A town once centred around gold and tobacco, Myrtleford today has a growing food and wine reputation. The home of La Fiera, a lively festival celebrating all things Italian, late May, Myrtleford offers an attractive commercial centre set against the scenic backdrop of a dense forest mountain range, surrounded by fields growing timber, walnuts, beef and grapes.
Mount Buffalo National Park is a 31,000 hectare awe-inspiring nature reserve. With granite cliffs and rocky outcrops this National Park offers a beautiful nature experience. Immerse yourself in the woodlands and wild flowers unique to the park and listen for the lyrebirds hidden in the dense forested area. Mount Buffalo's ever changing landscape makes for a vast array of nature based activities.
A town for all seasons but is known for its autumn colours. Bright's famous avenues of huge deciduous trees - oaks, elms, poplars and Japanese maples - many of which are now more than 70 years old, paint the town red, orange, gold and yellow during Autumn (they also provide endless holiday fun for kids as they dance and play in the leaves). Enjoy a walk or ride on the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail or take advantage of the world class cycle and mountain bike rides on offer.
Originally built by the State Electricity Commission in support of the Kiewa Hydro Scheme, Mount Beauty is nestled at the foothills of Victoria's highest mountain Mount Bogong, standing 1986 metres. So many activities to enjoy or just relax and admire the surrounding mountain range.
Victoria's highest mountain Mount Bogong, standing 1986 metres. Challenge yourself and climb Mount Bogong. The seven hour journey offers beautiful views for those who are willing to take up the challenge. Rest along the way at Bivouac Hut, at this point you know you have made it half way through the journey.
Falls Creek Resort
Surrounded by the Bogong High Plains and Alpine National Park, Falls Creek is a winter wonderland but also offers just as much over the warmer months. If you ski, snowboard, mountain bike, cycle, hike, fish or kayak Falls Creek is the place for you.
In 1879 Harrietville was proclaimed a town. Its history is captured in a riverside park that celebrates the local pioneers. A great family holiday destination, there are lots of great places for lunch or a leisurely afternoon tea, loads of walking and cycle tracks, fishing and swimming holes.
Hotham has the highest natural snowfalls in Victoria, outstanding ski and snowboarding terrain for all abilities and views that take your breath away. Surrounded by Alpine National Park, Hotham makes a stunning destination no matter the season.
So pure ... it's delicious! Leave the bustle of everyday life and experience a pristine existence where pure water comes direct from the tap, the snowgums rustle around your windows, walking trails leave right from your door and tranquillity sits snuggly in the palm of your hand.
Alpine National Park
Surrounded by crown land and National Parks the Great Alpine Valleys is a mecca for outdoor adventure. Home to Victoria's largest National Park, the Alpine National Park covers 646,000 hectares. Capturing Victoria's highest peak Mount Bogong and some of the most scenic locations on offer, the Alpine National Park has walks and trails for all abilities.