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Skiing in Australia (10 Mar 2015)  Show all News

Skiing in Australia may surprise alot of travellers but we actually have resorts within New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania, the season starts on the June long week-end through to October long week end. There are many deals through out the season that make skiing in Australia affordable.

Below are some mountains facts of Australias main ski areas:

New South Wales

Thredbo

Thredbo and its accommodation has a reputation as one of finest ski resorts in Australia boasting the longest runs in Australia and a Euro-styled cosmopolitan village. Thredbo Village is conveniently connected with a complimentary shuttle bus service which constantly loops the village to take you back to your Thredbo accommodation. After a hard day on the slopes, you can enjoy the bustling night life that Thredbo has to offer, including popular clubs and bars, live bands, or simply relax by the fireplace.

Perisher

Perisher is Australia’s most popular ski holiday destination. With seven mountain peaks, 47 lifts and 3076 Acres of ski able terrain Perisher is the largest ski resort in the southern hemisphere. Perisher offers an array of après ski options with plenty of great bars and restaurants scattered throughout the various lodges and hotels of the valley.

Victoria

Mt Buller

Mt Buller and accommodation are an easy 3 hour drive from Melbourne, Mt Buller is Australia’s most accessible major snow ski resort.

High in the snowfields, the village is charming with quaint lodges luxurious hotels, and modern apartments positioned so you can ski to your front door.  Accommodation in Mt Buller is on-snow and with over 7000 bed in the alpine village you’re spoilt for choice. Choose from luxurious hotels, chalets, fanily style apartments or budget hostels for those on a limited budget. Mt Buller offers a fantastic selection of restaurants, cafes and bars and a variety of shops. With rugged ridges, cliff drops and tree runs, Mt Buller resort is a natural playground.

Falls Creek

Falls Creek is one of Australia’s finest ski resorts dedicated to families and terrain park enthusiasts. Based in the heart of Victoria’s high plains, Falls Creek receives the most snowfall of all Victorian resorts making Falls Creek the most reliable you’ll find; Falls Creek ski resort back this with a snow guarantee. Offering the largest ski area to explore, you’ll always find something and you wont have to worry about a lack of ski able terrain. Discover the magic of Falls Creek an all it has to offer, being the furthest resort from Melbourne  you rarely have to deal with crowds or lift lines.

Hotham

Hotham is the highest snow resort in Victoria and is unique in the fact that the village is on top of the mountain. Affectionately known as the ‘Powder Capital’, Hotham has 14 lifts and over 80 downhill runs, from gentle beginner slopes to advanced pitches that test the best, as well as an adult and children’s snowsports school that caters to all levels.
There is also a certified day care centre, plenty of shopping, restaurants and nightlife, not to mention kiteboarding, sunset tours, grooming tours and mini-skidoo rides for the kids. A snow holiday at Hotham is also a chance to pamper with two day spas offering beauty and therapy treatments, in addition to a hydro pool, Japanese Onsen and gymnasium at Dinner Plain.