There is nothing like the Alexandra and District Open Gardens Weekend to enjoy beautiful gardens, stunning views of mountain ranges, rolling green hills and river valleys. Wander through expansive farm properties and clever, manicured town blocks. Experience pristine air and a warm country greeting at each open venue. New ideas are showcased with five venues new to the list this year. Love honey? Learn from an experienced bee keeper. Snap up handmade tools, trendy succulents and other plants for sale. Admire sensational garden sculptures. Enjoy delicious country catering. Relax and unwind from your busy life. You can find the gardens in scenic Buxton, Taggerty, Acheron and Alexandra Township. All venues are easily located from the website using your smart phone or device. Each venue is easy to reach and less than two hours from Melbourne. Plan ahead and allow a couple days to enjoy the gardens and numerous attractions. Garden Guide maps available at each venue. The event is 28 years old this year. Come and be inspired. All details on the website All details: www.alexandraopengardens.com.au
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PHILIP AND CHRISTINE CHALLEN ARE GROWERS AND PRODUCERS OF PREMIUM SPARKLING AND TABLE WINES. The Estate Vineyard at Taggerty is situated on the northern end of Cathedral Mountain, opposite the Cathedral Range State Park, in North Central Victoria. The pristine trout stream, Little River, begins its journey in the mountain and forms a boundary for the vineyard before reaching the Taggerty township and the Acheron River junction. Surrounded by forested mountains and streams, Little River Wines pursue permacultural and organic farming principles.They are regularly visited by an array of colourful birds, not to mention kangaroos, resident wombats, echidnas and their friends. Human visitors are also very welcome, by appointment please
REAL ESTATE SALES: Current Properties for Sale: Lot 8 Johnston Street, Alexandra Lot 3 Peterkin Street, Alexandra 132 Ti Tree Drive, Eildon 171 Buxton-Marysville Road, Buxton 2277 Maroondah Highway, Buxton 6 Cameron Close, Buxton 5 Pack Road, Marysville 16 Kings Road, Marysville 27 Lever Street, Narbethong Visit our website HERE for complete listing information.
The Corner Hotel Alexandra Good Food. Good Service. Great Community. In August 2016 the Commercial Hotel Alexandra changed it’s name back to The Corner Hotel Alexandra, the name of the hotel for its first 50 years. The historic Corner Hotel Alexandra is a family hotel on the main corner of Alexandra township. Today the hotel is being lovingly restored and upgraded under heritage advice. Our chefs are passionate about local produce and present a wonderful range of high quality pub food with a focus on local produce and free range ingredients. Our wine list focusses on the wonderful wines of Murrindindi and the surrounding regions. Try a beautifully fresh Goulburn River Trout from just upstream on the Goulburn River. Our 12 rooms of renovated air-conditioned accommodation on the main corner in town provide great options for travellers, holiday makers, business visitors or groups, with a continental breakfast included. All rooms are fresh and clean, and premium rooms have TVs, doonas and electric blankets (2 with en suites). Click the button at the bottom of this webpage to check out the rooms or make a booking. The Corner Hotel Alexandra is a great place to stay. We are especially famous for Victoria’s’s best […]
Located in the Main Street of Eildon, The Eildon Bakery Café provides bread, assorted cakes & slices, a range of hot pies & pasties and fantastic coffee. All products made on premises, Bread baked daily, Cakes, Pies, Pastrys, Coffee, Cold beverages. Family owned business for over 30 years.
