Mt Baw Baw is Melbourne’s closes downhill ski resort
Your Mt Baw Baw adventure is merely a 2.5 hour drive from Melbourne, 1 hour from the heart of Gippsland, and just over 3 hours from the Mornington Peninsula. One tank of petrol is all it takes to get there and back from Melbourne!
Given the nature of the terrain & the lift network, Mt Baw Baw snowfields are ideal for the snowboarder, downhill & cross country skier. With 35 hectares of groomed runs, seven ski lifts, three snow play areas, 10kms of groomed x-country ski trails & unlimited terrain amongst the snow gums to explore, you will be hard pressed to find a better outdoor venue so close to Melbourne!
Each year we have instructors from all across the world who come to work at the Mt Baw Baw Snow Sports School. There’s a lesson for every level and liking – whether you are a skier, a snowboarder, child, teen or an adult, our highly qualified instructors will ensure you have a safe and fun learning experience.
The village, with its friendly atmosphere and modern facilities caters for the day tripper and long term visitor. With accommodation, ski hire, food outlets, retail, medical & information centre all within easy walking distance of the car parks, the village is an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding area.
The official snow season begins on the Queen’s Birthday long weekend in June and usually ends in September each year.