While visiting the wonderful county of Mount Gambier, you can take a walk to the Centenary Tower to get the most scenic and panoramic views of Mount Gambier, its surroundings and the coast.
The beautiful Centenary Tower is a tower of 190 metres above the sea level exclusively designed for offering an array of most scenic views of the city, its beautiful countryside and volcanic landscape with the crater lakes.
Centenary Tower, Mount Gambier, South Australia
This tower was opened to the public in 1904. Today, it is one of the popular view points in Mount Gambier. Centenary Tower also has an extensive display of various photographs of the Lakes area since 1904.
The area of Mount Gambier is renowned for its natural scenic beauty and the gorgeous coast. From the top of the Centenary Tower, tourists can see the spectacular Blue Lake, its valley and the surrounding craters. Other lakes that can also be spotted from the top of the tower are the Little Blue, Browne’s, Valley and the dried Leg of Mutton Lake.
Apart from the lakes, you can see the area’s abundant flora, lush green and breathtaking volcanic landscape. The Centenary Tower is made of red dolomite; this tall establishment of Mount Gambier is used extensively by the fire spotters during the summer time.
The tower entry requires a small admission fee. Guest amenities include souvenir shops, eateries with snacks, drinks and ice creams.
At night, the tower gets illuminated with beautiful and colourful lights. The tower being the longest establishment can be seen from various points in the city and its neighbourhoods.
Centenary Tower Information
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Elliot Drive, Mt Gambier
Open while the flag is flying
Phone: 08 8724 9750
Adult – $2.50
Child – $1.00