The city of Mount Gambier boasts a population of around 28,000 and is surrounded by intense natural beauty. This thriving city features a vibrant central business district, which is packed with shops, restaurants and evening entertainment options. While there are plenty of good real estate options to be found in the heart of the city, suburbs such as Suttontown, Compton, Mil Lel and Worrolong come complete a good selection of mostly priced property options as well as offering plenty of amenities.
Commercial Street is Mount Gambier’s main shopping street. This long street is lined with a good range of different types of shops, while the nearby Centro shopping center contains a collection of around forty different shops, as well as a large food court. People who enjoy bargain hunting will also want to check out the Rotary Market, which is held on Julibee Highway Easton Saturdays, while the vibrant Blue Lake Market is Mount Gambier’s main Sunday shopping venue.
People who enjoy hiking and trekking will really be in their element when they relocate to Mount Gambier. The enchanting Blue Lake is situated in the crater that was formed by a volcano. This large and lovely lake is the perfect place for aquatic activities such as water skiing and boating, while a number of scenic hiking trails surround the lake and offer stunning views from their lofty vantage points.
People who complete the exhilarating climb to the top of Mount Schank will be rewarded with enchanting views of the whole of Mount Gambier as well as the surrounding area. The area surrounding Mount Gambier is also famous for is sinkholes, and local guides take visitors through the network of caves and oversee a range of exciting activities. The Umpherston Sinkhole is the closest sinkhole to central Mount Gambier and is home to a group of possums.