Alpine Adventures

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Our four day getaway in the heart of the Victorian Alps was just was we needed to reset. We spent two nights camping next to rivers and another two in the most gorgeous, restored, old tobacco kiln which was pure bliss. There was so much to do out there; hiking to waterfalls, sledding with beautiful Husky dogs, soaking in hot springs, finding cheese and wine spots everyday, visiting wineries and mixing with the locals, just to name a few.

Just a few minutes drive out of the heart of Gapsted was where we called home for a couple of days. Cortes Kiln is situated on a working walnut farm with lots of bush and nature all around complete with parrots calling out to their friends and greeting us in the morning. The design was impeccable. Every door opened to a welcoming room and the outdoors was welcomed indoors with a large sliding door that when open, enabled us to soak in the surrounding views. We were totally at peace.

Things We Did

  • Waterfall
  • Snow
  • Food & Drink
  • Mountain
  • Walk
Ladies Bath Falls
Just a few kilometres from the base of Mt Buffalo. Crystal clear waters with massive boulders all around lends itself to be a perfect picnic spot and is an easy 400m bush walk....
Howling Huskies Sled Tour
Take a tour around the alpine village of Dinner Plain in a sled powered by the most gorgeous Huskies. Mostly all rescue dogs and so friendly. Get up close and personal with them after their run. Lovely staff and very informative. You can book this experience on Riparide....
Gapsted Wines
The best spot for a cheese board and bottle of wine was at Gapsted Wines just up the road from our accommodation. There’s nothing like watching the sun go down over the grapevines and you can even take the rest of the bottle home!...
Red Stag - Deer & Emu Farm
Get up close and personal with deer, emu and mountain goats. But don’t get too close! Grab a bite to eat at the restaurant afterwards....
Mt Buffalo Lookout
Beautiful windy drive up to the top that ends with a lookout over the Victorian Alps....
Wandi Pub
Cute little rustic pub. Good spot for a game of pool, beer and mixing with the locals which also has live music on the weekends....
Cherry Walk Cafe
Awesome spot for good coffee and a hearty breakfast. Well priced and the food will set you up for a day full of adventuring....

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