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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  • Very pleasant park and garden. Lovely little oasis. Easy wlak down into the garden. Watch out for the bees.  more »
  • Really beautiful and unexpected cool garden, hydrangeas were enormous. Steep decent, could be slippery so wear good shoes.  more »
  • Photos don't do it justice. We happened upon a wedding in the sinkhole, in fact. It's lush with curtains of vines and thriving shrubs, even a little water features inside the sinkhole.  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.