january, 2022

3jan - 7All Day5 Day 4 Night Howqua River Ride(All Day) Price: $1100.00pp inc GST

Price

$1100.00pp inc GST

Event Details

Mountains, rivers & wildlife : Experience all the High country has to offer on this exciting two day adventure.


– See the Jump Scene in the ‘Man from Snowy River’ movie
– Overnight accomodation in rustic bunkhouses.
– Spectacular 360 degree views.
– Up to 60 river crossings.

ITINERARY

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 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 Australia’s largest bird of flight, the wedge tail eagle.

We stop for a picnic lunch and then in the afternoon we traverse the bridle tracks through quiet valleys and points of rich historical interest.

We arrive at “The Hideout” that sits beside the Howqua River and offers rustic bunkhouse accommodation or a swag under the stars with shared bathrooms.

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

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 Fry’s Hut’. After lunch we have time to relax and or a swim in the Howqua River.

Day 4: Again an early rise and cooked breakfast. Today we return via the river track to the ‘The Hideout’ with long cantering flats and 50 river crossings with a late lunch

Day 5: Next morning we enjoy a hearty country breakfast that gives you a big energy boost before 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

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Time

3 (Monday) - 7 (Friday)

Location

Booroolite

296 three chain road, booroolite

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