High Country Gift Experiences

The perfect gift for both the lucky recipient and businesses who have done it tough 2020

Ever wondered, where will all the well-intentioned gifts we give wind up over the next year or two?

A new piece of clothing, electronics or homewares might be novel for a year or two, but memories - especially with loved ones - will last forever. They never get broken, misplaced or go out of style, they're really the perfect gift! Which is why we've put together a comprehensive list of gift experiences for you  to choose from.

These quality providers offer a staggering range of variety, all with vouchers available and scrumptious local produce and personal touches woven throughout.

The Perfect Gift Awaits ...

Alpine Nature Experience

Alpine Nature Experience

Good things come to those who wait and this is one experience well worth the wait until Winter! Snowshoe through the snowgums to the hidden eco village before a meal of drool-worthy Frenche cheese fondue. Sleep in the heated, sustainable snow-domes and wake up to a scenic Skimobile tour the next day.

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Spring Spur Stay

Spring Spur Stay

For those who love the Australian mountains and bushland, a stay at Spring Spur (home of Bogong Horseback Adventures) is the perfect getaway. Guests are treated to beautifully appointed, rustic style accommodation and delicious food so local the veggies come straight from the family garden.

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Sunrise & Sombreros Tour

Sunrise & Sombreros Tour

A Mexican themed bike tour! Guests will choose their bike (perhaps an e-bike for those curious or wanting a super easy ride?), be treated to an epic Mexican themed breakfast and finish at Ringer Reef Winery with a tasting and complimentary glass of wine.

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A Prosecco Road Experience

A Prosecco Road Experience

For lovers of Prosecco and the King Valley, one of the seven new Prosecco Road experiences is sure to surprise and delight. From Prosecco Yoga to food pairing, glamping, bike tours, luxury accommodation, private brunches and more, the hardest part is choosing between them.

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Alpine Glamping

Alpine Glamping

Glamp on top of the world at stunning Falls Creek and enjoy mountain views from the mountains themselves. Guests will be packed off with scrumptious local produce and even have the option of having a chef cook them dinner onsite!

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Cliff Picnic

Cliff Picnic

For a truly unique experience with a touch of adrenaline, a cliff picnic from the face of Mt Buffalo is just the ticket. Guests are treated to delicious local produce and majestic views at sunrise, lunch or dinner whilst suspended 300m above the ground.

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Salami and Salsicce Making classes

Salami and Salsicce Making classes

For those who love to get in the kitchen and get messy. This Salami and Salsicce making class is held at Politini Wines in the gorgeous King Valley and uses Politini family recipes and techniques. Finish with freshly made and grilled Salsicce for lunch with a glass of vino.

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Rolling Gnocchi Bicycle Tour

Rolling Gnocchi Bicycle Tour

Does your loved one have a penchant for gnocchi? The Rolling Gnocchi tour will take them on a delightful High Country ride that will see them learn to make traditional Italian gnocchi, explore local producers and, of course, enjoy the spoils of their labours to finish.

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Tour de Vines

Tour de Vines

Tour de Vines are an all inclusive winery tour that feature exclusive access to the region's best winemakers and produce owners - all on two wheels. Enjoy the views, cycle well laid trails and sample sumptuous local delights.

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Trails, Tales and Tucker

Trails, Tales and Tucker

Unique, fascinating and delectable. This guided tour is comprised of a three kilometre walk along the Wallace’s Heritage Trail where you'll hear stories of the characters, myths and legends of the High Country and how they have shaped the Bogong High Plains. Finished off with a hearty lunch of local produce.

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Follow My Wheel Produce Tour

Follow My Wheel Produce Tour

Tour the High Country on two wheels with your personal guide, Laura Rigby. Visit local wineries and breweries, plus olive, berry, lavender, chestnut and walnut farms among many other quality, seasonal producers.

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Cooking Classes at Pizzini Wines

Cooking Classes at Pizzini Wines

For those who love traditional Italian food and want to learn skills and recipes passed down through generations - Katrina Pizzini is the lady to learn from. Choose from more than ten different classes including pasta, gnocchi and risotto meat salting, smoking and curing and more.

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Hungry for more?

Milawa kitchen bread pedal to produce

Bread You Knead

High Country bakers who broke the mould.

Billy Button Mayford Wines winery vineyard barrels jo marsh eleana anderson

Maker and the Muse

Curious similarities between Alpine Valley wines and their enchanted winemakers

Mayford Wines Eleana Anderson Buffalo Alpine Wine

Beyond Cellar Door

From luxury weekenders to ‘before dinner’ wine flights, these 10 new experiences are diverse, personal and curated especially for for true wine lovers. Dig deeper than wine reviews, labels and even cellar door allow, and be guided by the very brains behind the bottle in these fascinating experiences.

Beechworth Honey Bees

Bees in Spring

When you talk about bees, you can’t go past the honey royalty of the High Country, Jodie and Steve Goldsworthy of Beechworth Honey.

Onsen Spa couple romantic winter

Snuggle up to Winter

Winter is a time for cuddling up by the fire, eating naughty food and general soppy romance. Treat your partner and do it in style in the High Country!

Belgian Dark Ale being enjoyed in the cooler months of winter by a campfire

Top 5 Winter Beers

It’s never not beer weather. Try these Winter winners.