Overnight Rides

Craig’s Hut – King Valley

2 days 1 night.

Day 1 – Craig’s Hut

Two people on horseback in front of a hut with blue skies

Re-live the movies and ride to Craig’s hut, the set where The man from Snowy River was filmed. 

The day starts from King saddle on Mt. Stirling itself, where you will be matched with your horse, then we make our way through the magnificent woolybutt forest and gnarled snow gums taking in the spectacular 360 degree views from the summit of Mt. Stirling, 

Four people on horseback riding through long dry grass on top of a mountain, with mountains in the backgroundas your horse picks his way along old cattle tracks you head towards the famous Craig’s Hut, you have the chance to chat to Bruce about his time spent as one of the crack riders in the Man From Snowy River movies.

 

He can point out along the way different locations used in the films. When you finally arrive at Craig’s hut you can take in the stunning views with the sleeping Indian in the background Mt.Cobbler.  

Big rock and tress in foreground with mountains in background

a group of people riding horses through a fern tree track Enjoy a chance to look around the hut and get a photo on your horse with Craig’s hut in the background. Then head over where the support team have a scrumptious lunch waiting for you to enjoy.

 

 

After lunch we descend into the king valley making our way along the king river through the towering white gums and ferny creek valley to our mustering hut, enjoy a camp oven roast then relax around the campfire. 

A camp oven filled with a roast and vegetables on a camp fire   Camping tents set up in front of horse paddock with horses feeding in background  

Day 2 – King Valley

Begins with a hearty breakfast, then we make our way home following cattle tracks up through the tree ferned valley to the top of Mt. No 3.

group of ladies looking back at camera on horseback riding through tree fern-ed track     Group of riders on horseback riding through snow gum trees 

You can take in the beautiful views of the Delatite valley, from the Lookout before sitting down to lunch under the snow gums.

Man asleep in camping chair in sunshine with horses in trees in background

Once again mount our horses, and then make our way down Burnt hut spur through the woolly butt forest then to our base camp in the buttercup valley a beautiful place to finish our adventure.

Large group of people standing in front of Hut after finishing a horseride

Cost $640 per person.            BOOK NOW  

Craig’s Hut – Delatite River

2 days 1 night.

Day 1

Three people on horseback in front of Hut

Re-live the movies and ride to Craig’s hut, the set where the man From Snowy River was filmed. 

 

 

Group of people on horseback riding through tall trees The day starts from King saddle on Mt. Stirling, where you will be matched with your horse. We then make our way through the magnificent Woolybutt forest and gnarled snow gums taking in the spectacular 360 degree views from the summit of Mt. Stirling. As your horse picks his way along old cattle tracks, you head towards the famous Craig’s Hut. Along the way you have the opportunity to chat to Bruce about his time spent as one of the crack riders in the Man From Snowy River movies and he will be able to point out the different locations used in the films.

Two people on horseback with mountains in backgroundWhen you finally arrive at Craig’s Hut you will have time to take in the stunning views with the “Sleeping Indian”, Mt.Cobbler, in the background.  Enjoy a chance to look around and have a photo taken with you on your horse with the iconic Craig’s hut in the background.

 

Then head over where the support team have a scrValley making our way along the King River through the towering White Gums and Ferny Creek Valley to our mustering hut. There you can enjoy a camp oven roast and relax around the campfire.

  Horses feeding in a horse paddock with trees in background  

Day 2

This day begins with a hearty breakfast, we then make our way up through the ever changing flora to the Purcell’s mustering hut, commonly known as Razorback Hut.  We enjoy our lunch in amongst the towering Woolybutt trees, before we mount up and follow old cattle and logging trails making our way down into the head of the Delatite river.  

AThree people on horseback in a park with large rocks on ground and trees in backgrounds we make our way along and through the many river crossing with the magnificent towering gums and fern trees, we ride out into the beautiful Mirrimbah Park which was once a logging town at the base of Mt. Buller.

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Merrijig – Buttercup

Day 1

Departing from picturesque Merrijig property where we, the McCormack’s, have farmed for many generations.  We ride up into the Buttercup Valley where you may well recognise the views from the Man From Snowy River films, which were filmed in the area. Bruce can recount to you stories of the times had as he was one of the crack riders in both of the movies.

As we make our way through the Peppermint Gums and Candlebark forest down to Buttercup Creek, you may observe kangaroos resting in the shade or even spot a fallow deer.  We then follow the ridges looking down into the beautiful Delatite Valley and then make our way up to Bald Hill where we will be met with a scrumptious lunch. We then mount up once again, and warming into the saddle you may like to pick the pace up a little into a trot and canter as we make our way along Buttercup Jeep track and head down into to our Base hut at Buttercup to spend the night.

Day 2

This day begins with a hearty breakfast.  As we get re acquainted with our steeds we ride out through the forest along the ridges, up to the lookout over Pinnacle/Delatite valley. We then make our way down to the Delatite river to the beautiful Mirrimbah park to enjoy a BBQ lunch by the banks of the river. Mirrimbah was once a logging town at the base of Mt. Buller. After lunch, we make our way back along the river, through the towering gums to Plain Creek where we meander along the old tram tracks then follow the ridges back to Buttercup Valley.

Cost $640 per person.        BOOK NOW