Old Star of the West Gold Mine

For a 4WD or hiking adventure take a trip into the old Star of The West Gold Mine. Turn onto the 4WD track opposite “Bocking ” on the Mansfield – Woods Point Rd to find the carpark 3km along, then walk 1km from there. This was the richest local gold mine, having produced 33,000 ounces…

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Aberfeldy Track Back Roads Tour

Especially suited to 4WDs, take a trip along the gold belt from Jamieson to Walhalla via Woods Point and Aberfeldy and discover the history and heritage of the mountain miners who brought these mountains and valleys to life. This self-drive tour takes you from Jamieson along the Mansfield- Woods Point Rd, over the Great Dividing…

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Carter’s Mill Picnic and Camping Area

Carter’s Mill Picnic and Camping Area is less than 30 minutes from Mansfield on the way to Mount Buller. The picturesque picnic reserve is by the banks of the Delatite River and is perfect for picnicing and enjoying the outdoors. It is also the start of the Plain Creek Loop walking track and camping facilities…

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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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Upper Goulburn Historic Area

The Upper Goulburn Valley is an attractive, rugged area with an interesting heritage associated with gold mining and early settlement. The Goulburn and Jamieson Rivers are popular for camping, trout fishing, canoeing and gold fossicking and beautiful scenic vistas. The landscape of the Upper Goulburn River, with its ranges, deep gullies and thick forest would…

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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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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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