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Latrobe Valley Power Industry

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Mountain-Top Experience

Mountain-Top Experience Mini-bus Division operates a half day, 70 kilometres guided tour of the Latrobe Valley's major power generators.

Learn about base load and peak load electricity, the world's largest brown coal deposit, Australia's largest mining machines, a war hero who started an industry, and coal mine battles against floods and fire. See German innovation from the past and Aussie innovation for the future.

Suitable for technical delegations, schools, clubs or family groups. With 25 years of experience in brown coal development technology, plus over 15 years in local tourism, Mountain-Top Experience provide expert guides on board your coach (DVD-equipped) or one of their own vehicles. The tour includes an overview lookout and a brown coal museum, with optional refreshments.

Price & booking


$12.00 - $45.00

Per passenger, depending on group size. Also tour guides available for visiting coaches.

Payment methods accepted
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Cancellation and booking policy

Booking deposit $100.Cancellation: Deposit is not refundable but can be credited to a future trip.

More info

Tour starting location:
Mode of transport:
  • Coach
  • Coaster
  • Other
  • Car park
  • Courtesy transfer
  • Guide
  • English
  • German
  • City sightseeing

Tour operator

Get ready for an exciting four-wheel drive adventure with Mountain-Top Experience. Experience a fully equipped Land Rover Defender four-wheel drive expedition vehicle. Set up for either a short passenger tour, or an extended camping trip, hear the turbo-diesel humming as you wind up into the spectacular Victorian Alps.

Cresting a ridge brings awesome views of endless ranges of mountain wilderness. Later, at your first river crossing you stop for lunch and cool off in the crystal-clear water. Your route then takes you through the site of an old gold-mining town where you take time out to explore.

Got your own 4WD? The tough four-wheel driving trails in the region are handled capably in a guided tag-along convoy. You also have confidence in your vehicle's capabilities thanks to your driver training with the Mountain-Top Experience team.

Want to experience the powerhouse of Victoria, see the world's largest brown coal deposit, and understand its innovative utilisation technologies of the past and the future? Based in Morwell in the heart of the industrial Latrobe Valley, 160 kilometres east of Melbourne, Mountain-Top Experience can provide expert guides for your coach tours or take smaller groups in our video-equipped mini-coaches.

Want to get quickly and safely to Melbourne's closest full-scale snow resort? In winter the Mountain-Top Experience 4WD and mini-bus divisions combine to provide the daily Mt Baw Baw Transport Service network.

Advanced 4WD driver training courses are conducted from our motel at Mountain Rivers Tourist Park at Rawson. 4WD tours around Walhalla and Licola are available for large groups, Mt Baw Baw snow transport in winter and Latrobe Valley Power Industry Tours.

Award-winning tour operator Mountain-Top Experience has have been operating for over 15 years - with 12 vehicles (4WD and mini-buses) and an enthusiastic team of drivers and guides.

Opening hours:

Prior bookings (with deposit payment) are essential.

  • Most days

    8:00am - 8:00pm

    Please email or call (evenings best) for further information.

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