Umpherston Sinkhole, Mount Gambier

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Once a limestone cave, Umpherston Sinkhole was created when the cave ceiling collapsed. The sunken earth proved a perfect place for growing lush greenery. Thick vines cascade over the sinkhole's edge while the center is landscaped with grasses and palms. Take a walk through the garden for an otherworldly look beneath the green curtains and between the limestone rocks. Plan to visit Umpherston Sinkhole during your Mount Gambier vacation using our convenient Mount Gambier vacation site.
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  • The Umpherston Sinkhole was made into a garden by James Upherson in 1886 and is very well done and a place one should visit in Mt Gambier. 
    The Umpherston Sinkhole was made into a garden by James Upherson in 1886 and is very well done and a place one should visit in Mt Gambier.  more »
  • This is such a unique amazing garden with a facinating natural creation. My 6 year old son was so entrigued by this. 
    This is such a unique amazing garden with a facinating natural creation. My 6 year old son was so entrigued by this.  more »
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  • Great experience! Beautiful garden and natural features in the caves below. We unfortunately went when very crowded, but there were enough spots to sneak away and view in peace. Beehives in the cave and the scent of fresh honey was a nice surprise. Worthy of a stop while you're visiting Mt. Gambier!
  • First sinkhole experience, I would rather say the sinkhole garden experience . Really it is , a flower garden with an ambience of thousands of bees. Yes they are very much present. The stairway to the garden from the top will give you different viewpoints to see the beauty of the sinkhole. So vibrant and colourful. Five stars from me

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