Tourism makes a significant contribution to Mount Gambier's economy, generating over $100 million in annual expenditure and equating to the creation of numerous jobs. Those both directly and indirectly involved in tourism have the capacity to benefit economically from this industry.
The City of Mount Gambier acknowledged the importance of tourism to the local economy many years ago and has planned and invested heavily in the community infrastructure to provide a platform which encourages the ongoing development of tourism based businesses. Such facilities include Crater Lakes Complex and Recreational Areas, Umpherston Sinkhole, Engelbrecht Cave, Centenary Tower, Cave Garden, the many playgrounds, parks and gardens as well as "The Lady Nelson" Visitor and Discovery Centre, The Main Corner and The Library.
The City of Mount Gambier has developed information packs for those who may be considering a new tourism venture within the City Of Mount Gambier or The District Council of Grant, these are available to download below.
Information packs are also available below for Coach and School Groups to plan their stay in Mount Gambier. Please ensure that you fill in and return a Data Base Registration Form to accompany any of the New Operator Forms below.
The Mount Gambier Visitor & The Lady Nelson Discovery Centre
(08) 8724 9750
Toll Free: 1800 087 187
PO Box 56 (Jubilee Highway East)
MOUNT GAMBIER SA 5290