©

Mansfield trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Build your own package
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close
Trip Planner South Pacific  /  Australia  /  Victoria  /  Mansfield

Mansfield

4.6
Mansfield is a small town in the foothills of the Victorian Alps in the Australian state of Victoria. It is approximately north-east of Melbourne by road. The population of Mansfield was as at the 2011 census.Mansfield is the seat of the Mansfield local government area. Mansfield was formerly heavily dependent on farming and logging, but is now a tourist-centre. It is the support town for the large Australia ski resort Mount Buller. It is associated with the high country tradition of alpine grazing, celebrated in the film made around Mansfield, near the now famous Craigs Hut, called The Man from Snowy River (based on a poem by Banjo Paterson).HistoryMansfield, originally known as Mount Battery, was at the boundary of a number of pastoral runs, and a township was surveyed in 1851 and named after Mansfield in Nottinghamshire, England. Settlement came after the discovery of gold nearby and the Post Office opened on 1 January 1858.The railway to Mansfield arrived in the town from Tallarook in 1891, being closed on November 18, 1978. The last passenger service was on May 28, 1977.
Make the most of your holiday in Mansfield by finding out about its attractions and choosing what to see using our Australia trip planning website.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!
  • Build a plan

    Tell us where and when you
    want to go, we will build
    the best sightseeing itinerary
  • Refine it

    You have complete flexibility on your destinations and itinerary
  • Book as a package

    Use our travel agents to get
    package savings and hassle free booking
  • Enjoy your trip!

    Enjoy our 24x7
    on-trip assistance

Popular things to do in Mansfield

See all ›
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min
4.5
Duration: 2 hours

Side trips from Mansfield

3.7
Duration: 8 hours
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
3.7
Duration: 2 hours
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min

Hidden gems in Mansfield

5.0
Duration: 4 hours
4.8
Duration: 2h 30 min
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
4.9
Duration: 1h 30 min

Museums in Mansfield

4.0
Duration: 30 minutes

Places to visit with Mansfield