Skiing at Mt Buller, High Country, Victoria, Australia. Credit: Tony Harrington
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Skiing

Grab your skis and make for Victoria's alpine resorts for exhilarating skiing on a sensational range of runs. Major resorts, Mount Buller, Falls Creek and Mt Hotham have a multitude of runs suitable for beginner, intermediate and advanced levels and Mt Baw Baw also offers a good selection of downhill courses.

A cut above
Victoria's ski resorts are equipped with extensive lift networks and snowmaking systems to ensure premium skiing conditions throughout the snow season and less time stuck in line. Resorts offer lessons catering to a wide mix of levels, so learn the basics or hone your existing skills with a ski lesson to suit your capabilities.

Choose your adventure
Whether you're just starting out or you're a seasoned expert who can navigate the steepest slopes with ease, you'll get more out of your snow holiday if you ski the runs that are best suited to your level. Victoria's alpine resorts offer a variety of terrain to suit every ability:

Beginner (Green) Runs
Take your time learning to ski on the wide, gentle slopes of the green runs. Booking a group or individual lesson is a great way to learn the basics.

Intermediate (Blue) Runs
Challenge yourself and practice moves learnt on the green runs.

Advanced (Black) Runs
Only for the experienced skiers, head for the chutes and steeps of the black runs, and get your adrenalin fix.

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Lake Mountain, Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges, Victoria, Australia

Lake Mountain

Renowned as Australia's premier cross-country ski resort, Lake Mountain is the third most visited cross-country alpine resort in the world.

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Falls Creek, High Country, Victoria, Australia

Falls Creek

Falls Creek Alpine Resort is Victoria's largest ski resort and is renowned for its reliable snow cover, cross country trails and terrain parks.

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Hotham, High Country, Victoria, Australia

Hotham

Known as the 'powder capital' of Australia, Hotham is the highest Victorian resort and is renowned for its double black diamond terrain.

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Dinner Plain ski lodge, High Country, Victoria, Australia

Dinner Plain

Nestled between the snowgums on the highest freehold land in Australia, Dinner Plain is an eye-catching and relaxed alpine village.

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Mt Buller, High Country, Victoria, Australia. Credit: Andrew Railton

Mt Buller

Ski from the slopes to your front door at this alpine wonderland nestled high on the ski fields, with quaint lodges, family digs and luxury hotels.

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Mt Baw Baw, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Mt Baw Baw

Mt Baw Baw Alpine Resort is the closest downhill ski area to Melbourne, making it a popular destination for day-trippers and families alike.

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Mt Stirling, High Country, Victoria, Australia

Mt Stirling

Mt Stirling offers inexpensive and accessible snow fields for the whole family including cross country skiing, snow shoeing and toboggan areas.

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