Summer adventures at Mt Stirling! 7 January 2019
Experience the simple pleasures of life in the bush and slow
right down at Mt Stirling. No TV, no room service – no worries! This off-the-grid location is a natural haven.
We may be biased but the best way to spend summer holidays is getting some fresh alpine air at Mt Stirling. From hiking, camping, horseback riding and more, Mt Stirling has everything for your adventure needs! Only 3 hours from Melbourne, come for a day trip or a weekend getaway and camp overnight in one of many alpine huts.
If you’re unsure what the best trail is or not sure what equipment to pack on an overnight hiking trip – try one of our amazing tour operators, from trail rides to single day or multi-day hikes, they’ve got you covered!
Click here for our walking operators and click here for our horse operators.
Mt Stirling Cafe
The Mt Stirling Café is open every weekend and select public
holidays from December 2018 to Easter 2019, 10am-3pm. Stop by for a coffee, a sweet treat, meet the locals and get some great trail advice! It is the perfect start or finish spot for your Mt Stirling adventure!
Please note that the café will be closed over the Christmas public holidays (25-26 December and 1 January).
Buy a Mt Stirling keep cup, get a free coffee and help the environment – how good is that? Also if you bring your own keep cup, save $1 on your coffee!
Turn your day trip into a camping trip
While on your hikes, you may have walked past Razorback Hut, King Saddle Shelter or Cricket Pitch Hut. Some of these huts go back to when cattlemen and women moved cattle throughout the Victorian High Country. They are open and available for day-use or overnight stays year-round - no bookings required!
We are expecting another hot summer, and with this heat comes a high fire danger season. A reminder that camp fires are only permitted in established and formalised camp fire pits (Razorback Hut, Howqua Gap Hut, etc.). Lighting of fire outside of these is an offence. If you are staying overnight in a hut, please adhere to bushfire warnings.
Time to tick off those bucket list items - or if you're like us, you keep finding new and exciting trails and places to add to the list!
Have you ever been to the summit of Mt Stirling? With its 360 views of the surrounding valley and Mt Buller, it's one of the best places to take a selfie (share it and make everyone jealous of your adventure!)
Access the Summit via Summit Interpretive Loop, Mt Stirling Summit Loop or Howqua Gap Track in your 4WD vehicle.
While you're on the summit, visit the famous Stirling Summit Tree. This tree is unique as it's the only tree on the summit and is believed to be over 400 years old! This not so little tree has even been nominated for the National Register of Significant Trees - now that's one special tree!