Mt Baw Baw

An easy drive from Melbourne, Mt Baw Baw offers a fabulous experience for families and first timers. It's scenic village and excellent facilities are well setup for making lifelong memories.


Mt Baw Baw offers the closest downhill skiing to Melbourne, and is an easy 2.5 hour drive from the city through the Latrobe Valley.

With gentle slopes, a fun atmosphere and affordable pricing, Mt Baw Baw is perfect for families and beginners, or to reacquaint yourself if it’s been a while since you hit the slopes. Baw Baw also maintains a sweet terrain park, so if you're looking to hit up the features it is well worth a visit!

With a great range of on-mountain accommodation, a charming alpine village and plenty to do aside from the fun of skiing and snowboarding (who can resist a sled ride with the huskies?!), Mt Baw Baw offers a wonderful destination for a snowy escape this winter.

Fast Facts
  • 2.5 hour drive from Melbourne
  • Snow Factory snowmaking system that guarantees snow from opening weekend through to 1 October!
  • Learn to ski, snowboard and cross-country ski (lessons are available for both kids and adults)
  • Beginner to advanced ski runs and cross-country ski trails
  • Accommodation for all styles and budgets
  • Three snow play areas including tobogganing, husky dog sled tours, snowshoeing and snowmobile rides
  • Terrain park with jumps for advanced skiers and boarders
Quick Stats

Highest lifted altitude1562m
Drive distance (Melb city)177km
Skiable area30ha
Snow making areaYes
Total number of lifts7
Beginners terrain25%
Intermediate terrain64%
Advanced terrain11%
Terrain park3
Snow sports schoolYes
Night SkiingNo
Equipment HireYes



Nothing compares to experiencing the beautiful backcountry trails of Mt Baw Baw by dog sled. A team of gorgeous Siberian Huskies will whisk you away through the snowgums on a truly once-in-a-lifetime adventure.


Everyone can enjoy the fun of snow play at Mt Baw Baw’s toboggan parks. Tobogganing is the ideal introduction for those new to the snow, and Mt Baw Baw offers something for every level of thrill-seeker!


Mt Baw Baw’s Terrain Park has a range of features including smooth rails, pipes and boxes. A number of park sessions and competitions are run throughout the season including the famous Rail Jam – perfect for spectating too if you’re not up for hitting the features!

Visit the resort website for more information