Alpine Way | SNow Holidays

Alpine Way

The Alpine Way is the road that connects Jindabyne with the Ski Tube and Thredbo Alpine Resort. The road continues on to Khancoban and onto Victoria with a wide range of attractions available to stop along the way through.

Alpine Way accommodation is set in a rustic location offering stunning views of the mountain ranges and higher elevated accommodations offer Lake Jindabyne views, do not miss the opportunity to stay in one of the beautiful options available. The road beyond Thredbo was first constructed in the 1950's as access to Murray 1 & 2 power stations located on the western side of the Snowy Mountains.

Snowy Hydro currently provides around 67% of all renewable energy that is available to the eastern mainland grid of Australia, as well as providing fast response power to light up the morning and evening rush hours of Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne and Adelaide.

Located between Jindabyne and Thredbo and on the road that provides access for the Ski Tube to Perisher ski resort. The Alpine Way is a great choice for those who want to stay as close to the mountain as possible without breaking the budget.

                Ski'n Save Hire Rates 2015

Ski' n Save / Summit  Snowsports Hire shop in Jindabyne offers quality ski equipment at very competitive prices. Book your accommodation with Ski 'n Save Snowholidays and receive a 25% discount on the standard hire price list.

 

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Recreational Carve Ski
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Carve skis, stocks, boots, parka, pants & helmet $80 $50 $110 $75 $135 $90 $155 $105 $165 $110 $185 $130 $195 $140
Carve skis, stocks & boots $45 $25 $65 $35 $80 $40 $90 $45 $95 $50 $100 $55 $110 $60
Skis & poles $40 - $55 - $65 - $70 - $75 - $80 - $85 -
Boots only $20 - $30 - $40 - $45 - $50 - $55 - $60 -

 

 

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Elite Performance Carve Ski
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Skis, boots & poles $54 - $78 - $96 - $102 - $108 - $120 - $132 -
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Board, boots, parka, pants & helmet $80 $70 $135 $100 $160 $120 $185 $140 $195 $145 $220 $165 $230 $170
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Board only $35 - $55 - $65 - $75 - $85 - $95 - $105 -

 

 

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Clothing
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Parka & pants $30 $20 $40 $25 $50 $30 $55 $35 $60 $35 $65 $40 $70 $40
Pants only $20 $15 $25 $20 $30 $25 $35 $30 $35 $30 $40 $35 $40 $35
Parka only $20 $15 $25 $20 $30 $25 $35 $30 $35 $30 $40 $35 $40 $35

 

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Snow chains $20 $30 $35 $40 $40 $45 $45
Togboggans $6 $11 $15 $25 $25 $30 $30
Walking boots $8 $15 $20 $25 $25 $30 $30
Roof racks $20 $30 $35 $40 $40 $45 $45
Helmets $10 $15 $20 $30 $30 $40 $40
Poles $8 $10 $12 $12 $12 $15 $15
Snowboard bindings $20 $25 $35 $40 $40 $45 $50

Thredbo Lift Ticket, Lessons & Ski School Rates
Winter 2015

 

Please find below Winter 2015 Thredbo Lift Ticket, Lessons and Children's Ski School pricing. Rates are correct at time of publishing however may be subject to change and package discounting, so always check with one of our friendly consultants when purchasing your Thredbo snow holiday accommodation package. To receive the below packaged discounted rates, passes must be booked and paid for 14 days prior to use. Other discounts are available for up to 3 days prior to use.

  • Value Season: 6 to 26 June and 31 August to Season Close
  • Super Season: 27 June to 12 July
  • Regular Season: 13 July to 23 August
  • Peak Season: 24 August to 30 August
  • Child Age: 5-17 years
  • Group Lesson times: 2 hour duration for adults, 3 hour duration for children.

Thredbo..... Ski for FREE!
 

  • With each adult ticket (3.5 and 5.5 day lift tickets), 1 child receives the equivalent ticket FREE. If the adult ticket is lift and Max6, the child will receive a lift only ticket for the duration. if the adult purchases lift and rental, the child will receive lift and rental.
  • Tickets must be pre-booked. 5.5 day consecutive tickets commence Sunday afternoon. THREDBOLAND UPGRADES AVAILABLE. Each family also receives bonus voucher book.
  • These prices will not be available at the ticket office. Click here for more information.* Valid for stays between 6 - 26 June & 31 August - Season close

* Further booking conditions and terms may apply - please discuss with you consultant.

Buy Early prices shown below, must be booked and paid for 7 days prior to arrival.

