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Duration: Full Day (12hrs)
Location: Mt. Buller Day Tour
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Melbourne to Mt. Buller 1 Day Snow Tour

 

A days of adventure and fun awaits you on our Mt Buller Snow Tour. You get to experience the unique Australian alpine region covered in snow with rolling white hills and beautiful Snow Gum Eucalyptus forest. Take the family for some fun tobogganing and snow play, or for those wanting some serious skiing board the many chairlifts  and ski for 4-5 hours.

The Mt. Buller resort village boasts many cafe’s restaurants and amenities plus a network of 25 ski lifts servicing 300 hectares of snow-covered slopes.

Our private tour takes you in luxury through the high country region stopping at the small town of Mansfield at the base of the mountain. Here you can hire skiing equipment, toboggans, all clothing equipment  so you arrive at the mountain top ready for the snow action.

Lift passes can be pre-arranged and if you are having so much fun and want to extend the tour we can include an extend an extra few hours and return back later.   

 

 

Tour Highlights

 

  • Only 3.5 hrs from Melbourne
  • Impressive Alpine scenery
  • Mountain Entry
  • Tobogganing or Skiing
  • Chair lifts passes available
  • Snow Machine for guaranteed snow
  • Two supervised Toboggan Parks
  • Clothing and Ski Equipment hire
  • Flexible departure times
  • Up to 22 Ski Lifts available
  • Coffee / Hot Chocolate Included

 

 

Options

Overnight Options

-Stay overnight in the resort on the Mountain, or at the base, to extend your fun and relax in this beautiful environment.

-Get lessons for yourself or your family and ski like a pro.

 

FAQ

How far away is it?

The mountain is a 3.5 hr drive north east of Melbourne through the scenic ranges to the base of the mountain and another 15 minutes to the top. 

Do I need a lift pass?

If you want to ski or snowboard then you will need a lift pass. These vary in price depending on the date. Midweek = $79-92, Weekends up to $ 139.00

If you are not skiing or snowboarding then you don’t need a lift pass..

 

Can I hire equipment?

All skiing, toboggans, and clothing equipment can be hired on the mountain. Let your guide know what you need and we will arrange.

                                                        Adult                Child (Secondary)

Skis, Boots, Poles & Helmet  = $ 58.00             $ 44.00

Board, Boots & Helmet          =  $ 58.00            $ 47.00

Jacket & Pants                         =  $ 27.00            $ 24.00

Pants, Jacket, Walking Boots & Toboggan = $ 56.00      $ 47.00

 

 

 

Do I need to be experienced?

No you dont. If you cant ski then the toboggan run is your most fun, or just playing in the snow. For those more experienced Skiing and Snowboarding is available and these can be hired..  

 

What do I need to bring?

Bring as much warm clothing that you can. you will need to have

  • Gloves & boots*
  • Jacket & Pants*
  • Sunglasses and Sunscreen*
  • Small backpack or bag

If you don’t have any of these you can hire all clothing and equipment on the mountain.

Is there free Wifi?

Yes we have Free Wifi for you whilst in the vehicle and Mt. Buller resort offers free WiFi in the main square.

 

 

Is it good for Children?

Its a fun day out so bring your family and your children. The mountain has two toboggan parks that are safe and supervised by resort staff and plenty of places for general snow play.

If you have children under 7 we must be notified to bring a harness seat for them by law. 

 

How long is the tour

To maximise your time on the mountain we recommend a 12 hour tour. This will give you between 4-5 hours on the snow.

If you are having fun and want to extend the tour by 2 hrs to 14 hrs you can do so on the day. Extra charge of $ 150.00 applies.   

 

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