Soar over the highest reaches of the Great Dividing Range and its alpine peaks on a scenic glider or helicopter flight from Mount Beauty. Take off alongside the 1,986m Mount Bogong and be rewarded with views stretching from Mount Kosciuszko to Mount Buller. With an eagle-eye view of these ancient weather-worn mountains, you'll soon discover why they are so rare and protected.
Enjoy the peace and quiet of a non-motorised glider as you fly alongside the rocky outcrops of Victoria's tallest mountain – Mount Bogong – high above the Kiewa Valley and the town of Mount Beauty. Scenic flights are run by Mount Beauty Gliding Club, a passionate community of glider pilots who welcome visitors to join them in a two-seat glider. The best time of year to fly gliders is from September to April when the air is warm and there are frequent up draughts to be found.
Explore the Alpine National Park from the air anytime of year on a helicopter flight from Mount Beauty. Helicopter tours are particularly popular in winter when the alpine peaks a blanketed in snow. Operators include:
PARAGLIDING & HANG GLIDING
Mount Emu and Tawonga Gap are both Grade 4 Paragliding and Intermediate Hang Gliding launch sites maintained by the North East Victoria Hang Gliding Club. Visiting pilots can find essential information about these sites on the club's website.
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RESTAURANTS & CAFES
Fresh local ingredients, acclaimed chefs and stunning views. Here's where to dine out in Mount Beauty and its beautiful surrounds.
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