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Watson's Mountain Country Trail Rides - Day Tours

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296 Three Chain Road, Mansfield, Victoria 3724, Australia
+61 3 5777 3552
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Excellent views and ride

Did a 3 hr ride with Michael as our guide. Originally we were supposed to go in the afternoon, but... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
jmert2017
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Kansas City, Missouri
Fun weekend

Accommodation was basic as expected but more than adequate. Beds were comfy and it was lovely to... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2017
Dragonflymummy
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Melbourne
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We offer horse trail rides in the high country starting from our family farm. Our rides vary in length from 1 hour through to 5 days. Many of our rides visit the famous jump scene from the Man from Snowy River movie and we often see much wild life. Feature rides include a winery ride, 2 day and 5 day luxury rides. We are open 7 days a week all year round.
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“snowy river” (16 reviews)
“great horses” (7 reviews)
“horse riding” (8 reviews)
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296 Three Chain Road, Mansfield, Victoria 3724, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Did a 3 hr ride with Michael as our guide. Originally we were supposed to go in the afternoon, but he reached out to us prior and got us to go in the morning as it would be cooler, which we really appreciated. My wife...More

Thank jmert2017
Michael W, Owner at Watson's Mountain Country Trail Rides - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Guys for taking the time to review your tour. We are so pleased you had a great time. All the best Michael and Sally

Reviewed 2 December 2017

Accommodation was basic as expected but more than adequate. Beds were comfy and it was lovely to hear the river as you fell asleep. Showers were awesome. They were great at matching horses and riders and Beck and Bee who rode with us were really...More

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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Special thanks to Michael, Ange, Willow and Mick for the care and hospitality we experienced on our school camp. The kids had a ball and all developed their riding skills more than they anticipated. With an emphasis on safety and controlling your horse everyone of...More

Thank Natasha09
Michael W, Owner at Watson's Mountain Country Trail Rides - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Great feedback.. really pleased the kids took so much out of it and had such fun. Warm regards Michael and Sally

Reviewed 5 October 2017

We arrived on Friday and were very surprised at the great accomodation. We thought it was going to be pretty average, as shared accomodation often is, but it was very warm and comfortable with loads of great energy and a great group of people. Michael...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2017

had such a great time on the weekend ride. They have a well oiled machine and handled it all very well. Really lovely family ran business.

Thank Jessica K
Michael W, Owner at Watson's Mountain Country Trail Rides - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2017

Hi Jessica, Thank you for a great review. Warm regards Michael and Sally

Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

A must do!!! Don't let going on your own worry you....I did and met some amazing people and horses...loved every minute of it!!!

Thank Carolyn D
Michael W, Owner at Watson's Mountain Country Trail Rides - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Thanks Carolyn for the great review.

Reviewed 31 July 2017

I was hesitant in booking this ride when i have my own horses and was only out in the mountains the week prior, but I'm so glad i did.... My personal riding experience was a 10 out of 10. We arrived at the bunk house...More

Thank ChrisGippsland
Michael W, Owner at Watson's Mountain Country Trail Rides - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your ride and I am so pleased you had such a great time. Warm regards Michael and Sally

Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic 3 hour ride, Michael and his daughter Becky were outstanding guides. The ride catered well for experienced and beginner riders with all beginners learning to rise to the trot and handle their horses in the first 30 minutes. The horses were calm...More

Thank Natasha09
Michael W, Owner at Watson's Mountain Country Trail Rides - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2017

Thank you Natasha for taking the time to review your tour with us. We are so pleased you had a great time. Warm regards Michael

Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We did the 2 night, 1 day winter ride. The staff were fantastic; knowledge and fun. All abilitues were catered for. Some tips - BYO alcohol, take some snacks to share in the evening, take some extra water as there is limited bottled water and...More

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Michael W, Owner at Watson's Mountain Country Trail Rides - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Thanks for taking the time to review your ride and great to hear you had a good time.

Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

I've been on 4 rides with Watson's over the years and they have all been great. This is a very professional and organised trail ride which mixes safety and fun in the right proportion. The horses are matched to the riders experience and wishes so...More

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Jennifer V
21 December 2016|
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Response from Michael_and_Sally | Property representative |
Hi Jennifer, I'm sorry she is as our minimum age is 10 years and over. Warm regards Michael
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sulaiman-ahmad
7 November 2016|
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Response from Michael_and_Sally | Property representative |
Hi, We would be unable to take the pregnant woman on any of our rides. We are booked up until December 21st which we already have a ride booked. This is a 2 hour ride which costs $85 per person. we have nothing available... More
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Susan S
17 December 2014|
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Response from Michael_and_Sally | Property representative |
Hi Sue, Thank you for your enquiry. I would recommend our 1 hour ride $40.00pp or 2 hour ride $80.00pp for your family and our latest availability and online bookings can be found at our website that is linked to trip... More
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