Surrounded by the Bogong High Plains and the Alpine National Park, Falls Creek is a gateway to the largest alpine area in Australia. Whether you’re exploring the wild flowers, driving to the summit of Mt McKay on Australia’s highest public road, fishing in the dams and creeks or hiking to historic huts you can enjoy relief from the summer heat with temperatures around 10 degrees cooler than the valley below.
Falls Creek offers many kilometers of walking trails, cycling and mountain biking rides, fishing spots and amazing scenery. Take advantage of guided activities, participate in one of the many summer festivals or create your own adventure at Falls Creek this summer.
Falls Creek Outdoor Adventures
There are a number of fun and affordable tours and rentals in and around Falls Creek so why not give some of these activities a try?!
Take a spin on a Segway?
The latest craze to hit tourist spots around the world. Segways are easy to learn and operate and the best part is – they are just as much fun as they look!
Segway Teaser – Take a 15min trial on the grassy slope of Slalom Plaza
Segway Tour – The real deal – Explore the Resort, Lake & Aqueduct via a 60min tour.
Paddle Falls Creek
Falls Creek’s impressive natural feature of Rocky Valley Lake. Australia’s highest Lake is the perfect place to explore by Canoe on a warm Summer’s day.
2hr canoe sessions include 2-person craft, paddles, lifejackets and first-aid trained supervision on shore (with rescue boat).Fishing gear can also be hired.
Ride the trails
There is no disputing – Falls Creek is Bike country! Whether hitting the road or hitting the trails, there is plenty to explore and enjoy in the incredible Alpine National Park.
Spend the morning or afternoon cruising the trails in & around Falls or take the day to visit iconic features like Pretty Valley, Mt McKay and the Tawonga Huts.
Explore the High Country on Horseback?
Bogong Horseback Adventures have been operating in the High Plains for more than 20 years. Their professional guided tours offer an incredible way to experience the picturesque Alpine National Park. Riding out of Pretty Valley, tours take guests across the High Plains. Half, full and multi-day trips are scheduled throughout earlyJanuary.
Falls Creek’s surroundings are as beautiful as the resort itself and offer a range of additional off-mountain activities to occupy your time. The closest town is the aptly-named Mt Beauty with the quiet Bogong Village situated in between. From Mt Beauty you are only a stone’s throw away from any number of activities to experience.
Enjoy a round at Mt Beauty’s 18 hole course – just 30 minutes from the resort.
4 Wheel Driving
Outside the national park are an incredible range of tracks for 4WD exploring around the Kiewa Valley and surrounding mountain terrain.
The Alpine Valleys Wine Region is renowned for it’s quality wineries and cellar doors. Enjoy a scenic day of wine tasting with the local estates of Gapsted, Michelini, Annapurna, Boyntons Feathertop and Bogong Estate.
Take an instructional flight in a lightweight glider at Mt Beauty’s gliding school or head over to nearby Bright – recognised as one of Australia’s top destinations for paragliding, microlighting and handgliding.