Holmesglen at Eildon is a hidden gem in the Heart of Victoria nestled between the Yarra Ranges and Victoria’s High Country. Situated just 2 hours from Melbourne CBD, this purpose built Business Event Venue truly reflects its natural surrounds of Eildon and the Goulburn Valley, catering for conferences, weddings, functions and events. Recently the winner of the 2016 RACV Victorian Tourism Gold Award in the Business Event Venue Category and 2015 Bronze Award recipients of the RACV Victorian Tourism Awards for New Tourism Business Nestled in a gully behind Barkers ridge, with the Rubicon State forest as a backdrop, the property features a spacious modern facility that reflects its natural surround and has accommodation to suit corporate, private and educational groups. With a unique blend of conferencing and event spaces, accommodation and outdoor activities, this purposely built facility continues to expand and can now accommodate 150 on site. It is a working cattle farm where Angus cattle graze the lush green pastures, it has its own agro forestry and a wildlife zone, and if you are willing you can participate in one of their many outdoor recreation programs including bush walking, low ropes, mountain biking, canoeing, rafting or fishing. Ideally located with Snobs Creek on one […]
Based in Brisbane, Australia. We work with clients across the world offering them the best in Luxury Leisure Pontoon Boats or Sports Pontoon Fishing Boats. Just a Few Options: We can build our pontoon boats to various lengths and widths available Customers can have their own colour schemes and graphics created to personalise their pontoon boats. Choose from our range or supply your own outboard motor Save money with our DIY kits Customise your internal fit-out You want it we build it – send us your layout for Quotation on your New Pontoon Boat. We now stock a wide range of pontoon boat accessories, which are also available in Our Online Shop. We can supply complete new fit-outs to modernise and make your existing pontoon boat look like new. Unfortunately if your beloved vessel has met with an accident of some sort, we offer a Comprehensive Repair Service to get her backup and running again good as new
Accommodation Garden View Restaurant Coffee Lounge | Bottle Shop | Wine Bar Open 7 days for meals Courtesy vechicle available Get-a-away packages. Located at the top of the Yarra Valley and close to Marysville, Lake Mountain and Lake EIldon. Just 90 minutes drive from Melbourne with a ‘million-miles-away’ feel, the historic Black Spur Inn invites you to indulge any way you want. Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner – available at our Garden View Restaurant & Bar. Open 7 Days Featuring local produce and wines. Functions and Events Large Groups Welcome Accommodation includes Premier Hotel Suites, Affordable Motel and Bunkhouse accommodation with Direct booking online. Ample Car/bus/boat/trailer/truck parking is provided on the complex. www.blackspurinn.com.au VIRTUAL TOUR:
Nestled amidst the inland slopes of the Great Dividing Range, Kingbilli is a tranquil world designed with families in mind: a place where children can be children, and parents can relax! Our secluded, self-contained stone cottage offers families two separate bedrooms (1 queen and 4 bunks), a fully-equipped kitchen, spacious living, cosy fire and children’s playground … surrounded by 200 acres of idyllic wildlife refuge and picturesque farmland. The property is home to over 100 species of wildlife, alongside a charismatic collection of cuddly farm animals including llamas, donkeys, tiny ponies and full size horses. In an atmosphere of natural harmony, our guests remain private and independent whilst kids are completely free and safe to wander where they will, making it the perfect hideaway for families hoping to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and experience a little old fashioned Aussie bush magic.
It is with attention to detail and years of experience that our craftsmen at Status Luxury Houseboats consistently design and manufacture stylish houseboats which exceed our client’s expectations. Our company director Darren Withoos personally oversees every project to ensure that each and every houseboat is built to the highest of standards with the highest quality materials. Status Luxury Houseboats are individually handcrafted vessels which are built to our client’s personal specifications resulting in a beautifully manufactured and customised houseboat. Our vessels are the epitome of luxury, style and sophistication. Did you know that Status Luxury Houseboats are the LONGEST serving houseboat builders at Lake Eildon? As well as new boat builds, we also offer renovations, extensions and maintenance. We’re pretty proud to see that ‘Meridian’ is still looking top notch after our extensive renovation works completed way back in 2009. If your boat needs a little TLC (or a lot!), contact us now and make the most of our new facilities at the Eildon Boat Club Slip Sheds. Status Luxury Houseboats- It’s not just our business, It’s our passion
