Travel Blogs from Mount Gambier
Before we left Adelaide, we had a look at the immigration museum which gives an account of the various immigration waves that Australia has encountered and also the impact on the indigenous Australians as the Aborigines are now called.
There has been a lot of sadness over the years; the Aborigines lost a way of life that they developed over …
... Highway park where we were able to take our last good look at the Grampians
While in Hamilton, we went for a drive in the Suzie out to check the Byaduc Caves a little way down towards Port Fairy
including an historic rock wall, built by hand at about 2m a day
... wine-growing area, where we did some more tasting and bought white wine, and also tasted a sparkling red. Unusual, quite pleasant and refreshing, but too expensive to buy. Time to set off for the final leg to Mount Gambier.
The GPS proved very helpful to guide us straight to the chalet we had booked. It turned out to be far bigger and more comfortable than we had expected. It is set in a lush garden and fortunately we have booked two ...
Our next stop was the blue lake at Mount Gambier which was about an hour from where we camped. Mount Gambier is an extinct volcano, the blue lake has formed at the top and it is supposed to be such an intense blue due to the calcite crystals at the bottom of the lake, left over from ...
We both got up at a reasonable time.
Had a nice leisurely breakfast with Jen and John and then packed all our things into Yogi (our Landcruiser) ready to go down to Luke and Susan's to pick up the van.
Jen and John came down for the drive and we said our goodbyes there before heading off to Horsham via Edenhope.
We stopped for lunch in Edenhope then settled into ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsAvalon Motel Mount Gambier
Very comfortable stay with friendly and helpful owner in reception. Large very clean room. Enjoyed our stay.
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