King Valley Attractions
The beautiful King Valley is located at the foothills of the Alpine National Park and is home to mountains, the King and Ovens rivers and sprawling vineyards.
Proscecco Road is a wine trail that includes 5 vineyards that produce prosecco wine, with wine tastings and cellar door dining. The trail includes Brown Brothers in Milawa, Sam Miranda in Oxley, Dal Zotto Wines and Pizzini in Whitfield and Chrismont in Cheshunt.
Within a few minutes drive of our campground are 9 wineries that offer cellar door.
Harry Power, (1820-1891) was born in Ireland and transported for seven years in 1840 for stealing a pair of shoes. The last of Australia’s infamous bushrangers, he was captured at his hideout on 5 June 1870. Sentenced to 15 years hard labour and sent to pentridge, and released in 1877 due to ill health. He drowned in 1981 near Swan Hill.
A perfect excuse to stretch the legs halfway between Mansfield and the wineries of the King Valley. Pack a picnic or take a thermos for a warm cup while you overlook the valley and imagine life as a bushranger
Paradise Falls is located in the Alpine National park outside of Cheshunt. The last 11 kms to the falls is gravel but in good condition and easily accessible with 2WD. There are picnic facilities at the car park so pack a lunch or grab some fare from nearby Whitfield and enjoy the peaceful park. The walk to the viewing platform is a well made stepped track perfect for all ability levels and is about 500m in length.
Lake William Hovell
Located approximately 18km from Cheshunt, the lake offers a picturesque recreational area perfect for BBQs, walking and hiking, fishing, canoeing and four wheel driving activities. The lake contains trout, redfin and some macquarie perch, and the size can surprise, with trout to 3kg and some healthy reddies in the warmer months.
The Wabonga Plateau-Mount Cobbler area of the Alpine National Park is home to waterfalls, mountain streams and spectacular views of the alps. Bushwalking and 4WD touring are popular.
Try your hand at casting a rod into the many rivers of the King Valley, including the King River that runs behind our camp. Fishing License required.