Gippsland High Country Tours take you on a classic, lodge accommodated, Alpine Walk. Walking on the roof of Victoria with a lovely balance of short and half day walks. It is a challenging full day walk to Victoria's second highest peak, Mount Feathertop, 1992 metres.
From ski lodge accommodation at Dinner Plain Alpine Village, stretch you legs on great energetic walks each day to explore the alpine environment.
Wander across alpine meadows with summer wildflowers at your feet, enjoy the stately snow gums, sculptured by the wind and from lofty peaks, gaze across a sea of mountains. The peace and quiet is often only broken by the cheerful chatter of a Flame Robin.
The superb ridge-top walk along the Razorback to the summit of Mount Feathertop and return is long day walk as it is 22 kilometres, so you do need to be fit.
Walking the Alpine National Park at its best. Carry only a light day pack on this and other walks as our overnight accommodation is in a cosy ski lodge at Dinner Plain Village.
Add an expert walking guide, great company, a cosy bed every night and meals that appear before you, to ensure a memorable holiday.
Price & booking
Tour pricing information (GST included)
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Please contact Gippsland High Country Tours for more information.
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
Five days, four nights accommodation
Departure details: 23/03/15 - 27/03/15
Tour starting location
- Animal Viewing
- Guided walks
Escape from the pressures of modern urban 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 range from easy accommodated Ecotours with short walks, through accommodated or camping Ecotours with full day walks, to challenging bushwalks exploring wilderness areas for serious adventurers.
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, Gippsland Lakes and Mitchell River National Park.
Contact us for more details on the cutrrent program or visit the website as listed above.
The full program is available on the website or by contacting Gippsland High Country Tours for further information. A full day by day itinerary is available for every departure. Most departures connect with rail or coach services from Melbourne to make joining arrangments easy if you would prefer to leave your car at home.
Other tours by this operator
- The Ecotourism Association of Australia
- Tourism Alliance Victoria
Tour operator is licensed to conduct tours on public land