9 days in Robe, Mount Gambier & Naracoorte Itinerary

9 days in Robe, Mount Gambier & Naracoorte Itinerary

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Robe
— 3 nights
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Mount Gambier
— 4 nights
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Naracoorte
— 1 night
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Robe

— 3 nights
Robe is a town and fishing port located in the Limestone Coast of South Australia. Kids will enjoy Robe Beach and Beachport Surf Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Robe side-trips: Kingston SE (Kingston Jetty, The Big Lobster, &more), Beachport (Cape Martin Lighthouse, Bowman Scenic Drive, &more) and Southend (Southend Jetty, Cape Buffon, &more). There's still lots to do: stop by Mahalia Coffee Roastery, pause for some photo ops at The Chinese Monument, do a tasting at Ralph Fowler Wines, and don't miss a visit to Cape Dombey Obelisk.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Robe road trip planning site.

Adelaide to Robe is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Robe

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Mount Gambier

— 4 nights
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Griffiths Island and Port Fairy Lighthouse On Griffiths Island. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mount Gambier: Millicent National Trust Museum (in Millicent), Port Fairy (Moyne River, Port Fairy Day Spa, &more) and Cape Bridgewater (Cape Bridgewater Wind Farm, Petrified Forest and Blowholes, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at The Blue Lake, explore the striking landscape at Umpherston Sinkhole, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Nelson lighthouse, and Head underground at Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Mount Gambier vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Robe to Mount Gambier in 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Mount Gambier are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Naracoorte.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Naracoorte

— 1 night
Naracoorte is a town in the Limestone Coast region of South Australia, approximately 336 kilometres south-east of Adelaide and 100 kilometres north of Mount Gambier on the Riddoch Highway .HistoryNaracoorte was formed from the merger of two towns, Kincraig, founded in 1845 by Scottish explorer William Macintosh, and Narracoorte, established as a government settlement in 1847. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): view the masterpieces at Naracoorte Art Gallery, learn about winemaking at Redman Wines, don't miss a visit to Father Woods Park, then Head underground at Naracoorte Caves National Park, then stop by Yulgilbar Wood Gallery, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Wonambi Fossil Centre.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Naracoorte trip website.

Traveling by car from Mount Gambier to Naracoorte takes 1.5 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Naracoorte

Parks · Wineries · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips