We are an owner-operated facility that provides top quality service to any guests we welcome to our facility. We commit to making your stay as comfortable and enjoyable as we can.
Both Noel and Fiona have worked within the hospitality industry for over 30 years. Fiona started her career as a chef, then proceeded into management roles within the industry. A brick layer by trade, Noel has also managed multiple lodges at Mt Hotham, & has taught students snowboarding, squash and football for more than 15 years.
Driven to make a meaningful and tangible diﬀerence, Noel & Fiona harnessed their convictions and have made Mountain View Retreat a unique venue that brings individuals, families and groups together to celebrate life.
Explore the Alpine Valley in the heart of Harrietville. Encourage students to ﬁnd the history and beauty of the Alpine Valley by venturing down the tracks and trails along the Ovens river.
Experience changing seasons from the green alpine valley to the snowy white-topped mountains. Students will learn how to adapt to the challenging winter environment. Understanding the scouts code of “Being Prepared” you will see them rise to the occasion, demonstrating independence in areas such what they need to pack, time management, and coordination & motor skills. This trip will leave a lasting impression.
Understanding the necessity for sustainable solutions to personal and community based problems through our natural through seasonal changes. The Alpine Valley comes alive with breathtaking colour.
In autumn students immerse themselves in STEAM activities that will encourage them to discover themselves, their understanding of each other and the alpine environment.
Welcome to warmer days and cooler nights. Springtime is great for getting back outdoors and discovering, exploring, collecting and analysing data about the abundance of spring adventures available at our facilities. Students experience a range of processes and production skills whilst building knowledge and understanding through navigation: immersing themselves in activities that will encourage them to discover themselves, their understanding of each other, and the systems and components that exist in our alpine environment.
Encouraging group cohesion, this camp builds on personal reﬂection and discussion in the STEAM context is our focus.
We work on opening students minds and allowing them to understand themselves and others better. By challenging the individual, they are moved to explore and investigate their perceptions of their world.
Changing seasons from the green alpine valley to the snowy white topped mountains. The student will learn how to adapt to the challenging environments of winter. Adding in the adventure element, the students will learn the beneﬁts of listening, understanding and then acting as instructors guide them down a snowy slope. A test of endurance will see them push through their own boundaries and exceed their goals.
Communication and leadership and STEAM are the focus of this adventure. Challenging the students to build on their inner strengths while communicating with the team to achieve their goals in materials and technologies.
Leadership, endurance, mate ship and communication are the focus of this adventure. Challenging the students to build on their inner strengths while working together to achieve their goal.