HOLIDAY HOMES: Look no further when choosing your place to stay in Marysville and Surrounds. We have a large selection of holiday homes for you to choose from. Only 90 minutes drive from Melbourne you journey through the picturesque Yarra Valley to discover this beautiful destination. Nestled in the foothills of Lake Mountain, Melbourne’s closest alpine resort, and surrounded by State Forest and the rolling hills of the Great Dividing Range are the villages of Marysville, Buxton, Taggerty and Narbethong. Marysville and Surrounds is an ideal destination for lovers of nature and the outdoors. Add to that the abundance of exciting and interesting things to see and do whether catching your own lunch at one of the Trout Farms; exploring Bruno’s Sculpture Garden; enjoying a tasting at a local winery or olive grove; taking a guided bush walk or the fun of a chocolate making class you will soon discover there is something for everyone all year round, so let us help you to find the perfect place to stay for your next Marysville Getaway. VISIT MARYSVILLE ACCOMMODATION BOOKINGS HERE
Welcome to the Marysville Holiday and Caravan Park for the very best country escape or mountain adventure, the biggest range of great quality accommodation, and the most competitive prices, all in a truly amazing location just an hour or so from Melbourne. The setting is just perfect with the park located right alongside the Steavenson river at the base of Lake Mountain, surronded by the majestic mountain ranges and the state forest, but just a brief walk from the village centre of Marysville with its boutique shops, eateries and famous attractions. Here we have something for everyone, tranquility, relaxation and some wonderful wildlife, a touch of luxury for a romatic stay, family fun, or the many adventure possibilities in the mountains and forests. There are endless attractions to see and do and some wonderful foods and wines to sample nearby. We pride ourselves on the parks fabulous reputation with a considerable choice in accommodation whatever your requirements. Find our more about our facilities and features by visiting our website directly www.marysvillecaravanpark.com.au TAKE A VIRTUAL TOUR:
EILDON BAIT & TACKLE Eildon Bait and Tackle Has the complete range of Tassie devils/ Wonder Krocs and King Cobra Lures. We won’t be beaten on price on our range of Rapala and Vibrax lures. Live bait such as scrubbies/garden worms/yabbies/ mudeyes/meelworms/and maggots are all available at the moment. A wide variety of quality rods and reels starting from $20 combos to top of the range Abu garcia combos. We also have a wide range of camping gear and gas fittings for most camping stoves. Bait and tackle A wide range of lures Camping gear Rods and reels Water sport equipment Life jackets BBQ accessories EILDON AUTO SPARES Car parts sourced and available Gasket sets Brake pads All filters Paints Body fillers / Car, Van, Trailer accessories
Relax by the banks of Eildon Pondage, in our tree studded, wildlife filled park. Plus conveniently we are only a few minutes walk along the banks of the pondage from the shops, bakeries and hotels of Eildon township. Couples retreats, family vacations or friendly gatherings we have your accommodation needs covered from our deluxe Spa villa, to our budget style cabins and shady peaceful caravan and camping sites. Our park features 3 large, super clean amenity blocks and a camp kitchen with gas BBQ’s, microwave and pizza oven. We have a kids playground, giant jumping cushion, tennis court, basketball hoop, mini putt-putt and outdoor chess-set and on holidays we have outdoor movie nights. Our park is visited by lots of native wildlife including wombats and koalas, and we are home to many beautiful birds including King Parrots, honey eaters and cockatoos. Fish from the park boundary for trout all year round, plus we are very close to public boat ramps for easy access onto Lake Eildon. Come stay with us at Eildon Pondage Holiday Park and let the magic of the Victorian High Country relax you and your family.
The house has been fully renovated with a modern, open plan living floorplan and floor-to-ceiling windows providing uninterruptible views, including lots of kangaroos and birdlife. The house sleeps upto 8 people. it has 3 large bedrooms plus a study, 2 bathrooms including main ensuite and laundry facilities. A great place to stay in summer for boating and trail riding but it’s also a warm and cozy place for a lovely peaceful break in the winter months with lots of firewood provided on site. The three large bedrooms have built in closets and the main bedroom has a spacious ensuite. The second bedroom has a queen size bed and a modern decor. the third bedroom has a bunk bed and can sleep up to three people. There is a study with a sofa bed that can be folded out to accommodate an extra guest. The house has a fully equipped, modern kitchen with microwave and refrigerator. Tea and coffee facilities are also provided and there’s even a toaster for a nice breakfast on the verandah. A tv, dvd and austar are provided and there is a selection of in-house dvd’s for your enjoyment. The floor-to-ceiling windows are spectacular and provide uninterrupted […]
