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Watson's Mountain Country Trail Rides - Day Tours

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Address: 296 Three Chain Road, Mansfield, Victoria 3724, Australia
Phone Number: 03 5777 3552
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We offer horse trail rides in the high country starting from our family...

We offer horse trail rides in the high country starting from our family farm. Our rides vary in length from 1 hour through to 5 days. Many of our rides visit the famous jump scene from the Man from Snowy River movie and we often see much wild life. Feature rides include a winery ride, 2 day and 5 day luxury rides. We are open 7 days a week all year round.

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Have just finished the 5 day ride. The whole experience was wonderful. Michael and his staff are organised, safe and very considerate.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
RosieLonglow
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Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have just finished the 5 day ride. The whole experience was wonderful. Michael and his staff are organised, safe and very considerate.

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Michael_and_Sally, Owner at Watson's Mountain Country Trail Rides - Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi Rose, Thank you for taking the time to review the ride and we are so pleased you had a great time. Warm regards Michael, Sally and the team at Watson's. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Family of 5 with 3 teenagers- can highly recommend! We were all beginners and by the end felt quite confident. Well taught and well looked after. Thank you!

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Michael_and_Sally, Owner at Watson's Mountain Country Trail Rides - Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi Kay, Thank you for taking the time to review your ride. We are so pleased you had a great time. Warm regards from Michael, Sally and the team at Watson's More 

Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My two sisters and I have wanted to do a trail ride in 'The Man From Snowy River' country for as long as we can remember. We have differing levels of horse riding experience from novice to experienced. Despite being nervous about the length of the trip we chose the three day ride and are really glad we did. We... More 

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Michael_and_Sally, Owner at Watson's Mountain Country Trail Rides - Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi Kylie, Thank you for taking the time and giving us such a great review. We are so pleased you enjoyed yourself so much and we look forward to welcoming you back. All the best from Michael, Sally and the team at Watson's. More 

Mansfield, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can't recommend Watson's enough. My son has special needs and the way Michael and his team looked after us with dignity and respect was greatly appreciated. We had a ball and will definitely go back again! Fantastic value for money, too.

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Michael_and_Sally, Owner at Watson's Mountain Country Trail Rides - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for such a lovely review and we are so pleased you had a great time. Warm regards Michael and Sally More 

Ipswich, Queensland, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time with Watsons trail rides. Horses where great. We did the 2 hour ride up the hill with a great outlook. If you are more than a beginner you might want to go on a longer ride but two hours was great for us. Guides where very good with our 10 year old who started a little... More 

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Michael_and_Sally, Owner at Watson's Mountain Country Trail Rides - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience and we are so pleased you had a great time. Warm regards Michael and Sally More 

Ferny Hills
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

Just finished the 5 day Man from Snowy River Ride, which was an amazing trip. Congrats to Michael and Sally on pulling together a fantastic trip as well as preparing a great bunch of horses and your team of people. Scenery was very special and the food was incredible - we certainly did not go hungry. The whole week was... More 

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Michael_and_Sally, Owner at Watson's Mountain Country Trail Rides - Day Tours, responded to this review

We are so pleased you had a great time and thank you for taking the time to review your experience. Warm regards Michael, Sally and the team at Watson's More 

Yandina, Australia
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic 5 day ride. Lots of cantering across beautiful countryside with great guides. Social experience really good and the degustation meal on the Wednesday evening was a highlight. Accomodation was authentic and comfortable. Loved staying at Stockmans creek. Good memories that will last a long time. Michael has developed a great experience for his guests with great horses, accomodation and... More 

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Michael_and_Sally, Owner at Watson's Mountain Country Trail Rides - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience and we are so pleased you had a great time. All the best from Michael, Sally and the team at Watson's More 

Sunshinecoast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

Riding through the magical high country on these beautiful responsive horses was a wonderful experience that will stay in my imagination for ever. Lovely comfortable and rustic accommodation, superb food, great company and all at an amazing price. This really is a great ride. Michael Watson who obviously loves his horses and this land knows how to create a great... More 

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Michael_and_Sally, Owner at Watson's Mountain Country Trail Rides - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for such a lovely review, we really appreciate it. All the best from Michael, Sally and the team at Watson's More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

A brilliant ride with safe horses and plenty of amazing scenery. Accommodation and catering was faultless. Our guides were extremely experienced and made our ride the best we could have hoped for. Not just a horse ride but the complete package. Thankyou Michael and team. 😊

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Michael_and_Sally, Owner at Watson's Mountain Country Trail Rides - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review your ride. We are so pleased you had a great time and look forward to welcoming you back. Warm regards from Michael, Sally and the team at Watson's More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

I have ridden with Watson's many times, i have even done work experience with them and i enjoyed every minute. they are helpful and friendly, they encourage you to expand the skills you have and help you when you need help. The place is beautiful, when you walk in, you feel like you are part of the country side and... More 

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Michael_and_Sally, Owner at Watson's Mountain Country Trail Rides - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your generous review it is much appreciated. Warm regards from Michael, Sally and the team at Watson's More 

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