Falls Creek is Victoria's largest ski and snowboarding resort. It is located in the Australian alpine region in Victoria's north west and is close to the towns of Bright and Mount Beauty. This is one of Australia's most scenic regions with tall eucalyptus forests and unique wildlife species being plentiful. The Victorian high country is world famous for its spectacular scenery. Falls Creek is located further into the mountains than any of the other ski resorts and consequently has the highest annual snowfalls and the most reliable skiing. The average annual snow fall at Falls Creek is over four meters. The resort is at an altitude of 1842 meters. There is lots of on snow accommodation available for those who like the convenience of being able to ski in and ski out. The surrounding towns also provide plenty of accommodation and are really busy during the ski season.
Falls Creek is easy to get to. You can fly into Albury and take the connecting coach service or you can fly into Melbourne and hire a car to drive to the snowfields. Snow bus services are also available from Melbourne. On the mountain itself there are plenty of hotels, apartments and ski lodges to stay at and the après ski scene at Falls is legendary. There are plenty of restaurants and cafes and the party animals can go long into the night in the local clubs.
Falls Creek boasts around 92 different runs which incorporate suitable slopes for beginners, intermediates and advanced skiers and snowboarders. It is open for an average of 128 days during the ski season and also has over 60 km of groomed cross country trails. There is a fantastic terrain park for the extreme skiers and you might even see the Australian cross country team who train here annually. There are twelve lifts and chairs with lots of lifting capacity so the queues are kept short. Falls Creek also has top to bottom snow making equipment so you can be confident that there will always be good snow cover on the runs.
Falls Creek can provide all the things that you would expect at a top of the range skiing resort. The ski hire shop has all the latest clothing and equipment. The ski school has great beginner's facilities and all the instructors are cute.
Now is the time to plan your next skiing holiday so if you are thinking about Australia, then come to Falls Creek for a great skiing and snowboarding holiday.
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