FIVE DAY FIVE NIGHT FAMILY HOWQUA RIVER RIDE

$1100.00pp inc GST

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Spectacular 360 degree views and over 60 river crossings

  • Overnight accommodation in rustic bunkhouses or swag under the stars.

  • Fully Catered breakfasts, lunches, dinners.

  • See the jump scene from the “Man from Snowy River” movie.

ITINERARY

PRE

Arrive at our accommodation the ‘Hideout’ from 4.00pm at your leisure. Dinner not provided this evening.

DAY 1

Enjoy a cooked breakfast before departing the ‘Hideout’ for a short drive to our high country farming property that’s been in the Watson family for many generations. We then set off on our ‘Man from Snowy River’ experience on horseback. We ride up to spectacular 360 degree views and along the way, watch out for the wildlife that often takes a look at us, including kangaroos, wallabies and the amazing birdlife. We ride to the Dungeon Hut for lunch. After lunch we depart the Dungeon Gully and then traverse the bridle tracks along creek beds and open tracks to the Howqua River and the ‘Hideout’. We enjoy a roast dinner and large campfire in the evening.

DAY 2

Next morning we enjoy an early hearty country breakfast and start our journey up the majestic Howqua River along the high track towards “Sheepyard Flat”. It is a picturesque days riding with spectacular views over the river, tree fern gullies and long cantering sections.

We ride through Wares Flat, Whisky Flat and Tobacco Flat and into the historic Howqua Hills National Park.

We stay in bunkhouse accommodation  or can choose to sleep in a swag under the stars. Full toilet and shower facilities are on site.

DAY 3

A relaxing sleep in then and breakfast awaits. This is a day of relaxation where we explore the historic Howqua Hills area including Sheepyard Flat, ‘Professors Hut’, and ‘Fred Frys Hut’. After lunch we have time to relax and or enjoy a swim.

DAY 4

After a cooked breakfast we return via the river track to the ‘The Hideout’ with long cantering flats and over 50 river crossings with a late lunch.

DAY 5

We set off for ‘Kate Camerons Peak’ where we see the perilously steep hill where the famous jump scene from the movie was filmed.

We wind our way back down to the farmhouse for lunch to complete our ride

UPCOMING 5 DAY FAMILY HOWQUA RIVER RIDES

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Michael and Sally Watson

PHONE: (03) 5777 3552
FAX: (03) 5775 1757
EMAIL: info@watsonstrailrides.com.au

ADDRESS: 296 Three Chain Rd, Booroolite, Victoria, 3724
MAIL: PO Box 207. Mansfield VIC 3724