Dinner Plain, VIC
Dinner Plain is located in the mountains of north-east Victoria, only 10km from Mt Hotham, this picturesque village is surrounded with alpine views, stunning snow gums and wild life and has the Alpine National Park at its doorstep. Getting to Dinner Plain by road is a spectacular journey; the Great Alpine Road offers incredible views and memorable townships, like Bright and Omeo to stop for a bite to eat and refuel.
There are two main routes that you can take to Dinner Plain from Melbourne.
You can travel up the Hume Highway (M31) and exit near Wangaratta onto The Great Alpine Road (B500) where you will drive through the Ovens Valley passing through Myrtleford, Bright and Harrietville and up over the top of Mount Hotham.
From there Dinner Plain is approximately 10 kilometres down the road. This route will take you approximately 4.75 hours.
From South-East Victoria
You can travel along the Princess Highway (A1) out through Traralgon, Sale and Bairnsdale.
From there you pass through the growing town of Bruthen and up onto the Great Alpine Road (B500) which snakes its way along the glorious Tambo River. You pass through Ensay and Swifts Creek and then find yourself in the lovely little town of Omeo.