Gambier is a thriving city set in a unique and ancient landscape of volcanic
craters, lakes, limestone and mysterious underground waterways. Situated between Adelaide
and Melbourne it makes the ideal stopover for those travelling to and from The Great Ocean
Road or the Grampians and the perfect destination for the extended stay to enjoy the
natural and cultural beauty of the surrounding region, the caves and sinkholes, coastline,
rivers, lakes and wineries.
Mount Gambier…Blue Lake City
The Blue Lake, the source of water supply for
the city and surrounds is just one of the lakes within the three craters of the extinct
Each year in November, it mysteriously starts
its colour change to the unbelievable turquoise blue. From March each year it gradually
makes the change back to its more sombre winter blue which is still a magnificent sight.
The crater lakes area offers many holiday and
recreational experiences with its walking trails, picnic and BBQ facilities, Wildlife Park
and Boardwalk, 18 hole golf links and tours to the surface of the Blue Lake.
Today, historical sites remain to
remind us of the significance of this area and its contribution to the development of the