The High Country is more than just another kind of place. Up here, the horizon grows wider. Up here, we see the world from the seat of the gods.
The track begins by the headwaters of the iconic Murray River and visitors traverse windswept high plains before intercepting the Murray again 40km to the north near the Tom Groggin Station camping area.
Baw Baw National Park is the perfect destination for a weekend trip out of Melbourne with that proper Alpine feel. Just 120 clicks from the big smoke, it feels a million miles removed.
Just 180km northeast of Melbourne’s dense hustle, the picturesque, if ominously named, Mount Terrible is close enough to the big smoke for a weekend escape, yet far enough away to feel like a proper getaway.
The 151km drive from the village of Corryong through to Tom Groggin is a cracking offroad day trip with five-star High Country vistas on tap.
The Davies Plains Track kicks off near Thredbo Village, not far from the headwaters of the mighty Murray River.