6 days in Victoria's High Country Itinerary

6 days in Victoria's High Country Itinerary

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Rutherglen
— 3 nights
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Bright
— 1 night
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Mansfield
— 1 night
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Rutherglen

— 3 nights
Rutherglen is a small town in north-eastern Victoria, Australia, near the Murray River border with New South Wales. Explore Rutherglen's surroundings by going to Glenrowan (Mt Morgan Store & Glenrowan Tourist Centre), Brown Brothers Winery (in Milawa) and Beechworth (Beechworth Post Office, Beechworth Honey, &more). The adventure continues: do a tasting at Campbells Wines.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rutherglen trip planner.

Melbourne to Rutherglen is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Melbourne in January, you will find days in Rutherglen are somewhat warmer (37°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bright.

Things to do in Rutherglen

Wineries · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Bright

— 1 night
Bright is a town in northeastern Victoria, Australia, 319 metres above sea level at the southeastern end of the Ovens Valley. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bright Brewery, then explore the stunning scenery at Canyon Walk, and finally make a splash at Bright Splash Park.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bright online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rutherglen to Bright takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Bright sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Mansfield.

Things to do in Bright

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Theme Parks · Nature

Mansfield

— 1 night
Mansfield is a small town in the foothills of the Victorian Alps in the Australian state of Victoria. On the 10th (Sun), view the masterpieces at Made in Mansfield, then surround yourself with nature on Watson's Mountain Country Trail Rides - Day Tours, then meet the residents at Mansfield Zoo, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Social Bandit Brewing Co.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Mansfield trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bright to Mansfield takes 2.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mansfield

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours