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Rates shown in Australian Dollars (AU$) & are tax inclusive per room. Booking fees apply
|Check In Instructions||
We provide complimentary oversnow transport from Ski Tube Terminal at Perisher Valley. Please contact us prior to arrival to arrange your transfers.
National Parks regulations state that all vehicles, execept for 4WD, must carry snow chains when driving on Kosciuszko rd within National Park boundaries.
Driving from Cooma:
1. Head south-west on Snowy Mountains Hwy towards Vale St, go through 1 roundabout
2. Continue onto Jindabyne Rd (signs for KOSCIUSZKO ROAD)
3. Continue onto Kosciuszko Rd, go through 2 roundabouts
4. Slight right to stay on Kosciuszko Rd
Driving from Thredbo:
1. Head north-east on Friday Drive towards Bobuck Ln, go through 1 roundabout
2. Turn left onto Alpine Way
3. Turn left onto Kosciuszko Rd
Skitube - Alpine Railway
Skitube is a convenient and innovative train ride from Bullocks Flat through the Ramshead range onto Perisher Valley in 10 minutes, then another 7 minutes to Blue Cow. The distance is 8.5km, 6.3km is underground making it one of the longest underground train tunnels in Australia and travelling as deep as 550m below the surface so it's a great experience in itself. There's also FREE day and overnight parking at Bullocks Flat. Travel between Perisher and Blue Cow is FREE with any valid Lift Ticket.
Snowy Mountains Airport
Visit Brindabella Airlines for schedule details and to book your flights form Sydney to the Snowy Mountains, or phone 1300 66 88 24. Flights start at $129 one way inclusive of taxes. Book online and earn Qantas Frequent Flyer Points as you go.
Snowy Mountains Airport Shuttles
Phone: 02 6452 4455
Snowy Mountains Airport Shuttles meet every Brindabella flight with shuttles direct to and from Skitube. Bookings are essential. Private transfers direct to Perisher can be arranged.
Snowy Mountains Airport Shuttles also offer Personal transfer services from Snowy Mountains Airport to the Resorts. Personal Transfer services involve the exclusive use of the vehicle as well as the ability to stop for groceries or ski hire (subject to time constraints, extra charges apply).
Snowy Mountains Airport Hire Cars
HWY Rentals are the only licensed rental car company to operate at Snowy Mountains Airport. HWY Rentals offers a range of vehicles available for hire at Snowy Mountains Airport. For more information or to book, give them a call on 02 4571 3005 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Canberra International Airport
Tel. 02 6275 2236 (recorded information)
Canberra Airport is a 2.5 hour drive from Perisher and a 40 minute flight from Sydney.
Canberra International Airport is located about 7 kilometres (10 mins) from the city centre.
Regular connections are available to and from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth by both Qantas and Virgin Blue. For Airport transfers to and from the Snowy Mountains call 1300 655 811.
Perisher is an easy 5.5 to 6 hour drive from Sydney via Canberra and Cooma or 7 hours from Melbourne with more than half the distance on freeway standard or dual carriage roads. Kosciuszko Road accesses Perisher, Smiggins and Guthega from Jindabyne.
Motorists are legally required to carry properly fitting chains in any vehicle other than 4WD's in a ‘snow-ice' risk section within the National Park. It's an easy half hour drive from Jindabyne in good weather. Entry to the National Park is $27 per car per day in winter and $16 per car per day in summer. Annual passes are $190.* (further information on the NPWS Park Use fees can be located here)
•Jindabyne to Perisher Valley - 33km
•Jindabyne to Skitube at Bullocks Flat - 20km
•Cooma Snowy Mountains Airport to Jindabyne - 45km
Local Area Shuttle Service
Snow Shuttle/Charter service to and from the snowfields.
Freecall: 1800 45 15 75
Daily Scheduled bus service between Jindabyne & Perisher
Luxury Private 4WD transfers
Freecall: 1800 280 121
Tel: (02) 6456 4425
By Coach - Ski Weekends
•Port Stephens Coaches
2 and 3 day weekends to Perisher every weekend from Newcastle/Central Coast and Sydney.
Tel. 02 4982 2940
Weekend snow tours from Sydney & Canberra to Jindabyne/Perisher every weekend
Tel. 1800 113 044
Murrays Sydney Snow Express
Coach Travel departing Sydney to NSW Snowfields every Saturday & Sunday during July & August.
One Day Snow Trips & Packages from Sydney Every Saturday & Sunday during July & August.
Day Return Coach travel ex Sydney to Bullock's Flat from $144.
Day Return Ski/Snowboard Packages (includes return coach travel from Sydney, lift ticket & Ski or Snowboard) from $242.
Tel: 13 22 51
Alpine Express Transborder
(to and from Canberra only).
Tel. 02 6299 3722
•Snobus Snowscene Express
Canberra / Brisbane / Gold Coast / Nth NSW / Mid Coast NSW. Express to the Snow.
Tel. 07 3392 1722
Freecall 1300 766 911
•Coastal Liner SnowStorm
Friday night departures from NSW Central Coast and Sydney express to Perisher
Tel. 02 4392 3050
Daily Bus Charters & Transfers between Canberra and the Resorts
Luxury Private 4WD transfers
Chauffeur driven Mercedes Limo Service
Group bookings and discounts
Freecall: 1800 280 121
Every Sunday and Friday between Canberra and Perisher.
Freecall: 1800 642 112
By Coach - to Canberra
Daily coach service between Canberra/Cooma.
