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Umpherston Sinkhole

Jubilee Highway East, Mount Gambier, South Australia 5290, Australia
+61 8 8724 9750
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Beautiful and a little creepy

Last time I visited was 14 years ago. It was lush and pretty, I picked the wrong time of year as... read more

Reviewed yesterday
andiec704
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Tanunda, Australia
A must see in Mt Gambier

Fantastic and will be enjoyed by young and old. Just stunning. A few stairs to get down to the base... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
MrandMrsGoodnight
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Adelaide
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Jubilee Highway East, Mount Gambier, South Australia 5290, Australia
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+61 8 8724 9750
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Reviewed yesterday

Last time I visited was 14 years ago. It was lush and pretty, I picked the wrong time of year as not all the flowers were in bloom but it was still pretty

Thank andiec704
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Fantastic and will be enjoyed by young and old. Just stunning. A few stairs to get down to the base of the sink hole but definitely worth it. A night visit is also worth it as possums come out for a feed so bring some...More

Thank MrandMrsGoodnight
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stunning! Could have spent hours! Such planning and care has gone into the sinkhole, the uniformity is so beautiful, the upper level have a great bbq area and grasses sections. Not recommended for anyone that has trouble with stairs as that’s the only way down....More

Thank Je35ka
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took our 4 kids here and they enjoyed it. We stayed in the park for roughly an hour. It is a natural phenomenon that has been accentuated by beautiful landscaping. Make the time to just go down there, sit, relax & enjoy the tranquility

Thank Symon P
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great place to see during the day Lot of steps down to sink hole but well worth it Nice garden to look @ Was told about the possums there @ night time We went about 6:30 to have a look to see if we could...More

Thank zoke13
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful sinkhole to visit. Sadly, at this time, most of the flowers were in the final stages, but it's a lovely, serene place to visit during the day. If visiting after dark, take a torch and some fruit to feed the possums. It's dark at...More

Thank Julia D
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very nice park but if you do not like bees you may not like it. Fascinating sink hole with a lovely garden

Thank Stephanie B
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Like the Blue Lake this is a must see when visiting the Mount. A reminder of what type of natural wonders this area of the south east has been developed in and around.

Thank Sam B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had seen this sinkhole as a little girl and was greatly looking forward to seeing it again. I was not disappointed. It is quite beautiful and unique - a magical place. The gardens are lovley and the cliff face dramatic. The trailing plants circling...More

Thank Scrumpti0us
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mount Gambier is a great little pace with lots of things to see. This sinkhole is absolutely amazing, free and well worth the quick stopover. Don’t miss it

Thank Sharon P
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maxiwie
20 December 2017|
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Response from MareeGriffin | Reviewed this property |
You can go anytime as you just walk through a park to get there. At least I don't remember it being gated or fenced at all!
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maxiwie
19 December 2017|
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Response from HotEarth | Reviewed this property |
It is a long diversion from the GOR just for the sink hole. There is much more than it in Mt Gambier. Consider overnighting in Mt Gambier for other attractions too.
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Louise B
13 November 2017|
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Response from Awesome4Gs | Reviewed this property |
Not sure as we didn’t see on the day we visited.
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