MARYSVILLE & SURROUNDS

Marysville and the surrounding villages and hamlets of Buxton, Narbethong and Taggerty

Marysville is nestled in a picturesque valley just below Melbourne’s closest snow field and all seasons resort at Lake Mountain. It’s surrounded by waterfalls, mountain streams and lush green forests and an easily accessible network of spectacular walks and trails.

A short drive away are the villages of Narbethong, Buxton and Taggerty with many scenic fishing spots, horse riding trails and bush walks.

So many breathtaking views, uncrowded places, peace and quiet. And did we mention all this begins just 90 minutes from Melbourne? Far, far away…is closer than you think.

North Jawbone Peak

HIGHLIGHTS

Lake Mountain Alpine Resort
LAKE MOUNTAIN ALPINE RESORT

Over the winter months Lake Mountain Alpine Resort offers a smorgasbord of snow play, with cross country skiing, tobogganing,
kids snowboarding lessons, snowshoeing, winter walks and plenty of snow play areas.When the weather warms up, you can enjoy enchanting mountain walks, challenging mountain bike trails, exhilarating flying fox rides and laser skirmish fun.

STEAVENSON FALLS

Well worth a visit is the renowned Stevenson Falls at Marysville. Take the easy stroll to one of Victoria’s highest waterfalls. The falls were opened to tourists in 1866, and drop a total of 84 metres into the Steavenson River Valley. The gravelled path and falls are floodlit between dusk and midnight.

Steavenson Falls Marysville
Marysville State Park
MARYSVILLE STATE FOREST

The Marysville Forest Trails offer a variety of experiences from gentle half hour strolls to full day hikes. The trails take visitors throughout the beautiful landscape surrounding the town, with some trails catering to cyclists and horse riders.

EAT & DRINK

Pacific Ale @ American Pale Ale

Bonfire Station Brewing Co.

Pacific Ale @ American Pale Ale

Bonfire Station Microbrewery and Farmstay is located 90 minutes drive northeast of Melbourne, situated amongst hundreds of acres of rolling hills and vast farmlands. It truly is a country lovers paradise.
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They offer exclusive accommodation for up to 48 guests, as well as a microbrewery that serves up fresh craft beer. Facilities include a commercial kitchen, outdoor fire pits and hammock garden. This is the perfect venue for any special occasion.

They are planning to open their bar to walk in on Sundays. A good chance to try their beers, enjoy the serenity of the place and visit the brewery. Make sure to check their website if you don’t want to miss out.

In the meantime, they are open for take away.

So come relax, unwind and party at Bonfire Station.

FESTIVALS & EVENTS

Psithurism

28 May to 18 Jul 2022

Abstract Art exhibition in the main gallery.

The artworks in Psithurism are inspired by the wind. They invite us to reflect on the feelings, the quiet, the noise and the messages that emanate from nature. Complementing these pieces are musical compositions inspired by forests. The gallery will be filled with the sounds from the forest as you take time to connect and reflect on the beauty of nature surrounding Marysville.

STAY

Marysville Caravan and Holiday Park

Marysville Caravan and Holiday Park

Marysville Caravan and Holiday Park

Marysville Caravan and Holiday Park is in the centre of Marysville, within walking distance to all of your needs. The beautiful gentle river running through the middle of the park, makes this park that little bit extra special. The park is proud of its family environment that makes it a safe and lots of fun for families to create life time memories.

There are self-contained cabins with lovely views of the river, budget cabins and accommodation for singles and powered sites. Drying room for the snow bunnies, family/disabled bathroom, function room, camp kitchen. All powered sites are green, the river is beautiful to paddle in in the summer. Sit by the river with a fire pit and marshmallows. the perfect way to relax.

Marysville is just 95 kilometres from Melbourne. Travel along the Maroondah Highway, over the Black Spur and through spectacular towering Mountain Ash forests. Central to a multitude of recreational activities, it offers the visitor access to restaurants, wineries, fishing, skiing, canoeing, four wheel driving, golf and bushwalking.

Marysville Caravan and Holiday Park is within walking distance of the magnificent Steavenson Falls. A 30 minute drive to Lake Mountain, the closest snow mountain to Melbourne.