Our 10 day program sees groups of up to 24 young people walk away from electricity and modern comforts, through the Victorian High Country and into the 400acre farm, that is Mittagundi. They spend time working together on the farm, fencing, growing food, milking cows, working with wood, steel and wool. They embark on adventures rafting the Mitta Mitta River and abseiling off a local cliff face before walking back through the mountains and returning to civilisation.

The atmosphere at Mittagundi is simple, honest and happy. There are no watches, no timetables and no money. Instead there is an opportunity for young people to live and work together with others in an environment where people matter more than anything else.

All programs start and finish at Albury train station.

Please note - young people need to have already turned FOURTEEN before they can attend a 10 day program.

Find out more about what happens on the farm


2019 PROGRAM DATES $490 pp


  • GIRLS #472 Friday 20th - Sunday 29th September (Vic School Holidays) FULL *Waiting list

  • BOYS #473 - Friday 11th - Sunday 20th OCTOBER FULL. *Waiting list

  • GIRLS #474 - Friday 1st - Sunday 10th NOVEMBER (incl Cup Day) ** Filling Quickly

  • BOYS #475 - Friday 15th - Sunday 24th NOVEMBER **Filling Quickly

  • MIXED #476 - Friday 29th NOVEMBER - Sunday 8th DECEMBER FULL. *Waiting list

2020 PROGRAM DATES $500 pp


  • MIXED #477 - Friday 3rd - Sunday 12th JANUARY *Waiting list for Boys, 4 girls places available

  • MIXED #478 - Friday 6th - Sunday 15th MARCH

  • BOYS #479 - Friday 20th - Sunday 29 MARCH

  • GIRLS #480 - Friday 3rd - Sunday 12th APRIL (Vic School Holidays)

  • MIXED #481 - Friday 17th - Sunday 26th APRIL (NSW School Holidays)

  • MIXED #482 - Friday 1st - Sunday 10th MAY

Bushwalk Bogong High Plains Girls 427 Pic by Mira.JPG


Here's an overview of our Autumn programs.  

Spring / Summer hike-in /out is slightly different due to the snow melting patterns. 

Day 1  Meet at Albury station, night at Tawonga Hut

Day 2  Begin walk to Mittagundi from Watchbed creek near Falls Creek, overnight camp in tents

Day 3  Continue walk, arrive at Mittagundi mid afternoon

Day 4  Half the group abseils, other half has a farm day

Day 5  Vice versa day 4

Day 6  Half the group rafts/sleds on the Mitta Mitta River - depending on river levels

Day 7  Vice versa day 6

Day 8  Commence walk out, over High Plains

Day 9  Continue walk out over High Plains

Day 10 Complete walk out, arrive tired and elated at Albury station


Courses are made up of young people aged 14-17 from a wide variety of schools and backgrounds. It doesn’t matter if you don’t know anyone else when you arrive, in fact it can be better this way, as you are free to be whoever you want to be! You don't need to be super fit either or have any experience with camping or farm life. It's all about giving it a go.. 

Mittagundi encourage only 6 students from the 1 school on any one program.

If you've already been on a 10 day program - check out our Follow Up Programs. You're only allowed to go on one 10 day program, but you can go on as many follow ups as you like!



If you are a community group working with young people and interested in booking out an entire group please contact the Bookings and Communications Manager.

Click on the button to the right to send an enquiry about making a group booking.