Ski and Snowboard Honeymoon Packages in Australia provide an incredible opportunity to escape to snow-filled mountain resorts. Skiing or snowboarding on fresh powder snow is enjoyable for people of all ages and ability levels alike!
Australian mountains will leave you breathless with their breathtaking landscapes and exciting hiking trails, not to mention stunning mountains that take your breath away.
Perisher Blue Ski Resort, nestled within Kosciuszko National Park, is one of Australia’s premier alpine destinations. As the largest resort in the Southern Hemisphere, Perisher offers plenty of variety for all levels of skiers and snowboarders from beginners to intermediate. With 67 trails that range from beginner to intermediate terrain, Perisher offers something for every ability level of skier or snowboarder!
Perisher Valley, Smiggin Holes, Blue Cow and Guthega form four mountain villages connected by 47 lifts that make up this enormous ski resort, covering seven mountain peaks and covering over 3000 acres of skiable terrain – you may need several days or even several seasons to cover every inch of this resort!
Beginners will appreciate Smiggin Holes for its selection of beginner trails. This zone provides a safe space to hone their skills before venturing onto more advanced runs found throughout the resort.
Intermediate skiers will enjoy spending a full day exploring Perisher’s 67 blue ski trails – including steep slopes to challenge them further – an extensive trail network, half pipes and advanced tree runs to enjoy at this resort.
Thredbo offers skiers and snowboarders 480 acres of snow to carve up on Australia’s longest ski run – the longest ski run in Australia! Nestled deep within Kosciuszko National Park, this vibrant alpine playground provides many activities from mountain biking and hiking trails to wellness retreats.
Thredbo’s legendary apres scene is legendary and its village offers everything from intimate bars to late-night lounges with live music acts. Enjoy wine and dining on the mountain at Kareele Hutte or Merritts Mountain House; then finish up your evening by relaxing poolside by the outdoor firepit at Thredbo Alpine Hotel for some added apres fun.
Thredbo Kids Snow Festival provides families with all they need to keep the little ones busy during a holiday weekend in Thredbo. Boasting a beginner area at Friday Flat, kids can develop their skills in an environment designed for learning – as well as taking advantage of a host of ski and snowboard lessons for all ages – plus there are activities planned so they can share these new friendships!
The village offers an impressive variety of accommodation options to accommodate groups, families and couples alike. Families will particularly enjoy staying in the four-star Lantern Apartments which provide stunning views across both village and slopes; otherwise the team at the resort centre can help find you an appropriate property and bundle it with lift passes, lessons or rental requirements. Meanwhile The River Inn provides great value with direct access to Friday Flat and a short shuttle ride ride directly onto slopes.
Mt Buller is Victoria’s most accessible major snow resort, just three hours’ drive from Melbourne and boasting international-standard skiing experiences and picturesque snow villages. Ski-in/ski-out accommodation as well as trendy bars and restaurants make Mt Buller an accessible paradise that caters for snow lovers of all ages and budgets alike.
Mt Buller offers over 300 hectares of snow fields, from gentle slopes to spectacular double black diamond chutes, providing something for everyone at all skill levels – from gentle slopes to double black diamond chutes. A world-class team of instructors are on hand to improve your skills and help make sure you make the most of your trip, with lessons for children aged three-18 available through Buller Kids Centre.
Experience luxury at Mt Buller with Wotif’s selection of luxurious accommodations on Mt Buller. Featuring hotels and apartments to select from, finding your ideal snow getaway is now easier than ever – including deals like Kids Stay Free and Snow Guarantee that ensure a successful getaway is assured.
Snowy Mountains accommodation ranges from budget family friendly holiday parks to luxurious pads. In winter, Jindabyne provides hotel/motels and self-contained apartments. Summer brings hikers, boaters and water skiers. There is the affordable Banjo Paterson Inn; for lakefront lodging head towards Lake Jindabyne Hotel/Motel; while for those wanting an extravagant experience the new NRMA Jindabyne Holiday Park boasts cabins, villas and even glamtainers (refurbished shipping containers sleeping four).
Travel to the Snowy Mountains can be accomplished via car, flight to Canberra then Cooma (via Canberra Airport and then onward to Cooma Snowy Mountain Airport), bus services from Sydney Central or Greyhound Australia who run daily Snow Express services into this region, or with one of the two shuttle buses offered daily to Cooma from Canberra Airport.
Booking early when planning a snow trip pays dividends; discounts are available for early birds at both Thredbo and Perisher with 35% off early-bird passes as well as friend and family passes that provide even greater savings. Plus, Jindabyne offers great lodging choices with hotels, lodges and apartments suited to suit every budget – some offering spectacular views across Lake Jindabyne or up into the snow-capped mountains!