Falls Creek

1 Slalom St Falls Creek VIC 3699 Australia http://www.fallscreek.com.au
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The Falls Creek Alpine Resort is a popular large mountain located in the Alpine National Park in Victoria, Australia approximately 350 km (220 mi) from the city of Melbourne. The mountain has 92 trails scattered over 1,112 acres (450 hectares) and has a majority of its runs dedicated to beginner and intermediate skiers and snowboarders. The mountain is highly rated for terrain parks with four parks suitable for all levels. With some of the best natural snow coverage in Australia, expansive snow making, and a vibrant village Falls Creek is very popular with local families.

Falls Creek Australia

What sets Falls Creek apart from many other resorts around the globe is that there are many other activities other than skiing and snowboarding to do on the mountain. Guests can try snow biking, snow tubing, snowmobiling, snow bungy, take helicopter flights, and cat skiing on Mt. McKay. Two of the more unique experiences is the Heli-Link and snow biking.

If you are looking for a once in a lifetime experience, you can take the Heli Link to the Hotham Resort or a scenic flight over the Victorian Alps. The Heli-Link takes approximately six minutes in a five seat helicopter moving you at over 200 km/h. You can shuttle between Falls Creek and Hotham where your lift ticket will be valid. Along the way, you can see catch some spectacular views including Mt McKay, and Mt Feathertop. Heli-Link rides are popular, so if you’re interested, be sure to reserve early.

Falls Creek is the first resort in Australia where you can slide a ski trail on a bike made for the snow. This is also known as a snow scooter. You can rent one of these for a one hour guided session during the day or nights when night skiing is in operation.

Falls Creek also has a distinctive alpine village featuring a large number of accommodations, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs giving guests plenty to do during the evening. With a large mountain, lots of activities, and a friendly staff, Falls Creek is an excellent destination for a holiday.

Falls Creek Notable Runs:

  • Wishing Well - Longest advanced run at 3 km (1.9 mi)
  • Wombats Ramble - Longest beginner run at 2.2 km (1.4 mi)

Falls Creek Tips/Notes:

  • Save time and book lift tickets and gear online.
  • Note that like all of Australia's snow resorts, snow chains must be used during winter.
  • During winter all visitors and residents are required to pay a daily Resort Entry fee to enter Falls Creek Alpine Resort.

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Mountain Profile

Elevation
Top Elevation

Top Elevation: 5840

Base Elevation

Base Elevation: 4593

Vertical Drop
1247
Terrain
Beginner

Beginner: 17

Total Runs

Total Runs: 92

Intermediate

Intermediate: 60

Skiable Terrain

Skiable Terrain: 1112

Advanced

Advanced: 23

Terrain Parks

Terrain Parks: 2

Expert

Expert: 0

Night Skiing

Night Skiing: Yes

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