Falls Creek is Victoria’s largest alpine resort, Australia’s only true ski-in ski-out village, and covers over 450 hectares.
The village has an integrated lift system, a snowboard terrain park, and extensive snowmaking and slope grooming. Learn-to-ski and snowboard programs are offered for all ages and at all stages. Childcare facilities are available for children from 6 weeks to 5 years of age.
Families can also enjoy snow bikes, backcountry snowmobiles, the snowshoe shuffle, or try the snow tube park. There are lots of free activities for kids. Kat skiing or boarding the slopes of Mt. Mckay, and the Heli-link to Mt. Hotham are great options for more adventurous skiers.
Falls Creek is also the official training centre of the national cross-country ski team. Trails are cut and marked, and hire and lessons are also available. Cross-country skiing is free! Access to trails is from directly behind Red Onion.
Ski shops, rental outlets, restaurants, bars, coffee shops, day spa, supermarket and bottle shop…even a museum, complete the picture.
There are more than 92 runs at Falls Creek, with the highest lifted point at 1780m. The village altitude is 1600m. The longest advanced run is ‘wishing well’ (3km), and the longest beginners run is ‘wombats ramble (2.2km). The terrain over the whole ski area is 17% beginners, 60% intermediate, and 23% advanced.
Travel to Falls Creek is by road via Mount Beauty (1.5 hrs from Albury, 4.5 hrs from Melbourne, 8.5 hrs from Sydney, for example), or by air or rail to Albury and then by coach (see link on ‘Useful Links’ page) to Falls Creek. Cars may be parked in the car parks adjoining the ski village, or at Mt. Beauty with a coach connection to Falls Creek (50 minutes).