Falls Creek

Falls Creek's famously beautiful mountain village offers the ideal snow escape. Team that with stunning views, excellent terrain and so much do to on and off the slopes (snowmobile ride anyone?) and you have all the ingredients for a memorable winter adventure.


With some of Victoria’s most spectacular alpine scenery, Falls Creek offers a huge area to explore for all kinds of visitors to the snow. Beginner skiers are perfectly catered for with the famous ‘Wombat’s Ramble’ offering the longest beginner run in Australia - you’ll be perfecting your turns in no time!

Falls Creek Village is the ideal alpine town, offering a wide array of accommodation options for all budgets, plenty of places to dine and lots to experience when you’re not out enjoying the ski slopes - check out the kids entertainment with Pete the Snow Dragon, take the kids snow tubing or for a ride on the mini snowmobiles. When the sun goes down, enjoy the night show every Thursday in July and August, complete with fireworks show and music.

Fast Facts
  • Approximately 4.5 hours’ drive from Melbourne, via the Hume Highway and stunning alpine valleys  
  • Ski and snowboard lessons for kids and adults of all levels
  • Cross-country skiing, snow tubing, mini snowmobiles, scenic chairlift rides, snow biking, night skiing, helicopter tours, museum and more.
  • Beautiful mountain village with plenty of accommodation ranging from budget to luxury
  • Over 35 cafes, restaurants and bars
  • Over 14 retail and rental outlets with everything you could need for your snow holiday
  • 14 ski lifts accessing a huge amount of ski and snowboard terrain for all levels
Quick Stats

Highest lifted altitude1780m
Drive distance (Melb city)386km
Skiable area450ha
Snow making area110ha
Total number of lifts15
Beginners terrain17%
Intermediate terrain60%
Advanced terrain23%
Terrain park4
Snow sports schoolYes
Night SkiingYes
Equipment HireYes



Experience Australia’s longest beginner run under lights with night Skiing on Wombats Ramble every Wednesday and Saturday night. Wombats Ramble is Australia’s longest green run, measuring a whopping 2.2kms long, and with lights along the entire length you can keep practising your skiing and boarding long after the sun goes down.


A favourite of many small visitors to Falls Creek, keep your eyes peeled for Pete the Snow Dragon! Pete can often be seen skiing his favourite runs, visiting the Snow Club 4 Kids and regularly at the Night Show Spectacular on Thursdays in July and August.


We’re not just biased – Falls Creek is officially Epic! Vail Resorts has purchased Falls Creek Ski Lifts, meaning their amazing Epic Pass now provides access to an amazing range of resorts, both here and overseas including Perisher, Whistler Blackcomb, Vail, Park City, Hakuba and Rusutsu in Japan and more!

Visit the resort website for more information