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WALKING AND HIKING

Mt Hotham has a range of truly iconic alpine tracks and trails that provide access to some of Australia's best views, unique flora and the High Country's rich history. 

Mt Hotham Walking Map

Whether you're an experienced hiker or a fresh face to the tracks, download your Tracks & Trails Map before you arrive or pick up one at Hotham.

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Free Summer Bushwalking Program

Join one of our free guided summer walks and learn about Hotham's local history, flora and fauna - plus some of the best spots to enjoy a sunrise or sunset!

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Track Notes

Explore Hotham's iconic trail network with our helpful, detailed track notes. 

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Professional Guided Walks and Tours

Explore the High Country with experienced operators who provide professional guided tours of Mt Hotham and surrounds.

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Falls to Hotham Alpine Crossing

One of Victoria’s iconic walks, the 37km Alpine Crossing is a 3 day/2 night trek through the Alpine National Park. The route links the resort villages of Falls Creek and Mt Hotham.

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Transport for Hikers

Snow Dog Transport services Falls to Hotham Alpine Crossing hikers with a daily shuttle service - available when pre-booked. Contact Hamish on  0491 723 650 or hello@snowdog.com.au to arrange your Hotham to Falls Creek, or Falls Creek to Hotham shuttle. 

Historic Huts

Plan your big hikes around our historic huts, and experience the alpine environment in a whole new way.

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Science while you hike

Calling all amateur scientists! You can help us monitor our environment by taking photos of plants and animals, whether they be native or introduced, while you’re visiting and uploading them to iNaturalist, an online citizen science database.

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Walking season dates

The walking season commences early December through to Easter each year. Walking at this time ensure that the trails are in their best condition and the weather is conducive to enjoying the great outdoors.

Below you'll find all the information you need to plan your next hiking adventure at Mt Hotham.

Track Closures

As part of Parks Victoria's pest control program, aerial shooting is scheduled to take place on the below dates.

Aerial shooting operations targeting deer are planned for the Alpine National Park during these dates:

 11-15 December 2023

18-22 December 2023

 Parts of the Park will be closed while aerial shooting operations are undertaken. The following areas will be effected:
Mount Feathertop
Dinner Plain/Dargo High Plains

More information will be made available 2 weeks prior on the Parks Victoria website. If you have questions or concerns relating to the Pest Control program, please contact ParksVic at: conservation@parks.vic.gov.au.

On these dates in previous years, Bon Accord Spur, Northwest Spur and MUMC hut has been closed for public access. Bungalow Spur, Razorback, Diamantina Spur, Mt Feathertop and Federation Hut has remained open during these dates.


2024 Epic Australia Pass

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Experience unlimited access to Hotham, Falls Creek and Perisher in 2024.

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Activities

Explore Hotham

Hike or bike to some amazing places, learn about our history or have some fun in the village.

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Accommodation

Make it a weekend

Need a place to to rest after a day of adventure? There are plenty of comfortable options.

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