Monday 8 October 2012

Lean and green getaway in Victoria's high country


October 8, 2012: The Grand Mercure Pinnacle Valley Resort is offering a chance to escape the grind of the city and find your peace in the rolling green hills and sweet sounds of the bush with a special two night stay in a beautifully appointed Studio room from just $288 for two people.

Including two nights accommodation in a Studio Room and the following  complimentary activities: Mini Golf, Heated Pool, Volleyball, Tennis, and Mountain Bike hire, the choice is yours to be active or to just relax and enjoy the countryside.

The Resort is on the doorstep of Mt Buller, perfect for spring skiing (guaranteed till October 7) and is surrounded by premium wineries and food producers, restaurants and scenic drives.

Enjoy an activity filled holiday* choosing from horse-riding, fly fishing (seasonal), bushwalking, abseiling, golf, joy flights, massage, snow skiing, cross country skiing, wineries (Mansfield, King Valley), Mansfield Zoo, Lake Eildon, scenic tours, white water rafting on the Howqua, Delatite or Big Rivers, or a 4WD tour to Craig's Hut - the home of the 'Man from Snowy River'.

*additional charges apply

This offer is valid to book and stay from 1 October 2012 – 30 April 2013

Subject to availability

Longer stays attract a further 10% discount off accommodation

To book either call 07 5777 5788 or book at,-accor-vacation-club-apartments/index.shtml



Half Day Rides- High Country Horses

More than a trail ride, it is a life experience.

Leaving from Merrijig Lodge, with a horse matched to your ability, if you are an inexperienced rider, we teach you how to trot and canter (there is always plenty of staff to help) or you can just walk along and enjoy the view.

As we cross the creek your horse navigates its way over the stony rock floor. Once out of the stream you are on the open plain of the Deadwood forest with its gentle upward slope to the

At the top, while your horse takes a well-earned rest and you catch your breath, you see the mountains of the high country made famous in the film 'Man from Snowy River II'

Half Day - $120

Mt Buller Rd

03 5777 5590 or

McCormack's Mountain Valley Trail Rides

Phone  03 5777 5542

Mobile: 0428 573 708


 Day Ride of a Lifetime to Craig's Hut (November - May)

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

Day starts at 8.30am and finishes at around 4.30pm. Lunch provided.

Cost $260 per person.

Downhill Rush Mountain Bike Tour

Experience the rush of riding 12kms of sensational alpine terrain. Start with a skills session in the village then descend via Mt Buller's exhilarating single track. Link onto fast and flowy double track with multiple river crossings. Finish at Mirrimbah Park with delicious lunch and return shuttle. 

Vertical Drop: 1000m
Terrain: Single and double track

Rating: All abilities

Includes: Lunch & return shuttle

Hardtail Bike hire included 

Cost $99 per person

Group price for 6 or more $89  

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