WELCOME A warm and friendly place to eat and rest in the beautiful town of Alexandra in country Victoria. The Alex is renowned for high quality casual dining in our new cafe with a beautiful alfresco courtyard and five comfortable and eclectic rooms to stay the night in our uniquely restored hotel. BAR & FUNCTIONS FOR YOUR SPECIAL EVENTS We have created a homely yet funky bar and dining area to cater for weddings, parties, birthdays and your special event. Step outside to the alfresco courtyard and just relax and enjoy. We can cater to all needs and dietary requirements. CAFÉ OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK FOR BREAKFAST & LUNCH Our chefs use local produce to create daily specials and seasonal menus. All our cakes, slices & savoury delights are made in house by our Pastry Chef. Dinner Thursday & Friday nights. Bookings welcome. HOMEWARES FIND A GIFT FOR ALL Our beautiful homewares store is filled with an eclectic mix of local products & artisan wares. Including vintage items such as candles, stationery, antiques and baby items. VIRTUAL TOUR
MOTORCYCLE & OUTDOOR POWER EQUIPMENT SPECIALIST IN OFF ROAD MOTORCYCLES Fully Qualified tech CALL CHRIS ON 0419462180 General Information Tyres, Battery’s, Wheel & rim packages, exhaust systems, all types of spares available, + Secure On-Site Boat & Caravan Storage + Chain saws, Log Splitters and Much Much More
Our Staff; Trained, Hardworking Professionals Michael Waghorn is the owner / operator of Polished Perfection Windows. Using this service you are guaranteed to have Michael turn up on time and deliver a great result. With a full police check and working with children check you can be comfortable that Michael is trustworthy and friendly within your home or business. Our Mission “The goal is to set realistic customer expectations, and then not to just meet them, but to exceed them. Always giving the customer more than they expect to get’”. Window Cleaning See the world through clean windows. Polished Perfection Windows specialise in window cleaning for residential homes, holiday houses and commercial shop fronts. With a reputation for being professional , friendly and reliable you can trust Polished Perfection Windows to deliver a great result. Carpet Cleaning Offering quality steam cleaning (hot water extraction cleaning). This works by injecting hot water into carpet under high pressure and extracting the water out. When the water is extracted, the dirt and soiling will be extracted with the water to clean the carpet. House Cleaning Our premium cleaner works in conjunction with the home owner to deliver a quality and consistent result in […]
Welcome and congratulations on discovering Bonnie Doon’s Lakeside Leisure Resort. You don’t know it yet but you are standing on the verge of creating memories that will last a lifetime. My name is Alan and I’m the owner of this beautiful Resort and I invite you to visit our Website for more information on what we have to offer your group. Within the Resort – Large Lake frontage onto Lake Eildon – 5 Boat Ramps within the Resort – Accommodation for up to 96 Guests in Cabins and 348 Camping – 8 different Accommodation options to choose from – Cinema and Games Room – Tennis Court – Two Pools (Adults and Kids Paddling Pool) *Seasonal – Kayak Hire (2.5 Seater Fishing Kayaks) – Serenity….Oh lots and lots of serenity ? CLICK HERE FOR OUR WEBSITE
Uniquely positioned on the banks of the Jamieson River, Jamieson Caravan Park has been operating for over 70 years. Nestled in the Mt Buller and Alpine Region of Victoria, close to the confluence of the Goulburn and Jamieson rivers, the park provides picturesque holiday accommodation, right in the historic township of Jamieson. Set on six beautiful acres of park-like gardens, Jamieson Caravan Park is the ideal spot to relax with family or friends, offering a range of onsite cabins and powered or unpowered sites. OUR ACCOMMODATION Set amongst picturesque park-like surroundings, Jamieson Caravan Park provides over 80 sites including cabins, caravan sites and camping sites. Onsite facilities include, BBQ/Picnic Area with camp fire pit, Solar Heated Pool, Volleyball Court, Table Tennis, Children’s Playground, Individual Taps & Sullage for all powered sites, Communal Laundry with ironing facilities, Filtered drinking water, Camp Sink & Ice. Free WI-FI is also available. Cabins Caravans Camping Glamping Annual Sites KAYAK RENTAL Start your next adventure in Jamieson. The Caravan Park is the perfect gateway for your kayaking trip, located on the Jamieson River, around the corner from the Goulburn River, and a 10min drive from Lake Eildon. We have a variety of single sit on top, and sit in kayaks, […]
