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Ghost Towns, Mines & Mountains

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Mountain-Top Experience

Mountain-Top Experience four-wheel drive passenger tours explore fascinating gold, copper and limestone mining heritage ruins around Walhalla Historic Township. Exciting 4WD tracks traverse river crossings and steep, rugged terrain.

Two-hour and half day tours are available for groups such as families, social clubs, school groups and cruise ship shore excursions. Day trips explore the historic Aberfeldy Track.

Entertainment includes stories and viewing historic photos with expert tour guides. Lunch and refreshments can be included.

Tours normally start from Walhalla or Rawson. Transfers from Melbourne by chartered coach, MTE mini-coach or V/Line train are available. Similar half day tours can be run from Licola Wilderness Village.

Price & booking

Price

$9.50 - $25.00

Per passenger, subject to minimum numbers, also large group rates available.

Payment methods accepted
MasterCard Visa Card
Cancellation and booking policy

Booking deposit $100.Cancellation: Deposit is not refundable but can be credited to a future trip.

More info

Tour starting location:
Walhalla
Mode of transport:
  • Four Wheel Drive
Experiences:
  • Other
Facilities:
  • Car park
  • Courtesy transfer
  • Guide
Languages:
  • English
Activities:
  • Off Road Driving

Tour operator

Get ready for an exciting four-wheel drive adventure with Mountain-Top Experience. Experience a fully equipped Land Rover Defender four-wheel drive expedition vehicle. Set up for either a short passenger tour, or an extended camping trip, hear the turbo-diesel humming as you wind up into the spectacular Victorian Alps.

Cresting a ridge brings awesome views of endless ranges of mountain wilderness. Later, at your first river crossing you stop for lunch and cool off in the crystal-clear water. Your route then takes you through the site of an old gold-mining town where you take time out to explore.

Got your own 4WD? The tough four-wheel driving trails in the region are handled capably in a guided tag-along convoy. You also have confidence in your vehicle's capabilities thanks to your driver training with the Mountain-Top Experience team.

Want to experience the powerhouse of Victoria, see the world's largest brown coal deposit, and understand its innovative utilisation technologies of the past and the future? Based in Morwell in the heart of the industrial Latrobe Valley, 160 kilometres east of Melbourne, Mountain-Top Experience can provide expert guides for your coach tours or take smaller groups in our video-equipped mini-coaches.

Want to get quickly and safely to Melbourne's closest full-scale snow resort? In winter the Mountain-Top Experience 4WD and mini-bus divisions combine to provide the daily Mt Baw Baw Transport Service network.

Advanced 4WD driver training courses are conducted from our motel at Mountain Rivers Tourist Park at Rawson. 4WD tours around Walhalla and Licola are available for large groups, Mt Baw Baw snow transport in winter and Latrobe Valley Power Industry Tours.

Award-winning tour operator Mountain-Top Experience has have been operating for over 15 years - with 12 vehicles (4WD and mini-buses) and an enthusiastic team of drivers and guides.

Opening hours:

Prior bookings (with deposit payment) are essential.

  • Most days

    8:00am - 8:00pm

    Please email or call (evenings best) for further information.

Memberships:
  • Visitor Information Centre

Licenses: