Whilst Australia is not known predominantly for its slopes and ski season in comparison to some countries, there are still a number of great Ski Resorts Australia has to offer.
So let's take a look at some of what Ski Holidays Australia has for you to choose from.
Mt Hotham is located in Victoria amongst the Alps National Park. The village is just below the summit.
You can get there via the Great Alpine Road which runs between Wangaratta in North East Victoria and Bairnsdale in South East Victoria.
Phone: 61 3 5759 4444
Fax: 61 3 5759 3692
Tollfree: 1800 35 4555
Falls Creek is an alpine resort located above the Kiewa Valley in North East Victoria, near the Bogong High Plains.
To get there you need to travel from Mt Beauty up the Bogong High Plains Road.
It's about 4 ½ hours drive from Melbourne.
Phone: +61 3 5758 3224
Fax: +61 3 5758 3415
Tollfree: 1800 232 557
Mt Buller is considered the easiest and most convenient of all the alpine resorts to get to.
It is only approximately 3 hours drive from Melbourne, heading north east toward Mansfield.
If travelling from Melbourne you can get to Mt Buller via the Hume Highway or the Maroondah Highway.
Phone: 61 3 5777 6077
Fax: 61 3 5777 6219
Mt Baw Baw is the closest ski resort to Melbourne.
It is an alpine resort situated on the edge of the Baw Baw Plateau with views across Gippsland. It is very easy to get to via the Princes Hwy.
It is best known for it's cross country skiing facilities, however also offers downhill options too.
Phone: 03 5156 1136
Mt Buffalo is approximately 320km north east of Melbourne and is accessible via the Hume Hwy and the Great Alpine Road.
It is considered the perfect location for beginners or those with little experience, as the slopes are easy to navigate compared to other mountains.
Fax: +61 3 5755 1370
Tollfree: 1800 037 038
Thredbo is located approximately half way between Melbourne and Sydney, approximately 6 hours drive either way.
From Sydney you follow Eastern Distributor and from Melbourne you follow the Kosciuszko Alpine Way heading toward Jindabyne.
Thredbo has terrain suitable for beginners through to the advanced skiers.
Phone: 02 6459 4294
Fax: 02 6457 6470
Perisher is located in the mountains of NSW and is approximately 5 – 6 hours drive from Sydney.
You get to Perisher via Kosciuszko Road via Jindabyne.
With 7 mountain peaks, and approximately 22% for beginners and 60% for intermediate skiers, you're sure to amuse the whole family regardless of their level and experience.
Ph: 1300 655 822
Fax: 02 6456 1089
Selwyn Snowfields is located only 2.5 hours drive south of Canberra.
Selwyn Snowfields isn't a part of ski resorts Australia as it doesn’t house any accommodation facilities however most families choose to stay at Adaminaby and Talbingo which is approximately ½ hour away from the slopes.
However they do have all the other usual facilities including ski hire, café facilities and ski school.
Phone: (02) 64549 488
Fax: (02) 64549 482
So regardless where you are coming from or how far you want to travel there are plenty of options when considering Ski Resorts Australia.