Park

Coorong National Park

Located southeast of Adelaide, Coorong National Park protects string of saltwater lagoons. The Park is considered an important archaeological site. Coorong...

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Ewens Ponds

Ewens Ponds

Apart from the numerous caves, beaches and conservation parks in South Australia, you will also find few natural wonders as well. Ewens Ponds is one of...

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Mount Gambier Crater Lakes

Mount Gambier boasts a gorgeous volcanic landscape which houses the renowned Crater Lakes. As one of the most popular tourist attractions in Mount Gambier, the...

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Mount Gambier Central

Mount Gambier Central

Key retail districts service the retail needs of visitors in any tourist friendly environment. The CBD, which is located around Commercial Street, has a major...

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