  Value Season Super Season Regular Season Peak Season
Lift Only Adult Child Adult Child Adult Child Adult Child
2 consecutive days 163 86 199 115 202 116 204 118
3 consecutive days 232 127 266 151 298 164 306 170
4 consecutive days 311 166 354 201 396 218 407 225
5 of 7 days 356 186 410 218 454 250 464 261
6 of 8 days 420 231 482 270 536 300 548 309
7 of 9 days 483 267 559 315 622 350 635 360
Adult learn to ride lessons are 2 hours duration at 9.30am, 11.30am & 2.00pm.
Child learn to ride lessons are 3 hours duration at 9.30am on the first full day & 1.00pm each consecutive day after.
Learn To Ride Lift & Lessons Adult Child Adult Child Adult Child Adult Child
2 consecutive days 195 140 230 166 230 166 230 166
3 consecutive days 276 204 300 218 333 237 332 239
4 consecutive days 378 271 410 287 437 311 442 313
5 of 7 days 418 300 453 309 496 352 499 355
6 of 8 days 500 344 597 420 590 415 596 419
7 of 9 days 582 394 688 483 684 475 690 482
Adult learn to ride lessons are 2 hours duration at 9.30am, 11.30am & 2.00pm.
Child learn to ride lessons are 3 hours duration at 9.30am on the first full day & 1.00pm each consecutive day after.
Learn To Ride Lift, Lesson & Rental Adult Child Adult Child Adult Child Adult Child
2 consecutive days 281 197 314 222 314 222 314 222
3 consecutive days 386 270 409 284 440 302 439 304
4 consecutive days 500 342 531 358 556 380 561 382
5 of 7 days 574 389 585 384 648 438 651 441
6 of 8 days 662 437 730 494 747 504 753 508
7 of 9 days 749 490 825 559 846 567 852 573
Max 6 lessons are adult only and are 2 hours duration at 9.30am, 11.30am & 2pm. 3 hour child group lessons are at 1pm.
Lift & Max 6 Lessons Adult Child Adult Child Adult Child Adult Child
2 consecutive days 204 157 276 194 276 194 276 194
3 consecutive days 319 224 395 274 411 283 412 287
4 consecutive days 413 290 510 352 534 367 536 371
5 of 7 days 466 327 545 376 595 405 593 413
6 of 8 days 560 289 676 466 696 461 700 469
7 of 9 days 650 448 764 513 786 513 791 516
Max 6 lessons are adult only and are 2 hours duration at 9.30am, 11.30am & 2pm. 3 hour child group lessons are at 1pm.
Lift & Max 6 Lesson & Rental Adult Child Adult Child Adult Child Adult Child
2 consecutive days 289 213 358 248 358 248 358 248
3 consecutive days 427 289 499 337 514 345 515 349
4 consecutive days 533 361 626 419 648 434 650 437
5 of 7 days 620 415 672 448 742 489 741 496
6 of 8 days 719 479 806 538 848 548 852 555
7 of 9 days 814 541 897 588 943 597 948 606

 

Lift & Lesson Pricing

Your lift pass provides you with access to all lifts and terrain parks in Thredbo.

Learn To Ride Lessons (Restricted on First Day)

Restricted lift access on first day of pass and also bonus free half day. Pass holders are restricted to the Easy Does It Quad Chair and snow runners, Merritts Double, Cruiser Quad, Easyrider T-Bar and Gunbarrell Quad for access to the Cruiser area only. After this time full lift access is available

Children's Programs (Ski School)

Thredbo's children's programs include Thredboland for 3 year old Max4 (skiers only), Thredboland 4 - 6 year old (skiers only), Thredboland Riglets 3 - 6 year old (snowboarders only) and Thredbo Freeriders for 7-14 year olds (skiers and/or boarders).

  • Full Day program is 9am - 4pm and includes lift ticket, lessons, lunch and refreshments and activities. Helmets are compulsory for all children's programs & ski school.
  All Season
Full day programs  
2 full days 291
3 full days 416
4 full days 537
5 full days 628
6 full days 744
7 full days 863

 

Full day programs & rental  
2 full days 350
3 full days 483
4 full days 608
5 full days 701
6 full days 817
7 full days 935

Other great lift package options and deals at Thredbo:

Kids Ski Free at Thredbo During Value Season

With each adult ticket (3.5 and 5.5 day lift tickets), 1 child receives the equivalent ticket FREE. If the adult ticket is lift and Max6, the child will receive a lift only ticket for the duration. if the adult purchases lift and rental, the child will receive lift and rental. Tickets must be pre-booked. 5.5 day consecutive tickets commence Sunday afternoon. THREDBOLAND UPGRADES AVAILABLE. Each family also receives bonus voucher book. These prices will not be available at the ticket office. 

