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Mount Baw-Baw

Private Bag | Via Noojee, Mount Baw Baw, Victoria 3833, Australia
(03) 5165 1136
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Type: Ski/ Snowboard Areas
Activities: Skiing
Owner description: Mt Baw Baw Alpine Resort is the closest DOWNHILL SKI resort to Melbourne & the Mornington PeninsulaYour Mt Baw Baw adventure is... Only a 2.5 hour... more » Owner description: Mt Baw Baw Alpine Resort is the closest DOWNHILL SKI resort to Melbourne & the Mornington PeninsulaYour Mt Baw Baw adventure is... Only a 2.5 hour drive from Melbourne 1 hour from the heart of Gippsland Just over 3 hours from the Mornington Peninsula One tank of petrol is all it takes to get here and back from Melbourne!Mt Baw Baw is a year-round resort, catering for snow enthusiasts during the white season, and outdoor adventurers, hikers and bike riders during the green seasonMt Baw Baw is located 120 km east of Melbourne and 50 km north of the Latrobe ValleyGiven the nature of the terrain & the lift network, Mt Baw Baw snowfields are ideal for the snowboarder, downhill & cross country skier during WinterWith 35 hectares of groomed runs, seven ski lifts, two snow play areas, 10kms of groomed x-country ski trails & unlimited terrain amongst the snowgums to explore, you will be hard pressed to find a better outdoor venue so close to MelbourneMt Baw Baw is a family friendly alpine resort, offering the bungee tramp, dog sled tours during Winter, Kids Camps and family accommodation packagesDuring the warmer months, Mt Baw Baw comes alive with spectacular wildflowers. The Resorts walking trails link to a wider network of trails within the Baw Baw National Park and also the Great Alpine Walking Trail. The Resort is also home to a national standard downhill mountain bike track which is open during the Green Season.The Village Restaurant is open all year round offering delicious food and spectacular views across West GippslandThe village, with its friendly atmosphere and modern facilities caters for the day tripper and long term visitor. With accommodation, ski hire, food outlets, retail, medical & information centres all within easy walking distance of the car parks, the village is an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding area. « less
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Darwin, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

this place is fantastic, especially if you like a less commercial friendly experience. I love the other mountains as much as the next person but this one is a really special place that is a must visit!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

Wanting to visit snow in July? Then mt. Baw baw would be an interesting find. 4 hours drive from Melbourne, it is a winter wonderland in July. Things to note: 1. Gear up with snow gear 2. Check for snow fall before the scheduled trip, too small of a snow fall will leave you stuck with the tobogans. 3. Bring... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Went during the week (Tuesday to Thursday) for our first snow trip. Went up from Melbourne via V-line and Mountaintop experience taxi. Was straightforward getting there although the road up is fairly winding. Tried snowboarding for the first time. Had a nice instructor but only got one hour instead of the two hours because there was no one else with... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

I have just returned from a first time day trip on the 8/08/13 at Mt Baw Baw in Victoria with my family . The trip was great all the way to Noojee with beautiful green hills of country Victoria , From Noojee for about 25km the road is very narrow all the way up to Mt Baw Baw Village and... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

We visited Mount Baw Baw on Sunday in July. with 14cm of fresh snow the conditions were perfect for cross-country skiing. We have departed Melbourne early in the morning and after 2.5 hours reached Mt Baw Baw. After paying AUD 48/car for the resort entry, we have hired cross country skis and boots (AUD 50 for both skis and boots... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013 via mobile

We travelled from WA to show our kids some snow for the first time on a not too expensive or full on ski field. In the middle of winter Victoria decided to get warm. However the kids still managed to have a great time tobogganing down a very scantily clad snow slope, making snow men, throwing chunks of ice and... More

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

With two toboggan slopes this is a very family friendly attraction. Snow chains are required to be carried, but in the twice we've been, once in June and once in July, we didnt have to put them on. Accommodation on the mountain is available. For most lodges you need to bring your own linen so this can be a bit... More

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Horsham, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

The 13,300 ha Mt. Baw Baw National Park covers a substantial part of the Baw Baw Plateau. One of the two Victorian national parks with large areas of sub-alpine vegetation, it offers outstanding views, colourful wildflowers in early summer and open grassy plains with Snow Gum woodlands.. The summit has an exclusive ski resort village with many luxurious villas. Chains... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

have been to baw baw a few times, its small, cost less than hotham, falls creek, buller . less crowds, but smaller runs etc, great place for me being a green run skier, very good customer service and visitor helpers at the gate, views are great of gippsland, the road is windy, and chains chains, u can get caught out... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012

Apart from the unavoidable long winding drive to get there, our day trip to Mt Baw Baw was a great way to spend a sunny summers day. With very few general public on the mountain at all, we hiked alone on the well maintained trails around the summit before sitting down to a superb lunch with beautiful views. Customer service... More

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