$2500.00pp inc GST
3 spaces available
Ride to the top of the high country : Experience all the High country has to offer on this exciting seven day adventure.
– Experience ‘Man from Snowy River’ Country – Enjoy the very best of Australia’s High Country scenery – Stay under canvas in Aussie made swags and private tents – Hearty fresh food and plenty of it – Ride with a family that has been riding in this country for over 30 years
Day 1: Arrive at 9.30am at our high country farming property that’s been in the Watson family for many generations. After saddling up, we set off on our ‘Man from Snowy River’ experience on horseback. We ride through the picturesque Booroolite Valley, enjoy lunch at Merrijig cattle yards and then in the afternoon journey along the original Howqua Track through to the historic Howqua Hills where we camp for the night.
Day 2: Next morning we enjoy an early hearty country breakfast and then start our journey up the majestic Howqua River along the river track through to “Seven Mile” for lunch and then enjoy long cantering sections along the track to Refrigerator Gap for our nights camp.
Day 3: An early start to the day with a cooked breakfast and then we ride under the spectacular face of the “Bluff” and then up past the “Bluff Hut” and onto King Billy and the “Lovick Hut” for the evening again under canvas. Here we are surrounded by the magnificent snow gums.
Day 4: We enjoy a leisurely start to the day before saddling up and riding across the peaks of this truly remarkable landscape. A brilliant day for photo’s with breathtaking cliff edges and mountains that seem to stretch on forever. We take in the views of “Picture Point”, Mt Howitt, The Cross Cut Saw, Mt Speculation and onto Mt Cobbler. We enjoy lunch on the side of Mt Magdala. We stay again under canvas at Lovick’s Hut for the evening
Day 5: We ride across to the Bluff Hut for lunch and then ride to the summit of The Bluff. This is a most spectacular ride with amazing scenery once again. We enjoy a camp fire dinner in the evening back at Lovick’ Hut.
Day 6: We pack up camp and then ride down towards “Pikes Flat” and then switch onto the high track. We carry our lunches and enjoy the same at “Ritchies Hut”. After lunch we switch onto the River Trail and ride through to “Seven Mile” for the evening.
Day 7: After a hearty breakfast we ride along the river trail and into Howqua Hills to complete our ride by lunch time. We then convoy our way to the Merrijig Hunt Club Hotel for lunch.
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1 (Sunday) - 7 (Saturday)
296 three chain road, booroolite