Escape the hustle and bustle of the city at Easter and head to the high country for the annual Geebung vs. Cuff ‘n’ Collar Polo match, kids’ Easter activities, wining and dining at the finest local restaurants, shopping, live music and much more.
Don’t miss the 24th annual polo match at Cobungra Station (just down the road towards Omeo from Dinner Plain) this Easter. The High Country Cattleman will take on the City Slickers on horseback in this traditional match on Easter Sunday 31 March. Experience the fantastic atmosphere as true Australian sportsmanship meets the long-standing rivalry between city and country. With kids’ activities including tug-o-war, face painting and scenic helicopter rides on all day, there’s something to keep everyone in the family entertained. Tickets are $25 for adults, $15 for children under 15 years of age and a family ticket for 2 adults and 3 children is $70. Children under the age of 4 are free with a paying adult. Click here to book your tickets online!
Treat yourself to some alpine retail therapy at the Hotham Sports Easter sale! With up to 50% off 2012 Winter stock, this is the perfect opportunity to get ready for the snow season. Hotham Sports will be open from Good Friday 29 March – 1 April from 10am – 4pm.
Free Guided Bushwalking Tours will be conducted by the Mt Hotham Resort Management’s Walking Track Manager, Andrew Swift who invites the public to attend historic bushwalking tours of the Resorts Walking Tracks.
Sunday the 31st of March there will be 2 tours departing. 9:30am – Cobungra Ditch and 1pm –
For further information, please click here
Enjoy a coffee, lunch or dinner at one of Dinner Plain’s finest cafés or restaurants after a busy day exploring.
Mountain Kitchen will be open 8am – 6pm Good Friday to Easter Tuesday inclusive for delicious homestyle gourmet foods, great coffee and a selection of fresh juices.
Dinner Plain Hotel will be open Good Friday – Easter Tuesday from 11am – late. Enjoy a family friendly environment with excellent pub meals.
Peppers Rundells Alpine Lodge will be open from 8am – late from Good Friday - Easter Monday for a fantastic selection of coffee and cakes and dinner in Graze restaurant. Bookings essential for dinner – please call 03 5159 6422.
The NEW Sola Copa in Dinner Plain will open for the first time this Easter. Previously known as Cilantro, Sola Copa is under new management with a brand new menu. Open Good Friday – Easter Sunday for coffee from 8am, dinner from 6pm and live music all weekend. Bookings essential – please call 0411 405 957.
High Plains in Dinner Plain is under new management so make sure you pop in and say hello over Easter. There will be live entertainment all weekend long...
Good Friday 29 March - Tom Tuena solo from 8.30pm
Saturday 30 March - Ben Smith Band from 9pm - www.myspace.com/thebensmithband
Easter Sunday 31 March - Tom Tuena Band from 9pm - www.myspace.com/tomtuena
Monday 1 April - Benny Williams from 6pm - www.facebook.com/bennywilliamsmusic
The General Store is open 7 days from 10am to late for coffee, meals and drinks. Lunch from 12 - 2.30pm and dinner from 6 - 8.30pm. Live music during Easter weekend - enjoy stunning views and a relaxed garden setting. Also over the Easter weekend, breakfast will be available from 8:30am to 10:30am daily.
Good Friday 29 March - Benny Williams Live from 8.30pm
Saturday 30 March - The Genny Easter Egg Hunt from 1pm, live music from Tom Tuena from 3-5pm and the Tom Tuena band live from 9pm
Easter Sunday 31 March - Ben Smith Band, live from 9pm
Monday 1 April - Live music from Ben Smith from 3-6pm
Hoys Easter Sale at Dinner Plain and Harrietville. Saturday 30 and Easter Sunday 31 March – 10am to 5pm both days.|
New & ex-hire skis, boards, boots, XC, clothes. Outerwear, fleeces, helmets, winter boots, goggles, hats, socks, gloves – up to 50% off great brands. Contact 03 5759 2589 for more information.
Visit www.thegeneral.com.au or phone 03 5759 3523 for the latest news.
For more information about activities including guided tours, mountain biking, fishing, canoeing and horse riding, click here.
Check out the full guide to What's On over Easter here.
22 March 2013