We have over 20 years’ experience in the industry and with one of our staff with ex-jockey experience you are in safe hands. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or expert horse rider, we have the ability to suit your riding capabilities with the right horse. We Offer: School group rides One Hour Rides & Pony Rides for Tiny Tots Excellent horsemanship All the equipment needed, including helmets, saddle and riding boots An adventurous ride through country side Providing Professional And Reliable Horse Riding
Mansfield Holiday Letting are a local, family owned business that manages over 70 holiday houses within the Mansfield Region. If you are looking for a place to stay in the lovely High Country, then contact us so we can help you find the perfect getaway. From quaint cottages to family homes to luxury living… From water front to secluded hideaways to the base of Mt Buller, we have something for everyone – all year round! VISIT OUR WEBSITE FOR SPECIALS
We provide Boat & PWC (JetSki) licence training all over Victoria including regional and country locations. Boat & PWC training is conducted over 4 hours at any commercial premises within Victoria. Boat & PWC training is for anyone 12 years or older. This licence automatically transfers to a General Marine Licence at the age of 16 with no further testing required. PWC endorsements are available to participants 16 years and over. Upon successful completion of the Boat & PWC licence course a certificate will be issued immediately to take home with you. This certificate is valid for 12 months from the date it is issued. The certificate must be presented at VicRoads within 12 months of issue and the licence fees paid. You will be licenced for a period of 5 years. VicRoads outlets can be found by clicking here and scrolling down through the list. All of our courses are run as a blended Boat & PWC (Jet Ski) course, so if all you require is the PWC endorsement then you can complete the training with us and you will only have to answer 15 questions when being tested (as opposed to 45 questions for those who don’t have […]
Luxury Pontoon Boats with BBQ. Full or half day hire. 2 hour twilight cruise with wine/ platters available. Fishing boats with live water fish tanks and rod holders. Bats are moored underneath the Aqua Bar at Lake Eildon.For something different, for a work function, a lovely gift, corporate function, a party with friends and family, a very cost effective harbour cruise with visiting relatives, a fishing weekend or even a romantic outing on the tranquil waters of Lake Eildon. Lakeview Boat Hire can cater for it all! Lake Eildon and district is one of Australia’s most popular freshwater fishing destinations. It’s proximity to Melbourne also make it a preferred location for Angling Club Competitions. Expansive Lake Eildon with around 550 kilometres of shoreline is fed by clear mountain rivers and is surrounded by rolling mountains, heavily clad forest and open woodland, making it a favourite venue for boating and waterskiing, ﬁshing and bushwalking. The surrounding countryside is prized for its eucalypt forests, its wildlife and its fresh mountain air. Brown trout, rainbow trout, redfin, perch, Murray cod, roach, tench, and carp are some of the species that can be caught around Lake Eildon and local rivers. Whether you are a […]
Millers Mensland Surf and Skate. Is a family owned business servicing Alexandra and district for 33 years offering a large range of; SURF & SKATE BRANDS Billabong, Ripcurl, Quiksilver/ Roxy, Unit, Globe, Fox, Vans and Havaianas. MENSWEAR BRANDS Farah, Back Bay, Thomas Cook, Breakaway Levi’s and Lee Rider jeans. WORKWEAR BRANDS FXD, Yakka and Bisley. We are also the official suppliers of schoolwear to local schools and agents for Ferrari hirewear and French’s dry cleaning. Pay us a visit and let our friendly staff show you one of country Victoria’s best and biggest ranges of quality clothing and accessories. YOU WON’T BE DISSAPOINTED!
Superb accommodation in Eildon for the perfect getaway or holiday. Sunburst Retreat is located 500m from the pondage, 10 minutes walking distance from the town centre and 2km from the lake. Only a few years old, it has 3 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 7 people. Set on half an acre it has everything you require for a comfortable stay, with ample space for cars and a boat. You can sit by the cosy fireplace, relax in the heated spa or enjoy the many other activities Eildon has to offer.
