High Country

Victoria’s answer to the Rockies, the rustic-sounding High Country features striking alpine landscapes, abundant outdoor activities, gourmet food and wine and a captivating history of bushrangers and gold.

Walk the tree-lined streets of Bright and discover its proud café culture or visit one of the acclaimed wineries in Rutherglen. Explore the scene of Ned Kelly's final siege in Glenrowan or the fascinating historical architecture of Beechworth.

Ski fiends will love the area during snow season, with three of Australia’s best snowfields to choose from—Mt Buller, Mt Hotham and Falls Creek. Once the snow has melted, the area remains popular for its off-road four-wheel driving, mountain biking, horse-riding and hiking.