Discover the Magic and Excitement of Victoria’s Snow Resorts This Winter

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VICTORIA’S SKI RESORTS

The Australian state of Victoria is home to some of the country’s most enchanting winter landscapes, boasting a number of premier snow resorts. Perfect for adventurers who long for the exhilarating thrill of skiing, snowboarding, and tobogganing, Victoria’s snowy regions also appeal to those who prefer more tranquil winter experiences, such as spectacular cross-country trails, snowmobile rides, and mesmerising sunset tours. This article invites you to dive into the thrill of these snow resorts, each with its unique allure and distinctive charms.

Mount Buller

Ski Terrain and Runs

Just a three-hour drive from Melbourne, Mount Buller is Victoria’s most accessible major snow resort. The mountain is a haven for skiers and snowboarders alike, boasting over 300 hectares of skiable terrain. With more than 80 runs, varying in difficulty from beginner to advanced, every visitor can find their perfect trail. Expert skiers will relish in the challenge of the resort’s black diamond runs, while beginners can learn in safety at the extensive ski school.

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Skiing Mount-Buller Credit Andrew Railtony Visit Melbourne

Mount Buller isn’t just about the ski slopes, it’s a vibrant alpine village with a range of bars, restaurants, and spas to enjoy after a day on the snow. This resort offers 7000 bed spaces and features a dedicated snow play area, perfect for families. Plus, there are special tours, like snowmobile rides and enchanting sunset tours, giving you a unique perspective of the snowy mountain landscape.

There is also plenty to do in the summer with the area offer options for walking and mountain bike riding.

Read more about Mount Buller for both summer and winter activities

Falls Creek

Ski Terrain and Runs

Falls Creek, Victoria’s largest alpine resort, is located in the Alpine National Park, approximately 4.5 hours drive from Melbourne. It offers over 450 hectares of skiable terrain, including 92 runs. With a perfect balance of runs for beginners, intermediates and advanced skiers, this resort is well-suited to groups or families of varying skill levels.

Falls Creek’s village is ski-in, ski-out, meaning the snow is literally at your doorstep. The resort has a strong après-ski culture with a variety of dining options, bars, boutiques, and a wellness centre. For non-skiers, the resort also offers snowmobile tours, tobogganing, and cross-country ski trails that wind through the breathtaking snow gum forests. Read more about Falls Creek for both summer and winter activities

Mount Hotham

Ski Terrain and Runs

Mount Hotham, also known as the ‘powder capital’ of Australia, is about a 4.5-hour drive from Melbourne. It boasts a diverse range of runs on over 320 hectares of skiable terrain, with a particular emphasis on advanced and intermediate runs. The resort is well-known for its off-piste skiing, ideal for adventurers looking to carve their own path.

Mount Hotham’s unique mountainside accommodation offers incredible views and easy access to the slopes. A number of restaurants and bars offer a wide variety of culinary delights. The resort also offers snowmobile rides, dog sledding, and backcountry tours. For beginners, the ski school at Mount Hotham is second to none, with experienced instructors to guide you through your snow journey. Read more about Mount Hotham for both winter and summer activities

Each of these resorts offers a unique experience and atmosphere, from the family-friendly charm of Mount Buller, the expansive terrain of Falls Creek, to the adventurous spirit of Mount Hotham. No matter your skill level or preferences, the snow resorts of Victoria promise a magical winter experience full of excitement, adventure, and spectacular scenery. So pack your winter gear and get ready to discover the magic of Victoria’s snow resorts this winter!

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