8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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Mount Gambier
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Mount Gambier

— 7 nights
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Change things up with these side-trips from Mount Gambier: Petticoat Lane (in Penola), Cape Nelson lighthouse (in Portland) and Griffiths Island (in Port Fairy). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Umpherston Sinkhole, admire the natural beauty at Cave Gardens, explore the fascinating underground world of Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park, and explore the activities along The Blue Lake.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Mount Gambier travel route planner.

Adelaide to Mount Gambier is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Adelaide in October, things will get little chillier in Mount Gambier: highs are around 23°C and lows about 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Nature & Parks · Specialty Museums
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.