Mt Hotham

Mt Hotham is the place to be for snow lovers. Spectacular terrain, seriously good views to Mt Feathertop plus plenty to do on your non-ski days (including snowshoeing to a cosy eco-dome) makes Mt Hotham a must-do.


Perched on a ridgeline and offering stunning panoramas across mountain ranges, Mt Hotham showcases some of the most authentic and beautiful alpine environment in Australia. Mt Hotham boasts the title of Australia’s highest alpine village, and because of this it offers something truly unique.

Keen skiers and snowboarders love Mt Hotham, but if you’re new to the snow you’re very well catered for too. Mt Hotham’s snow play area gives first timers an ideal snow experience - there’s really nothing like the crunch of snow under your feet and the fun that comes with playing in the white stuff! Plus, with tobogganing for the kiddies, sled dog rides, a snow laser skirmish, day spa, snow tubing and more, you’ll be perfectly located to experience a true Australian snow holiday at Mt Hotham.

Mt Hotham has some very friendly neighbours just 10 minutes down the road, with the stunning alpine village of Dinner Plain easily accessible by car or shuttle bus. Read all about Dinner Plain by clicking here.

Fast Facts
  • Approximately 4.5 hours’ drive from Melbourne
  • Ski and snowboard lessons for kids and adults of all levels
  • Beautiful mountain village set right on a ridgeline with incredible views over the ranges
  • Scenic chairlift rides, Snow Stuff Park with plenty of snow play fun, night skiing, helicopter tours, Brown Brothers Sparkling Sunset Tours and more.
  • Beautiful mountain village with plenty of accommodation ranging from budget to luxury and everything in between
  • More than eight rental outlets across Hotham and Dinner Plain plus plenty of retail stores
  • 13 ski lifts (including Dinner Plain) accessing a variety of terrain from beginner to advanced
Quick Stats

Highest lifted altitude1845m
Drive distance (Melb city)376km
Skiable area320ha
Snow making area22ha
Total number of lifts14
Beginners terrain20%
Intermediate terrain40%
Advanced terrain40%
Terrain park2
Snow sports schoolYes
Night SkiingYes
Equipment HireYes



Join a sunset snowshoe tour through the snowgum and discover a hidden eco-village nestled high in the mountains. Enjoy a warming gluwein by the fire before entering the cosy teepee, where you’ll discover the secrets of fondue making before indulging in this decadent dinner. An adventure not to be missed!


Heaven for little snow bunnies! Mt Hotham’s Snow Stuff Park is the place to be for family fun, with tobogganing, snow scooters, snow trikes, mini snowmobiles, backcountry sled tours and much more. A must-do with the family during your snow holiday at Mt Hotham.


Hotham’s White Spa is the ultimate spot for relaxation after a day on the mountain or just for some time out. With stunning views overlooking the ski runs and mountain ranges beyond, you’ll be in bliss!

If too much pampering is never enough, you can also indulge at the Dinner Plain Onsen + Spa Retreat, just 10 minutes down the road at Mt Hotham’s neighbouring mountain village.

Visit the resort website for more information