Watson's Mountain Country Trail Rides depart from the farm in the morning and ride up to spectacular views. Then descend into the Dungeon Gully for lunch at the hut by the camp fire.
After lunch follow the creek beds and bridle tracks into the Howqua Valley and traverse the Howqua River a number of times before we arrive at the Riverhouse. Guests enjoy their own room with ensuite. Guides prepare a barbecue dinner with gourmet salads supplied by the local Regional Produce Store.
The next day after a hearty cooked breakfast ride for Kate Camerons Peak where the famous downhill scene from the 'Man from Snowy River' movie was filmed. Descend into the Mansfield Valley and onto our farm house for lunch to complete our ride.
Price & booking
Cancellation and booking policy
Bookings in advance are recommended. Overnight rides require seven notice of cancellation. for all otherrides 24 hours notice is required.
Days of operation
Two Day Luxury Ride
Departure details: 01/01/13 - 31/12/13
Tour starting location
- Wine tasting
Watson's Mountain Country Trail Rides offer horse riding in the high country that leaves from a family farm located three hours north east of Melbourne near the town of Mansfield.
Rides start from one hour through to five days in duration and are suitable for all levels of riding ability. Most of the rides show guests where the famous downhill scene from the "Man from Snowy River' was filmed and they all feature spectacular scenery and most days native wildlife such as kangaroos, wallabies, wombats and a colourful array of bird life.
Their most popular rides are one to three hour rides, two day two night Bunkhouse rides, two day luxury rides and their feature ride is a five day 'Man from Snowy River' and heritage Ride that has been judged one of the 20 best adventure experiences in Australia.
All equipment is supplied and are one of two business accredited in Australia with Horse Safety Australia. Watson's Mountain Country Trail Rides have been offering rides since 1982.
Other tours by this operator
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Tour operator is licensed to conduct tours on public land