Brrrr, it's cold outside

The temperature has dropped and the days are getting shorter. Yet that doesn't mean it's an excuse to hibernate. The cooler months are the perfect time to explore the high country, a short drive south of Albury Wodonga. 
With a range of snow experiences on offer, there is a mountain for you to conquer whether you are keen to toboggan with the kids or some serious adrenaline pumping black runs.


Falls Creek

With 450 hectares of skiable terrain, roughly 90 runs and 14 lifts, Falls Creek has something to suit everybody’s ability. Offering a spectrum of runs including basic green for learners to  advanced black runs and a launching pad for the deep powder stashes for those with expereince.
Families are well catered for with snowplay fun including tobogganing, the snow tube park, kids snowmobiles and loads of regular events throughout the season.


Mount Hotham

Australia’s highest alpine village, Mount Hotham’s 320 hectares of skiable terrain is suitable for beginners, intermediate and advanced abilities. With a heap of advanced runs, those with skill and a lot of courage can triumph over a number of runs each day.
For those with young children, tobogganing, snow tubing and even dog sledding is available.


Mt Buffalo

Perfect for families looking to experience the snow for the first time, Mount Buffalo caters well for those looking for snow play and tobogganing.
The mountain offers a canvas of opportunities for those wishing to explore on skis with a number of cross country trails (groomed and ungroomed) available. For those looking for something a little different, Mount Buffalo also offers ice climbing and mountaineering when the conditions are right.



With daily day services to Falls Creek, it’s easy to enjoy the spoils of the snow during the day, the make the most of the two cities nightlife and entertainment during the evening.
  • Falls Creek Coach Service – provides daily services to Falls Creek during snow season
  • Forest Air - provides flights to Falls Creek and Mt Hotham upon demand
  • Hotham Bus - provide services to Mt Hotham Friday, Saturday and Sunday during snow season


Keep warm off the slopes

Arguably the best thing about winter is the excuse to cosy up beside a glowing fire and enjoy a hearty meal showcasing the regions seasonal produce . And if the endless falls haven't tired you out too much, check out some of our top notch bars


Deals and Packages

It's Time to Start Skiing

Using Albury Wodonga as a base to enjoy the snow fields this winter? Blazing Stump Motel and Suites has made it all the easier with a perfect winter package. Accommodation in an Executive King Suite, ski hire for two, full buffet breakfast, Wi-Fi and late checkout on request. All for only $275.00 per couple.
Conditions apply. Subject to availability. Valid from 01/06/18 - 31/08/18. Ski hire includes skis, boots and poles for two people.

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Driving to the snow this winter?

At Thrifty Albury, we have a large range of vehicles suitable to get you from the city streets to the snow with ease. From compact hatches to 4 wheel drives right up to an 8-seat vehicle suitable for a group of friends or family. 

3 days hire for a Mitsubishi 4WD start from as little $395 which includes all accident excess reductions (a $200.00 security bond is required on all Thrifty Car Hire Rentals)  
We can assist you with purchasing your National Park snow pass (which all vehicles heading up the mountain require) and organising snow chains. If arriving by train, depending on your arrival time, we can organise transfers to our offices to have you on your way quicker.
Conditions apply. Subject to availability. Valid from 01/06/18 - 31/08/18.

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Best Western Motel Queen Spa Room

Breakfast, Wi-Fi and Parking

Treat yourself with a night away at Best Western Stagecoach Motel Wodonga. Enjoy breakfast in bed with a complimentary continental room service breakfast for up to two guests per night, complimentary Wi-Fi and parking during your stay. From $135.00 per room per night.
Conditions apply. Subject to availability. Must mention 'Winter Breakfast Offer' at time of booking with the motel. Valid from 01/06/18 - 31/08/18.

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Winter Free Breakfast

Rise and shine at Atura Albury this winter with Free hot buffet breakfast daily to kick start your morning in our Roadhouse Bar & Grill. Plus, stay connected while you’re at it with our Free Wi-Fi from $167.00 per room!
Conditions apply. Subject to availability. Valid from 01/06/18 - 31/08/18.

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Sleep in this Winter

When staying in an Executive King Suite at the Blazing Stump Motel adn Suites this winter, savour your morning by sleeping in late and enjoying a full buffet breakfast. Free onsite parking and Wi-Fi is included for only $165.00 per room.
Conditions apply. Subject to availability. Valid from 01/06/18 - 31/08/18.

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Mantra Albury's Winter Opening Special

Mantra Albury Hotel is the newest place to stay in Albury's bustling city centre. To share their excitiment, Mantra Albury Hotel is offering guests a special opening rates that start from $129.00 which includes late check out (12pm), free Wi-Fi and a drink voucher.
Valid from 01/05/18 - 31/08/2018

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