The closest downhill Skiing and Snowboarding to Melbourne
The Mount Baw Baw snowfields offer the closest downhill skiing and snowboarding to Melbourne. Located on the Baw Baw Plateau, which runs from Mount Erica in the south to Mount Whitelaw in the north, the resort is an easy drive 2.5 hours east of Melbourne up from the Latrobe Valley. With its friendly environment catering to day visitors and longer term snow stayers, Mt Baw Baw provides plenty of beginner terrain for all ages to learn how to ski or snowboard.
Offering cross-country skiing, boarding and skiing, Mt Baw Baw has over 30 hectares of downhill terrain, seven ski lifts, several snow play areas, 10 kilometres of groomed cross-country trails and unlimited terrain to explore – days and days of adventure await! Parents will love the Kids Club where the team at Mt Baw Baw can teach the little ones how to ski or brush up on their skills. Snow play is always encouraged with tobogganing, snowshoeing and Dog Sledding Tours to make a memorable trip. Check with the resort for lesson availability or for other events and activities designed for couples or the whole family.