Umpherston Sinkhole, Mount Gambier

(4.6/5 based on 700+ 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
  • Absolutely loved this place even while it's raining. Beautiful flowers and a good little cafe as well. Remember to bring a camera 
  • Umpherston sinkhole is one of many lovely parks and gardens in Mount Gambier. It has been laid out with hydrangeas and great waterfalls of hanging vines and is very picturesque and a nice place to go ...  more »
  • Admittedly this was my first time seeing a sink hole but I was completely amazed! Added to the rare natural experience is the fact that so much time and effort has been put into making this such a bea...  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.