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Activities

Hotham and Dinner Plain offer the perfect cool retreat for those wishing to escape the heat of summer. The are many activities available, including Hotham’s Tracks & Trails network which explores the history of the gold mining era, the Dinner Plain Tube Park and children’s playground, Hotham365, or have a picnic at a location with spectacular views.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Summer is a great time to explore Mt Hotham Alpine Resort and the surrounding Alpine National Park, with a range of truly iconic tracks & trails to choose from. A variety of tracks & trails access some of Australia’s best views, unique flora and fauna and some of the region's richest history. The Hotham region has something suited to all fitness levels, age groups and interests for everyone to discover. During the green season, the Resort Management Board puts on FREE guided tours which explores the history of gold mining era. For more information on our Iconic Tracks & Trails and Guided History Bushwalks, visit our Tracks & Trails page.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The highest bitumen road in Australia is a great place for incredibly scenic road cycling sessions in summer, particularly for those competitive riders wishing to engage in altitude training. The climb (or descent) from Harrietville covers 38 kilometres of winding road and forms part of the annual Hotham Challenge Ride Weekend. A simple ride between Dinner Plain and Hotham is a great way enjoy the high country amongst the snow gums. Why not challenge yourself with a journey to Omeo or Harrietville. For more information on cycling the Great Alpine Road, visit our Cycling page. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Explore the ‚Äėback tracks‚Äô at Hotham and Dinner Plain with undulating ridgeline rides, amazing views and coasting downhill runs through snowgum forests, creek crossings, jumps and bush tracks. Mountain biking is not permitted on the downhill ski runs at Hotham, however, there are numerous fire trails and 4WD tracks that wind through the bush, so there‚Äôs plenty of places to explore on your bike.¬†For more information on Cycling the Great Alpine Road visit our Riding page.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Whether you are on four wheels or two, Dinner Plain and Hotham offer a great base to explore the very best of the Great Alpine Road, with 308 kilometres of touring routes and stunning scenery. Hotham is the highest vantage point along the famous Great Alpine Road, one of the most iconic and romantic scenic drives in Victoria. Maps are available at local visitor information centres, Mt Hotham and Dinner Plain.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

As the highest alpine resort in Victoria, Mt Hotham is blessed to have a challenging range of 4WD tracks at the doorstep. Tracks wind their way through rolling high plains, river crossings and razorbacks. You haven’t been 4WDing until you have experienced the challenges at Mt Hotham.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Take advantage of our stunning vantage points, from the top of Mt Hotham to the bottom where the rivers flow with the spring snow melt. There are many locations to enjoy uninterrupted 360-degree views to take in a setting sun, all within easy walking distance from your lodge. Find your own lush grassy paradise by taking one of our walking trails sheltered by shady snow gums.

Pack a picnic lunch and walk along the Cobungra Ditch Walk where you can access the famous Silver Brumby Hut which was built in 1992 as a temporary film prop for the Australian film The Silver Brumby, based on the famous novel by Elyne Mitchell.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kids can launch themselves down the hill on a tube at Dinner Plain's Tube Park. It's fun, it's easy and safe for kids from 5 years old.  Tickets are available from the Tube Park ticket office located in Dinner Plain.

 

Other Activities...

Wildlife Hotham hosts a number of areas of environmental significance for flora and fauna within the resort. Pick up a wildflower guide book at the Resort Management Board Office and spot the different species along the way. Hotham is home to a number of threatened species such as the Mountain Pygmy-Possum, Alpine She-Oak Skink and Alpine Bog Skink, plus endangered flora such as the Mountain Daisy, Dwarf Sedge and Rock Tussock-Grass.
Tennis Tennis courts are available during business hours in the green months. The courts also include a basketball court.
Frisbee (Disc) Golf Dinner Plain is host to Australia's highest Disc Golf course. Just like golf, disc golf features nine tee offs and nine holes (baskets) and is an activity that visitors can use year-round. It’s a free activity for all participants. The goal is to get your disc into the basket in the least amount of shots. Pick up a set of discs from Ramada Resort on Big Muster Drive, Dinner Plain.
Pump Track Take to Dinner Plain's Pump Track to test out your mountain biking skills. Set up in the green season.
Golf  Courses located at the following valley venues:  Bright Golf Course, Omeo Golf Club & Tambo Valley Golf Course.

 

Contact Us For More Information on Summer Activities

Mount Hotham Resort Management Board
Phone 03 5759 3550
Email mhar@mthotham.com.au