Perisher Blue is Australia's Biggest Ski Resort with an awesome 1250 snow covered hectares incorporating seven mountain peaks across four great resorts all interlinked by an amazing network of 51 lifts and available on the one ticket. There is a variety of accommodation in resorts, chalets lodges and hotels to enable you to get the most from your snow experience.
This means there is always plenty of room to move.
All conveniences are available on your doorstep from supermarket,
newsagent. chemist and a variety of shops, restaurants, cafes and bars.
After the rhythm of the slopes an abundance of nightlife ensures the
beat goes on or if you prefer, relax around a cosy fire and share the
Perisher, the largest ski resort in the southern hemisphere, is located in
the Kosciuszko National Park.
By road, Perisher is a 2.5 hours drive from Canberra and a comfortable
6 hours drive from Sydney and from Melbourne 7 hours. All 2WD vehicles
are legally required to carry snow chains when driving to Perisher, Smiggin
Holes and Guthega.
Transfers using Snowscene Express are available from Canberra Airport,
Canberra City and selected hotels/motels on Sundays and Fridays with
two departure times.
You can fly into Canberra Airport which is serviced by most airlines. Or
you can fly into Cooma - Snowy Mountains Airport, which is 1 hour
outside Perisher with Aeropelican who operate 3 daily return services
from Sydney Sunday-Friday, with 2 return services on Saturday.
There is no overnight parking at Perisher, apart from a few properties that
do have limited spaces. Parking at Bullocks Flat and using the Skitube
is recommended. The Skitube is situated outside the National Park and
parking is FREE, but you will need to purchase a Skitube Pass. FREE day
parking is available at Perisher.
The Skitube, located at Bullocks Flat, is an electric powered cog/rack
driven railway system. Trains depart regularly providing access to Perisher
Valley by way of tunnel through the Ramshead Range. After stopping at
Perisher Valley it then continues up to Blue Cow.