After a challenging year, it’s time to start ticking off as many South Australian destinations as your suitcase can handle.
From Coonawarra’s 26 cellar doors and Mount Gambier’s famous sinkholes to Robe’s gorgeous coastline — the Limestone Coast reminds us that we live in the best state. Regardless of your final destination, the journey to get there is just as thrilling.
See Robe on wheels with Billy Bob’s 4×4 Tours, which give you the freedom to explore your way.
Catering for all abilities, TRACX Robe Adventure Tours showcases both on and off-road bike trails along Robe’s rugged coastline, taking you past famous landmarks like the obelisk.
Ever tasted camel’s milk? One of the last wild populations of dromedary camels is right here on the Limestone Coast. Pop into Robe Foodland and grab yourself some Humpalicious Camel Milk and ice cream! Tip: they’re also planning on having camel rides along Long Beach in summer.
The Kilsby Sinkhole has breathtaking visibility for snorkelling, scuba diving, and a sight tour where you can taste their amazing Sinkhole Gin. A Twilight Possum Experience at the Umpherston Sinkhole is also a must. Home to around 40 possums, it’s one of the most Instagrammable places in SA.
Where to stay
Holidays parks are the perfect place to base yourself while exploring the region. At Sea Vu Caravan Park you’ll get spectacular beach views within a short walk to Robe’s shops, restaurants and wineries. Located on the sand, only minutes from Long Beach, Robe Holiday Park is the perfect garden setting for a family holiday. Blue Lake Holiday Park in Mount Gambier has everything from powered sites to lakeside luxury villas and million dollar views of The Blue Lake.
Excite your tastebuds
Escape everyday life at this hot new beer house outside of Kingston — Loophole Brewing Co. Their great tasting craft beer is made with truckloads of passion by locals Tom, Des and Derek.
Metro Bakery & Café in Mount Gambier serves up the best tasting pastries outside of France; plus great breakfast, coffee, and a bar serving espresso martinis at any time of day.
Here’s the scoop for sweet tooths — Robe Ice Cream & Lolly Shop! The kids will love their hot donuts and ice cream and you can dine in or take your sweetie to go.
See, South Australia isn’t a booby prize, it’s the gold medal, so start exploring!