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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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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Was a good day of fun on the toboggan with my children. Great food at the restaurant and beautiful scenic with background alpines and the cottage resorts. Highly recommend for families for a cosy white weekend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

Travel here from the mornington peninsula. A family of beginners out for a snow day and first experience. Entry, hire and lesson costs were reasonable. Staff taking lessons friendly. There was ample snow. Not a huge selection of pubs or restaurants, however for a family of beginners I would definitely recommend as the cost is a lot cheaper than some... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Getting here was easy using the south face road, a days skiing at the weekend was $50 Parking, $50 ski hire, $75 lift pass, cheeper during midweek, the lifts were well run and staff helpful and freindly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Great day with the kids having their first snow experience. Advise for small children who haven't seen snow to go early in the season to avoid lots of people.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Just returned from a week on the mountain with ten primary aged students and three teenagers. What a great place! Other than the drive up, which can be a bit hairy, the village was easily accessible, parking was effortless and getting to our lodge a breeze. Our kids had lessons at the ski school and after three days all were... More

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Mildura, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We visited Mount Baw Baw in the school hols with the kids. We had awesome weather on the day we went, about 15 degrees & sunny. There was loads of snow, the kids managed to toboggan for ages, built a snowman, threw some snowballs & had a great day. We even saw santa who was there visiting when we got... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This was our fourth time back at Mt Baw Baw for the snow. I think the thing that stands out most is the friendliness and helpfulness of all the mountain staff. I also like the way the village and runs are so easy to get around, whether on foot or on skis/snowboard, which means that the kids (9 and 13)... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I had been to Mt Baw Baw many years ago; my wife had not: in fact, she had never experienced snow before. It was a most enjoyable few hours with the beautiful Australian snow gums and taking photographs of snowmen that others had made fun. The one common room we came across to have our packed lunch in was quite... More

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Darwin, Australia
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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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