Buffalo Motel Retreat

Camp kitchen & Fire Pit

New camp kitchen and fire pit areas extend the recreational facilities. 

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Essentials TV’s Review Of Buffalo Motel Retreat

Editor of Essentials Magazine, Jamie Durrant recently dropped in to make this video review of our property.

Visit Victoria’s High Country

Step outside the everyday. Explore the richness of the high country and discover that Winter offers more than mountains in the Victorian High Country.

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Broadsheet’s Guide to Bright

You might consider the sub-alpine valleys of Bright in North East Victoria as where only the snow-mad visit. But this verdant pocket lures visitors in each of its seasons. Naturalists chase the autumn leaves and spring flora, mountaineers enthusiastically trudge the walking tracks and cyclists take on the riding trails all year long.

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Book the Entire Retreat

The ultimate group event or holiday experience, yours alone to share with friends and family. Fabulous nature based 5-acre garden setting to hold your wedding, birthday, anniversary, family reunions and any other special celebrations. Located directly on the foreshores of the Ovens River with uninterrupted mountain and National Park views of Mount Buffalo’s Easter cliff faces.



Now fully renovated throughout, Buffalo Motel and High Country Retreat offers iconic 50s style modern accommodation for holiday-makers in Victoria’s Alpine Valleys and High Country.

Located on the banks of the Ovens River at the foot of Mount Buffalo National Park, it is the ideal base from which to explore the region; and is accessible via Vline train and coach to Porepunkah, Victoria.
Featuring twenty rooms, now including sophisticated Luxury King Suites the motel is set within five acres of established gardens, and is perfect for weddings, social and car clubs groups, Christmas parties and holidays with friends. Our guest amenities wing is also ideally suited to small conferences and club meetings.

With its 1950s modernist architecture, time-capsule qualities and spectacular surrounds, visiting the Buffalo Motel and High Country Retreat is like walking onto a film set.

Whether you wish to indulge in your love of gourmet food and wine, fly-fish on the property’s exclusive stretch of river, reconnect with nature bush-walking Mount Buffalo’s many trails, or simply enjoy a tranquil and relaxing setting, we have the perfect starting place for you offered at a modest price tag.

Buffalo Motel and High Country Retreat is situated adjacent to award-winning cool climate wineries on the Great Alpine Road. It’s also close to the Bright Golf Club and snow ski resorts: Mount Hotham and Falls Creek. With direct connections to the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail, and close to many activities it is one of High Country’s most celebrated properties.


Special Offers

The Buffalo Motel and High Country Retreat offers modern accommodation in the High Country without the exorbitant price tag. View a range of current special offers from Buffalo Motel Retreat.

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Buffalo Motel and High Country Retreat

Buffalo Motel and High Country Retreat

Tel 03 5756 2242
6774 Great Alpine Road, Victoria, Australia
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