Mount Gambier is a large town in South Australia's Limestone Coast Region. Its main industries are agriculture, trucking, tourism and forestry. Mount Gambier is on the slopes of a volcano of the same name, which includes the popular Blue Lake crater.
Blue Lake has been named one of Australia’s seven hydrogeological wonders and changes change from steel blue in winter to turquoise blue between November and March. The crater is also renowned for its underwater caves and sinkholes.
Mount Gambier is half way between Adelaide and Melbourne which makes it a popular stop-over.