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Perisher ski resort

New South Wales, Australia

Perisher ski resort is located in the Snowy Mountains in NSW. It is a mega a ski area offering the largest skiable terrain and the greatest numbers of lifts in Australia.

Perisher ski resort is was once 4 different ski resorts, Perisher Valley, Smiggin Holes, Mt Blue Cow and Guthega ski resorts. They are now Australia’s largest ski resort with 3000 acres of skiable terrain all accessible with the 1 lift ticket.

In 2015 Perisher ski resort was purchase by Vail ski resorts allowing Perisher lift ticket holders to benefit for the Vail’s Epic Pass offer of free and discounted skiing in Vail and their other 8 ski resorts in Nth America.

The village at Perisher ski resort is located at 1,6050m and the lifts lead you up to 2,043m providing skiers and boarders with a 355m vertical drop. You can get to Perisher ski resort either by car or bus directly from Jindabyne or you can catch the ski-tube which takes you directly to the centre of Perisher village or you can get off at Blue Cow and strap your skis or board on from the train station.

Perisher ski resort is actually a combination of ski resorts that are connected both by ski lifts and the ski-tube. Skiers and boarders can access a diverse range of runs in Perisher, Blue Cow, Guthega and Smiggins Hole.

Perisher ski resort's varied terrain is suitable for all ages and ability levels from first timer’s right up to experts. The terrain stats are pretty indicative of the resort’s offerings with 22% beginner, 60% intermediate and 18% advanced trails.

There are lots of groomed runs on offer at Perisher ski resort with an emphasis on blue cruisers. Some of the black runs are also groomed and suitable for stronger intermediate riders. The ski area spans seven peaks, providing 3000 skiable acres. It offers a choice of mountains to ride with trails stretching over a 100km. During winter up to 47 lifts operate across the resort areas.

Perisher 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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Total Trails: 99.9 km 62.1 mi

  • Easiest 22 km 13.7 mi | 22%
  • More Difficult 60 km 37.3 mi | 60%
  • Most Difficult 18 km 11.2 mi | 18%
  • Terrain Park Yes
  • Half Pipes Yes

Resort Stats

Peak elevation:
2054 m 6738.8 ft
Base elevation:
1720 m 5643 ft
Vertical Drop:
355 m 1164.7 ft
Total Trails:
99.9 km 62.1 mi
Longest Run:
4 km 2.5 mi

Lift Tickets

  • Day PassAUD 130
  • Kids Day PassAUD 80
  • Season PassAUD 849
  • Kids Season PassAUD 479
Prices check with resort for specials and discounts

Total Ski Lifts 47

  • Chairlifts14
  • T-Bars21
  • Pomas 3
  • Rope Tow 2
  • Magic Carpet 7
live cam

Snowmaking Yes

  • Mtn Snowmaking %40 %
  • No of Snow guns240

Snow Report

  • Last Snow:
  • 24hrs Snow
  • Base (natural):
13 °C


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