Overnight Rides

(Check our schedule page for season dates)

 

 

Minimum 10 years of age for beginner riders
Weight restriction of 110kg
Private group bookings available


2 to 4 day Craig’s Hut and the High Country

Mount up and ride through snow gums and wild flowers!

Climb through the mountains Following original bush tracks taking in iconic High Country landmarks such as Craig’s Hut and Mt Stirling, these 2 locations were featured in 'The Man from Snowy River films'. Enjoy the views into the Mansfield Valley and King Valley from the steep mountain tracks of Mt no. 3. Of an evening enjoy Hidden Trail’s renowned bush cooking and entertainment around the campfire


2 Day Howqua River Ride -A ride for the Adventurous!

Escape for the weekend and spend 2 fun days riding through the Sub Alpine Howqua Hills. Visiting cattlemen’s Huts set on the river bank, cantering though trout filled streams and having fun around the campfire at night. Sleep out under the stars or in one of the rustic bunk rooms and enjoy some of our well renowned bush cooking.  Catering for Beginner to Experienced riders

 


 

Guided pack horse fly fishing trip

A guided fly fishing trip with Hidden Trails is the perfect way to experience the breathtaking Howqua River in Victoria’s pristine river country. Whether you are a novice or expert angler our fly fishing guides will create an unforgettable fly fishing and horse riding experience. Specially granted access to remote Riverside Mountain huts and authentic campfire cooking. 


7 Day Craig’s Hut and the High Country snowy river ride

Follow the footprints of our iconic Man from Snowy River film locations. Starting on the trout filled rivers we take to the mountains for a scenic and adventurous ride through the snow gums and wild flowers with distant mountain views. Visit those special mountain and cliff scene locations that only the very lucky have been able to visit including Mt Magdala, the Bluff, Lovicks Hut, Mt Stirling and of course Craig’s Hut.

This is the best way to see our unique High Country with incredible photo opportunities. At the end of the day sit back and enjoy some of our renowned bush cooking with a drink in hand around the fire.

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Annual Heritage Cattle Drive- An authentic High Country experience!

6 day adventure in November each year

Join the adventure and help drive cattle to the base of the High Country to prepare them for the summer in the mountains. Ride through the magnificent sub alpine areas of the Mansfield Valley and the Howqua Hills. Cross the beautiful Howqua River numerous times and camp out at some of the unique private huts scattered in the hills. This area is set amongst the foothills of the Great Dividing Range; it was made so famous by 'The Man from Snowy River' films. Throughout the cattle drive you will learn the ways of working and reading cattle, each night there will be camp fire entertainment and enjoy Hidden Trails well renowned Bush Cooking. Accommodation will be supplied the Night before and after the trip.

 


Horseback Photography workshop

Ewen Bell is an award winning travel photography specialist. He loves animals, especially slow moving ones that don't run away from the camera.

These are wonderful experiences designed to help you build skills and knowledge very quickly. They're also a lot of fun an open to any skill level both photography and horse riding!

The focal point of the trip will be the horses, the environment and the bush cooking. The horse riding is a major part of the journey; to get us from location to location and into areas where only accessible by foot.

Available Locations:

The King Valley

The Howqua River

The Victorian High Country

Trip includes horse riding, photography workshop, camp accommodation and all meals.

Horse ride, Massage, Yoga and gourmet bush cooking...

This is a great way to experience the bush and get in touch with nature. Relax, de stress and enjoy a weekend away from the rat race. The horse ride will depart from the Dungeon Valley and cross the ranges riding in across the trout filled river to the 'Hideout', a magnificent park like property on the banks of the Howqua River. Finish your ride with a soothing massage and a gourmet cheese platter and champagne followed by a bush style gourmet dinner under the tree house. 

Wake to the sounds of the river, birds and breeze flowing through the maple trees. Breakfast will be followed by a relaxing yoga session. A light lunch and a short horse ride back to the Dungeon will top off the weekend.

 

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