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The Limestone Coast covers an area of approximately 21,310 square kilometres in the south-eastern corner of the state. It stretches south from the Coorong National Park along a beautiful and rugged coastline to the Victorian boarder. It also includes inland pastoral districts and the Coonawarra Wine district. The area was named because of the underlying Limestone deposits that have been used as the foundation of many industries. It lies midway between the capital cities of Adelaide and Melbourne and is bounded by the Southern Ocean to the west and south, and the Victorian border to the east. Incidentally, Australia is the only Nation that recognises the Southern Ocean. To the rest of the world it is just part of the Indian Ocean. In June 2006, the Limestone coast region’s estimated population was 63,580 with a median age of 36 at Mt Gambier to 44 at Kingston. The area is one of the most productive in South Australia, with produce including Wine Grapes, vegetables, cereal grains, fish & livestock. Softwood timber is also grown in plantation forests which cover an area of approximately 100,000 hectares in total. Much of this produce and timber is also exported. Limestone Coast summers are warm to hot with mainly dry conditions and winters are crisp and wet. Lake Saint Clair Nature Retreat is situated right on the coast midway between the fishing towns of Robe and Beachport.

The natural attractions of the region include World Heritage caves, coastal dunes, lagoons and lakes, both fresh and salt-water. The Coorong and Canunda National Parks occupy vast stretches of the coast and cater for camping, fishing, four-wheel driving and of course quiet observation of the local flora and fauna. Lovers of seafood, such as lobster, will delight in local catches that can be purchased at Robe or Beachport. You will see on the map of the Limestone Coast Region below town labels that are blue. Click on these to view some places of interest relative to the town or area. For a dedicated Golf Course Page please click here.


THE LIMESTONE COAST

Limestone Coast Map Kingston SE Robe Naracoorte Coonawara Wine District Penola Beachport Millicent Tantanoola Mt Gambier Port MacDonnell

In Car GPS Navigation POI Files


The following files contain locations of the region for users of Tom Tom GPS Units.
Users of other systems can still download and extract these files to their hard drives and then click here to convert. (External Website)

Right Click and 'Save Target As' to Download a TomTom POI file of Limestone Coast Places of Interest.
Install instructions are included with the file.
(This file is for TomTom GPS units please see above link for conversion to other brands

Right Click and 'Save Target As' to Download a TomTom POI file of Limestone Coast Sport & Recreation Locations
Install instructions are included with the file.
(This file is for TomTom GPS units please see above link for conversion to other brands

Right Click and 'Save Target As' to Download a TomTom POI file of Limestone Coast Food & Wine Locations.
Install instructions are included with the file.
(This file is for TomTom GPS units please see above link for conversion to other brands
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