1. Great Alpine Road

Drive into adventure along the unforgettable Great Alpine Road, Australia's highest year-round accessible sealed road and a link between the breathtaking Gippsland Lakes, Victoria's alpine ski resorts, and the gourmet north-east. Starting in Wangaratta you'll enjoy fine wines and feasts of fresh local produce before experiencing dramatically diverse mountain landscapes. 

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2. Wineries

Find a wine to tempt you in Victoria's High Country, which boasts a dizzying eight wine regions with distinct climates, topographies and histories. Taste the Mediterranean in the King Valley, sample reinvigorated fortifieds in Rutherglen, discover elegant cool-climate wines in Beechworth and drink up dazzling landscapes in the Alpine Valleys.

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3. Cycling

Change your pace and explore Victoria's High Country on two wheels. The options are limitless in this stunning region, whether it's a leisurely cycle through villages to wineries and small producers, or a challenging ascent up classic alpine peaks. Mountain bike riders are spoiled with the excellent Dirty Dozen trails.

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4. Beechworth

Beechworth's National Trust-listed gold rush streetscapes provide an atmospheric setting for a dining scene that ranges from the highly-awarded to enduring favourites and relaxed eateries, all accompanied by cool-climate wines from the local vineyards. Work off the lunchtime indulgence with a stroll through history at Beechworth Historic and Cultural Precinct.

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5. Skiing

Get your winter thrills in Victoria's High Country at the big three alpine resorts of Falls Creek, Hotham and Mount Buller, featuring runs for all levels of skiers and snowboarders and the added bonus of skiing under lights at night. Take advantage of excellent accommodation and buzzing après ski activities.

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6. Bush Walking

Set out on foot and discover Victoria's alpine landscape from the extensive tracks and trails around the High Country. Experienced hikers can tackle the renowned Razorback or the Alpine Wild Walk from Mount Hotham to Falls Creek, while more casual walkers can meander between boutique wineries and gourmet food producers.

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