Perisher invests another $4m

Perisher Ski Resort is spreading early Christmas cheer with the announcement of a $4.2-million investment in new infrastructure and expanded snowmaking. This latest investment at Australia’s largest resort will see Leichhardt T-Bar being replaced with a new quad chairlift, and more snow guns. The work…

Astra Lodge wins at World Ski Awards

Astra Lodge, in the Victorian Alps, has been named Australia’s Best Ski Boutique Hotel 2017 at the World Ski Awards in Austria. It’s the second time the five-star property has taken out the prestigious award, having received the honour in 2016. In their fifth year,…

Aussie ski resorts extend season

Australia’s leading ski resorts will stay open for an extra week, closing on October 8 instead of the usual October 1/2. Perisher, in the NSW Snowy Mountains, was the first resort to make the announcement, boasting the best snow conditions in five years. Mt…

Mt Buller opens with free night skiing

Mt Buller, in the Victorian Alps, has also announced it’s opening ahead of the official start to the Australian ski season, beating Perisher, in NSW, by one day. Buller will have lifts turning on Friday, June 2, allowing skiers and snowboarders to hit up…

Perisher to open early

Chilly temperatures and steady pre-season snowfall has been enough to convince Australia’s largest ski resort to open a week early. Perisher, in the NSW Snowy Mountains, will kick off the season on Saturday, June 3. The resort made the decision after 20cm of snow fell…