3 Day Rides

3 DAY RIDES:

3 Day Melb Cup Weekend                                                                    

Labour Day Weekend Ride                                                                                                           

Anzac 3 Day Weekend Ride   

3 Day Craig’s Hut Valley Ride     

Cattle Droving & Salting Trip 3 Day

3 Day RIdes (Melb Cup, Labour Day, Anzac, Craig’s Hut – Valley Ride )

3 days 2 nights.

Day 1

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, 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 can point out the different locations used in the films. When you arrive at Craig’s Hut you will have time to take in the stunning views with the “Sleeping Indian”, Mt.Cobbler, in the background.

Group of riders on horseback in front of craigs hut   

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 to 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. There you can enjoy a camp oven roast and relax around the campfire.

Horses coming into our mustering hut to camp   

Day 2

relaxing ouround the camp fireThis begins with a hearty breakfast, after which, we saddle up and make our way up through tree ferned valley to the top of Mt. No 3. Here we take in the beautiful views of the Delatite Valley from the lookout before sitting down to lunch under the Snow Gums.

 

We once again mount our horses, then make our way down Burnt Hut Spur through the Woollybutt forest and then to our base camp in the Buttercup Valley. 

riding through the woolybutts

 

Day 3

After a leisurely breakfast we saddle up and make our way through the bush to the banks of the Delatite River, where we have a relaxing lunch. We then head towards  home, traversing the ridges and taking in the views of Mt. Timbertop and the Delatite valley along the way and then make our way across Buttercup Creek.

Cost $1020 per person.  

3 Day River Valley Ride 

3 days, 2 nights    

Day 1

Meeting at Merrijig we are then transported by vehicle to Mirrimbah Park once a logging town at the base of Mt. Buller.  Where you will be matched with your horse, we then make our way along the banks of the Delatite River and through the many river crossings with the magnificent towering gums and tree ferns. We meet for lunch at the top of the river Spur trail. After a scrumptious lunch we make our way through the gnarled snow gums to the summit of Mt. Stirling, enjoy the magnificent 360 degree views of the surrounding mountains. Then ride down through woolybutt forest and the ever changing flora to the Purcell’s mustering hut, Razorback hut where we set up camp for the night relaxing around the campfire under the stars.

River Crossing on Horseback
River Crossing on Horseback    

Day 2

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

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, as 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.

Craig's Hut Lunch Break
Craig’s Hut Lunch Break

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.

Day 3

Begins with a hearty breakfast, after which we saddle up and make our way up through tree ferned valley to the top of Mt. No 3 and take in the beautiful views of the Delatite valley from the lookout before sitting down to lunch under the snow gums. We 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. 

Cost $1020 per person

Cattle Droving & Salting Trip 3 Day

3 days, 2 nights      LIMITED NUMBERS – EXPERIENCE RIDERS ONLY

 If you have ever dreamed of experiencing the true bush life, then make sure you get in early and book a place on our cattle droving/salting trips. Never before offered to the public, these three day adventures will leave from upper Merrijig and see us travel up to Mt No. 3 searching for our Angus herd that spend four months of the summer grazing in the High Country. As Featured in Outback Magazine. 

Pushing Cattle through the bush along side the river     Rider Pushing cattle through the bush

We Camp at our mustering hut, with traditional camp oven meals. We will be delivering salt licks to the mobs and pushing them back up towards the mountain flats on day two, before winding down to the head of the King Valley where we stay the night at the King Hut by the banks of the King River.

pushing cattle along the road  Pushing cattle up along the king river

 

 

 

 

 

Numbers are strictly limited and we prefer no beginner riders, as you will have to be a capable rider to help muster the cattle. So get in quick.

$1350 per person.         BOOK NOW