Full Day Ride
River crossing
Riding in the rivers
Mountain Views
Camp Howqua
River crossings

Full Day Trail Ride

Tour operated by: Watson's Mountain Country Trail Rides

Address: 296 Three Chain Road, Boorolite, Victoria 3723

Phone: 03 5777 3552  |  Mobile: 0407 090 703  |  Fax: 03 5777 3068  

Email: info@watsonstrailrides.com.au
Web: watsonstrailrides.com.au

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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.

Tour pricing information (GST included)

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Full Day Ride

Five hours of riding and tour includes lunch.


Payment methods accepted

American Express  EFTPOS  MasterCard  VISA Card 

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

The Farm

Mode of transport

  • Horse


  • Birdwatching
  • Horseriding
  • Lessons/tutorials
  • Animal Viewing


  • Other
  • Sports


  • Car park
  • Guide
  • Waiting area


  • English

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.


  • Tourism Alliance Victoria
  • Visitor Information Centre
Parks Victoria Licence
Tour operator is licensed to conduct tours on public land

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