About Falls Creek
Fall Creek ski resort is located in the Alpine National Park of Victoria affectionately know as the high country. Falls is surrounded by the Alpine National Park and offers breath taking views of the near by mountains, with beautiful views over looking Mt Bogong. The resort is open all year round .With its extreme seasons falls natural beauty is always on show. In summer its popular with bush walkers and the popular mountain bickers. Been a very popular destination its only a 3 and half hour drive from Melbourne .Recently the resort had a major upgrade and has won major design awards .. Highlights is the sled dog pulling competition held every year.
Summer activities include bush walking on the Bogong High Plains , bike riding ,horse riding. Spring is very popular time on the mountain when the alpine flower bloom between the patches of snow .Falls in land loc
Falls Creek in Winter
In winter falls Creek really comes alive with its vibrant white background and snow weighed gums.The town goes from a sleepy town to one bustling with winter sports fanatics.The resort offers a variety of down hills runs from beginners to advanced black runs.Its also famous for it xcross/cross country runs with 65 klm in runs. There’s accommodation on the mountain catering for over 2000 and local shops like ski hire , restaurants ,resort support and information all open for the winter season.Falls Creek in winter is very popular with Melbournians all wanting to have a taste of winter.The resort tries to look after its guest by offering a variety of services like large bus parking for those who want a day trip to the snow and may take the kids on a tubbogen ride which is located at the beginning of the resort.
Falls also tends to have the best snow coverage of all Victorian resort which has been enhanced by their up graded snow making capabilities.There’s over 92 down hill runs with 13 lifts . With 35% of the suitable for beginners,40% of the runs for intermediate and rest for advance skiers and snowboarders.Back country skiing is also available to Mt Bogong via over snow transport or any where else if you want to walk.
The car park is also located at the entrance of the resort with day car parking and over night parking for guest who are staying on the mountain .Information services are also located at the entrance to the resort.Cars arent allowed on the resort in winter so getting around is either walking ,skiing or over snow transport.lift ticket office are available at the entrance or in the village.
The Visitor Information centre in winter is your first stop for a visit to Falls Creek.
The Visitor Information centre is located in the Falls Creek Resort Management office at the entrance , on the corner of Slalom Street and the Bogong High Plains Rd. This is the same building as the Police Station and day shelter near Slalom Plaza and the Falls Express Chairlift.
Locally staffed and operated, the center staff are the local experts on the activities, services, amenities and general knowledge on all things Falls Creek.
Getting to Falls Creek
Getting to Falls Creek is easy there are many option you can drive,public transport and fly in at the nearest airport.In winter its probably a good idea to book as its very busy.As this is a winter resort due bare in mind that the road in may be blocked by snow.
There many types of accommodation to choose from from five star award winning Huski Hotel with its modern contemporary alpine design to budget accommodation,falls has it all .With over 4500 beds available at falls you can choose from lodges , ski clubs ,hotels and modern apartments and the odd house . Its worth noting that falls is dog friendly. Look out for special discounted weeks.Falls Creek is the only true ski in and ski out resort in Australia.Ski out from your door and ski back in by taking the home ski run.
Falls Creek Lift Ticket and Lesson Prices
There are pre winter specials been announced all the time especially with the winter Olympic games this year. Early bird or package deals with accommodation offer great savings. You can use your lift pass also at Mt Hotham.
Falls Creek Ski Resort Facilities
- Police / Medical Centre
- Nightclubs / Bars / Bottle Shop / Restaurants
- Supermarket / Newsagent / Post Office
- Gift / Souvenir Shops
- Photo Shop
- Kids Centre
- Snowsports School / Childcare
- Ski/Board Hire & Repair/ Ski & Board Shops
- Community Gym
- Sports Therapies
- Massages and Spa
Useful phone numbers
Falls Creek Resort Management – 03 5758 1200
Visitor Information Centre – 03 5758 1202
Falls Creek Ski Lifts – 03 5758 1000
RACV – 13 11 11
Police, Ambulance, Fire Service – 000
Childcare Centre – 03 5758 1244
Useful numbers in winter:
Accommodation Transfer Service – 03 5758 1203
SES at Windy Corner – 03 5758 3432
Ski Patrol – 03 5758 1243
Search & Rescue – 03 5758 3213
Medical Centre – 03 5758 3238
Snowsports School – 03 5758 1070
Falls Creek Police Station – 03 5758 3424