Bring on the ski season!
With the cool weather breezing its way across Australia, many of us are all beginning to prepare for the inevitable winter season. Winter means hot chocolates, snuggling under a quilt and most of all SNOW!
Along with winter comes Australia’s snow season which is definitely worth experiencing. Places such as Perisher Blue and Falls Creek are renowned for having some of the best Ski Fields in Australia.
Don’t spend this winter indoors! Plan a holiday at the snow. Snow holidays are great for couples, family or friends- everyone can have fun.
Located in north east Victoria, Australia Falls Creek is renowned as being Victoria’s best ski resort. Blessed with an altitude of 1,210 and 1,830 metres (the highest lifted point at 1780 metres), Falls Creek has ideal slopes for pro skiers and amateurs.
Falls Creek resort is kitted out with 4,500 accommodation beds, great restaurants and dining facilities as well as numerous bars and nightclubs to keep guests entertained. The resort is also open during summer and offers holiday visitors a great base for them to explore the massive national park surrounding the resort.
For more information about Falls Creek visit http://www.fallscreek.com.au/.
Located in the Snowy Mountains, Perisher is the largest ski resort in the Southern Hemisphere. Made up of four ski villages (Perisher Valley, Smiggin Holes, Guthega, and Blue Cow), Perisher Blue covers approximately 12 square kilometres.
The ski resort can be accessed by road and by ski tube, Australia’s only rack railway. The ski villages cater to the likes of everyone, with great food, entertainment and facilities at each. The best thing potential holiday-goers can do is research each village and select the one that best caters to their needs.
For more information about Perisher Blue visit http://www.perisher.com.au/.
If a winter holiday is on your agenda this year make sure you are organised and purchase specialised ski insurance. Ski Insurance is designed to cater to the specific needs and requirements of a snow holiday. Your equipment, ski lessons and ski related activities will be covered under ski insurance. To find out more about ski insurance click here.