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


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.


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

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.


Bonfire Station Farmstay & Microbrewery

Bonfire Station Farmstay & Microbrewery is a family-owned and operated business located only 90 minutes drive northeast of Melbourne.

The family-friendly bar and beer gardens are available to walk-ins seasonally on Sundays, and serve handcrafted beers and delicious made-from-scratch wood-fired pizza and special menus.

The beers are handcrafted on-site and brewed with inspiration gathered from the team’s travels. The mission is to make a beer for everyone – that you’ll love to share with friends.

They also offer group accommodation and exclusive venue hire, perfect for family gatherings, corporate events and celebrations right through the year.


Learn The Safe Way To Drive a 4WD – Intermediate Level Course

14 May 2024 (+5 more)

This is a two day and one evening course to teach you how your 4 wheel drive vehicle works and the safe techniques when you drive it in the bush.

The course teaches you all about your vehicle and gives you the confidence to take your vehicle to the exciting places you would really like to experience. Get out into the great outdoors, be safe and have fun.

Gain a nationally recognised accreditation while you are at it, which you can claim on tax, use on your resume and possibly get a reduction on your vehicle insurance.


Tower Motel – Marysville Accommodation

Relax and enjoy the idyllic surroundings of Marysville. Centrally located within the picturesque Yarra Ranges, Tower Motel is a family-owned and operated business that provides a comfortable, authentic stay.

The rooms are equipped with all the essentials you will need to serve as your home away from home. Helping you to focus on indulging in the many diverse and wonderous experiences this vast region has to offer. Whether you are a solo explorer or part of a group of adventurers, they are all about ensuring you have a memorable and relaxing visit.