Umpherston Sinkhole, Mount Gambier

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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Umpherston Sinkhole Reviews
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  • October 10, 2017
    The sink hole is well worth the visit, we all really enjoyed exploring the beautiful gardens. There are so many wonderful photographic opportunities.  more »
  • October 10, 2017
    Loved this unique place! Naturally formed sink hole from lime stone. Massive sink hole. I would recommend an early morning visit of u wanna take some good photos without lots of people getting in your...  more »
  • October 5, 2017
    Walked down into the sinkhole to see the garden built within. What a unique use of the land. Very pretty and worth a stop  more »
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  • September 14, 2017
    Good place to see. Lots of possums who will let you get close (bring fruit to feed them). Very interesting and beautiful scenery.
  • August 10, 2017
    Amazing place, gorgeously presented and maintained. The wild possums were friendly and they let you pat and feed them. Amazing experience
  • September 15, 2017
    Amazing garden and free to enter! Free parking next to the sink hole but does not appear to be any wheel chair access.
  • July 13, 2017
    Not many free attractions nowdays, well worth stopping for a look. Kids loved it too. How often do you get to go down in to a sinkhole! Warren - Central Mortgage
  • July 4, 2017
    As far as sink holes goes this one gets a 5 star review. I did not know what to expect when I saw the sink sign on the side of the hwy, I was more curious as to why a town would be advertising a sink hole. To my surprise is was a very nice sink hole with a garden in the bottom.

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