The ultimate Australian winter road trip

Imagine exploring some of the best alpine resorts in your own backyard with the ultimate winter road trip. Discover what makes Perisher, Falls Creek and Hotham unique and amazing resort experiences.

There’s something special in the anticipation that builds as you plan your winter trip. We feel the same and dreamed up the ultimate 10-day winter road trip through the Australian alps.

Plan your stay at each resort, know what to expect on the scenic drives between them, uncover the must-do experiences once you arrive, and get ready to explore the best resorts in Australia!


Perisher - 4 days

5.5 hours from Sydney
7.5 hours from Melbourne
Less than 3 hours from Canberra

Kick off your roadie in NSW with a visit to Perisher, the largest alpine resort in the Southern Hemisphere. Perisher is located in the beautiful Kosciuszko National Park and is home to a whopping 3,000 acres of rideable terrain. There’s plenty of room to explore at Perisher with four resort areas, Perisher Valley, Smiggin Holes, Blue Cow and Guthega, all of which are interlinked by ski and snowboard trails in winter.

Perisher is also home to Australia’s only alpine railway, Skitube! Leave your car at Bullocks Flat and continue the adventure through 6.3km of mountain range to arrive at Perisher Valley in just 10 minutes.

Top 5 in Perisher:

  • First tracks down Front Valley
  • Visit all four of Perisher’s resort areas in one day
  • Enjoy a hot chocolate at Eyre Café on Mt. Perisher
  • Take some demo skis or board for a spin down Olympic
  • Work on your style and skill with a ski or board lesson

Learn more about Perisher.

Falls Creek - 3 days

5 hours from Perisher via Alpine Way
Less than 5 hours from Melbourne

Falls Creek is the perfect place to unwind after your drive. Settle in before discovering the charm of the amazing village and its atmosphere. With over 27 places to eat and drink throughout the European style village, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to après.

Plus, after your first day at Falls Creek, that's 5 days on the slopes, so your Pass has paid for itself and you’re riding for free the rest of your trip!

Top 5 in Falls Creek:

  • Après your way through Falls Creek
  • Walk through the village while it’s snowing
  • Night ride down Australia’s longest green run
  • Experience Falls Creek Village at night under the fireworks
  • Check out the stunning views from The Sun Valley area

Learn more about Falls Creek.

Hotham - 3 days

2 hours from Falls Creek
Less than 5 hours from Melbourne

Enjoy the scenic drive from Falls Creek to Hotham and take it easy as you make your way to the highest alpine village in Australia. With 80% of intermediate and advanced terrain, Hotham is home to a range of groomers, gullies, bowls, glades, chutes and ridges.

Top 5 in Hotham:

  • First tracks in Heavenly Valley
  • Apres at The Bird
  • Sunset SnowKat Tour
  • Catch a DJ Eddy show
  • Private lesson to get to know the resort and hone your skills on the terrain

Learn more about Hotham.

Every stop brings something different to the ultimate Australian winter roadie! Experience all this and more with the 2024 Epic Australia Pass.

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