Woods Point Petrol Station

This renowned little fuel stop harks back to Woods Point’s hey-day. The tiny, original timber building was once a functioning petrol station and bore witness to the gold-mining fever of the 19th century. By the mid 1860’s there were about 50 functioning mines around Woods Point, plus some 30 hotels, a police station, a hospital,…

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Bonnie Doon Station

Bonnie Doon is a small town situated on the edge of Lake Eildon and is well-known these days as a holiday and weekend destination for waterskiers, trail bike riders, off-road four-wheel-drive enthusiasts and fishermen. Bonnie Doon is also famous as the location for the ultimate ‘serenity’ in what has become Australia’s best known feature length…

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Bonnie Doon Rail Trail Bridge

Ride, walk or drive the 385 metre long Bonnie Doon Rail Bridge, providing a great vantage spot to stop and take in the sights of the lake, before arriving at Bonnie Doon’s main street. Pedestrians, cyclists and horseriders use the the former train bridge (running parallel with the traffic bridge) across Lake Eildon, which was…

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Jamieson Significant Trees Self Guided Walk

The small picturesque township of Jamieson, approximately 40 kilometres south of Mansfield, features a range of significant trees, many exotic species and many dating back to the 1800s, planted by the early pioneers. Take a self-guided walk around the township and admire the trees selected for their historic or botanic significance, especially beautiful in Autumn.…

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Mansfield Station

The former Mansfield Station buildings are well preserved and are home to the Mansfield Historical Society. Adjacent to the station precinct is the Mansfield Visitor Information Centre. The station is of a traditional timber design, and features many original fixtures including pressed metal interior walls, original doors and timber panels and a full length signal…

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Bluff Hut

Located in the Alpine National Park, Bluff Hut is the third highest hut in Australia. The original hut, built in the 1950’s, was burnt down in the 2007 fires and has since been rebuilt. Bluff Hut offers basic camping for car-based campers and hikers. From the hut it is a short walk to the Bluff,…

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Fry’s Hut

Master Bushman, Fred Fry, built his riverside high country home in the late 1930s. Using split timber and his own personal style of workmanship he erected many huts in the region including Jamieson Hut, Ritchie’s Hut, Gardiner’s Hut and Noonan’s. Fred lived a solitary existence for many years in the Howqua Hills area, prospecting and…

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Lovick’s Hut

Located between Mt Lovick and King Billy One, Lovick’s Hut is one of the original mountain cattlemen’s huts, built in 1960 by Jack Lovick and used for many years by the Lovick family as a base for horse trail rides. Rebuilt in 2014-2015, the hut is in a secluded and picturesque area offering a grassy…

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Pickering’s Hut and Camping Area

Pickering’s Hut is situated on the banks of the Howqua River nestled amongst mountains such as Mount Timbertop, Red Hill, Little Buller and Mount Buller. The log cabin was built in the late 1950’s by Norm Pickering, who did not use any nails, just a system of grooves to slot the materials into place. Note:…

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