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COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to Mount Gambier right now?

There are currently restrictions on flights to Mount Gambier along with the rest of Australia. Before you book or search for flights, consider the following restrictions: Entry restrictions

Australia has restricted the entry of all travelers, with the exception of Australian nationals and permanent residents and their immediate family members, New Zealand nationals residing in Australia, diplomats accredited to Australia and residing in Australia and their immediate family members, and airline crew, a person recruited under the Government approved Seasonal Worker Program or Pacific Labour Scheme, a person who holds a Business Innovation and Investment (subclass 188) visa. Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using the Travel Exemption portal.

Entry requirements

Travelers must present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued within 72 hours prior to departure. Travelers must complete the Australia Travel Declaration form at least 72 hours before your departure for Australia.

Quarantine requirements

Unless arriving on a quarantine-free flight from New Zealand, all travelers arriving in Australia, including Australian citizens, must quarantine for 14 days at a designated facility, such as a hotel in their port of arrival.​, at their own expense. For more information on quarantine rules in the Australian states, check the following websites: New South Wales, The Northern Territory, Western Australia.

Transiting rules

Foreign nationals may transit through Australia if the connecting flight is within 72 hours of the arriving flight. They must either have a transit visa or be nationals of a visa-exempt country. Transit passengers don’t need to apply for an exemption to travel restrictions if they are booked to depart on a connecting flight from the same airport within 72 hours and they are not going to leave the airport. Travelers who plan to leave the airport before boarding their connecting flight or who will be at the airport for longer than 72 hours need to apply for a travel exemption here and will be subject to quarantine until their departing flight. Travelers from New Zealand and Pacific Islanders may not need a travel exemption. More information on transiting Australia is available here.

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Travelers planning to travel across Australian state borders should note that some Australian states also have domestic travel restrictions, border restrictions, and quarantine requirements in place. In the case of onward travel within Australia, travelers are advised to check in advance with their travel/accommodation provider.

If you are looking to book a trip to Mount Gambier and are outside of the restricted areas, please take the proper precautions and stay informed about traveling during COVID-19.
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Known for its vintage wines, beautiful scenery and spectacular sinkhole diving opportunities, Mount Gambier is one of Australia’s finest inland vacation destinations.

The major natural attraction of the town is its extraordinary sinkholes. These natural features descend far into the ground, and many are filled with water, making them perfect for scuba exploration. Be sure to secure the services of a guide before diving though.

The region’s wineries are another intoxicating attraction. Visitors to Mount Gambier can easily reach the prestigious Penola and Coonawarra regions, where they can taste local wines with the expert assistance of the producers themselves.

The region offers plenty of other outdoor attractions as well. Try paintballing, picnic by the waters of Blue Lake (located in a volcanic crater), rent mountain bikes or tackle the slopes of Mount Schank.

For families, the town offers constant excitement. There is a fine bowling alley, the cultural appeal of the Sir Robert Helpmann Theater as well as the cinema at the Oatmill Center. During October, the town also hosts a lively funfair and cultural show, with rides and music for all the family to enjoy.

The wildlife park at Mount Gambier is also a great way to get to know the animal and plant life of Australia, providing a chance to get close to world-famous locals such as koala bears. The Cave Garden is another fine attraction – hosting light and sound shows every night where visitors can hear Aboriginal “dreamtime” stories in a beautiful natural setting.

Mount Gambier is also a boating center, providing even more chances to relax. Hire a boat and cruise the peaceful waters of Blue Lake or take a cruise down the River Glenelg. There are also a number of charter fishing companies who will arrange for local guides to take you out from harbors like Port MacDonnell.

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Best Time to Fly to Mount Gambier

Most people will prefer to visit Mount Gambier during South Australia’s dry season, which lasts from approximately May to September. During this time, the temperature will be mild to warm, and rainfall will be minimal. Bargains can be secured in May before the outback season really starts. Alternatively, the “wet season” from November to February will be very warm, but not too wet – if you can deal with extreme heat.

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Getting around Mount Gambier

In Australia, renting a car is recommended due to the distance between attractions and Mount Gambier is no exception. However, if you don’t mind being limited to nearby caves and parks, then taxis will be perfectly adequate, and the town itself is small enough to walk around easily.

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