Mount Gambier: a Perfect Pit Stop for Backpackers

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For backpackers, Mount Gambier has always been the perfect pit stop when traveling the coastal route between Adelaide and Melbourne. Here are five reasons why Mount Gambier is popular to backpackers:1. It is strategically located between Adelaide and Melbourne. It is just a five-hour drive to both cities, making it very convenient for backpackers.

2. It is a fantastic place for eating out with its wide array of cafes and restaurants that offer cuisines that will absolutely suit every Mount Gambier backpacker’s palate.

3. Mount Gambier has got exciting attractions such as Umpherston Sinkhole, Blue Lake, Cave Gardens, Engelbrecht Cave, Picaninnie Ponds, Blue Lake Lookout, Princess Margaret Rose Cave, etc.

4. With just approximately half hour drive of Mount Gambier, backpackers can also experience the wineries of the Coonawarra, shipwreck beaches, pine plantation tours and river fishing.

5. Located in there is Jubilee Motor Inn where rooms are complete with necessities from bed, to mini-bar, to entertainment and communications amenities such as telephone and internet connection. With this, Backpacking in Mount Gambier is made easy and Mount Gambier accommodation comes cheap.