Trekking Mt. Buffalo National Park, Australia

Mt. Buffalo National Park on the Victoria / New South Wales border is home to one of the few mountain ranges in Australia.

Trekking Mt. Buffalo National Park, Australia

Trek Essentials

What to bring: Protection from the wind and the sun.
Activities: Horse trekking, hang-gliding and outdoor adventures
Top Sights: Dynamic craggy rocks
Best Season: all year round adventures

Mt. Buffalo National Park on the Victoria / New South Wales border is home to one of the few mountain ranges in Australia. Also known as ‘the island in the sky’, it covers 31,000 hectares of wilderness, rocky outcrops, rivers and waterfalls and is a favorite destination for skiiers during the winter months. During the summer there’s fantastic hang-gliding, swimming, climbing and canoeing options for outdoor enthusiasts.

One of the best ways to see as much of the park as you can is to join a horse-trekking expedition. So saddle up and leave your worries behind mate!

Trekker’s tips

If you’re going to be exposed to the elements for long period of time in Australia be sure to protect yourself from the insensity of the sun. Slip, Slop, Slap – Slip on a shirt, slop on the suncream, slap on a hat!

main image: By Zoltan Olah – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=9539107

MORE INFORMATION

Visit Victoria
Official Victorian Government Tourism Web Site.

By Jess Halliday

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