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Umpherston Sinkhole

Jubilee Highway East, Mount Gambier, South Australia 5290, Australia
+61 8 8724 9750
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Pretty as a picture

Walking through a lovely park where people are enjoying BBQ's you come to this fascinating... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Troood
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Melbourne, Australia
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Incredible

A fantastic example of nature's mysterious beauty. It has been restored beautifully. A steep walk... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kevin B
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Croydon, Australia
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Jubilee Highway East, Mount Gambier, South Australia 5290, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Walking through a lovely park where people are enjoying BBQ's you come to this fascinating sinkhole. On a hot day the coolness of the walls was a treat and walking down into the hole covered in lush greenery was lovely. Sit against the walls and...More

Thank Troood
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A fantastic example of nature's mysterious beauty. It has been restored beautifully. A steep walk down some steps but it is worth the effort. Highly recommended.

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 4 days ago

This massive sink hole with its beautiful & spectacular sunken gardens is a "must see" if you are visiting Mount Gambier. There are great photo opportunities from the top to the bottom. There is a ramp & a number of stairs to get to the...More

Thank Indy215
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited after rain and it was very green. The ivy and palms are impressive. The stairs are steep but worth the walk.

Thank Ann K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The sink hole is well worth the visit, we all really enjoyed exploring the beautiful gardens. There are so many wonderful photographic opportunities.

Thank Tanya-kidz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this unique place! Naturally formed sink hole from lime stone. Massive sink hole. I would recommend an early morning visit of u wanna take some good photos without lots of people getting in your pics. Pics from drone would be really good idea. At...More

Thank srivastavaz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked down into the sinkhole to see the garden built within. What a unique use of the land. Very pretty and worth a stop

Thank Kathleen C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a unique spot and very worthwhile to visit solo, couples or family. Lots of photo ops. Nice picnic areas up the top gardens. Gardens. Bees. Birds.

Thank Julie O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This shows the optimism of a human being in turning a natural disaster to a luscious green garden. It was a breath of fresh air to enjoy this. It was free admission and an easy find off the Princess Highway. There is a wooden staircase...More

Thank Awesome4Gs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a good stop. Very interesting spot for garden lovers. Kids really loved looking at the possums. Quick easy stop.

Thank Scott B
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OzeeTraveller
23 August 2016|
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Response from MTGREB | Reviewed this property |
No, what i think you are talking about is a display on the outside of the building overlooking what the locals call The Cave Gardens. It shows nightly, but is not really a sound and light show, more of a movie clip.
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Tom T
30 November 2015|
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Response from Faith W | Reviewed this property |
Oh and the Beachport Jetty and Paintball skirmish. Awesome fun and adrenaline rush. Lastly there is the fairy penguin lookout and soft cliff faces with hidden caves underground. You'll wish you had more than just a few days... More
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Nolz H
5 October 2015|
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Response from Anne W | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about that. Perhaps the Mount GambierTourist Information Centre (Lady Nelson Tourist Centre) could help with that.
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