Mount Beauty – a town embraced by a mountain so beautiful, it inspires a name; where young wide-eyed adventurers blow in with the first dusting of snow and never leave; where the folks ski all winter and mountain bike summerlong. This is Mount Beauty – get ready to go with the flow and chill out.
MOUNT BEAUTY'S TOP 10
1. Sullivans Lookout
Watch the sunrise over the Kiewa Valley and Mount Bogong from Sullivans Lookout.
2. Skiing & snowboarding
In winter, hire your gear in the valley and go skiing or snowboarding at Falls Creek.
3. Summit Mount Bogong
Hike to the 1,986m-high summit of Mount Bogong – Victoria's highest mountain.
7. High Country horse ride
Go on a horseback adventure in the Alpine National Park.
8. Visit the brewery
Sample the taste of the local craft brew at Crank Handle Brewery.
9. Revitalise at the day spa
Relax with a massage or treatment followed by lunch at the Lilli Pilli Day Spa + Larder.
10. Mount Bogong Lookout ride
Hire a bike and ride the scenic Mount Beauty to Tawonga Trail past the Mount Bogong Lookout.
4. Scenic flight
Fly in a glider high above the valley with 360° views over the Victorian Alps.
5. Mountain biking
Shred the gnarly singletracks of Big Hill Mountain Bike Park year-round, or head to the alpine flow trails of Falls Creek Mountain Bike Park in summer.
6. Mount Beauty Gorge
Walk to the Mount Beauty Gorge on the edge of town. Those with an adventurous spirit can wade up the gorge and jump in for a swim.
FIVE FUN THINGS TO DO WITH KIDS
1. Kiewa River Trail
Walk or bike ride the 5.5km-return Kiewa River Trail shared path and stop for a swim at Pebble Beach.
2. Skate Park & Playground
Visit the Mount Beauty Skate Park at the Bicentennial Park Playground and have a BBQ beside the lake.
3. Learn to ski
Learn to ski or snowboard at Falls Creek during the snow season.
4. Natural swimming holes
Go for a swim at Mermaid Pool and The Rockpool on the East Branch of the Kiewa River.
5. Lake Guy & Fainter Falls
EXPERIENCES YOU'LL LOVE
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