Falls Creek enjoys some of the best snow cover of all the Victorian Ski Resorts. Accommodation in Falls Creek is on snow with a great ambience of a beautiful pedestrian only alpine village. It has 450 hectares of ski terrain for the downhill and snowboarding enthusiast and a fully integrated lift network as well as cat skiing in Mt McKay
Falls Creek is located in the heart of the Victorian Alps, surrounded by Alpine National Park. Over the back it’s classic Australian wilderness, lakes and rolling mountains.
Where you can stay
How to get there
By Air – The closest airport to Falls Creek is Albury with direct flights from Sydney and Melbourne. Falls Creek coach service can pick up from the airport. Otherwise, travel in style via helicopter on a 30 minute flight over Victoria’s highest peak, Mt Bogong, with spectacular views of Victoria’s high country.
By Car it takes about 4 and a half hours from Melbourne or 9 hours from Sydney. Don’t forget all vehicles must carry chains. Chains can be hired from Mt Beauty. There is no fuel in Falls Creek so make sure you fill up, the last fuel is Mt Beauty.
If this is all too much hassle, park your car at the bus terminal in Mt Beauty at the base of Falls Creek and relax in comfort as you travel up to the resort in a luxury coach. Daily coach services and secure long-term car-parking are available through Falls Creek Coach Service.
Once in Falls Creek there is Over-snow Transport to get you to your accommodation, be aware that Friday nights and Sunday afternoons are the busiest times for these services and regularly incur waiting in excess of one hour.
By Coach – Contact Falls Creek Coach Service for transfers from Melbourne, Albury and Mt Beauty.
On Trail Facts
At Falls Creek, great skiing and snowboarding for everyone from beginners and families through to advanced skiers and riders, and those that want to spend the day in our world renowned terrain parks, the awesome day you will have riding the slopes is just the beginning.
The resort has the longest beginner run in Australia, in Wombat’s Ramble, which has snow making right down the entire length for you to enjoy, however if you want to discover more alpine fun back in the village, then Falls Creek offers it all.
The Terrain Park, located at Headwater, includes a halfpipe and series of obstacles set and re-set during the season. The park, suitable for boarders and skiers of any ability, offers three separate courses which let you improve your capability and skill level before moving to the next higher level.
The Terrain Parks
Enjoy the thrill of a ride on a Snow bike, try snow tubing or take a turn on a toboggan. Plus you’ll find Snocce, snowman making competitions, kite boarding a cinema, the spectacular night shows and so much more…
Après-ski action after the ski lift close is varied from the twice-weekly Harvey Hour at the Falls Creek Hotel to a quite drink at the Vodka Bar within the luxurious Astra Lodge. At last count there was some 70 different vodkas on the menu. It doesn’t stop there, the funky resort has over 28 bar including Japanese-inspired lounge bar! For food choosing will be the difficult bit from restaurant with beautiful views, Italian cuisine, or a good old English pub there is something for every taste bud.