This ride with Watson's Mountain Country Trail Rides departs from the family farm and rides up to spectacular views in the morning.
Then ride down to the 'Dungeon Hut' for lunch by the camp fire. In the afternoon groups traverse creek beds and bridle trails through to the next valley Howqua where the ride finishes with a couple of river crossings.
Ride time is approximately five hours.
Price & booking
Tour pricing information (GST included)
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Full Day Ride
Five hours of riding and tour includes lunch.
Cancellation and booking policy
Bookings in advance are recommended. Overnight rides require 14 days notice of cancellation. for all otherrides 24 hours notice is required.
Days of operation
Full Day Ride
Departure details: 01/10/14 - 30/06/15
Sat: 9:30am - 5:00pm
Tour starting location
- Animal Viewing
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
- Tourism Alliance Victoria
- Visitor Information Centre
Tour operator is licensed to conduct tours on public land