Falls Creek and Mount Hotham offer world-class skiing and snowboarding for beginners and skilled skiers alike, and are a relatively short distance from Bright and the surrounding towns of Harrietville, Porepunkah and Wandiligong. Stay in off-mountain accommodation for Hotham or Falls Creek to experience the best of both worlds on your winter holiday!
Some of the Australia’s best ski resorts are located close to Bright
Falls Creek and Mount Hotham offer world-class skiing and snowboarding for beginners and skilled skiers alike and are a both a relatively short distance from Bright and the surrounding towns of Harrietville, Porepunkah, and Wandiligong. Stay in off-mountain accommodation for Hotham or Falls Creek to experience the best of both worlds on your winter holiday!
Some of Australia’s best ski resorts are located close to Bright.
Perched high above the Alpine Valleys sit the much-loved Victorian Alpine ski resorts of Mount Hotham and Falls Creek.
Known as ‘Australia’s powder capital’, Mount Hotham offers terrain for the true skier and snow boarder, with more gentle slopes for the keen beginner.
Falls Creek also offers downhill skiing and snowboarding runs, along with an extensive array of groomed cross-country trails that will get you into some of the more remote sections of the resort.
Both ski resorts provide a wide range of facilities, from cafes, restaurants, and pubs through to ski equipment hire and lessons.
Summer is also a great time to visit both resorts, with hiking and mountain biking on offer.
Dinner Plain, located near Mount Hotham, is another option for an Alpine experience without the large crowds. It’s particularly good if you’re looking for a beginner’s slope, or if you’re keen to o for a gentle snowshoe or cross-country ski. There are a few places to get a meal or enjoy a beverage, and you can hire ski gear in town as well.
Accommodation Near the Resorts
Bright, Harrietville and Mt Beauty are all within close proximity to the ski resorts of Falls Creek and Mount Hotham, and they are all perfect towns in which to base yourself to explore the very best the Alpine Valley has to offer. Staying off the mountain allows to enjoy a whole lot more than just the slopes – experience a diverse range of dining options, enjoy peaceful walks around charming towns, and take in the history of the area. With a wide range of affordable accommodation options, staying in Bright or one of the beautiful surrounding towns is a cost-effective way to enjoy a skiing holiday. From cosy Bright cottages to Harrietville holiday homes with space for the whole family, browse our accommodation options online now and book your next Alpine Valley escape today.