Mount Gambier Hillclimb - Legend of Lakes Nov 10-12 2017

Each year, Mount Gambier celebrates a renowned event known as the Legend of the Lakes Hillclimb.

Held in November each year, this car racing event is one of the most popular summer festivals in Mount Gambier. The event attracts a number of participants from all around the nation.

The region of Mount Gambier is well-known for its rich history and vibrant motor sports. Hence, the township celebrates the Legend of the Lakes Hillclimb event every year. Come here to watch the competitive drivers in action at this beautiful venue in Mount Gambier.

For those visiting Mount Gambier in November, you should be aware that the area’s major public roads to the Valley Lake recreational area stay closed for two days for the conduct of this motor sports event. The event runs for three days and runs from approximately 8am until 4pm.

Visitors heading to this event can take the shuttle bus service which leaves from the Mel Hirth lookout drives to the Lower Valley Lake recreation area to reach the event venue. A shuttle bus leaves from the lookout for the destination approximately every 35 minutes. Most of the shuttle transfer services are offered by the event organisers.

So for those who have plans to visit Mount Gambier for a family vacation or a business trip, ensure that you take some time to visit the Legend of the Lakes Hillclimb event and watch many of the enthusiastic participants in action.


10 November 2017 to 12 November 2017


Crater Lakes Recreation Area


Haig Drive

Mt Gambier, South Australia

Contact Details

(08) 8723 4011