Hotham is regarded as the 'Powder Capital of Australia'. When storms hit from the south with a cold north-west airflow Hotham's terrain features fill up with deep dry snow. Unlike most resorts, Hotham's village is perched near the summit at 1,750m. Wake up to glorious, panoramic views, then click into your gear and make your first turns before catching a lift.
Falls Creek is Victoria’s largest ski resort providing abundant terrain options. First timers will enjoy Australia’s best variety of beginner terrain including the country’s longest green run, intermediate’s love Sun Valleys open groomers, while demanding glades skiing in The Maze, and bumps in The Bowl keep advanced riders on edge. For the more adventurous you’ll find some of the wildest terrain parks and rails in Australia. There’s hectares of awesome skiing and boarding terrain unveiling powder bowls, chutes and drop offs. At Falls Creek you’ll find some of Australia’s steepest and deepest skiing and snowboarding.
Mt Buller is located just under 3 hours drive from Melbourne, making it one of the most easily accessible resorts in Australia. With over 300 hectares of skiable terrain, there is something to appeal to all abilities. The runs range from the wide beginner’s slopes of Bourke St and Burnt Hut Spur, to the challenge of black runs like Chamois. With 22 lifts, Mt Buller has the largest lift network in Victoria, including thirteen chairlifts (three of which are high speed detachables) four T-bars, two rope tows (counted as one) and four magic carpets. The resort features three Terrain Parks designed for all skill levels, with a dedicated snow grooming team to maintain their condition. For plenty of snow play fun, Mt Buller has two toboggan parks, complete with their own snowmaking machines to keep the kids happy all winter long.
Australia's best snowplay destination just got better. Visit Dinner Plain this snow season and enjoy FREE tobogganing on Australia's longest toboggan run! Stay in luxury free-standing accommodation with driveway car parking and snow outside your front door. Dinner Plain is dog-friendly, has two amazing slopes. quality pubs & dining, and our own ski and snowboard lift. No resort entry fees, no worries. Just Pure High Country bliss awaits your family this winter at Dinner Plain.
Jindabyne is a popular alpine town that sits on the shores of the picturesque Lake Jindabyne at the edge of the Snowy Mountains. A bustling hub in winter for skiers and snowboarders heading for the slopes, in summer Jindabyne attracts plenty of people for hiking, mountain biking, fishing and water sports.
Perisher is Australia's most popular snow holiday destination, it's also the largest in the southern hemisphere with 4 resort areas and 47 lifts. Up high in the Snowy Mountains in the Kosciuszko National Park, skiers and snowboarders will be spoilt for choice with the incredible variety of runs to enjoy in beautiful alpine surrounds. Coast through silver snow gums blanketed in snow, pause by a rocky outcrop for spectacular views out over the valley and marvel at the vista from the top of Mount Perisher.
In the heart of Kosciuszko National Park in the Snowy Mountains, the award-winning Thredbo ski resort is one of Australia’s best. With a picturesque alpine village and boasting Australia’s longest ski runs and highest lifted point, Thredbo packs in the outdoor adventure. Enjoy panoramic mountain views, world-class skiing and snowboarding and a vibrant après ski atmosphere in the village.
Bright, Mansfield & Mount Beauty
The alpine valleys are as beautiful as the mountains that tower alongside them. Enjoy the lifestyle of cycling, mountain biking, breweries, wineries and pubs in these tourist hotspots. The best part is they are just an hour's drive from the summit.