Ovens - Murray

Victoria's High Country provides some spectacular and world-class skiing opportunities.
Victoria's High Country provides some spectacular and world-class skiing opportunities.



Average summer day temperature: 30.4°C
Average winter day temperature: 11.3°C
Average annual rainfall: 778.2mm
Average clear days: 80.7

Situated in the foothills of the Snowy Mountains, at the top of the Murray River, Corryong is surrounded by national parks, rugged mountain ranges, and sparkling streams and rivers.

The Man From Snowy River Museum has an excellent collection of historic artefacts including restored settlers buildings and early skiing equipment. Corryong is the final resting place of Jack Riley, the inspiration behind Banjo Patterson's Man From Snowy River.

Falls Creek

The Mountain town of Falls Creek is located in the Bogong high plains and has been operating as a ski resort resort since the mid 20th century when there was just one lodge. The area today consists of a large amount of luxury accomodation available to tourists.

Mount Buffalo

Mount Buffalo, with its stunning scenery, wild flowers in summer, and snow in winter, is one of Victoria's most popular tourist areas. The Mount Buffalo national park covers and area of 31,000ha that contains streams, waterfalls, gorges, and interesting flora and fauna.

Mount Hotham


Average summer day temperature: 30.8°C
Average winter day temperature: 12.6°C
Average annual rainfall: 904.5mm
Average clear days: 106.7

Myrtleford is near Bright in the Ovens Valley region in north Victoria. It is the centre of the hops and tobacco growing industry in north east Victoria. This pretty, peaceful town hosts the Myrtleford Hops Timber and Tobacco Festival each Autumn.


The Rutherglen region is famous for its red wines, fortified wines and ports.

One of the oldest winegrowing areas in Australia, Rutherglen was first settled in 1836.

Rutherglen's main street.
Rutherglen's main street.


Average summer day temperature: 31.0°C
Average winter day temperature: 12.7°C
Average annual rainfall: 636.8mm
Average clear days: 118.0


Average summer day temperature: 31.8°C
Average winter day temperature: 12.6°C
Average annual rainfall: 715.2mm
Average clear days: 120.7

The twin cities of Albury and Wodonga are split by the Murray River. Albury is on the NSW side, and Wodonga is located on Victorian soil. Wodonga, which is located at the junction of the Hume and Murray Valley Highways, is somtimes refered to as the northern 'gateway' to the Victorian Alps.

A Food and Wine Festival is held anually - it offers a range of local fare such as cheeses, smoked trout, mustards, and wines.