Home » Attractions » Town - Robe

Mount Gambier Town – Robe

Robe is a popular seaport and small town on the Limestone Coast in South Australia. Bordered by the gorgeous coastline of Guichen Bay, this beachside town has served as a significant international port since the 19th century.

Being a seaside town, the Robe offers wonderful beach settings for the visitors to enjoy their holidays.

Robe Attractions, Beach Activities, Historic Places & Things to See, SA




Tourists should consider visiting Robe’s Historical Interpretation Centre to learn more about the town, its culture, history and the surrounding neighbourhood. This interesting museum offers an array of exhibits, artifacts and pictures relating to the changing life in Robe community over the centuries.

The historic port of Robe also houses several heritage buildings within its vicinity. Some of these famous establishments are the Lodge and the Old Cottage located near the Main Road. Each of these buildings are more than a century old and showcase the ancient architectural art and are a physical reminder of the development of the town.

Another historic location in Robe is the Karatta House, adjacent to Boat Haven. This stone manor is a one-of-a-kind house that was built in 1860. If you are a history buff, make sure to also check out the Caledonian Inn and the Moorakyne House and a monument built for the explorer Matthew Flinders.

Robe Accommodation and caravan parks also offer a number of outdoor destinations within town. Popular scenic points are the Beacon Hill Lookout where you can get some of the most magnificent views of the town and its coastline.



Robe Beach

Robe Beach

Robe, SA

Robe Beach is a safe, family-friendly beach and a popular attraction in Robe. Also known as Long Beach, one of its unique features is that you can drive your car directly onto the sand during the summer when the sand is...

Read More
Cape Dombey Obelisk

Cape Dombey Obelisk

Robe, SA

The Cape Dombey Obelisk (commonly known as just the “Robe Obelisk”) is a major historical landmark in Robe; a fishing town within the Limestone Coast of South Australia. The obelisk was erected on the cape...

Read More
Lake Robe

Lake Robe

Robe, SA

Lake Robe is a stunning saline lake that is located within the Lake Robe Game Reserve, about six kilometres from the town of Robe in South Australia. The lake is well-preserved thanks to conservation efforts. It remains...

Read More
Robe Gaol Ruins

Robe Gaol Ruins

Robe, SA

The Robe Gaol Ruins are a historical attraction in Robe. These partially restored ruins made out of stone are a significant cultural attraction because it tells the intriguing, albeit dark, story of the area. The gaols...

Read More
Little Dip Conservation Park

Little Dip Conservation Park

Robe, SA

The Little Dip Conservation Park has a mixture of saltwater and freshwater environments with an extraordinarily rich diversity of vegetation and landforms. The Little Dip Conservation Park is wedged between the Southern...

Read More
Robe Town Brewery

Robe Town Brewery

Robe, SA

The Robe Town Brewery is a small brewery that specialises in the production of specialty beverages and ales. The family-run operation uses sustainable, traditional, and organic methods of brewing, and it’s the...

Read More
South Coast Cinema

South Coast Cinema

Robe, SA

South Coast Cinema is Robe’s premier venue for movies. They offer a great array of current line-ups and is rarely ever busy. Although small, the cinema has become a favourite of residents and visiting travellers...

Read More
Fishermen’s Memorial

Fishermen’s Memorial

Robe, SA

The Fishermen’s Memorial is a monument that was established as a tribute to the fishermen who lost their lives at sea. Located near the port at the end of the beautiful Robe Beach, the memorial will provide you...

Read More
The Bowman Scenic Drive

Limestone Loop

Between Mount Gambier & Adelaide, SA

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...

Read More
Kungari Conservation Park

Kungari Conservation Park

Reedy Creek, SA

Kungari Conservation Park is a protected area in Reedy Creek, South Australia. It’s located around 260 kilometres from Adelaide and 26 kilometres from Robe. The land area was proclaimed a conservation park on...

Read More
Robe Customs House Museum

Robe Customs House Museum

Robe, SA

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 traders who passed through the port to the Victorian...

Read More
What are the top attractions to visit in Robe?
What are the most popular things to do in Robe with kids?
What can you do in Robe for free?

Weather Forecast