Falls Creek is Victoria's largest skiing and snowboarding destinations and is one of the most popular venues in Australia for snow sports. It is set in the alpine region in the north east of the state and is surrounded by the Alpine National Park. It is easy to access, being about three and a half hours drive from Melbourne through some of Australia's most scenic rural and alpine regions, or you can fly to Albury and rent a car to drive to the resort. Falls Creek, Victoria, is noted as having the most reliable snow cover of all of the Australian ski resorts and also has plenty of popular on snow accommodation which can be found in hotels, hostels, ski lodges and apartments. The towns of Mount Beauty and Bright at the foot of the mountains also provide a plethora of accommodation options.
The resort itself has all of the facilities you would expect at a modern ski resort. There is ample snow making equipment in the odd event of nature taking a holiday. Massive ski lifting services ensure short queues and the apres ski atmosphere is legendary. Falls creek also provides modern ski hire services and up to the minute techniques are taught in the ski schools. Lessons for both skiing and snowboarding are available. Falls Creek has an average annual snow fall of about four meters and the runs are open for an average of 128 days each winter. There are a total of 92 runs which will cater to skiers and snowboarders of all levels of expertise. The nearby Bogong High Plains and Dinner Plains near Mt Hotham, provide one of Australia's best venues for cross country skiing.
In the summer months, Falls Creek provides a sensational mountain holiday destination with magnificent eucalypt forests, waterfalls and rock escarpments providing a playground for bushwalkers, wildlife lovers, absielers, rock climbers, hang gliders and much more. It truly is one of the most beautiful regions in Australia to visit. If you are looking for an alpine holiday destination to enjoy at any time of the year, then come and visit Falls Creek.