Umpherston Sinkhole, Mount Gambier

(4.6/5 based on 750+ 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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TripAdvisor
  • Interesting geological feature which also has some nice gardens on its floor and edges. In the end it's only a very large hole though. It's moderately interesting. Allow about half an hour only unless...  more »
  • This is a unique garden experience. Descending into the garden is beautiful and there are lots of details to look for (including the beautiful honeycomb from the wild bees in the cliffs). Be aware the...  more »
  • Do your self a favour. This is a great place to stop for a quick view and free sightseeing. The gardens are great but look a little further and you'll see open bee hives grwoing on the walls, birds an...  more »
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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.