The Mansfield and High Country community was originally established by cattlemen and farmers where ledgends live on.

Festivals held during the year include the Mountain Country Festival in November, a hot air Balloon Festival, each April, and a Harvest Festival where local produce and wines Friday, April 13, 2001become the focus of attention.

Country Music?? Yes, the nearby Mountain Bay Country Music Festival looks like becoming an annual event, just for you. For visitors who like to get away from it all, and experience the bush in the high country, the choices at you disposal include short or extended horse trail rides. The four wheel drive enthusiast, will find one of the most popular extensive network of tracks in Australia.

Fishermen will find the streams and rivers near Mansfield which include the Goulburn, the Delatite the Jamieson, and the Howqua are suitable for either fly or bait fishing. Many families camp out over holiday periods and weekends, just to enjoy the relaxation of these areas whilst being not that far away from civilisation. Whilst Mansfield is the major supply and tourist route to the Australias famous winter playground of Mt Buller, just 45 Km away, Mansfield is also short distance away from the summer watersports playground of Lake Eildon.

Mansfield has accommodation availlable to suit all styles and budgets. Options include, as is with much of the Lake Eildon District, Bed and Breakfast which is becoming a favourite with the traveller. Shopping is a breeze in Mansfield, with shops where you can purchase from major appliances, hardware and clothing, to the simpler things in life.

Two competitive supermarket chains are represented, with bakeries, restaurants,take-away's and coffee shops to ensure that you won't go hungry. Whatever way you look at it, and whatever your first time allows you, Mansfield is another town that will make you want to come visit again. (That is, of course, if you dont just stop and stay forever)

MANSFIELD Tourist Visitor Information Centre -
Can be found at 167 Maroondah Hwy, Mansfield (old railway station)
TELEPHONE: (03) 5775 7 000
FREECALL: 1800 060 686

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