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Activities in the Area
There are many activities just a short drive from the Zoo, like horse riding, Lake Eildon boating and fishing, bushwalking, hot air ballooning, not to mention Mt Buller’s many Winter and Summer activities. Weekend events, such as Mansfield’s bush markets, held each long weekends to the Tolmie Sports day, make sure that there is plenty of things to do all year round. Some of the activities in the area are listed below.

Wining, Dining and Accommodation
The town of Mansfield and surrounding district abound with food outlets and accommodation houses, suiting all types of budgets from the economiser to the extravagant. Go out to dinner, or purchase fresh food from a local, and cook your own. Some of the food suppliers, dinner places and accommodation sites are listed here.

Note: All links below will take you off the Mansfield Zoo website.


Mansfield Valley Motor Inn
Mansfield Motel

Caravan parks
High Country Caravan park
Mansfield Caravan park
Goughs Bay Caravan Park

Fernleigh Cottages
Moore House
Wombat Hills
Delatite Station
The overflow cottages

Alzberg Resort
Pinnacle valley Resort

Accommodation Booking Services
Alpine Holiday Rentals
Mansfield Holiday Letting
Off Mountain Accommodation

Bicycle Hire and Guides
Cycling is now a huge activity in Mansfield and region, with the completion of the Great Victorian Rail Trail. Explore Mansfield and gently exercise at the same time!
All Terrain Cycles
North East Ride Advisor

Bush Walking
Heaps of great walking tracks in the area. Check in with the information centre.
More bushwalking info

Mansfield Armchair Cinema
Session times, prices, etc
More info

Fishing and Camping
Snowy Mountain Rug Co
2/165 Mount Buller Rd, Mansfield Vic 3722
Ph 03 5775 1105
Drop in to the Snowy River Rug Company to get the low down on the best fishing and camping spots in the area. They have all the gear to back you up on your next adventure.
More info

Mansfield Golf Club
24 Kidston Pde Mansfield 3722
ph 03 5775 2628
Dining 7 days a week
Lunch 12.00noon till 2.00pm
Dinner: 6.00pm till 8.00pm
Pizza take away or eat in
Golf course opens at 7.00am till dusk
Bingo Monday nights 8.00am
More info

Helicopter Rides
If being on the ground is too slow – take the opportunity to explore the Alpine Region from the air!!!
Alpine Helicopter Charter Scenic Tours

Horse Riding
Explore the fabulous mountains and river trails around Mansfield by horseback. Book early to avoid disappointment.
Watsons Mountain Country Trail Rides
High Country Horses Trail Rides
Buckle Up Bushrides

Hotels / Pubs
Mansfield Hotel
86 High Street Mansfield 3722
Ph: 5775 2101
Great beer garden and kids play area
More info

Delatite Hotel
95 High Street Mansfield 3722
Ph: 5775 2004

Commercial Hotel
83 High Street Mansfield 3722
Ph: 5775 2046
Traditional Country Meals

Kevington Pub
1 Woods Point Rd, Kevington 3723
03 5777 0543
Only 10 Km past Jamieson.
Go back in time and see how the pubs used to be
Basic accommodation, great meals and a fun place to visit

Local Shops

High Country BakeHouse
43 High Street Mansfield 3722
Ph: 5775 1303
Love their pies and their high tin Multigrain bread.

High Country Video
113 High St Mansfield 3722
Ph 03 5775 1666 to reserve your favourite movie
More info

Mt Buller
With glorious views across the Alpine National Park, snow activities in winter and bushwalking in summer, Mt Buller is great all year round. In summer it is a lot cooler and a great relaxing getaway location whether you want to stay on the mountain or just do a day trip.
Mt Buller website

White Water Rafting
Adrenalin Whitewater

Wineries & Breweries
Take the time to stop in at the local wineries.
Delatite Winery
Nillahcootie Estate
Jamieson Brewery

4WD Tours
Take a scenic tour to explore the High Country. Visit the site where the famous Craig’s Hut is being rebuilt after the 2007 bushfires.
High Country Scenic Tours

Kerrisdale Scenic Railway
7513 Goulburn Valley Highway
Kerrisdale 3660
Ph 03 5797 0227
This scenic railway is about 15 minutes from Yea, and is well worth calling in on your way through.
More info

Mansfield Zoo’s very own cafe coming soon!
More info