Jan 7, 2017

A Day Trip to Walhalla

Take a trip into the history of a gold mining town.

All of the our great activities of our region are on offer. Ride the train, tour the mine, take a 4WD adventure or simply relax and enjoy. The Walhalla & Mountain Rivers region is located on the southern edge of the Victorian Alps. Just over 2 hours to the east of Melbourne or 30 minutes north of the Latrobe Valley, the region is home to the towns of Erica, Rawson and Walhalla. It also includes the localities of Moondarra, Coopers Creek, Aberfeldy and the ski resort at Mt Baw Baw - Melbourne's closest ski resort. The region is blessed with natural beauty in the Baw Baw National Park, Tyers State Park, Moondarra State Park and state forest makes up nearly all of the area in addition to the towns. Walhalla Historic Township is the jewel not only in our local area's crown, but also for Gippsland and Victoria. The mix of the township's beautiful location in a deep mountain valley and gold-era heritage gives Walhalla the "wow" factor that draws people from all over the world to visit Australia's "Valley of the Gods". There's also plenty of things to see and do. Whether you're looking for a family holiday, a romantic break, a chance to relax, get away with some mates, escape the city life, have a ski, walk the trails or simply visit a place you've never been before you'll find Walhalla & Mountain Rivers a rewarding experience.


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