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Walking from Waterholes

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Tour operated by:

Gippsland High Country Tours

Gippsland High Country Tour's short break walking holiday includes lots of time exploring nature plus two full days of easy-moderate grade walking, all starting as you step out the door of your well appointed guesthouse room. Fresh air, peace and quiet, good walks and great company, what more could you ask for?

After a day of energetic walking, return tired but re-vitalised and choose to relax on your balcony with a good book or soak away the aches in a deep bath. Decisions, decisions! Birds and wildlife are regular visitors to the garden, the river and the bush beyond. Finally finish off the day with another delightful meal served in the ambience of the dining room.

Spoil yourself with a little luxury while enjoying four days exploring the foothills around the beautiful Nicholson River valley, north of Bairnsdale.

Spring departures feature wildflowers and your guide will share lots of knowledge of wildlife seen and heard plus some fascinating local history with you.

This tour includes three nights first class accommodation and meals at Waterholes Guest House and a focus on walking to enjoy the forest, its wildlife and the amazing history of the area.

Price & booking

Tour pricing information (GST included)

Type Valid Price
Please contact Gippsland High Country Tours for more information and early booking discounts.
01/07/15 - 30/01/16 $1,980.00 - $2,100.00
Cancellation and booking policy

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

More info

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Days of operation:
  • Four days, three nights accommodation

    Departure details: 11/11/15 - 14/11/15

Tour starting location:
Tour highlights:
  • Waterholes Guesthouse
Mode of transport:
  • Coaster
  • Walk
  • Nature based
  • Walking
  • Wildlife
  • Guide
  • English
  • Birdwatching
  • Animal Viewing
  • Bushwalking
  • Guided walks

Tour operator

Small group tours for nature lovers with Gippsland High Country Tours.

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 fully packaged eco-tours and walks.

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

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

Imagine the fragrant bush scents and sounds of bird calls amidst the tranquillity of the forest.

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.

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.

The program offers choices of easy ecotours with short walks or Walking Ecotours with moderate day walks. 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.

For serious adventurers, challenging bushwalks explore Wilderness Areas.

Please contact operator for more details of the current program or visit the website.

Opening hours:

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.

  • The Ecotourism Association of Australia

  • Tourism Alliance Victoria

  • Wildlife Tourism Australia