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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 an important international port since the 19th century. The place was named after the renowned Major Frederick Robe, a former state governor.

Being an SA seaside town, the Robe accommodation and caravan parks offer wonderful beach settings for visitors to enjoy their holidays. Also, the city has numerous historical places to see.

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

The historic port of Robe also houses several heritage buildings within its vicinity. Some famous establishments are the Lodge and the Old Cottage near Main Road. Each of these buildings is over a century old, showcases ancient architectural art, and is a physical reminder of the town’s development.

Another historical point in Robe is the Karatta House, adjacent to Boat Haven. This typical stone manor is a one-of-a-kind house built in 1860. Robe also has a similar structure known as the Bush Inn. You will also find a craft shop at this establishment.

In addition to these, the city also houses some impressive historic buildings, such as the Caledonian Inn, the Moorakyne House, and a monument built for the explorer Matthew Flinders.

Robe Accommodation and caravan parks also offer several outdoor destinations within the town. A popular scenic point is the Beacon Hill Lookout, where you can get some of the most magnificent views of the town and its coastline.

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Michael Jones

Michael created and runs the Mount Gambier Point website, as well as the Holiday Point travel brand that incorporates a network of 16 location based travel information and attraction websites around Australia, Asia, and around the world.

With 25+ years of online experience and a passion for travel (having been born in Mount Gambier, lived there and reguarly visits family), Michael not only researches and writes content for the website, he also tinkers behind the scenes with the website functionality & design.

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