The Region

Mount Gambier offers something for every taste and adventurer.

No matter which direction you head, north, east, south or west experiences are abundant.

Explore the numerous local free caves and beautiful Blue Lake locally or visit Coonawarra and experience the award-winning wines this region has to offer. Should you enjoy the beach, within a short minute 20 drive you will arrive at Port MacDonnell where you can enjoy the local industry, cray fish. Or take a day trip and visit picturesque Beachport and Robe, enjoying beaches that have the feel and look of a post card (in the right season!).

Also close by is the Glenelg River. Nelson, located five minutes across the Victorian border is located where the river meets the sea and offers the ability to enjoy bush walks and picnics or hire a kayak and take to the water. River Cruises are also available. If you enjoy your fishing the Glenelg River offers three of the magnificence species, bream, perch and the elusive mulloway.

For those more adventurous the region houses an extensive network of caves. It is possible to snorkel both in a sink hole environment or in an open channel structure. For those that would prefer not to get wet, within short drives are guided cave tours housing impressive displays. Bookings are essential for these activities.

Mount Gambier’s Umpherston Caves
Port MacDonnell coastline
Glenelg River in Victoria
Mount Gambier’s Town Hall by night
The Lakes precinct
Diving at Picanninie Ponds
Mount Gambier’s spectacular Blue Lake
Wineries galore at Coonawarra
Wineries galore at Coonawarra
Deep cave diving at Kilsby Sinkhole
Deep cave diving at Kilsby Sinkhole