Local Attractions

Helping you plan the ultimate holiday in the bush.

The following links and contacts are to sites and areas of interest near to Tangerum that you may want to consider to get the most out of your stay. Those marked with a    are recommended by ourselves or our guests. Those without the symbol simply indicate we haven't had a chance to personally check them out yet.

Planning your trip

Mansfield - Mt Buller, The High Country
The official local tourist site. Also check out their fact sheet on what there is to do around Mansfield.

Visit Victoria (Mansfield)

Mt Buller
Check out Buller both in the Winter and Summer.

Mt Stirling

Parks Victoria
Check out all the great places to visit.

Adventure and sporting activities

High Country Scenic Tours
Four wheel drive tours. These tours come very highly recommended by some of our guests.
Ph: (03) 5777 5101

Lovicks' High Country Adventure
Ph: (03) 5777 5510
Horse riding adventures with Charlie Lovick. As seen on Postcards on Channel 9.

Adrenalin White Water Rafting
Whitfield Cheshunt Road
Ph: 1800 800 445

Global Ballooning
Ph: 1800 627 661
One hour flights from dawn over the picturesque High Country followed by a champagne breakfast.

Mansfield Golf Club
Kidston Parade, Mansfield
Ph (03) 5775-2628

McCormack's Mountain Valley Trail Rides

Mt Stirling Experience
4WD Tours, Camping, Walking around Mt Stirling

Pullins Ski Shop

Camel Treks
High Country Camel Treks organise a variety of camel treks around the surrounding countryside ranging from a simple 15 minute ride to full day and overnight alpine treks.

Mountain Biking
There are plenty of mountain bike tracks around Mansfield. Organised rides can be made through Mansfield Mountain Bike Tours including an organised guided mountain bike ride down Mount Buller.

Close to the high country, there are a number of hiking trails nearby, including some directly accessible in the state forest adjoining Tangerum itself allowing you to get the most from your stay.

Lawn Bowls
Mansfield Bowling Club, Ailsa Street, Mansfield
Ph (03) 5775-2257

Places to visit

Stringybark Creek and the Kelly Tree

Tolmie-Tatong Road (turn off the Mansfield-Whitfield Rd). Just a short drive from Tangerum.
Site of the famous battle between the Kelly Gang and the Police in October 1878, resulting in the death of three policemen. The graves of the police can be found in Mansfield cemetery. The are wood BBQs in the clearing.

Power's Lookout

Tolmie-Whitfield Road.
Lookout used by bushranger Harry Power, mentor to the young Ned Kelly, to spot for police. The lookout provides great views of the King Valley. The area contains a car park, picnic area with tables, chairs, undercover fireplaces, wood BBQ and toilets.

Food, wine and culture

Nolan's Butchery
52 High Street, Mansfield. Ph (03) 5775-2029
Fantastic gourmet snags, to add that touch of spice and class to your barbie!

Tolmie Tavern

Mansfield-Whitfield Road, Tolmie
Ph (03) 5775-2049
A short drive from Tangerum! A favourite of ours!
A great country pub with friendly atmosphere and good food. Tell Ron you're staying at Tangerum. Tolmie Tavern is part of the High Country Pub Trail so get your brochure stamped and complete the trail.

Mansfield Gallery and Gifts
91 High Street, Mansfield
Ph (03) 5779-1887

Pizzini Wines
King Valley Road, Whitfield
Ph (03) 5729-8287

Kinloch Wines
"Kainui" Wairere Rd, Boorolite
Ph (03) 5777-3447

Delatite Winery
Stoney's Rd, Mansfield
Ph (03) 5775-2922

The Magnolia
190 Mt Buller Rd, Mansfield
Ph (03) 5779 -1444
Fine dining on the outskirts of Mansfield.

Holiday Getaway House in a Picturesque Bush Setting

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Near Mansfield and Mt Buller, Victoria, Australia.

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