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,…

Snowboarding at Mt Buller

Lifts are turning, snow is falling and the Aussie ski industry in pumped for the 2017 season after a great start. Mt Buller, in the Victorian Alps, was one of the first ski resorts to open (on June 2), joining only two other resorts…

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…

Mt Buller’s “Snow Factory”

One of Australia’s top ski resorts, Mt Buller, is guaranteeing snow on the opening day of the season, thanks to a new “snow factory”. The Victorian resort has spent $1.6 million on the TechnoAlpin 220 Snowfactory, which has the ability to pump out artificial…