Category: Getting There

Where’s A Good Place Near Melbourne For Toboganning?

Tobaganning near Melbourne

Tobogganing is a fantastic way to introduce your young children to snow and maybe even spark the little skier or snowboarder within them!! From Melbourne, Lake Mountain (90 mins) and Mt Baw Baw (2.5 hrs) are the closest alpine areas for […]

Is it Necessary To Carry Chains In Australia?

Carrying chains to the snow

It is a legal requirement that all vehicles, both 2WD and 4X4, always carry chains when heading up the mountain regardless of the weather conditions. Each snow resort will display whether chains are required to be fitted or not depending […]

What Would Be The Best Mountain To Visit For Families?

If you are going to the snow and introducing your family to the snow for the first time then you have to decide which mountain will suit your needs best. Mt Buller and Falls Creek are probably the most family […]

What Do I Need To Know Before I Go To The Snow At Mt. Buller?

Travelling to Mt Buller is a beautiful scenic 3 hours drive from Melbourne. There are many ways to travel there, by car, bus and helicopter if you choose.  If you are going by car and are going to be staying […]

How Can I Make Going to the Snow Cheaper For My Family?

Going to the snow in Australia is expensive so using ways to reduce the cost is important.  If you are going with another family then look at sharing accommodation. You can book accommodation in a lodge and many of the […]

When is The Best Time To Go To The Snow in Australia?

The best time to go to the snow in Australia is between mid June to mid September. Generally the middle to later part of the season is usually the best as the snow has been falling and there will be […]

When Do I Need To Plan And Book My Snow Trip?

Planning your snow trip  is best done as early as possible at the beginning of the year if you know when you will be able to go as   there is ample of accommodation options and availability.   Many people book at […]

Do I Need To Carry Car Chains?

Car Wheel Chains All vehicles will need to carry wheel chains if  going up the mountain,  these can be hired from most ski shops.   If wheel chains are required to be fitted you will be notified as you go through the […]

Which Mountain Should I Go To?

Depending on how much time you are going for is a good reason for choosing a mountain. If you only have a few days then closer is better. Mount Buller is three hours from Melbourne where Falls Creek is around […]