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Overview

Horse riding

Gallop through stunning alpine scenery on the tracks and trails traversed by Victoria's pioneering mountain cattlemen and the fabled The Man From Snowy River.

Historic huts in horse country

Whether you're a novice or experienced rider, there's a trail for you in the heart of Australia's biggest recreational horse riding area. Visit the historic cattlemen's huts built to shelter riders on the Bogong High Plains in the nineteenth century. Take a scenic ride over Mt Stirling, through stands of Alpine ash and snow gums, to Craig's Hut, the place where The Man from Snowy River was filmed.

Hear tall tales of life on horseback in the High Country as you take in soaring alpine vistas with legendary mountain horsemen Bruce McCormack or Charlie Lovick during a summer muster.

Horseback touring

Choose from a range of guided tours, from short rides along quiet bushland trails to multi-day packhorse tours of eventful days and relaxing evenings spent around the campfire.

Tour operators provide horses, equipment and basic tuition suited to your experience and abilities. All operators are licensed and committed to maintaining high safety standards, and experienced and fully trained staff lead and supervise all trail rides.

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Things to do

Family activities

Head to the ideal holiday destination for families and enjoy adventure activities including mountain biking, canoeing, rock climbing and skiing.

Outdoor activities

Walking and hiking

Ready your pack and set off to the top of Victoria's highest peaks for challenging terrain and breathtaking views over stunning alpine landscapes.

Outdoor activities

Cycle the High Country

Take up the challenge to cycle up the High Country's highest peaks or simply enjoy meandering rides between regional wineries and gourmet producers.

Things to do

Nature and wildlife

From river valleys to majestic snow dusted mountain peaks, the natural beauty of the stunning High Country region knows no bounds.