ACTIVITIES & ATTRACTIONS IN AND AROUND JAMIESON

Stroll through Jamieson's history on a self-guided walk, go for a swim in the river or head into the hills on a off-road trip. Take the children to the nearby Mansfield Zoo, where they can hand feed the kangaroos and deers. There is heaps to do around Jamieson. Check out our blog for detailed reports on some activities! 

SWIMMING POOL

SWIMMING POOL

The solar heated pool is a hit with young and old in Summer and the perfect alternative to the river. 

KAYAKING

KAYAKING

Rent your kayak at the Caravan Park or bring your own. A fantastic adventure is waiting for you.

JAMIESON RIVER

JAMIESON RIVER

The Jamieson River is our natural treasure. The ideal spot to go for a swim, float down on a tube, have a kayaking adventure, go fishing, or just to sit back unwind and enjoy the serenity.

The Big Rock just outside the park is where the big kids jump off. But there are plenty shallow places for the little ones to have a splash. We happily assist in pointing you in the right direction.

FISHING

FISHING

Freshwater species are plentiful, in Lake Eildon, the Jamieson and the Goulburn Rivers, including Brown and Rainbow Trout, Perch, Redfin & Murray Cod. 

WATERSLIDE

WATERSLIDE

On hot Summer days  we run our waterslide. Great fun for young and old.

BUSHWALKING

BUSHWALKING

There are nice short walks around Jamieson.The closest bigger walk is the Mitchell's Bridle Trail, starting at Granny's Flat Campground, a 15 min drive from the Caravan Park. The Track is 6-7 h one way, and follows the Jamieson River up to Mitchell's Flat, passing two huts on it's way. 

A favourite is the Mt Stirling Circular Summit Walk, a 5 h return walk with stunning views over the High Country. Walk starts at the Telephone Box Junction a

1 h 10 min drive from the Caravan Park. 

A good map to get an overview is the Mansfield-Mt Buller The High Country Adventure Guide

Need some assistance planning your next adventure?

Give us a call or see us at the reception. We have flyers, maps and books available and are happy to share our own experience discovering this beautiful part of the world.

 

HORSE RIDING

HORSE RIDING

Feel like the man from Snowy River and discover the Victorian High Country on horse back. Tours are available from different operators, for different skill levels and run from 1h up to 7 days. Watsons Trail Rides is the closest to Jamieson (located between Jamieson and Mansfield), other providers in the region are: Buckle Up BushridesHigh Country Horses, Hidden Trails by Horseback.

WALKING IN JAMIESON

WALKING AROUND JAMIESON

There are some great walks through our little village. 

A popular walk is the Self Guided Heritage Walk which tells you about the history of Jamieson.

If you are interested in the beautiful European trees the Significant Tree Self Guided Walk is a must do. The walk is especially stunning in autumn when the trees show their full glory.

There are a few nice Short Walks around Jamieson too.

CHICKENS

CHICKENS

We have 7 beautiful chickens at the Caravan Park, and they are more then happy to eat your food scraps.

BIRD WATCHING

BIRD WATCHING

Common around Jamieson are large flocks of King Parrots, Black Cockatoos, Sulfur-Crested Cockatoos, Kookaburras, Superb Blue Wrens, Gang Gangs and Rosellas.

4WDing & Dirt Bike Riding

4WDING AND DIRTBIKE RIDING

Jamieson is a favourite destination for 4WD,  motorbike & trail bike enthusiasts, with a wide network of trails available. Drive up Mt Skene in Winter (permit needed) to have a play in the snow, visit the newly rebuilt Mt Terrible Hut, or drive along one of the many tracks of the area. Mt Terrible is our favourite 4wd trip and you can find more datails in the article here.

SNOW PLAY

SNOW PLAY

Stay with us in Winter and enjoy the day in the snow and come home to your warm Cabin. We are located approximately 1h 15min form the Mount Buller and Mount Stirling snow fields, a paradise for skiier's and snowboarders. 

For visitors with a 4WD Mt Skene is a top attraction just 45min form Jamieson (permit is necessary in winter).

No permit is needed for nearby Mt Terrible, but is less likely to be snow covered. For more details about Winter in Jamieson read the article Winter in the Victorian High Country.

BIMBI CAR & MEMORIAL MUSEUM

BIMBI CAR & MEMORIAL MUSEUM

Bimbi Car & Memorabilia Museum is showcasing treasures of the past and vintage cars.

GALLERY ON NASH

GALLERY ON NASH

The Gallery on Nash is a community minded venture providing an outlet for the artists, artisans and producers in and around Jamieson.

HIGH COUNTRY HUTS

HIGH COUNTRY HUTS

Huts of all shapes and sizes were built in the high country in the past two centuries. Head into the hills and valleys and discover them yourself. 

Closest to the park is the Mt. Terrible Hut, the most famouse one is

Craig’s Hut located on  Mt. Stirling. To find more huts and for more information visit the Victorian High Country Huts Association.

JAMIESON COURTHOUSE MUSEUM

JAMIESON COURTHOUSE MUSEUM

The Museum is the headquarters of the Jamieson & District Historical Society Inc.  and open on weekends and by appointment.

MANSFIELD ZOO

MANSFIELD ZOO

Mansfield Zoo is on your way in from Mansfield. Hand or spade feed many of the animals as you wander and watch the lion feeding.

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OUTDOOR SCAVENGER HUNT

OUTDOOR SCAVENGER HUNT

Download the pdf here of ask for a copy at the Jamieson Caravan Park reception. Scavenger hunts are a fun way to explore the great outdoors.

HIGH COUNTRY MAZE

HIGH COUNTRY MAZE

Visit the High Country Maze and walk through the beautiful gardens, get lost in the maze or just relax with a coffee and a snack. 

TENNIS

TENNIS

Jamieson's public tennis court is just a few hundred meters up the road. Book in and pay fee at the park reception.

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