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Pioneering the High Plains - Bogong Horseback Adventures

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Bogong Horseback Adventures

Step back into another time with a celebration of Australian heritage. Ride the High Plains on a journey to the Mittagundi Bush Dance and Pioneer Festival before climbing onto Mount Bogong, Victoria's highest mountain.

Pioneering the High Plains expedition takes you on a journey, through diverse landscapes, along a route that highlights the vertical scale, and the rich cultural heritage of the Victorian High Country.

Mid tour you will follow the spectacular Track 107 down to Mittagundi, a not for profit outdoor education centre where they host the annual Mittagundi Bush Dance and Pioneer Skills fundraising weekend. Bogong Horseback adventures invites guests to get involved in a traditional bush festivities weekend and pick up some long lost bush skills along the way.

For the final few days the tour will head up The Long Spur to the final camp on Mount Bogong, Victoria's highest mountain. On your last day you climb to the highest place you can take a horse in Australia, and nestled in the valley far below is Spring Spur, your destination at day's end.

This is the Mittagundi 40th Anniversary Bush Festival.

Price & booking

Price

$3,150.00

Total Package is nine days: seven tour days and two nights bookend accommodation at Spring Spur.

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Days of operation:
  • Departure details: 08/01/18 - 30/06/17

    Mon: 4:00am - 4:00am

    Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Facilities:
  • Car park
Activities:
  • Birdwatching
  • Camping

Tour operator

Bogong Horseback Adventures has been running award winning tours since 1986. With licensed access to the Alpine National Park and Mount Bogong, the riding landscape is truly spectacular.

Based at out Spring Spur Stables, Bogong Horseback Adventures travel from rich mountain valleys to the vast Bogong High Plains and Victoria's highest mountain, Mount Bogong. The award winning tours combine, great food and wine, fantastic mountain bred horses and friendly, experienced staff.

Offering daily trail rides in the Alpine Park from the Tawonga stables, as well as renowned award winning multi-day packhorse expeditions into Victorias High Country.

Breeding and training Australian Stock Horses, Bogong Horseback Adventures have a program of clinics and workshops in Australian Horsemanship, offering insights into the traditions of mountain horse lore, natural horsemanship and the skills of bush riding, camping with horses and using packhorses.

Memberships:
  • The Ecotourism Association of Australia