Located halfway between Adelaide and Melbourne, Mount Gambier is the largest regional city in South Australia. Based at the foot of a dormant volcano, Mount Gambier is home to a population of 30,000 residents and is the perfect place to explore the many famous attractions and enjoy the fun filled activities that this city promotes. With ancient caves, sinkholes, history, heritage and the famous Blue Lake, you can only start to imagine what your days will be filled with when you holiday in Mount Gambier.
There are all types of accommodation to check into, from budget right through to luxury five star opulence, and with great places that are family orientated, all travellers will find just what they are looking for in Mount Gambier. Check into your choice of accommodation in local hotels or resorts and explore the city where you will find an array of dining, shopping, entertainment, annual events and festivals. Browse through the farmers markets on the weekend, base your holiday around one of the racing weekends, music festivals or food and wine events. Explore the ancient landscape and volcanic craters that are just nearby, hike through National Parks and cruise the lakes and waterways with a range of methods from cruises to kayaking.
It is the ideal destination with so much to offer with its underground water ways and the famous Blue Lake which exudes a brilliant colour of awesome blue from November through to February every year. There is loads of fun to be had by all no matter what your age might be! Spend your days exploring the wineries, neighboring beaches, coastline and sinkholes. The kids will love the range of kid-friendly activities which in turn will give you plenty of time to rest and relax. Rejuvenate the body, mind and soul with a trip to a day spa or spend some time exploring the landscape where you will find everything from history and heritage right through to parks, gardens and picnic grounds. Make your way around on a bicycle to see the sights, join a tour of all kinds to do some sightseeing or make your own tracks as there are many scenic routes to discover in and around it.
Spend a few hours visiting the wildlife sanctuary or take a walk along one of the boardwalks where you will pass cascading waterfalls, waterways, wildlife and so much more! With everything from recreation, leisure and adventure, you will find so many things to fill up your days when you come to Mount Gambier. Soak up the atmosphere, experience the lifestyle, culture, taste some culinary delights and sample award winning wines along the way. Embark on walks of every length and fitness level, take the kids for a picnic by the lake or discover the treasures in the museums. Whether you are looking for somewhere for your next function, special event or holiday destination, you simply cannot go past Mount Gambier. It is a city with the lot, where you can sit and watch the world go by or get involved in a host of activities and see that many attractions.
All year round people come to Mount Gambier for its many delights, to discover a city that is teeming with attractions and activities as well as to get away from the hustle and bustle and just breath in the crisp clean country air. Mount Gambier is a perfect destination for all occasions, and with many of its attractions being free of charge, you can plan the holiday you have been thinking about on a budget!