Falls Creek Alpine Resort

Fast Facts
  • Country: Australia
  • Region: Melbourne / Victoria’s Snowfields
  • Nearest City: Melbourne, VIC – 4.5 hrs drive (400km)
  • Nearest Domestic Airport: Albury, NSW – 1 hour 45 mins drive (120km)
  • Nearest International Airport: Melbourne Airport, VIC – 4.5 hrs drive (370km)

Resort Overview

Victoria’s largest ski resort, Falls Creek Alpine Resort is a true ski in/ski out European style alpine village located 1600 metres above sea level.

Easily accessible from Melbourne, it is one of Australia’s favourite family ski resorts with a range of snow experiences catering for all visitors.

Situated in the spectacular Alpine National Park, Falls Creek receives steady natural snowfalls and also boasts a huge environmentally-friendly snowmaking system ensuring great snow cover throughout the season.

Falls Creek is also the official training base for the Australian national cross-country ski team and hosts the annual Kangaroo Hoppet, the largest snow sport event in the southern hemisphere.

Resort Overview
  • Ski Season: 11 June to 25 Sept 2016
  • Overall Height: 1842 metres
  • Snow fall (Avg Annual Snowfall): 4m
  • Nearest township: Falls Creek Village – 1600m
  • Accommodation: Falls Creek Village – 1600m
  • Resort Services:

    Accommodation, Shuttle Bus, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars/Nightclub, Shopping, Supermarket, Doctor/Medical Centre, Chemist, Post Office, Information Centre, Police, Bank/ATM, Child Care Centre, Ski Hire

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Activities and Attractions

At Falls Creek you will find well-groomed, progression-perfect downhill trails that are ideal for skiers and boarders of all abilities. In addition to this, the resort’s four terrain parks boast some of the biggest features in Australia.

If you are looking to learn or improve your skiing or riding skills, Falls Creek offers private lessons with expert international instructors.

For those seeking other snow adventures, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, snow-biking, snow bocce and night skiing are just some of the other activities on offer.

Adults and children alike will enjoy the free toboggan slope, playing in the Snowplay Park or checking out the weekly Night Show which ends with a huge fireworks display.

Resort Services

At the end of a busy day on the slopes, visitors can ease aching muscles at the luxury Spa Q or soak up the après ski atmosphere at more than 30 bars and restaurants.

For your accommodation, choose from a wide variety of luxury apartments, lodges or chalets catering to a romantic couples escape or family vacation.

You can drive, fly or catch a bus to Falls Creek, once you arrive at the resort, over-snow shuttles will whisk you to your accommodation.

Activities & Attractions
  • Total Ski Area / Distance: 450
  • Highest Ski Lift: 1780m
  • Total Ski Lifts: 15
  • Total Ski Runs/Trails: 90+
  • Beginner Ski Area: Downhill – 17% Cross Country – 33%
  • Intermediate Ski Area: Downhill – 60% Cross Country – 48%
  • Advanced Ski Area: Downhill – 23% Cross Country – 19%
  • Ski / Snow Activities:

    Downhill Skiing, Snowboarding, Cross Country Skiing, Ski School / Lessons, Terrain Parks, Snow Play Area, Snow Shoeing, Snow Tubing, Snow Biking, Snow Kat Tours, Snow Mobile Tours, Scenic Chairlift, Night Skiing, Dog Sledding

  • Leisure Activities:

    Day Spa / Massage Centres, Nightshow and Fireworks (Thursday nights – July to August), Scenic Helicopter Flights

  • Address: 1 Slalom Street, Falls Creek Vic 3699 View website