Mt Buller

Never miss a moment


Often affectionately known as ‘Melbourne’s mountain’, Mt Buller is an easy and scenic three-hour drive from the city and offers a fantastic snow experience no matter what you’re looking for.

With the largest lift network in Victoria, Mt Buller offers plenty of choice in terrain - perfect for learning and progressing your snow skills. And with a huge range of activities to take part in, there’s something for everyone - from tobogganing at the two snow play parks (complete with their own snowmaking systems) and enjoying a breathtaking sled dog ride, to snowshoeing, day spas and the National Alpine Museum, you’ll be spoilt for choice.

Fast Facts
  • Three-hour drive from Melbourne
  • Daily bus services - let someone else do the driving
  • Snow Factory snowmaking system that guarantees snow all season
  • Wide range of accommodation types from hostels and lodges to luxury hotels and private chalets
  • Over 40 cafes, bars and restaurants ranging from easy takeaway to fine dining
  • 12 retail and rental outlets
  • World class ski and snowboard school, and the Buller Kids’ Centre which caters for children from just three months old  
  • Day spa, sled dog tours, snowshoe tours, Australia’s highest cinema and more
  • Victoria’s largest lifting system, with 22 lifts covering 300 hectares of skiable terrain
Quick Stats

Highest lifted altitude1780m
Drive distance (Melb city)235km
Skiable area300ha
Snow making area78ha
Total number of lifts22
Beginners terrain20%
Intermediate terrain45%
Advanced terrain35%
Terrain park5
Snow sports schoolYes
Night SkiingYes
Equipment HireYes



Mt Buller’s state of the art Snow Factory can make snow in any conditions, and means the resort can guarantee snow for you to enjoy from opening weekend in June right through until the closing weekend on 30 September.


If it’s your first time skiing and boarding, take advantage of the ‘Discover’ program where you can score a free two-hour lesson free of charge with a beginner lift pass. It’s the perfect introduction where you can learn the basics in skiing and boarding from Mt Buller’s talented team of instructors.


The off-peak periods of June and September are perfect for visiting the snow for the first time. Guaranteed snow and sensational deals right across the mountain (not to mention mild temperatures and sunshine in spring!) mean you can book your snow holiday with confidence and make your dollar go even further.

Visit the resort website for more information