Mt Perisher
Skiing in Australia

Strap your boots on, it’s time to hit the slopes around Australia this winter. From 1 July to 26 September 2021, QantasLink will operate winter seasonal flights to Cooma-Snowy Mountains and Albury, the gateways to the snowfields in New South Wales and Victoria.

 

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Direct flights to the snowfields

From 1 July to 26 September 2021, QantasLink will operate flights to Cooma-Snowy Mountains and Albury. Economy one way fares from Sydney to Cooma from $179. Economy one way fares from Brisbane to Cooma and Albury from $239.

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New South Wales

Find flights to Canberra or Cooma-Snowy Mountains Thredbo Ski Resort

Thredbo

ThredboOpens external site is Australia’s Best Ski Resort, taking out the prestigious award from the World Ski Awards for four years’ running. Thredbo offers a huge amount of snow terrain for all ages and abilities including Australia’s longest runs, a huge range of ski and snowboard lessons plus tonnes of activities. Thredbo offers a vibrant village at the base of the mountain with a range of accommodation, restaurants, bars, cafes and retail shops to keep you entertained both on and off the slopes.

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Find flights to Canberra or Cooma-Snowy Mountains Snowboarder at Perisher

Perisher

Adventure comes to life at Perisher,Opens external site the largest alpine resort in the Southern Hemisphere. Boasting 47 lifts accessing 1,245 hectares of varied snow-covered terrain across 4-interlinked resort areas you will find something for everyone. From untouched corduroy at First Tracks to skiing and boarding under the night sky, award-winning terrain parks, plus a variety of on-mountain dining, it’s easy to see why Perisher is Australia’s most popular alpine playground.

  • Five-six hours’ drive from Sydney, two and a half hours' drive from Canberra or one hour and a half hours drive from Cooma-Snowy Mountains.
  • From Cooma-Snowy Mountains, there are a number of transfer optionsOpens external site in a new window to Perisher including shuttles, private transfers and car hire.
  • A number of cosy resorts to choose from
  • Average snowfall: 2.23m
  • Average temperature: -3.7°C
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Find flights to Canberra or Cooma-Snowy Mountains Charlotte Pass ski resort with skiiers

Charlotte Pass

Situated in the heart of the Snowy Mountains, Charlotte PassOpens external site is Australia’s highest snow resort and is truly an on-snow experience like no other.  Completely snowbound at the top of Australia, Charlotte Pass is only accessible by Oversnow Transport. Meaning no cars, no crowds and no long queues for lifts. With a broad range of on-snow accommodation options, reliable snow cover, as well as exciting on and off snow features, Charlotte Pass offers a unique snow experience you won’t find anywhere else in Australia.

  • 3 hours' drive from Canberra or one hour from Cooma-Snowy Mountains
  • From Cooma-Snowy Mountains, there are a number of transfer optionsOpens external site in a new window to Charlotte Pass including shuttles, private transfers and car hire.
  • Average snowfall: 2.26m
  • Average temperature: -6°C
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Find flights to Canberra or Cooma-Snowy Mountains Ski lifts at Selwyn Ski resort

Selwyn

Following the devastating Black Summer bushfires, SelwynOpens external site is currently being rebuilt and will be transformed with brand new guest facilities, expanded state-of-the-art snowmaking, upgraded lifts and a range of exciting new products for sightseers and snow players.  As New South Wales’ most affordable snow resort, Selwyn is popular with families and first timers. Throw a snowball, enjoy Australia’s premier toboggan park or learn to carve turns on the slopes.  Selwyn has it all!

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Victoria

Find flights to Albury or Melbourne Kids in snow, Mt Buller

Mount Buller

Meet Mt Buller, Australia’s social mountain Alps with some of the best runs for both beginners and professional skiers. Grab a Discovery Pass which includes one lesson and access to eight beginner lifts. For those of you who started skiing before you could walk, head to the south side of the mountain for some serious black runs. Not keen on being cold or snow-drenched? Work the room in one of the 30 restaurants and bars in Mt Buller village.

  • Three hours’ drive from Melbourne or two hours from Albury
  • Average snowfall: 1.21m
  • Average temperature: -2°C
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Find flights to Albury or Melbourne Mount Hotham

Mount Hotham

Victoria’s highest Resort, Mt HothamOpens external site in a new window is the powder-snow, blue-skied, luxury escape that dreams are made of.  Stretched over 320 hectares, Mt Hotham boasts Victoria’s highest annual snowfall. With heaps of downhill runs, cross-country tracks, jumps and 13 ski lifts, Mount Hotham is a skier’s paradise. If sliding down a hill at speed isn’t your thing, book a snowmobile tour of the backcountry or simply hop around the 20 restaurants and bars on site.

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Find flights to Albury or Melbourne Kids playing in snow, Falls creek

Falls Creek

Just a third of the size of Perisher in NSW, Falls CreekOpens external site in a new window is Victoria’s biggest resort. Featuring more than 90 runs and 15 lifts, Falls Creek’s flatter terrain is ideal for intermediate and beginner skiers. For those who prefer not to slide down the side of a mountain, there is 65 kilometres of cross-country terrain to explore.  If you decide to travel to Falls Creek in August, don’t miss the Kangaroo Hoppet, the Southern Hemisphere’s biggest snow-sport event.

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Tasmania

Find flights to Launceston Wallaby in snow

Ben Lomond

While it may not have the pizzazz of your Thredbo's or Perishers, Tassie’s Ben LomondOpens external site in a new window ski resort should not be overlooked. Perched on the top of Tasmania’s second highest mountain, Ben Lomond is the state’s best-known resort. Expect epic scenery, seven ski lifts, 6kms of slopes and no frills. There are no fancy facilities here, so if you’re after Jacuzzis and saunas, this may not be the place for you.

  • Three hours’ drive from Hobart or just over one hour from Launceston
  • Average maximum snow: 2m
  • Average temperature: -7°C
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