Kids Ski Free
 
Lift Only Adult Child
plus Child Lift Only
3 days 261 FREE
5 of 7 days 407 FREE

 

Lift & Max6 Adult Child
plus Child Lift Only
3 days 358 FREE
5 of 7 days 530 FREE

 

Learn To Ride Adult Child
plus Child Lift Only
3 days 317 FREE
5 of 7 days 476 FREE

 

Lift and Rental Adult Child
3 days 390 FREE
5 of 7 days 564 FREE

 

Lift & Max6 and Rental Adult Child
plus Child Lift Only and Rental
3 days 482 FREE
5 of 7 days 681 FREE

 

Learn To Ride and Rental Adult Child
plus Child Lift Only and Rental
3 days 443 FREE
5 of 7 days 629 FREE

 

Kids Ski Free
Lesson Add-on
Adult 2 Hour Lesson    
3 Lessons 132  
5 Lessons 184  
Freerider and Teen Session 3 Hour Lesson    
3 Lessons 132  
5 Lessons 184  
Thredboland, Riglets and Freerider    
Full Day Program Add-On
(5 - 14 years)
3 Day 225  
5 Day 332  

 

Thredbo Child Care

This facility caters to non-skiing children aged 6 mths to 6 yrs and offers consecutive full day and all week programs. Bookings are essential for the peak periods of the season. Thredbo Early Childhood Centre is located at the Thredbo Community Centre.

Thredbo Child Care
 
6 months - 6 years  
2 Day 218
3 Day 327
4 Day 436
5 Day 495
Daily Add-on rate after 5 days 99

Resort Information

Thredbo is a mountain of fun with 480 hectares of terrain, the longest runs in the country and a mountain of swift lifts. Beginners learn fast and have a blast on the purpose built first timer area, intermediates have long wide trails at their feet so they can perfect those turns and for the adventurous Thredbo has some of the best advanced terrain in the country. If you are into rails, jumps, boxes and big air there's a variety of terrain parks with a stack of features to suit all levels. So whether you are clicking on the boards for the first time or an all mountain guru, Thredbo has it all.

Information on driving directions and additional transport information including coach and flight transfers from Canberra.

Driving to the ALPINE WAY:

Whatever your preference in getting to the Snowy Mountains Ski n Save are happy to help you find the best possible way for you and your group to help take the hassle out of organising a holiday! The NSW Snowfields are easy to get to with direct flights from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane to Canberra. From there, you can either hire a car or catch a coach transfer to the snow.

It is a requirement that all vehicles except 4WDs carry properly fitting chains at all times within the Kosciuszko National Park. These can be hired at most service stations on your way to the Alpine Way or we can organize them for you from our Jindabyne Hire Partner.

National Park Entry: You will be required to pay an entry fee for the National Park (Thredbo Village lies inside the National Park) which is $29 per vehicle per day. Alternatively you can purchase an annual pass for $190

Travel Distances: Distances are based on the most direct route.
From To the Alpine Way
Brisbane     1382km
Sydney         472km
Melbourne     569km
Canberra      189km

Driving from SYDNEY to the ALPINE WAY

Driving from MELBOURNE to the ALPINE WAY

 

Flying to the Snowy Mountains

Regional Express (Rex) have services between Sydney and the Snowy Mountains (Cooma) with additional winter services on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays.

 

Segway Tours at Lake Crackenback
 

New to Lake Crackenback Resort. You will then learn how to operate your machine with confidence on the Segway Training Facility near the Activate Sports and Ski Centre. Minutes later you will be touring the amazing trails with the assistance of your guide. The Segway Eco Tour will take you through some wonderful scenery. The machines have zero emissions and are whisper quiet so you won’t disturb the plentiful animal life that frequents the 150 acre resort. Tour past the beautiful alpine lake and streams before linking to the trails and bridges on the perimeter of our property.

 
Wild Brumby Distillery
 

As the only Schnapps distillery on the mainland of Australia, Wild Brumby is a unique experience. Offering lunch and early supper this is a fantastic stop on the way to and from Thredbo and the Ski Tube. Wild Brumby uses locally grown fruit from either the garden on site or from nearby farmers. There is local art and sculptures dotted throughout the property welcoming you to wander the garden.

 
Lake Crackenback Day Spa
 

Indulge yourself with a trip to the health and fitness centre in Lake Crackenback resort. The Spa uses only 100% organic products. Choose from a wide selection of massage and beauty treatments or pampering spa packages. The Spa can create packages to suit any individual or group, a day with friends, bridal showers or corporate retreats. This unique environment can incorporate spa treatments with yoga, alpine walks or team building activities. The Spa at Lake Crackenback is open daily from 10am, please call 02 6451 3000 or email spa@lakecrackenback.com.au as bookings are essential.

 
Thredbo Valley Horseriding
 

Set on 2200 acres this lush setting is the perfect location to ride the trails on the Snowy Mountains and experience how Banjo Paterson felt when he came through this area. Your leaders will point out local wildlife and are always happy to show you a bit of their local land. What ever your ability Thredbo Valley Horse Riding has a trail suited to gain your maximum enjoyment, they even have small ponies for young children.

 
Murray One Power Station
 

Murray 1 Power Station is the second largest power station in the Snowy Mountains Scheme. There are 10 turbines at Murray 1, each capable of producing enough electricity to supply over 95,000 houses. Next to the power station is the Murray 1 Visitors Centre. This centre offers an exciting interactive experience with a wide range of displays, "hands on"models and exhibits. There are BBQ and picnic areas by the water that are open to the public. Light refreshments are available in the Cafe.