Miners Cottage Riverdowns
Welcome to Riverdowns - 20 Acres with absolute river frontage on the iconic Howqua River. Stay in historic accommodation right on the banks of the Howqua River. Offering an authentic adventure in the Victorian High Country. We offer Fly Fishing lessons and tours.
The cottage is only metres away from the iconic Howqua River. Unique features with absolute luxury. It is small and intimate, perfect for the romantic adventure or a fisherman's weekend.
MINERS COTTAGE DETAILS
The cottage has been luxuriously reappointed. Old world style with modern day amenities, including a spa bath, dishwasher, flatscreen TV and barbeque.
The cottage sleeps 3. There is a king size bed which can be divided into two long singles and a further single bed is provided in the kitchen dining area.
Discover all the information you need for your Riparide adventure. Activities to excite and challenge and natural beauty to quiet and centre the mind. Head outside to explore a world of adventure and fulfilled living.
Riverdowns is at the centre of one of Australia’s most famous freshwater fisheries. Fly Fishing instruction and guiding can be arranged for guests and visitors. Our guide, Andy Matenson, has over 20 years professional guiding experience. He guides in Victorias High Country, New England, New Zealand and the Snowy Mountains. He is an Internationally Certified Instructor and is an executive member of Australia’s Professional Instructors and Guides Association.
2 Hour Lesson
Lessons start at $100.00 for a 2 hour lesson, $25.00 per extra person
A lesson is usually for the beginner, who just wants to get a feel for the sport. Most of the time is spent learning to cast on the grass. There may be a short stream component.
Half Day Lesson
Half day $275.00, extra person $100.00
The half day package includes a lesson on grass and then an on stream guided session, where you will be fishing.
Tea coffee and snacks is included.
Full Day Lesson
Full day $450.00, extra person $100.00
Depending on conditions we will drive to where we need to go to catch fish. We will spend the day fishing and you will also have plenty of time to brush up on your stream craft and presentation skills. Day tours are fully catered.
ON THE PROPERTY
The property features park like gardens with magnificent trees, a river walk and a dam full of yabbies. Enjoy the kangaroos, birds, deer, wombats and other animals that abound. Stroll by the river or simply relax by the water in the shade of the 100 year old oak tree and be mesmerized by the sound of the flowing river.