The Victorian High Country in is without question one of the best Four-Wheel Drive locations in Australia. You will have the opportunity to take in the impressive mountain range, breath-taking views, and wildlife.
This trip you will also be visiting as many as eight huts, as you absorb the history that lies behind these extraordinary huts, as well as that featured in the film ‘Man from Snowy River’.
You will be able to test yourself and your vehicle as you come across some steep and rocky sections, and river crossings. Whether you are a novice or experienced at four-wheel driving, your experienced tour guide will help you all the way.
You will be camping at a sensational campsite by the King River with the only facilities being a drop toilet. This tour is self-catering and vehicle-based camping style. In other words, you provide you own food and camping gear (tent, swag etc).
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Mansfield Visitor Information Centre|
Tour itinerary may change according to seasonal changes, operational logistics and accessibility.
Australis 4WD tours require a minimum number of 2 Vehicles to operate. Maximum 5 Vehicles.
What you need to bring
Suitable 4WDrive with high and low range.
Your 4WD should have recovery points located at the front and rear.
A UHF radio – we can hire you a radio.
Carry a snatch strap and rated shackles.
This is a self catered tour, bring your own food and drink requirements.
Meals provided for passengers in Escort Vehicle.
You need to supply your own camping gear, this is a camping tour there is no accommodation option. Carry warm clothing at all times.
More Info – will be sent to you once you register with your deposit.
Refer to Calendar Page
First, we head into Frys Hut and Tunnel Bend to check out some Gold mining relics and ingenuity. Then we proceed to Bluff Hut, the 3rd highest Hut in the High Country before descending upon Bindaree Falls.
At Craig’s Hut you will enjoy the panoramic views of the soaring mountain peaks – perfect photo opportunity! Craig’s Hut was built as a film set and attracts more people than any other hut in the High Country. Then we take in the fantastic 360-degree views across to nearby Mount Buller as well as the high country range that runs from Mount Cobbler through Mount Speculation and to the Crosscut Saw and Mount Howitt from Mt. Stirling.
Lake William Hovell
Follow the King River which has 6 river crossings, before arriving at Pineapple Flat. From here we hit the hills to arrive at Lake William Hovell for lunch and a swim. Then on return to our campsite we awill check out Tomahawk Hut.
The track up to Lake Cobbler will gain some elevation as we climb the Staircase. Arriving at the Lake you will have time for a quick dip, or a walk to the waterfall lookout before heading to the king Valley for lunch. Thereafter we will be off to Powers Lookout on the lookout for a bushranger.