Perisher ski resort as it is commonly known is located in the Perisher Valley of Mt Kosciusko National Park , NSW . Its part of the Snowy Mountains that form the great dividing range of Australia .Dividing the east coast from the in land. The resort is the result of joining Guthega, Smiggins Holes and Blue Cow to form a resort with over 1,245 hectare of runs. With the highest peak been Mt Perisher (2,054m).This allows for a average high snow depth of 1.9 metes not including snow making. There’s over 245 snow guns spread over 53.4 ha, following 47 lifts. A new lift is been added this years at Guthega . The resort prides it self on its green and eco friendly status using local hydro power.
The resort consists of 7 mountain peaks, Mt Perisher at 2,054m,Mt Back Perisher at 2,014m, Mt Piper (1,830m), Mt Blue Cow (1,994m),Rocky Knob (1,900m),Guthega Peak (1,924m) and Mt Blue Calf (1,905m).So theres oodles of runs for every skill or challenge. With 22% of the run for beginners ,Intermediate 60% and 18 % advanced runs. Perisher also has 5 terrain parks with 1 Superpipe located at front valley and 1 Mini Halfpipe at Yabby Flats. The longest run is 3 klm.
Perisher has accommodation to suite every budget and requirement from Self contained apartments, Lodges with breakfast and meal packages (and après activities), B and Bs , hotels with meals and ski clubs that accept guests or are open to the public .If you want to try some thing different you could try camping in the snow. But this requires the right equipment and good local knowledge. Do contact National Parks to know more.
Perisher Resort Location
Perisher is located 5.5 – 6hrs drive from Sydney via Canberra and Jindabyne, 6 – 7hrs from Melbourne via the Hume Hwy and only 33km from Jindabyne.If your coming from the South Coast of NSW its only 2 hour drive via Dalgety . Perisher can also be accessed by the Ski Tube via The Alpine Way (heading to Thredbo) just 20km from Jindabyne for those who would prefer not to drive into the national park and avoid the snow conditions. The Ski Tube runs every 15- 20 minutes during peak periods and is the official car park of Perisher for over night parking.
Depending which part of the resort your staying Perisher has a few option for snow board , ski or clothing hire you can either hire the equipment at the Ski Tube terminal at Bullocks Flat where you can also buy a ski and tube pass or at the Perisher center which is the gate way to the resort, so you don’t have to lug you equipment around. If there are any problems with your equipment you can have it fixed right on the spot. If your staying at Guthega or parking there for the day there’s rental places there also.
Perisher Resort Facilities
•Child minding and ski school•Police station
Perisher Centre shops and Services
|Adi’s Waxatorium (Service & Repairs)||Lower Level||8:00am to 5:00pm||(02) 6457 5027|
|Alpine Bear Jewellery||Upper Level||8:30am to 5:30pm||(02) 6457 5023|
|Mid-Perisher Centre Snowzone Gifts and Gear||Mid-Perisher Centre||9:00am to 5:00pm||(02) 6457 5394|
|Perisher Snowsports Hire||Lower Level||8:00am to 5:30pm||(02) 6459 4524|
|Slopestyle Mountain Sports||Upper Level||8:00am to 5:00pm||(02) 6459 4480|
|Slopestyle Mountain Sports||Lower Level||8:00am to 5:00pm||(02) 6459 4476|
|Snowsport – Fashion and Essentials||Upper Level||8:30am to 5:30pm||(02) 6457 5022|
|Slopestyle Demo and Retail Centre||Lower Level||8:00am to 5:00pm||(02) 6459 4757|
|Mountain Air Gifts||Smiggins Arcade||8:30am to 5:30pm||(02) 6457 5384|
|Perisher Snowsports Hire – Smiggins Outlet||End of the Smiggins Arcade||8:00am to 5:30pm||(02) 6457 5070|
|Transition Tuning – Tuning and Waxing||Smiggins Arcade||8:00am to 5:30pm||(02) 6457 5098|
|Slopestyle Mountain Sports||End of the Smiggins Arcade||8:00am to 5:30pm||(02) 6457 5070|
|Snowear @ Smiggins||Smiggins Arcade||8:00am to 5:00pm||(02) 6457 5691|
Perisher Skitube Terminal
|Perisher Post Office||Upper Level||Summer: 10:00am to 2:00pm|
|Slopestyle Mountain Sports||Platform Level, Blue Cow Skitube Terminal||8:00am to 5:00pm||(02) 6459 4631|
|Perisher Snowsports Hire – Guthega Outlet||Guthega Centre||8:00am to 4:30pm||(02) 6457 5422|
|Slopestyle Mountain Sports||Guthega Centre||8:30am to 4:30pm||(02) 6457 5422|
|Perisher Snowsports Hire – Bullocks Flat||Bullocks Flat Skitube Terminal||7:30am to 6:00pm||(02) 6459 4581|
|Slopestyle Mt Sports Bullocks flat||Bullocks Flat Skitube Terminal||7:30am to 6:00pm||(02) 6459 4581|
|Bullocks Ski & Board Works||Bullocks Flat Skitube Terminal||7:30am to 6:00pm||(02) 6459 4581|
* (Winter Only)