Bordertown is a small South Australian town located just near the Victorian border. When the railway was built in 1886, Bordertown became a major transport centre and today is a substantial and prosperous service centre. The surrounding farming areas are ideal for wool and wheat production and has extended its produce to vineyards, cattle and a variety of seeds and cereals.
When visiting Bordertown be sure to see Australia’s longest serving Labour Prime Minister Bob Hawke’s Family Home and other Memorabilia. The Bordertown railway station, wildlife park, Clayton farm and agricultural museum are also must-see attractions.
Located in South Australia, Mount Gambier is a popular tourist destination for holidaymakers driving between Melbourne and Adelaide. Huddled on a scenic volcanic landscape surrounded by vast pine tree plantations, Mount Gambier offers a great middle stop to rest and enjoy numerous scenic spots to explore.
The main attraction and must-see when visiting Mount Gambier is its magnificent Blue Lake with its ever-changing colour. Spend the day at the Cave Gardens, climb to the top of Centenary Tower or get involved in some of Mount Gambier’s adventurous outdoor activities. Mount Gambier has countless more sites and activities to see, so be sure to stop by when driving through.
Situated in South Australia’s hidden gem of the Limestone Coast, between Adelaide and Melbourne lies the town of Naracoorte. Naracoorte is known for its open green spaces, unique shops, wide range of dining, accommodation and much more. More famously, Naracoorte is home to the World Heritage listed Naracoorte Caves where visitors can see Australia’s most complete marsupial fossil records. Enjoy the blissful scenery and listen out for the creatures of the wetlands at Bool Lagoon, A wetland of international significance.
The Naracoorte area is a prosperous and thriving rural centre serving the vast farmlands in its surroundings. In recent times, south of Naracoorte has seen the development of a significant wine industry with vast vineyards being planted in the area. Sitting at the centre of the Limestone Coast, Naracoorte is a fantastic place to base yourself and explore the treasures of the Limestone Coast.
Located in South Australia’s south-east, Kingston SE (formerly Kingston) is a quaint little town based on the shores of Lacepede Bay. The town is approximately 300km’s from Adelaide and almost 45km from the township of Robe. Nearby attractions include the Coorong National Park and Encounter Bay.
Kingston SE is a regional centre for various agricultural productions, cattle production, horticulture, viticulture and aquaculture.
Robe is a popular seaport and small town on the Limestone Coast in South Australia. The town’s distinctive combination of historical buildings, ocean, fishing fleets, lakes and dense bush is widely appreciated. Bordered by the gorgeous coastline of Guichen Bay, this beachside town has served as a significant international port since the 19th century.
Being a seaside town, the Robe offers wonderful beach settings for the visitors to enjoy their holidays.
Keith, located 224km from Adelaide, is recognised as the Gateway to the South East and Limestone Coast, was proclaimed in 1889 with agriculture as its base. Keith is also recognised as the “lucerne capital of Australia” with its distinctive purple paddocks.
In the early days, a railway siding was established on the Adelaide line near Mt Monster to serve the pastoral leases that had been taken up in the surrounding district during the 1850’s. The Keith district typifies “real Australian countryside”. Today the township services a diverse agricultural area.