Australia is a recognised international ski holiday destination, with Northern Hemisphere skiers in particular appreciating the reverse seasons. With 11 commercial ski areas, one Nordic cross-country area, 5 club fields and a host of heliskiing operators, those who come to ski and snowboard in Australia will find the variety staggering and the terrain spectacular. Most commercial fields have highly qualified ski schools, ski and snowboard equipment rental and cafe/restaurant facilities.
New South Wales offers the famous Perisher Blue ski fields and Thredbo Alpine Resort, snuggled into the foothills of Australia’s highest mountains. It is just a slice of the 690,000 hectares that make up the beautiful Kosciuszko National Park. Victoria’s Mt Baw Baw just 90mins from the bustling City of Melbourne, has great ski, snowboarding and cross country facilities. Mt. Baw Baw in Victoria offers great skiing and snowboarding for families or beginner skiers, whilst Mt Buller has something to offer skiers and snowboarders of all ages and capabilities – from gentle groomed slopes to impressive off-piste tree runs. It has the largest lifting capacity of any Victorian ski area, with a network of 25 lifts capable of moving more than 40,000 people per hour around the resort’s 80kms of groomed trails.
If you are interested in skiing or snowboarding in Australia please contact us for more information.