Umpherston Sinkhole, Mount Gambier
(4.6/5 based on 650 reviews on the web)
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 and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Mount Gambier attractions using our Mount Gambier trip generator.
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  • We went here one night at dusk. It is so pretty and so much greenery. You can walk right down to the bottom and look at the caves around the edge as well. We got there just as the lights were coming o...  more »
  • We always visit here when we are in Mt G. Everything was lush and thriving when we visited due to the amount of rain they'd had. Lovely to walk in the gardens. Night time is great as well to visit the...  more »
  • Very nice place. very clean and well maintained. Sinkhole is a must visit if you ever head down to Adelaide. Also the cafe in the park has good food for reasonable prices 
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  • This attraction is absolutely worth a look. Lovely park to have lunch in, and the sinkhole itself is beautiful and interesting. Lots of beehives hidden away on the rock. Very cool.
  • Breathtaking and absolutely well worthy of a visit. Located close to town in Mt Gambier South Australia the gardens are easily accessible and FREE..!!
  • Really nice open place with good history. The only thing is. It's next to a industrial site and it smells.
  • Nice picturesque place to visit. Kids loved to run around it as well.
  • Very basic but something different and worth taking a look at on your way through town. The picnic areas surrounding are clean and near.