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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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Excellent high country 2 Day horse ride

Experience an authentic horse ride in the high country between Mansfield & Merrijig. Michael and his team are brilliant and their tips & suggestion ensure you enjoy the ride and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2016
DamCarr
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Melbourne, Australia
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Gosford, Australia
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

A two night, one day ride in the Victorian High Country. We arrived Friday at 4pm but there was no heating on in the lodge so it was very cold and dark until the generators were switched on. We had to go into Mansfield that night to eat, about 20 minutes drive away along a bad road in the rain.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Experience an authentic horse ride in the high country between Mansfield & Merrijig. Michael and his team are brilliant and their tips & suggestion ensure you enjoy the ride and improve as a rider. Highlight had to be the photo op at the famous spot from The Man from Snowy River. Views spectacular. Meals provided were simple but perfect for... 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 trip with us. 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, Victoria, Australia
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42 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

Michael & his team were fantastic. They took us rambling over the ranges for 4days & not once did we feel disengaged! Entertaining 14 boys aged 17 (& 2 adults) is never easy but we were kept active & happy across the whole week. We had a huge range of experience, ability & confidence within our group but we were... More 

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

Thanks so much Jacinta, we really appreciate the kind words and the school is always a pleasure to host. Warm regards from Michael, Sally and the team at Watson's. More 

Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016 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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29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016 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 January 4, 2016

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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66 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 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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46 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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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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 

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