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Kui Park's Mount Gambier Central Caravan Park lives up to its name

January 29, 2015
Kui Park's Mount Gambier Central Caravan Park lives up to its name

In a quiet street in the heart of town Mount Gambier Central Caravan Park lives up to its name. It is central to shopping, dining, cinema movies and unique attractions. This Kui Parks member park in South Australia’s Limestone Coast Region is a base from which to explore World Heritage listed caves, Mount Gambier’s mysterious crater cradled Blue Lake, wineries which hold their own in the best of company and nearby towns which are the essence of the Limestone Coast. Dormant volcanoes shape the landscape. The GPS is South 37 deg 49.52 min. East 140 deg 47.5 min.

Green, clean campsites.
Green, clean campsites.

Mount Gambier Central Caravan Park has accommodation prices which recognize Nomad needs. The caravan park has a free Kui Parks membership limited offer which expires on Feb 28 2015. Stay seven nights and the caravan park  will pay for your two years membership to Kui Parks * With a Kui (pronounced 'cooee') Parks membership, you will receive 10 percent discount for stays; at a Kui Parks caravan park (to a maximum of $30 per stay), newsletters updating you on new parks and new initiatives, membership card, website offering a range of services.*conditions apply. Please ask caravan park staff for more information.

There is a camp kitchen on the west side of the park, and a family room on the east side to cater for campers. Amenities are cleaned at least once a day. The camp kitchen has free barbecues, stove and microwave. Open 24 hours.

The Family/TV room is open 7am - 9pm. Books, magazines, microwave, toaster, and kettle available for free use. The huge launderette is open from 7am - 9pm.

Reception is open 8am-7pm in winter; 8am-8pm at all other times.

Mount Gambier Central Caravan Park is RV Friendly and can handle rigs of up to 15 metres.

The caravan park offers:

Ensuite cabins with colour TV and microwave.

Lawned powered & unpowered sites.

Camp kitchen and BBQ area.

Children’s Playground.

Family TV Room.

Family Bed Sit Facilities.

Spotless Amenities and Large laundry.

Dump Point.

Babies’ bathroom.

Central location.

Blue Lake Mount Gambier.
Blue Lake Mount Gambier.

Mount Gambier attractions and things to see and do include:

Visit the interactive Lady Nelson Discovery Centre.

Umpherston Sinkhole, Blue Lake and Crater lakes are within a three kilometre radius of the park. Hand feed the possums and babies at night.

Engelbrecht Caves. The cave that runs under the streets of Mount Gambier. World- famous for its fabulous diving holes and caverns.

Princess Margaret Rose Caves.

Four minute walk to The Sir Robert Helpman Theatre

Blue Lake Public Golf Links.

Old Mount Gambier Court House.

Glencoe Woolshed.

Riddoch Art Gallery.

Blue Lake Printworks and Souvenirs.

Aquifer Tours of the Blue Lake.

Cave Gardens in the centre of town.

Haig Winery.

Visit and climb Mount Schank - a dormant volcano.

Eight drive through sites up to 30ft.
Eight drive through sites up to 30ft.

Take a drive to Port MacDonnell, the home of the rock lobster fishing fleet and in season (October - May), treat yourself to some lobster. Diving and snorkeling available in Piccaninnie and Ewens ponds. Permits required.

Glenelg River Cruises in nearby Nelson.

Try a spot of fishing at the nearby Glenelg River and bring a surfboard to enjoy nearby beaches.

Visit the nearby towns of Port Macdonnell, Penola, Naracoorte, Beachport and Millicent.


South Australian Hotel. Highly recommended worker's pub with pub-style food (3 minute walk).

Mac's Hotel. Recommended for all age groups (less than 10 minute walk).

RSL Mt Gambier (less than 10 minute walk).


Metro Bakery and Cafe. Highly recommended for good food and coffee (less than 10 minute walk).


Banana Tree Cafe and Terrace, Bahn Kubo, Wild Ginger Thai (all within 15 minute walk).

Takeaway Food:

Chicken Boss (1 minute walk), Domino's Pizza & other pizza restaurants (1 minute walk), fish and chips (1 minute walk), Indian & Chinese (1 minute walk. KFC, McDonald's and Hungry Jack's (all within 2 minute drive).



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