Mt Hotham, Skiing, snowboarding and Snow Holidays

Mount Hotham Ski Lift

Mount Hotham is one of Australia’s most exclusive and sought after skiing destinations. It is located in the Snowy Mountains in the north east corner of the state of Victoria. The resort itself is situated above the snow line at the highest point of the Great Alpine Road and is about 375 kilometers from Melbourne. The ski resort is located at the top of the ridge and is unusual because the ski runs are below the accommodation. International visitors to Mt Hotham will fly to Melbourne where they have a number of options to access the resort. You can fly direct to Mt Hotham with Qantaslink. Most people hire a car in Melbourne and drive to the mountain or join an organized tour that includes their transfers and accommodation. The driving option gives you the opportunity to pass through parts of Australia that are renowned for being some of the most scenically spectacular in Australia.

The views from the Mount Hotham Ski resort can be absolutely sensational. On a clear day, the views over the surrounding alpine region include Mt Feathertop, Mount Buffalo and Falls Creek and the region is covered in the magnificent Snowgums at the higher altitude. At lower levels there are magnificent forests of Bluegum and Mountain Ash which is the world's largest flowering plant. Mount Hotham is located in the Alpine National Park on the Dargo high plains. This region is famous for its unique wildlife with Wombats, Possums and Kangaroo being common visitors.

Mount Hotham Snow Village

Mt Hotham has plenty of things to do and is one of Australia’s best downhill ski destinations and is known as the powder capital of Australia. It also holds the record for the highest snowfalls in Australia. The ski resort is beautifully equipped with plenty of snow making equipment, ski and snowboard hire, 17 great restaurants, cafes and après ski, post office and convenience stores. The elevation of the resort is around 1860 meters and the ski area covers some 321 hectares. Mt Hotham has a vertical drop of 395 meters and there is an average annual snowfall exceeding 3 meters. Accommodation at Hotham is sensational with a range that will exceed you expectations. Great hotels, plenty of quality apartments & lodges are available for you to choose from.

If you are planning an Australian skiing holiday or a summer mountain vacation, then Mount Hotham will offer a package that will surpass anything you have experienced before.

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