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Hop on a bus, hire a car or lash out and charter a chopper, and before long you'll be on top of the world at Mt Buller. An easy three hour drive from Melbourne, Mt Buller is the most accessible major snow resort in Australia and a premier ski destination for snow enthusiasts from across the nation and around the world. Take in spectacular views as you whiz down the slopes on skis, snowboard or toboggan on an exhilarating day trip or extended holiday.
Raring to go
Spend your time on the slopes, not in queues. Mt Buller's impressive lift network is the largest in Victoria, with 22 lifts capable of moving 40,000 people an hour. Skiers and snowboarders get access to over 300 hectares of terrain, with something to appeal to all levels of ability. Novice or pro, the resort's varied runs range from gentle slopes to challenging back runs, plus there are three terrain parks, an ultra cross course and two toboggan parks.
Spoilt for choice
Be dazzled by the variety of activities on offer. Enjoy scenic chairlift rides and indulgent relaxation packages from Australia's highest day spa. Seeking thrills? Sign up for ski and snowboarding competitions, helicopter flights and a little night skiing. If you've come up with the family, take the kids on a magical Gnome Roam adventure or escape to the cinema for a quiet hour or two.
At the village
Veer off the slopes and into Mt Buller Village to your own comfortable bed. Wake up to stunning snowy vistas and be back on the slopes in next to no time. Mt Buller has more on-mountain accommodation than any other ski resort in Victoria. With over 7,000 on-mountain beds, there are options for all tastes and budgets, from basic backpacker-style accommodation and self-contained apartments to private lodges and luxurious alpine retreats. Try out brand-new Buller Central − a hotel, apartment, restaurant/bar and retail complex open for the 2013 season.
Looking for a quick dinner or in celebration mode? There are over 30 bars and restaurants serving up a range of delectable treats, from fast snacks to fine dining, and buzzing nightlife into the wee hours.
Number of lifts: 22
Number of runs: 80+
Skiable area: 300 ha
Beginner terrain: 20%
Intermediate terrain: 45%
Advanced terrain: 35%
Explore Mt Buller in summertime
Whether you're a novice or a weekend hero, there are plenty of places to cut up the slopes and practice your jumps all across Victoria's snowfields.
Victoria's major downhill ski resorts include Mount Buller, Falls Creek and Mount Hotham. Mt Baw Baw also has downhill slopes.
Cross-country skiing is suitable for people of all ages and abilities and provides a great physical work-out. Equipment is available for hire.
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