Whilst visiting the wonderful Mount Gambier region, you should take a walk up to Centenary Tower to get the most scenic and panoramic views of Mount Gambier and the coast.
The beautiful Centenary Tower is located 190 metres above sea level and provides the best views of the city, its beautiful countryside and the volcanic landscape.
Centenary Tower Mount Gambier, South Australia
This tower was opened to the public in 1904. Today, it is the most popular view point in Mount Gambier. Centenary Tower also has an extensive display of various photographs of the Lakes area which have been captured 1904.
The area of Mount Gambier is renowned for its natural 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 seen from the top of the tower are the Little Blue Lake, Browne’s Lake, Valley Lake and the Dried Leg of Mutton Lake.
Apart from the lakes, you can also see the area’s abundant flora, lush green and breathtaking volcanic landscape. Centenary Tower is also used extensively by fire spotters during the hot summer season.
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 colourful lights. The tower itself can be seen from various points in the city and its surrounding neighbourhood.