Mount Hotham is only 10 minutes away from Dinner Plain and is one the best Alpine Regions in Australia. It is an area to suit everyone’s winter and summer needs from skiers, to snowboarders, hikers and those just sight-seeing.
During winter Mount Hotham is one of the best regions in Australia to explore. With 320 hectares of ski terrain it caters for everyone’s adrenaline rush, weather you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced. The Alps offer snow goers the option of Tobogganing, Cross-country skiing, Downhill skiing and Snowboarding.
Australian Sled Tours
Dinner Plains offer families and individuals the unique opportunity to experience the traditions of Sled Dog Tours. The Siberian Huskies take the scenic route, capturing the mountain views the Plains has to offer. To book tours, to read the Huskie profiles or for further information click on the following link.
There are a wide variety of walk trails in and around Dinner Plain and Mount Hotham. The bush-walking season starts early November, when the temperature starts to increase, right through, until late April. There are more than 15 walking trails ranging from 2km return trails, to more challenging hikes of 22km.
Horse Back Riding
Once the ice has melted and flowers have blossomed, why not take to the saddle and try a horseback riding adventure in Victoria's high country. One-hour or two hour beginner rides are available, to riders who are comfortable at trot, canter and gallop. Season for horse riding is from November to April. For further information click on the below link.
Mountain Bike Riding
Mountain biking around the Dinner Plain and Mount Hotham is one of the best ways to see it. Bike tracks go through snowgum forests, creek crossings, jumps and bush tracks. For further information about trails contact DP Riders Bike Club.
It’s a fisherman’s dream to take an esky and rod down the Alpine rivers, which are flowing after the winter catchment. The Mitta Mitta, Dargo, Cobungra and Ovens are hot spots, where you can find the best, spending hours if not days in hope to catch the fish of the day.
One of the highlights of Dinner Plains is exploring the tastes and foods that the High Country region has on offer. If you are a foodie and in seek of a culinary adventure than start locally. From Japanese, to gourmet pizza and tapas there is something to satisfy everyone’s taste buds along with the finest of wines.