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Mount Gambier

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Oceania : Australia : South Australia : Limestone Coast : Mount Gambier
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Mount Gambier is located midway between Adelaide and Melbourne.

Get in

  • Visitors can get to Mount Gambier by plane from either of these cities, by car or by bus.

Get around

See

Blue Lake, The Blue Lake is located in the crater of a volcanic crater and is the main source of water for the city. During the year the color of the lake changes from an ocean grey color to a bright iridescent blue. The Blue Lake is one of three crater lakes located on the southern edge of the city: the others are Valley Lake and Leg of Mutton Lake.

Do

Wineries, Located a short 50 kilometers north of Mount Gambier is Penola and the Coonawarra wine region. This famous wine producing region is approximately 1 kilometer wide and 17 kilometers long and is home to some of the very best red wines available.

  • Wine sampling is free and the cellar door staff are always friendly, well informed and passionate about the wines.

Buy

Eat

Drink

Sleep

  • Clarendon Lodge & Chalets [1] 4 Self-contained Chalets set between 650 walnut trees, picturesque lawns and gardens and only 5 km to Mt Gambier's Blue Lake.
  • Old Gaol, 25 Margaret Street, tel: (08) 8723 0032, (toll free:1 800 626 844, email: mailto:turnkey@seol.net.au), [2]. This is an old jail that has been sectioned off into 27 rooms. $20-66.
  • Jubilee Motor Inn AUD 55/room [3] 180 Jubilee Highway East, Mount Gambier, South Australia, tel: 08 8725 7444, Fax Number: 08 8723 0355, Email Address: info@jubileemotorinn.com.

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