Falls Creek ski resort is located in Hume region in north-eastern Victoria. It is a 3½hr drive from Melbourne. With a peak elevation of 17,80 m it offers skiers and snowboarders a 380m vertical drop.
Falls Creek ski resort village offers ski-in ski-out experience and the accommodation is spread-out throughout the village and dotted with lots of bars and restaurants. The abundance of beginner and intermediate runs, ski school programs, and kids events and activities, also add to the attraction of it being a family ski holiday destination.
Falls Creek ski resort is the official training base for the Australian national cross-country team. It hosts the annual Kangaroo Hoppet, the largest cross-country sporting event in the southern hemisphere. It offers 450 hectares of skiable terrain, which is the largest in Victoria. Much of the ski and snowboard terrain is groomed and with dedicated areas left for the bumps skiers.
In total Falls Creek ski resort offers 92 km of trails with 17% (15 km) of the total terrain ideal for beginners, 60% (55 km) suitable for intermediate skiers. That leaves 23% (21 km) for the more advanced and expert level skiers and snowboarders. This is all easily accessible with 14 ski lifts.
Wombat’s Ramble is the place where enthusiastic beginners start their skiing or snowboarding journey. From their Falls Creek ski resort really offers the largest terrain for intermediates. The Summit black runs are also great for stronger intermediates and advanced levels. Moreover, there are some rock features in different places that provide a challenge for expert skier and riders. The place has a pretty good set up for terrain park junkies. The park under the Ruined Castle chair lift has a good range of features.
The village at Falls Creek ski resort is absolutely beautiful. There’s a stack of stuff to do after a day on the runs. Including snow biking, snow-tubing, ride your own snowmobile. As well as Pete the snow dragon shows, snocce, helicopter flights, grooming tours, mini rail jam sessions and more.
Falls Creek ski resort is one of 10 ski resorts on offer in Australia. You can view more ski resorts in Australia here.
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