Best of Mount Beauty

Understated and charming - relish quieter side of the Alpine region

If heading for the peace and quiet of the mountains is on the cards, you may want to steer clear of those 'first-to-mind' favourites and visit somewhere a little less crowded... like Mount Beauty!

The aptly named Alpine town offers the perfect jumping-off-point for those wishing to spend some time exploring Falls Creek in all its summer glory, whilst still offering a plethora of options in and around the town.

This itinerary will see you in hidden-away accommodation, enjoying a day at Falls Creek, a Hatted Chef dinner, scenic walks, a brewery, lakes and more.

Happy travels!

Day 1 - Stay

Your stunning accommodation for the weekend is at none other than Eco Villa Mt Beauty -  a three bedroom property with pool, spa and all the serenity you need!

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Eco Villa Mount Beauty Tawonga luxury accommodation

Day 1 - Eat

You can't go to Mount Beauty without enjoying a meal at the famous Templar Lodge -the brainchild of Hatted Chef, Emma Handley.

 

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Templar Lodge Mount Beauty Emma Handley

Day 2 - Eat

At Wonderland Emporium you'll find fabulous food, the best organic coffee, aristan teas, fresh flowers daily and an amazing pop up gallery.

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Wonderland Emporium Mount Beauty

Day 2 - Do

The Mount Beauty Pondage Walk is an easy, 3 km trail around Mount Beauty Pondage - perfect for little legs or to walk off breakfast.

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Mount Beauty Pondage Trail

Day 2 - Eat

Stop in for a light, garden lunch at Rocky Valley Bikes and Snow Sports.

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Rocky Valley Bikes and snow sports Mount Beauty cafe summer

Day 2 - Do

This easy, 2.3 km walk will see you cross a swing bridge to take in views of The Mount Beauty Gorge at the perfect time of day (late afternoon).

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Mount Beauty Gorge walk water summer

Day 2 - Eat

Expect a delicious, eclectic menu at Stockpot with all your favourites, including pizza.

 

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Stockpot Cafe Mount Beauty

Day 3 - Eat

Head up to Falls Creek for the day. At Milch Cafe Bar, you'll enjoy a home-style breakfast and peruse their very own bath, body and skincare range.

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Milch Cafe & Bar Falls Creek

Day 3 - Do

The Aqueduct Trail is an easy 4 km walk taking you past the picturesque Wishing Well and Rocky Valley Lake.

 

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Aqueduct trail summer falls creek

Day 3 - Eat

Using local ingredients, BE Foodstore offers a deliciously healthy menu to refuel properly after a big morning.

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BE Foodstore falls creek

Day 3 - Do

Ropers Lookout is an easy 5 km hike with a natural staircase climb at the end that looks back to Falls Creek, down the Kiewa Valley and over Rocky Valley Lake.

 

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Ropers Lookout Falls Creek

Day 3 - Eat

Take a load off and enjoy your accommodation with drinks and a home-cooked dinner.

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Eco Villa Mt Beauty kitchen dinner luxury accommodation Tawonga

Day 4 - Eat

Treat yourself to a hearty bakery breakfast after a weekend well spent.

 

Mount Beauty Bakery summer

Day 4 - Do

Ladies, you won't want to leave Mount Beauty without visiting the luxurious lifestyle retail boutique and studio, Gather & Harvest.

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Gather and Harvest store boutique mount beauty

Day 4 - Do

Lake Guy has many sites to see along the easy 3 km walk. You might want to bring your swimmers if it's a hot day!

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Lake Guy Mount Beauty

Day 4 - Eat

The new Crank Handle Brewery is a great spot to enjoy lunch and end a wonderful weekend. Hot tip: try the beer supreme nachos.

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Crank Handle Brewery Mount Beauty

Oh, the places you'll go...

   DistanceActivityHighlight
Day 1Eco Villa Mt Beauty-StayYour stunning accommodation for the weekend is at none other than Eco Villa Mt Beauty - a three bedroom property with pool, spa and all the serenity you need!
Templar Lodge4 min/ 4 kmEatYou can't go to Mount Beauty without enjoying a meal at the famous Templar Lodge -the brainchild of Hatted Chef, Emma Handley.
Day 2Wonderland Emporium1 min/ 650 mEatAt Wonderland Emporium you'll find fabulous food, the best organic coffee, aristan teas, fresh flowers daily and an amazing pop up gallery.
Mt Beauty Pondage Trail3 min/ 2 kmDoThe Mount Beauty Pondage Walk is an easy, 3 km trail around Mount Beauty Pondage - perfect for little legs or to walk off breakfast.
Rocky Valley Bikes and Snow Sports2 min/ 1 kmEatStop in for a light, garden lunch at Rocky Valley Bikes and Snow Sports.
Mt Beauty Gorge Walk5 min/ 3 kmDoThis easy, 2.3 km walk will see you cross a swing bridge to take in views of The Mount Beauty Gorge at the perfect time of day (late afternoon).
Stockpot3 min/ 2 kmEatExpect a delicious, eclectic menu at Stockpot with all your favourites, including pizza.
Day 3Milch Cafe & Bar43 min/ 32 kmEatHead up to Falls Creek for the day. At Milch Cafe Bar, you'll enjoy a home-style breakfast and peruse their very own bath, body and skincare range.
Aqueduct TrailWalk past Alpha Ski Lodge and join the Fryingpan Raceline to join the trail half way.DoAn easy 4 km walk taking you past the picturesque Wishing Well and Rocky Valley Lake.
BE FoodstoreOne of the first buildings you'll see on your way back.EatUsing local ingredients, BE Foodstore offers a deliciously healthy menu to refuel properly after a big morning.
Ropers Lookout4min/ 1.4m to startDoAn easy 5 km hike with a natural staircase climb at the end that looks back to Falls Creek, down the Kiewa Valley and over Rocky Valley Lake.
Eco Villa Mt Beauty44 min/ 33 kmEatTake a load off and enjoy your accommodation with drinks and a home-cooked dinner.
Day 4Mount Beauty Bakery2 min/ 1.5 kmEatTreat yourself to a hearty bakery breakfast after a weekend well spent.
Gather & Harvest1 min/ 200 mDoLadies, you won't want to leave Mount Beauty without visiting the luxurious lifestyle retail boutique and studio, Gather and Harvest.
Lake Guy21 min/ 15 kmDoLake Guy has many sites to see along the easy 3 km walk. You might want to bring your swimmers if it's a hot day!
Crank Handle Brewery21 min/ 15 kmEatThe new Crank Handle Brewery is a great spot to enjoy lunch and end a wonderful weekend. Hot tip: try the beer supreme nachos.