Lake Eildon Holiday Rentals & Services specialises in providing the best Holiday Homes around Victoria’s favourite water sports playground, the beautiful Lake Eildon. We also provide services for Cleaning, Linen Hire and Property Maintenance. Lauren has been local for many years and manages some of the best properties on the lake. There’s a lot to be said for local knowledge. Trusted advice together with an intimate knowledge of the Eildon Township, Lake and surrounds ensures you’ll make every minute of your stay a memory to hold onto. Why Holiday Let through us… When you holiday let through Lake Eildon Holiday Rentals & Services, you are renting out a property that is dedicated to your holiday needs. Each property is fully equipped with furniture and appliances that will make you feel at home while on holidays. Each property is maintained to high standards and is routinely cleaned and checked. When you let out one of our properties, you are dealing with us and not the property owners. We want you to enjoy your holiday by providing affordable and high quality holiday accommodation. VISIT OUR WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION
Self Contained Two Bedroom Cottages Nestled in the foothills of Victoria’s Alpine region in the Shire of Mansfield lies Daysend Cottages, two newly built fully self-contained two bedroom holiday cottages on the Mount Buller Tourist Road in Merrijig, Victoria. The cottages are available to rent all year round. Only a 15 minute drive to the gateway of Mt Buller and Mt Stirling the local area offers skiing in the winter and hiking, walking and relaxing all times of the year; this is the perfect place to base yourself. The beautiful township of Mansfield is nearby with its boutiques, cafes, restaurants, ski equipment hire and the Snowy Mountain Outdoor Centre. These exquisite cottages are ideal for families who wish to enjoy recreational activities such as fishing, cycling, bush walking, horse riding, skiing during the winter months, 4 wheel drive adventures and motorbike riding – it’s all right here on the door step! Our cottages are newly built in this pristine alpine region, click here to read more about our accommodation.
“Welcome to Alzburg Resort, your first choice for accommodation in Mansfield, Victoria. Alzburg Resort is the perfect place for a family getaway, romantic weekend, ski holiday, group function, conference and anything in between. It is also an ideal base for exploring the High Country, Mt Buller and beyond. Enjoy our full range of facilities and please take a moment to enjoy a tour of our property online. Alzburg Resort is nestled in the Victorian High Country, close to many fantastic sights and attractions. Enjoy activities such as skiing, horse riding, bushwalking, busk markets, golf, hot air ballooning and boating during your stay. Alzburg Resort is the perfect Mansfield Country Resort to unwind at after a day enjoying the great outdoors. RESORT FACILITIES Alzburg Resort is a AAA Tourism Rated 3.5 STAR Resort located in the spectacular high country town of Mansfield. Built around a former convent, the resort combines a wonderful range of facilities, friendly country hospitality and affordable modern accommodation. With Accommodation options ranging from 3.5 – 4.5 star rating, the resort has 44 rooms and accommodation options to suit your style and budget. We have motel units, hotel-style spa rooms, apartments and luxury penthouse apartments. The resort can […]
Discover this hidden gem off the beaten track! Nestled in rolling hills north of the Great Divide near Yea, Sedona Estate is a great destination for wine lovers. From humble beginnings in 1998, Paul & Sonja’s vision has been to produce regionally distinctive of impeccable quality wines from their high altitude vineyard in the Yea Valley. Paul and Sonja started their wine business from the ground up, and their passion and dedication is reflected in the Sedona Estate range. Varietal purity makes each bottle of wine a true experience. Looking for a memorable cellar door experience with the class of award winning wines? Then take the scenic drive along the Melba Highway to discover Sedona Estate wines including the iconic Sangiovese. Meet the makers at the cellar door and enjoy a complimentary wine tasting with Paul or Sonja. Love a bite to eat? Stay for Sedona’s artisan platters featuring delicious local produce and regional cheeses that complement the fine wines. Artisan platters are available on weekends and public holidays. The stylish cellar door is also home to exhibitions of fine art and stunning metal sculptures created by local artists. Special events are featured throughout the year. Visit www.sedonaestate.com.au for more information. Love […]
The best way to describe Fawlty Farm is that it is has all the components of a very large house, but here they are separated and spread out over a small area. The focal point is the ‘Big Top’. This is an open-sided but covered area of some 150sq.mt There is an open fire pit in the centre surrounded by 3 tables each seating 10 people. One of the best Features of Fawlty Farm is our extensive Outdoor Kitchen situated under The Big Top. There are 9 different appliances to suit the most ambitious cooking team VISIT OUR WEBSITE FOR MORE DETAILS