Attractions

  • Mount Buller

    Address:
    Mount Buller VIC, Australia .

    Mount Buller is a town located in the Shire of Mansfield in the Alpine region of the Australian state of Victoria. The town is located approximately 208 kilometres (129 mi) east of Melbourne on the slopes of Mount Buller. Mount Buller is primarily a resort town. It is popular with snowsports enthusiasts in winter due to its close proximity to Melbourne. At the 2016 census, Mount Buller had a population of 243.

    The Mount Buller Alpine Resort is an unincorporated area of Victoria; the larger surrounding locality of Mount Buller is part of the Shire of Mansfield.

  • Mansfield Zoo

    Address:
    Mansfield Zoo, Mansfield-Woods Point Road, Mansfield VIC, Australia .

    Mansfield Zoo is one of North East Victoria’s hidden secrets, with a large collection of exotic and native animals on 30 acres of picturesque parkland featuring lovely views across the Delatite Valley to Mt Buller. Hand or spade feed many of the animals as you wander, including deer and kangaroos! Meet Hobbs, our mischievous capuchin monkey and Cybil the cheeky camel who loves to steal spades. Wander with Sammy, our friendly sambar deer, and Vicki the beautiful fallow deer, just some of the animals who will interact with you as you stroll around.

  • Delatite Winery

    Address:
    Delatite Wines, Pollards Road, Mansfield VIC, Australia .

    Join Delatite Wines for wine tasting with spectacular views, vintners and cheese platters, produce, preserves and cellar-door-only wines. Located in the foothills of the Victorian Alps below Mt Buller, the Ritchie family are pleased to be able to share the landscape and vineyard experience with visitors and wine lovers alike.

    Delatite Wines is a small, family run winery, established in 1968 by Robert and Vivienne Ritchie and now run by their son David, with the assistance of winemaker, Andy Browning.

    Owing to its cool climate and sub-alpine location in the High Country, Delatite has a substantial European-influenced, winemaking style. Widely recognised for producing delicate white aromatics and elegant reds.

  • Bounty Bonnie Doon

    Address:
    2 Phillip Street, Bonnie Doon VIC, Australia .

    Fine Dining Restaurant

  • Bonnie Doon Hotel

    Address:
    1738 Maroondah Hwy, Bonnie Doon VIC 3720, Australia .

    The Bonnie Doon Hotel is perfect for families, couples and groups who want to live it up or simply relax

    on the banks of legendary Lake Eildon. With waterskiing, wakeboarding, boating and fishing at your doorstep,

    it’s the ideal place to unwind, enjoy & explore Victoria’s spectacular High Country.

  • Great Victorian Rail Trail

    Address:
    Bonnie Doon VIC, Australia .

    The Great Victorian Rail Trail is one of the longest Rail Trails in Victoria and is world renowned for it’s diversity and amazing scenery that attracts visitors from all over Australia and the world. The Great Victorian Rail Trail, formerly known as the Goulburn River High Country Rail Trail is the longest and most scenic rail trail in Victoria with 134kms of trail to be explored. 

  • High Country Maze

    Address:
    678 Piries-Goughs Bay Road, Goughs Bay Victoria, Australia .

    The maze itself is 40 meters x 40 meters and has 4 corners and main centre to find, along with other fun features along the way...

  • Mansfield Farmers Market

    Address:
    Mansfield VIC, Australia .

    The Mansfield Farmers' Market operates in the High Street median strip near the Post Office on the 4th Saturday of the month February - December from 8.30am - 1pm. Meat, cheese, bread, fruit and vegetables - create a relationship with the person who creates your food.

  • Eildon Trout Farm

    Address:
    460 Back Eildon Road, Thornton VIC, Australia .

    Eildon Trout Farm has something for everyone - from the beginner to the experienced fly fisher. 
    You can choose from five ponds with different challenge levels and sized fish in each pond (the bigger fish are usually the smartest).

    Entry is just $3.00 (as at December 2020) per person (kids under 5 free). If you wish, you may bring your own gear and test out that new lure or fly, or for just $3.00 you can hire ours (rod, bait, tackle and bucket included).

  • Sheep Yard Flat

    Address:
    Howqua Track, Merrijig, Victoria, 3723 .

    The locals say that after the valley was settled, shepherds yarded sheep on this flat at night keeping the dingoes at bay.

    Walkers can enjoy the Howqua Hills Historic Walk with its self guided interpretive panels. This easy 1.5 hour return walk follows the Howqua River from Sheepyard Flat to Fry’s Flat.

  • Fyers Hut

    Address:
    Brocks Road, Howqua Hills, Victoria, 3723 .

    Master Bushman, Fred Fry, built his riverside high country home in the late 1930s.

    Using split timber and his own personal style of workmanship he erected many huts in the region including Jamieson Hut, Ritchie’s Hut, Gardiner’s Hut and Noonan’s. Fred lived a solitary existence for many years in the Howqua Hills area, prospecting and packing supplies for government agencies and fishermen. His life in the Howqua Valley was the basis of Neville Shute’s 1950 novel ‘The Far Country’.

    Overnight camping is not permitted in Fry’s Hut. Take the 1.5 hour return Howqua Hills Historic Walk from Sheepyard Flat to Fry’s Flat all year round. Seasonal road closures from June to November apply for vehicle access.

  • Mansfield Country Races

    Address:
    Midland Highway Mansfield Victoria .

    Mansfield, located in the heart of Victoria’s High Country, is recognised for its iconic horse men and women.

    This historic and thriving town is situated in one of Australia’s largest recreational horse riding regions and the local love of racing dates back over 165 years. With Mt Buller, Lake Eildon, pristine rivers and magnificent bush land in close proximity, there is plenty for visitors to explore in addition to a great family day out at the picnic races.

    The Mansfield District Racing Club hosts a Melbourne Cup Day meeting, known as “The Town’s Party” and the Hygain Mansfield Cup in April.

  • Howqua River The Bluff Trail

    Address:
    Alpine National Park, Howqua Hills VIC, Australia .

    From a pleasant grassy clearing beside the Howqua River, the track climbs steadily through dry open forest along Eight Mile Spur. The final stages of the ascent to the rugged natural ramparts of the Bluff are quite steep, but the rewards are soon evident. From the treeless 1,725 metre summit a spectacular alpine panorama unfolds, stretching to Mount Buller in the north and faraway Lake Eildon. The trail continues through alpine meadows, carpeted with brilliant wildflowers in early summer, to Bluff Hut and a sheltered campsite among the nearby snow gums. Next morning, descend along a 4WD road on Sixteen Mile Spur to the Howqua River, then follow the river valley past Ritchies Hut to the start of the trail at Eight Mile Flat. Commercial tour operators also run horse-riding trips to the Bluff.

  • Tolmie Tavern

    Address:
    The Tolmie Tavern, 2798 Mansfield-Whitfield Rd, Tolmie VIC 3723, Australia .

    The Tolmie Tavern is a great little pub in Victoria's high country!

  • Mansfield Tourist Information Centre

    Address:
    175 High St, Mansfield VIC 3722 .

    The Visitor Information Centre is the best place to start your High Country visit.

    Mansfield Mt Buller’s accredited Visitor Information Centre is located in the historic “Station Precinct” on the Maroondah Highway at the entrance to Mansfield. The centre is a fascinating architectural space, housing cultural and historic displays.

    The Mansfield Mt Buller Visitor Information Centre provides information and booking services for local attractions, activities and accommodation options in the Mansfield Mt Buller region. Visit, call or email to speak to our knowledgeable, friendly locals for advice, personalised service and a warm welcome.