Best Ski Resorts in Australia


Ben Lomond

Ben Lomond Ski Resort

If you want spectacular scenery and outstanding skiing, come toBen Lomond Ski Area in Tasmania.  Known as Tasmania’s Premier ski resort located within the Ben Lomond National Park, the Ski Area boasts the island’s second highest peak and offers an elevation of 1460 metres. This resort is excellent for the beginner and intermediate skier with its affordable family friendly skiing and boarding.  When you tire of the slopes try their toboggan, snow play areas, cross country skiing and the Alpine village at the foot of the slopes for Après Ski fun with shops, restaurants and all types of fun for the whole family.

Falls Creek Ski Resort

Falls Creek Ski Resort

Come “Ski-in, Ski-Out” in Victoria, Australia at Falls Creek Ski Resort! Falls Creek Resort lies between an altitude of 1,210 and 1,830 metres, with the its highest lift going to 1780 metres, offers over 92 runs, 14 lifts and a 3km run. You can also travel by snow cat to nearby Mount McKay and ski at 1,842 metres for the more adventurous skier. Falls Creek is dedicated to the beginner/intermediate skier/boarder with nearly 80% of its runs devoted to these skill levels. There are advanced runs and good steeps and deeps for the experienced skier as well. The resort offers a wide array of accommodations, restaurants, bars and nightclubs to create a lively nightlife for quests and a fun Après Ski adventure.

Mount Hotham

Mount Hotham

Come ski a skiers paradise at Mount Hotham. Located in the Victorian Alps just a few hours from Melbourne, Hotham Alpine Resort offers skiers paradise with a mixed level of terrain for all types of skiers and boarders, some of Australia’s steepest and most difficult runs. Hotham also holds the record for the highest annual snowfall in Victoria in the recent past and offers some pristine powder and great extreme skiing and boarding.  For the non-skiers there is an abundance of winter activities for all with snow shoeing, dogsledding, snowmobiling for adults and kids, grooming tours and tobogganing and the Village of Mt. Hotham offers ski-in, ski-out accommodations and a charming village atmosphere with everything you need for the Apres ski fun.

Perisher

Perisher ski resort

Perisher Blue, now known as just Perisher, is located in the Australian Snowy Mountains and is made up of four villages; Perisher Valley, Smiggin Holes, Guthega, and Blue Cow  and their connected ski fields, covering approximately 12 square km. These resorts are accessible by Australia’s only underground rack railway, “Skitube” and offer a wide variety of skiable terrain for all levels of snow hounds.  The Après ski experience at these villages is unequaled and you can find just about anything you want to do in these charming little towns.

Thredbo

Thredbo ski resort

Come ski one of Australia’s longest ski runs at Thredbo Ski Resort. Located in the Snowy Mountains of New South Wales, Austalia, Thredbo offers incredible skiing, fresh powder, and amazing piste and off piste runs and adventure for all levels of skiers and boarders.  The Thredbo Chamber of Commerce provides year round fun in the village of Thredbo with its shopping, accommodations, tours, restaurants and lively nightlife.  There is something for everyone at Thredbo!

Date posted: 30th January, 2014

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