Tel. 13 22 32
Regular daily services Canberra/ Sydney, Canberra/Adelaide and Canberra/Melbourne.
Tel. 13 20 30
Freecall 1300 473 946
•Sid Fogg's Coachlines
Return services Newcastle/Canberra Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Freecall 1800 045 952
•Murrays Canberra Snow Express
Daily Return Coach Travel to/from Canberra to NSW Snowy Mountains during Snow season.
Day Return Coach travel ex Canberra to Bullock's Flat from $70.
Day Return Ski/Snowboard Packages (includes return coach travel, lift ticket & Ski or Snowboard) from $168.
Daily return services Canberra/ Sydney, Canberra/Wollongong and Canberra/South Coast.
Tel: 13 22 51
In winter overnight parking at Perisher Valley is not permitted, there is a large car park open from 7am until midnight for day visitors only.
* Saw Pit Valet Service, 0412045985
* Self drive to Perisher and ski tube transfer from Bullocks flat Perisher
* Perisher Skitube terminal contact reception to meet and assist you by over snow transport to the hotel. Complimentary service runs only till 8:30pm
* If you arrive after 8:30pm it will be necessary for the use of commercial passenger transport company, Hans Oversnow +61 2 6457 5334.
* If you choose to walk Marritz Alpine Inn is opposite the Skitube terminal.
For more information and assistance please contact reception.
|Things To Do||
Perisher is Australia's most popular snow holiday destination. Located in the picturesque Kosciuszko National Park in South Eastern NSW, it's vast expanse makes it the Southern Hemisphere's biggest alpine resort. Its varied terrain is suitable for all ages and ability levels from first timers right up to experts.
Perisher Fireworks - Tuesday Nights
Tuesday is Perisher's night of lights! Don't miss Perisher's fantastic fireworks display from 7:30pm - it's free for all to see! Weather permitting. Every Tuesday from 25th June - 24th September 2013, in conjunction with night skiing & snowboarding.
Perisher Night Skiing and Boarding - Tuesday and Saturday Nights
Try night skiing and snowboarding under the stars! Open from 6:00pm to 9:00pm the Village 8 Express chairlift will speed you to the top of Front Valley. You can have more fun while you squeeze in more runs, plus, freestylers can take on the PlayStation Slopestyle Park under lights too!
•Adults $29 & Children $16 (5 to 14 years)
•Season Pass holders are Free
•Night skiing/boarding is included with any valid child ticket
Dates (subject to conditions):
•Tuesdays and Saturdays from 25 June to 24 September 2013.
Smiggin Holes Night Skiing and Fireworks - Wednesday Nights
A safe and fun-packed night out for the little ones on Zoe's ski carpet, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, and from 8:00pm a fireworks spectacular not to be missed! Every Wednesday from 26th June .
Conveniently located on Mt. Piper, adjacent to the car park, Tube Town has specially groomed lanes allowing fun lovers and thrill-seekers of all ages to enjoy a high-speed ride down the slopes and a lift back to the top, on a purpose built lift. No skill is required, just the desire to have fun.
Snow Tubing is a fantastic low-cost snow experience for first time Perisher visitors in a fun, safe and organised environment as well as offering an exciting experience for seasoned snow lovers.
Tobogganing is one of the traditional childhood delights of the snowfields that's great fun for kids and parents alike. Although toboggans are prohibited on all Perisher ski slopes to avoid collisions with skiers and snowboarders; a designated toboggan slope is located beside Perisher Valley Carpark on Pipers Ridge. Toboggans are available from Perisher Snowsports Hire located in the Perisher Centre.
Cross Country and Telemark Skiing and Snow-shoeing
Explore more of the picturesque Snowy Mountains and go on a cross-country skiing adventure. Perisher boasts over 100km of marked cross-country trails perfect for a peaceful walk, glide or a heart pumping workout. Call Wilderness Sports on 64575 966 or drop by their store in Jindabyne or their new location in the NPWS building in Perisher Valley, or see K7 Adventures, to discover the diverse range of nordic and backcountry experiences and activities on offer including snow-shoeing, telemarking and cross-country skiing.
Perisher has an extensive network of groomed, undulating and sheltered trails that weave through the magical Snow Gums. Whether it's a peaceful glide or a heart-pumping challenge, it's your choice.
Come explore the hidden and secret places of Australia's largest Alpine National Park, Kosciuszko. Snow-shoeing is a perfect way to discover Australia's unique wilderness and wildlife, at your own pace, for as short or as long as you like.
Experience a landscape very different to Europe and North America, a place with no pine trees, only the gnarled twisted limbs and mottled orange and green trunks of the unique snow gums.
Snow-shoeing is as simple as one foot in front of the next and fitness is not an issue. Half day guided tours are available and these include a gourmet lunch.
For that little added adventure, try the famous "Roof top of Australia Tour".
Explore the winter wonderland & freedom of snow-shoeing with a short 3km walk through the Rock Creek valley to the base of the Mt Perisher Double Chair for a cappuchino or hot chocolate before wandering back down the hill returning to the Perisher Centre. See http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/NationalParks/parkSnowSports.aspx?id=N0018 for more details.
Anyone can simply master the technique of ‘freeheel' skiing. This is where skiing all started in the early days and is still the most dynamic and exciting way to ski. Experienced instructors can introduce you to the joys and challenge of Freeheel skiing, with freedom to explore the vast expanse and terrain of the Perisher resort... use the lifts, play in the terrain parks or venture backcountry. No matter what experience you would like to try on snow, Perisher has it all!