Ski Holidays in Australia
Ski Cheap is all about winter in Australia where you’ll find information about snow holidaying at the various resorts in NSW and Victoria ,things to do and of cause information about accommodation and how to book.With our partner we now offer online bookings at the latest prices in a secure environment.You can search for lodges,apartments,hotels and ski clubs for the best price and accommodation at your budget.From 5 star to 1 star.
If its your First time to the snow the Australian ski resorts have many programs to make your time in the snow enjoyable. There’s learn to ski or snowboard packages where instructors will teach you the best techniques,these packages offer discounts on hire and lift tickets.They also cater for group bookings ,family day outings or individual needs.Day trips to the snow are a great way to visit the snow fields and immerse your self in the magic of the snow fields.
Charlottes Pass is a winter escape,10 klm from Perisher and 30 minutes drive via over snow transport.The journey there is like traveling to a white snow encrusted shrangri-la .In winter all hotels and accommodation providers are open. There are 12 accomodation option to choose from each one uniqe and offering some thing special.Charlotte Pass is a family orientated resort with a variety of accommodation to suite.The Iconic Kosciuszko Chalet Hotel comes to mind.Built in 1938 it represents the early alpine architecture of it time and is one of the last remaining alpine hotel of the period that is in existence today.It also acts as the heart of Charlotte Pass with its restaurant and liceanced cafe.There are 7 ski clubs which open there doors to the public to help pay for the ongoing cost and maintenance.Most are designed so that you can cook your own meals and interact with the fellow members in a open plan dinning area,these clubs are very family freindly.Booking at the ski clubs does require some planning as members get first pick and then they open bookings from the public. There are also 4 ski lodges offering budget to 4 star accommodation,with meals provided and of cause there is the Kosciuszko Hotel.
Jindabyne is the gateway for Perisher and Thredbo ski resort.This beautiful modern town situated on the shores of Lake Jindabyne is a great base to start your snow holiday.The town has a variety of accommodation to suite your needs from budget accommodation right up to fully self contained apartments and houses.Most places in Jindabyne offer great views of the lake and of the snow lined mountains .
If your young and looking for the cheapest accommodation possible ,there are National Parks that offer camping sites in winter,theirs also the local Back Packer and don’t forget the caravan parks that follow the contour of the lake.
Local lodges can offer a great way to stay and if you want some comfort at reasonable prices ,there are star ratings from 2 to 3 stars.Most of these lodges offer a breakfast to get you on the mountain as quick as possible.
If your a large family or group probably renting a apartment or house maybe your thing.This brings down the cost of your holiday quite a bit.
Jindabyne also has on offer quite a few hotels and motels which offer comfortable rooms without cooking facilities but with local restaurants and bars not too far away evening meals eating out is an easy option.
Mt Buller is only 3 hours away from Melbourne and is accessible via car or the many bus services running there during winter.Mt Buller accommodation caters for those on there first snow holiday experience ie budget, through to luxury hotels and 1,2,3,4 bedroom apartments at various prices and specials some with spas and pools. Theirs an array of hotels and lodges to suite any budget. There are also school holiday snow specials with Snow Guarantee. ..If you wanting to stay off mountain there is the town ship of Mansfield which is just 41 klm which offer a ski deals at a very affordable price.
Thredbo is open all years round and is located in Mt Kosciusko National park just 2 hour form Canberra and 5 hour from Sydney. Theres a abundance of snow accommodation scattered throughout Thredbo village, apartments with 1,2,3, and 4 bedroom options and themed lodges with there cozy atmosphere that offer great value with there packages.The village has a European feel to it which it got form the people who worked on the snow hydro scheme. .
Perisher Ski Resort is Australia largest ski resort located in the Mt Kosciuszko National Park with runs for beginners, jibbers , black runs and a dedicated toboggan area. Its only 2 hours from Canberra and about 5 hours from Sydney. Perisher consists of four major ski areas – Perisher Valley, Smiggins Holes, Guthega and Blue Cow. Most of the accommodation is found in Perisher Valley or Smiggins Holes, central to every thing. If your after some thing a little bit quieter North Perisher, South Perisher and Guthega offer a serine experience .The most popular accommodation in Perisher is lodge and hotel with dinner and breakfast included, with ski packages available during the season .Perisher accommodation also includes self-contained apartment with various bedroom configuration and un suites some with spas and saunas. Snow accommodation specials are announced during the s
Falls Creek Ski Resort is located in the Victorian Alps and is about 5 hours drive from Melbourne. It is the largest resort in Victoria, offers a true ski in and ski out experience. With over 92 runs for all levels of winter sports. There’s over 4500 beds ,with accommodation to suite every need and budget from traditional European style lodge accommodation through to luxury and budget and 1,2,3,and 4 bedroom apartments. Activities include the annual dog sled races.
Mt Selwyn Resort
Mt Selwyn Snowfields is located an easy 2.5 hour drive from Canberra, 5.5 hour drive from Sydney and 2.5 hour drive from Wagga Wagga. As there is no on-snow accommodation on the mountain, most people stay in the nearby townships of Adaminaby and Talbingo a short 30 to 40 minutes drive from the slopes. There is also the township of Cooma for accommodation.Accommodation options available are hotel, motels,B&B;,lodges self-contained cottages or holiday apartments, Mountains, and therefore is a great options for families and first timers on a budget,