Family Fun

Family Fun in Mount Gambier

A few suggestions from us

Echo Farm

249 Tollner Road Mount Gambier 5290
Phone Number: 0481574663

Echo farm offers a step back in time, with a farm house as it would have been in the 1940’s, and historic display’s around the farm itself. Kids (big and small) will have fun interacting and feeding an assortment of farm and native animals.

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Dingley Dell Cottage

Located approximately 30 kilometres south of Mount Gambier. Dingley Dell can be easily accessed via the Port MacDonnell Road.

Former Home of Famous Poet Adam Lyndsey Gordon.
Set in natural bushland of Dingley Dell Conservation Park, visit the former home of this famous poet, which has been beautifully preserved as a reminder of its previous owner life in the 1860’s.

Tantanoola Caves

Tantanoola Conservation Park Princess Highway Tantanoola
Phone Number: 8734 4153

One of South Australia’s most impressive caves, set into a cliff face. On arrival a guide will explain the history and geology of the caves, then stroll the large cavern at your own leisure.
Above ground there is a picnic area and cliff top walking trail, with panoramic views of the surrounding area.

Valley Lake Recreation Area

Dawson Drive Mount Gambier 5290

Enjoy the conservation park with koalas and Kangaroos, undercover picnic areas, 16 free gas BBQ’s, and an adventure playground.

The Valley Lake Area has various walking tracks all with different gradients and distances, all the walking tracks lead to lookout points.


Top Level 103 Commercial Street West Mount Gambier.

With Bowling lanes and an updated game arcade lounge, with a pool table, skill tester and racing cars. As well as an onsite kiosk, hours of fun for the family.

Treehouse Play Café

99 Penola Road Mount Gambier
Phone Number: 8723 2045

With a climbing wall, pedal go -Karting, inflatable fun and basketball.

Onsite café for parents to sit back and relax while the kids enjoy the various fun activities.

Nangwarry Forestry and Logging Museum

2 Krichauf Terrace Nangwarry, SA

Phone number: 0417 875 557

Established in 1999 by the local government, to house preserved logging equipment, the museum also has an array of timber products and many woodworking displays.

Guided tours are available and there are also picnic sites nearby.

Pump track

80 Shepherdson Road Mount Gambier 5290

The title says it all, hours of fun for kids of all ages, along with the main bike track there is a playground, dog park and BBQ’S.

Railway Lands

An abandoned railway line which has been converted into a shared walking cycling path stretching for more than 3km’s through the center of Mount Gambier. Explore the Nature trail or just enjoy the walk, cycle or scooter through Mount Gambier.