Walk the alps with wildflowers at your feet
JB PLain Hut
Easy walks in the alps
Alpine snowgum

Alpine Discovery Tour

Tour operated by: Gippsland High Country Tours

Address: PO Box 69, Bruthen, Victoria 3885

Phone: 03 5157 5556  

Email: info@gippslandhighcountrytours.com.au
Web: gippslandhighcountrytours.com.au

Discover Victoria's magnificent Alpine National Park with Gippsland High Country Tours, on this lodge based eco-tour at the height of the summer wildflower season. Relax, breathe in the clear mountain air and enjoy lots of short guided nature walks with Alpine wildflowers at your feet.

With Gippsland High Country Tours learn about unique alpine wildlife and how they survive in an often harsh environment. The alps is a very sensitive habitat and animals and plants are often very dependent on each other.

There are expansive views of mountain ranges extending further than the eye can see and close up, touch the smooth bark of gnarled snow gums. The High Country is also host to a rich history and your guide is keen to share with you stories of both the early indigenous peoples as well as the explorers and early settlers.

This eco-tour includes six nights motel and lodge accommodation so you can relax in comfort at the end of each day. Fresh air, good easy walks and the company of a small group of like-minded travellers, make for a perfect summer holiday break.

Tour pricing information (GST included)

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Per Person

Please contact Gippsland High Country Tours for more information.

01/07/1430/06/15$2,250.00$2,370.00

Cancellation and booking policy

Deposit required to confirm booking. Balance due 30 days prior to departure. Cancellation and booking conditions as per booking form.

Days of operation

Six days with five nights accommodation

Departure details: 07/01/15 - 11/01/15

Tour starting location

Bairnsdale Railway Station

Tour highlights

Dinner Plain

Mode of transport

  • Four Wheel Drive
  • Coaster
  • Walk

Activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Lessons/tutorials
  • Animal Viewing
  • Bushwalking
  • Guided walks

Experiences

  • Nature based
  • Walking

Facilities

  • Guide

Languages

  • English

Escape from the pressures of your everyday life and experience the serenity and solitude of the High Country and East Gippsland on a range of Eco-tours and walks with Gippsland High Country Tours.

Gaze over a sea of mountains, breathe in the clear mountain air and touch the smooth trunks of the snow-gums. Experience deserted beaches or ancient forests.

Relax and take time to smell the fragrant bush scents and listen to the bird calls amidst the tranquillity of the forest.

Wander along fern-lined tracks beneath towering eucalypts or across alpine grasslands with wildflowers at your feet.

Take your time, appreciate the beauty and listen as your guide explains the interaction of plants and animals who call the High Country home. Wildlife sightings are common and leisurely pace allows time for bird watching.

Join a small friendly group of nature lovers led by experienced local guides keen to share their love and knowledge of the High Country with you. Magnificent scenery, rich history and diverse flora and fauna.

Your guides know too that you need a balance of activity and relaxation time, so as well as structured activities and walking, each departure allows time to relax and enjoy nature and the unique environments you visit. Enjoy solitude, peace and tranquillity and return home truly refreshed.

Regular departures offer choices of easy Ecotours with short walks, Walking Ecotours with moderate day walks, and sometimes challenging bushwalks exploring wilderness areas for serious adventurers. Choose accommodation or camping.

Special departures include participation in wildlife research projects, offering a chance to contribute to conservation of threatened species.

Destinations include Alpine National Park, Errinundra National Park, Snowy River National Park, Croajingolong National Park and Mitchell River National Park.

Contact us for more details on the current program or visit the website as listed above.

Memberships

  • The Ecotourism Association of Australia
  • Tourism Alliance Victoria
Parks Victoria Licence
Tour operator is licensed to conduct tours on public land

How to get here

Gippsland

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