The Limestone Coast Visitor Information
The Limestone Coast in South Australia
The Limestone Coast is a stunning region of South Australia, located along the coastline of the Southern Ocean. The region is known for its rugged coastline, scenic beaches, world-renowned vineyards and unique geological formations. The Limestone Coast offers visitors a range of experiences from hiking and exploring the great outdoors, to enjoying delicious local produce and wine.
What to See and Do
Explore Mount Gambier
Mount Gambier is a beautiful town and the largest in the Limestone Coast region. It is home to the famous Blue Lake, which changes colour from December to March each year. Visitors can also explore the Umpherston Sinkhole, a garden built in a natural sinkhole, or visit one of the many vineyards in the area.
Visit the Coorong National Park
The Coorong National Park is a stunning wilderness area located at the end of the Murray River. Visitors can enjoy walking trails, wildlife spotting and fishing in the lagoons. Boat cruises are also available to explore the stunning scenery of this protected park.
Experience the Naracoorte Caves
The Naracoorte Caves National Park is home to some of the world's most important fossil deposits. Visitors can explore the caves on a guided tour, and learn about the history of the area and the megafauna that once roamed here.
Relax on the Beaches
The Limestone Coast offers visitors a range of beautiful beaches to relax on. From popular beaches like Robe, to more secluded spots like Canunda National Park, visitors can choose the perfect spot to soak up the sun and enjoy the stunning scenery.
Where to Stay
The Limestone Coast has a range of accommodation options to suit every budget and preference. Visitors can choose from luxury hotels, cosy bed and breakfasts, or camping and caravan sites in national parks. Some popular options include:
- The Barn Carrapateena - luxury accommodation in the heart of the Limestone Coast
- Ruby's Cottage - a charming bed and breakfast in the historic town of Penola
- Beachport Caravan Park - a family-friendly camping and caravan site with beach access
The Limestone Coast is easily accessible by car from Adelaide, or via the Great Ocean Road from Melbourne. Visitors can also fly into Mount Gambier Airport, which has regular flights from Adelaide and Melbourne.
Visit The Limestone Coast
The Limestone Coast is a stunning region of South Australia, offering visitors a range of experiences and breathtaking scenery. From exploring the great outdoors, to enjoying delicious food and wine, visitors are sure to find something to love about this unique and beautiful region.