Snow season 2020
Snow season 2020 is on now. Strict capacity limits are in place, so things are a bit different this year. You must book ahead - even if you're just visiting for the day. Make sure you have booked resort entry, lift passes, and accommodation if you plan to stay the night. COVID-19 restrictions apply, which means physical distancing is in place on the slopes and throughout snow villages. Secure all the elements of your trip before you go and consider booking for mid-week or off-peak times. Plan ahead. Be safe. Be kind and enjoy the snow. Find out everything you need to 'snow' before you hit the mountain. Check resort websites and stay up to date with the latest advice on Victoria's travel restrictions from DHHS.
Gear up and get active this winter at Falls Creek, Victoria's largest alpine resort and the spiritual home of cross country skiing. A treasure trove for thrill seekers, Falls Creek boasts true ski-in/ski-out accommodation, 65 kilometres of free cross-country trails, downhill skiing, snowboarding, tobogganing, and terrain parks with some of the best rails and jumps around.
Falls Creek is also the official training base for the Australian national cross-country team and hosts the annual Kangaroo Hoppet, the largest snow sport event in the southern hemisphere.
A helping hand
Need a hand getting off the starting blocks or just want to take your skills to the next level? Choose from a variety of adult, child or advanced lessons at the Snowsports School. Snowclub 4 Kids runs classes for children three to five, while the Junior Programs cater for six to 14 year olds.
Settle into your choice of digs, from cosy lodge-style accommodation and budget dorm options to five-star luxury penthouse apartments and spa suites. With over 5,000 beds available in the village, there's something to suit everyone's taste and budget.
Relax after an exhilarating day in the snow with a beer on the deck, a hot dinner at one of the local cafes and restaurants, or hit the day spa for a bit of pampering. See the mountain in a different light on a snow grooming tour at night or just stock up on supplies at the local supermarket and bottle shop and enjoy an indulgent night in.
All in the family
There's no shortage of activities to keep the kids entertained all winter long. Get competitive over a game of snow bocce, build the perfect snowman, or catch the night show spectacular on Thursday nights for fireworks, snowboarding displays and an appearance by Pete the Snow Dragon. For more fun in the snow, sign up for night skiing on Wombats Ramble, snow biking, tubing or even a mile high lunch on the mountain.
- Fly with multiple daily services from Melbourne and Sydney via QantasLink, Rex or Virgin to Albury Airport. From Albury a hire car, direct bus or private transfer service will have you at the resort in 2 hours.
- Catch a Falls Creek Coaches service from Melbourne (Southern Cross Station and Melbourne Airport), Albury or Mt Beauty to Falls Creek.
- V/Line trains run daily from Southern Cross Station to Albury. Connect at Albury with the V/Line coach service to Mt Beauty and join Falls Creek Coaches to the resort.
Number of lifts: 15
Number of runs: 90+
Highest lifted area: 1780m
Skiable area: 450 ha
Snow making area: 110 ha
Beginner terrain: 17%
Intermediate terrain: 60%
Advanced terrain: 23%
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