Craigs Hut Rides

Note: Due to steep terrain on our Craigs Hut Rides, maximum rider weight limit of 100kg applies.

CRAIGS HUT DAY RIDE:

What better way to arrive at the iconic Craigs Hut than on horseback!!

Our day rides start and finish from  Telephone Box Junction on Mt Stirling.
Once matched up to your trusty mountain horse, you will head up over Mt Stirling and take in the magnificent views as you make your way through The Man From Snowy River country before arriving at Craigs Hut …… here your hearty lunch and refreshments will be waiting.
After spending some time exploring the hut and taking in the 360 degree views, we will be heading back down the trails and via Razorback Hut before arriving back at Telephone Box Junction late afternoon.

Ride Duration: Approx. 6hrs

CRAIGS HUT ALPINE TREK – 2 DAYS/1 NIGHT:

Do you love The Man From Snowy River movie? Well you need to come along on our horseback adventure to the iconic Craigs Hut and beyond!! This ride incorporates huts, rivers and spectacular high country views.

Our 2 day journey starts from Telephone Box Junction where your trusty mountain steed will be saddled and awaiting your arrival. The first leg sees us venture over Mt Stirling where you will get to take in the magnificent views of the vast high country and Mt Buller. After a rest stop and some photos, we ride amongst the snow gums and past various huts as we make our way to our lunch stop ….. Craigs Hut. Here we will have a long break and a good rest for horse and rider. You will be amazed at the views and can take advantage of getting a photo with you and your horse at the most famous hut in the country.  After lunch we head off the mountain for a short afternoon ride down to our camping spot for the night at King Hut on the beautiful King River. Kick back and enjoy a swim followed by a hearty roast dinner and a relaxing night by the campfire.

Day 2 we head off down river to Pineapple Flat with numerous river crossings before climbing back up and over towards Razorback Hut. Along the way we take in a lunch break and a rest before we hit the mountain trails for the afternoon to make our way back to Telephone Box Junction. On arrival you will be greeted with some snacks and refreshments (& chairs for those butts!) so you can sit back and relax before heading home

Ride Duration: Approx. 6hrs per day

CRAIGS HUT ALPINE TREK – 3 DAYS/2 NIGHTS:

Why not make a long weekend ride out of your Man From Snowy River adventure?!

This ride is as per our 2 Day ride (description above) but instead of riding to Telephone Box Junction at the end of the 2nd day, we make camp at Razorback Hut with more relaxing by the campfire and a delicious dinner.

Day 3 we venture out over the rocky trails of Mt Winstanley and towards Mt No.3 Hut where we will stop for our lunch break. After lunch we mount up and ride through the scenic high country trails back towards our final destination – Telephone Box Junction. Chill out and take a break and enjoy a snack and refreshment before heading home.

Ride Duration: Approx. 5-6hrs per day

CRAIGS HUT ALPINE TREK – 4 DAYS/3 NIGHTS:

This is the longest of our Craigs Hut Rides and starts and finishes at the base of Mt Stirling – Mirimbah.

The first day is a climb up the winding trails along the Delatite with many river crossings and a lunch break before arriving mid arvo at our destination for the night – Razorback Hut.

Day 2 sees us venture over Mt Stirling where you will get to take in the magnificent views of the vast high country and Mt Buller before making our way to our lunch stop ….. Craigs Hut. After lunch we head off the mountain for a short afternoon ride down to our camping spot for the night at King Hut on the beautiful King River. Kick back and enjoy a swim followed by a hearty meal and a relaxing night by the campfire.

Day 3 and we are back on the river trails as we follow the King River downstream to Pineapple Flat for lunch. The afternoon we hit the mountain trails as we climb back up and over towards Razorback Hut where we will camp for the night.

The final day sees us descend back towards Mirimbah with some saddlebag snacks as you take in the last of the high country views and river trails. When you arrive at Mirimbah, a late bbq lunch will be provided in the park so you can kick back, relax and reflect upon your 4 day journey before heading home.

Ride Duration: Approx. 5-6hrs per day

CRAIGS HUT CHRISTMAS RIDE – 2 DAYS/1 NIGHT:

Avoid the stress leading up to Christmas Day and ride to Craigs Hut instead!!

Our 2 day journey starts from Telephone Box Junction where we head up and over Mt Stirling taking in amazing views of the vast high country and Mt Buller along the way. After some photo opportunites on top of Mt Stirling, we ride along the winding mountain trails to our next stop ….. Craigs Hut.  Here you will be greeted with lunch and a long break where you you can explore the most famous hut in the country and get some pictures outside the hut with your horse.  After lunch we head off the mountain for an afternoon ride to our camping spot for the night at Razorback Hut. Sit back and relax by the campfire and fill up on a Tru-Blu roast dinner before swagging out under a sky full of stars.

Day 2 we venture out over the rocky trails of Mt Winstanley and towards Mt No.3 Hut where we will stop for our lunch break. After lunch we mount up and ride through the scenic high country trails back towards our final destination – Telephone Box Junction. Here you can wind down with a snack and refreshment before heading home in time for Christmas Day festivities with your family!

Ride Duration: Approx. 5-6hrs per day

Our Ride Schedule

december, 2017

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PLEASE NOTE: We Also Cater For Private Bookings (Min. 6, Max. 16 People) For Group Rides. You Can Choose From Any Of Our Standard Ride Options Or Have Us Tailor A Ride To Suit Your Needs. Private Group Bookings Are Offered For 2 Hour Rides Right Up To 6 Day Adventures. Rides Greater Than 2 Days Are Subject To Schedule Availability And Are Typically Held Mid Week. If You Are Looking To Book A Private Multi-Day Ride Including A Weekend, Please Contact Us Well In Advance Of Your Preferred Ride Date So We Can Incorporate It Into Our Season Ride Schedule.

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Contact Details:

163 Davies Rd, Merrijig VIC 3723
Ph: 0409 019 412
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