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Getting Around

A network of major highways and sealed secondary roads make your driving journey here a pleasure.

Fly in via the Mount Gambier airport with regular daily services to most capital cities.

There are daily bus services from Adelaide and Melbourne.

Vehicle hire is also available with pick up at the airport.

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Lady Nelson Visitor & Discovery Centre


Regular return flights are available between Mount Gambier and Adelaide and Mount Gambier and Melbourne from the Mount Gambier and District Airport.

Rex Airlines Mt Gambier (B & P Travel) 08 8725 7888

Rex Airlines 131 713

By coach to and from Adelaide - Premier Stateliner, Daily inland and coastal services to and from Adelaide, 08 8415 5555.

By coach to and from Melbourne - VLine Coach/Rail, Daily service to and from Melbourne via Warrnambool or Ballarat, 1800 800 007.

Arrivals and Departures: Bus Terminal- Car Park "The Lady Nelson" Visitor & Discovery Centre, Jubilee Highway East, Mount Gambier.

For timetables and booking information contact "The Lady Nelson" 1800 087 187. Please note bus ticket sales are available until 4:30pm Monday - Friday and 3:30pm on Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays.

Coach Charter

Gambier Coachlines 48 & 50 seater coach, 08 8723 6000

Lake City Tours 21 and 10 seaters, 08 8723 2991, 0412 838 765

McCormicks Bus Service 24 and 57 seaters, 08 8724 9978

Mount Gambier Mini Bus Hire 14 and 22 seaters, 08 8725 5094

Southern Coachlines 22, 28 and 46 seaters 08 8724 9988, 0418 853 714

City Bus

Four routes service the city Monday to Friday including stops near the major city attractions.

Bus Schedules including school route maps and bus route maps are available from "The Lady Nelson" Visitor Centre or the office of The City of Mount Gambier, 08  8724 9978.


Lake City Taxis: 131 008 or 08 8723 0000

Vears Taxis: 08 8725 0666

Hire Car/Coach

Avis Mount Gambier Airport: 08 8723 4300

Hertz Airport: 08 8723 0870

Thrifty Airport: 08 8723 2488, 0418 838 732

Leroy’s Mini Bus Hire and Mount Gambier Mini Bus Hire: 0407 719 495

Lake City Tours

Enjoy a relaxing tour of the most popular city attractions. Morning tours commence at 9.00am, 0412 838 765

Franks Mini Bus Hire and Vears Hire Car

A range of personalised tours for various size group, 0438 398 246

Remarkable Fishing Charters

An enjoyable day of reef, deep sea, tuna, or shark fishing, or just relax and enjoy other highlights including sightseeing and bird watching. Light lunch provided, 03 5584 7257 or 0431 462 780

Glenelg River Cruises

Relax on the Nelson Explorer, Nelson Endeavour or Pompei’s Pride and take in the beauty of the Glenelg River, visiting Princess Margaret Rose Cave. Various cruises available. Charter cruises with meals tailored for group bookings, 08 8738 4191

Mount and Vine Tourism

Personalised winery and sightseeing tours, pick up and drop off to your accommodation, 0432 994 061

The City of Mount Gambier provides free bike hire. Bikes are available at The Lady Nelson, The Main Corner and the Library. Two bikes are available at each location. Bookings can be made; all that is required is a credit card imprint, which is destroyed once the bikes are returned, 1800 087 187.

Free City Bike Hire