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Tantanoola Caves

The Tantanoola Caves are named after the town of Tantanoola. Known for its scenic beauty, the Tantanoola Caves are one of the most-visited...

Mount Gambier Town – Millicent

With verdant parklands and numerous farms and timber industries, Millicent is one of the major town centres on the coast of South Australia.

Located towards the south eastern region of Adelaide and approximately 50 km from Mount Gambier, Millicent is a significant rural centre and popular town.

Millicent Attractions, Activities & Things to See & What to Do, SA




Millicent offers a number of great accommodation & caravan park options, caves, historic museums and scenic spots for tourists to visit. Millicent is believed to be the home to the Bungandidj Aborigines who lived in this area before European settlement.

Gradually, the town has emerged as a rural centre along the south coast with its increasing number of farmlands, timber industries and horticulture.

One of the most popular attractions in Millicent is its National Trust Museum; this museum houses some of the best rural artefacts in South Australia. You will see an array of excellent displays, exhibits showcasing local history, various historic farm machinery and a variety of horse drawn vehicles along with few interesting aboriginal artefacts. Recently, the museum has undergone a change in its thematic organisation with a separate section for each type of artefact.

Apart from the museum, the city of Millicent has a number of natural scenic spots to visit. The Canunda National Park on the coast is a popular attraction in the region. Visitors can view Australian flora and fauna including the unique western grey kangaroo, wombats and white-breasted sea eagles here.

Visitors staying in Millicent accommodation or in a caravan park can enjoy a scenic drive to Millicent’s neighbouring towns and their coastal attractions. Click the links below for the full list of attractions and things to do in Millicent.



Tantanoola Caves

Tantanoola, South Australia

The Tantanoola Caves are named after the town of Tantanoola. Known for its scenic beauty, the Tantanoola Caves are one of the most-visited destinations in South Australia. These caves are the only wheelchair accessed...

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Millicent Living History Museum

Millicent National Trust Museum

Millicent, South Australia

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 the museum from 1960. It features all the stories of the...

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Millicent Murals

Millicent, SA

The Millicent Murals are one of the most popular artistic attractions in Millicent. Created by talented artist Yvonne Riley, the murals depict the history of the bridge area back in the 1890s and feature a horse and...

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Canunda National Park-Featured

Canunda National Park

Southend , South Australia

All South Australian parks are open for locals to visit, while social distancing. However, most facilities are closed, which includes campgrounds, playgrounds, communal facilities such as barbecues, firepits, showers...

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Millicent Swimming Lake

Millicent, SA

Millicent Swimming Lake is a unique artificial lake built atop manicured lawns and trees. It features a man-made beach and wading pool, which are perfect for beating the heat during the hot summer months. Millicent...

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Lake McIntyre Park

Millicent, SA

With the unfolding Covid-19 situation and advice from Federal & State Governments, all public playgrounds, outdoor exercise equipment and skate parks are closed until further notice Lake McIntyre Park is a sanctuary...

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Tantanoola Tiger

Tantanoola Tiger

Tantanoola, South Australia

Apart from the beautiful Tantanoola Caves and various scenic spots across the town, the city of Tantanoola is also renowned for the Tantanoola Tiger. The speculation of the presence of a tiger in Tantanoola began after...

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Jubilee Park

Millicent, SA

With the unfolding Covid-19 situation and advice from Federal & State Governments, all public playgrounds, outdoor exercise equipment and skate parks are closed until further notice Jubilee Park is a scenic place...

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Limestone Loop

The Limestone Loop is a spectacular driving experience which takes travellers from Adelaide, all the way down to the southern township of Mount Gambier and back up to Adelaide again. For the best experience, take 4 days...

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Millicent Skatepark

Millicent, SA

The Millicent Skatepark is the number-one skating destination in Millicent; featuring a concrete park with an open bowl and a ramp that spills onto the street area. Skaters are invited to do all sorts of tricks with the...

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