Lake Mountain

So close to Melbourne, Lake Mountain is a snowplayer's paradise! Featuring an toboggan run with it's own magic carpet, a flying fox plus learn-to-ski activities and an excellent cross-country network means this little mountain is for big days out.


Lake Mountain is just two hours’ drive from Melbourne, and offers a fun and affordable introduction to the snow. It’s accessibility makes Lake Mountain the perfect destination for those seeking a day out in the snow without venturing too far - head for the hills and enjoy snow play, snowshoeing, tobogganing cross-country skiing in beautiful natural surroundings.

One of Lake Mountain’s most popular attractions is the Village Toboggan Run, which is guaranteed to be covered in snow throughout the season thanks to a sophisticated snowmaking system. So no matter when you decide to visit during the snow season, Lake Mountain will have snow ready to welcome you. New in 2018 is the moving carpet, meaning no more tired legs walking back up the toboggan slope! Tickets available to purchase on mountain.

Fast Facts
  • Just two hours’ drive north east of Melbourne
  • Ski and snowboard lessons for all ages
  • Toboggan slope, snowshoeing, flying fox, laser skirmish, snow tubing and cross-country skiing
  • Snow clothing and equipment hire - order online to click and collect!
  • Guaranteed snow for tobogganing and snowplay thanks to state of the art snowmaking systems
  • On-mountain dining at Lake Mountain Cafe
  • Accommodation available in nearby Marysville, Buxton, Narbethong and Healesville
Quick Stats

Highest lifted altitude1480m
Drive distance (Melb city)118km
Skiable area37km (XC)
Snow making area3ha
Total number of lifts0
Beginners terrain38%
Intermediate terrain34%
Advanced terrain28%
Terrain parkNo
Snow sports schoolYes
Night SkiingNo
Equipment HireYes



Strap on some snowshoes and head for the snowgums – snowshoeing is a great way to experience the alpine environment on your own two feet. Lake Mountain’s extensive cross-country ski network is yours to explore once you’ve rented a set of snowshoes.


Take the fun to the next level with Lake Mountain’s Adventure Activities – flying fox, tube run and laser skirmish are on offer every day throughout the snow season (weather permitting).


Lake Mountain is home to a Burton Riglet Park, designed especially for kids aged 3-6 to try snowboarding in a safe and fun environment. For the older kids, the Learn to Ride program is for 7-14 year olds keen to become little shredders on the slopes.

Visit the resort website for more information