Perisher Valley Accommodation | Perisher Snow Holidays

Perisher Resort

Perisher Mountain Statistics  
Summit Height: 2054m
Total Number of Lifts: 47
Total Number of Runs: Over 70
Longest Run: 3km
Terrain: Beginner 22%
  Intermediate 60%
  Advanced 18%
Skiable Area: 1245ha
Features: 5 Terrain parks, 1 super pipe

 

Perisher (formerly Perisher Blue) is Australia and the Southern Hemisphere's largest resort which, covers four main mountain areas; Mt Perisher, Guthega, Blue Cow and Smiggin Holes. Perisher Valley is set on an enormous 1,245 hectares of skiable terrain over four mountain peaks, Perisher ski resort offers terrain of a standard and style to suit everyone - skier or boarder, beginner and professional alike.

With a wide range of accommodation styles and standards, restaurants, cafes and bars, general resort facilities and alternative activities, Perisher covers all bases for an enjoyable winter holiday.

Perisher Resort Facilities

  • ATMs
  • Ski & Snowboard Hire
  • Pharmacy
  • Newsagency
  • Child minding
  • Mini Supermarket
  • Assorted retail outlets
  • Wide variety of food & beverage outlets
  • Police station
  • Post office

 

Perisher Resort Location

Perisher is located only 5.5 - 6hrs drive from Sydney via Canberra and Jindabyne, 6 - 7hrs from Melbourne and only 33km from Jindabyne. Perisher can also be accessed by the Ski Tube via The Alpine Way (heading to Thredbo) just 20km from Jindabyne for those who would prefer not to drive into the national park and snow conditions. The Ski Tube runs every 20 minutes during peak periods.

 

Parking & Transport

Whilst there is no overnight parking at Perisher Valley free day parking is available at Perisher Valley, Smiggin Holes and Guthega for day trippers. There is also limited overnight parking at Guthega for guests. Overnight parking is also available at Bullocks Flat Skitube terminal along The Alpine Way.

A free shuttle bus operates daily between Perisher and Smiggin Holes between 7:30am and 6pm (extended for night skiing).

Some lodges, hotels and self contained properties may have limited on site parking. Please check with your consultant for details.

Perisher has three types of accommodation Self Contained, with kitchen facilities, Lodge style where breakfast and meal packages are available and Hotels with meals and plenty of additional services available. There is limited parking at Perisher Valley so over snow transport will take you and your luggage to your accommodation

Perisher Ski, Snowboard & Clothing Hire

Perisher has a wide range of ski and snowboard hire options. We have put together the most common rented equipment prices for your comparison. Don't forget if you can't see something you are after; just ask one of our friendly consultants who will be happy to help!

 

                Ski'n Save Hire Rates 2016

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.

  1 Day 2 Days 3 Days 4 Days 5 Days 6 Days 7 Days
Recreational Carve Ski
Adult
Child
Adult
Child
Adult
Child
Adult
Child
Adult
Child
Adult
Child
Adult
Child
Carve skis, stocks, boots, parka, pants & helmet $80 $55 $120 $75 $140 $90 $155 $105 $165 $110 $185 $125 $195 $130
Carve skis, stocks & boots $45 $30 $70 $40 $80 $45 $90 $50 $95 $55 $100 $60 $110 $65
Skis & poles $40 - $60 - $75 - $80 - $85 - $90 - $95 -
Boots only $25 - $30 - $35 - $40 - $45 - $50   $55 -

 

  1 Day 2 Days 3 Days 4 Days 5 Days 6 Days 7 Days
Elite Performance Carve Ski
Adult
Child
Adult
Child
Adult
Child
Adult
Child
Adult
Child
Adult
Child
Adult
Child
Skis, boots & poles $65 - $90 - $100 - $110 - $115 - $120 - $130 -
Skis & poles $55 - $80 - $95 - $100 - $105 - $110 - $120 -

 

 

1 Day

2 Days

3 Days

4 Days

5 Days

6 Days

7 Days

Snowboard Equipment
Adult
Child
Adult
Child
Adult
Child
Adult
Child
Adult
Child
Adult
Child
Adult
Child
Board, boots, parka, pants & helmet $80 $70 $135 $100 $160 $120 $185 $140 $195 $145 $220 $165 $230 $170
Board & boots $40 $40 $80 $60 $90 $70 $100 $75 $105 $80 $115 $85 $120 $90
Board only $35 - $55 - $65 - $75 - $85 - $95 - $105 -

 

  1 Day 2 Days 3 Days 4 Days 5 Days 6 Days 7 Days
Clothing
Adult
Child
Adult
Child
Adult
Child
Adult
Child
Adult
Child
Adult
Child
Adult
Child
Parka & pants $35 $20 $40 $30 $50 $35 $55 $40 $60 $40 $65 $45 $70 $45
Pants only $20 $15 $30 $20 $35 $25 $40 $30 $40 $30 $45 $35 $45 $35
Parka only $20 $15 $30 $20 $35 $25 $40 $30 $40 $30 $45 $35 $45 $35

 

Accessories

1 Day

2 Days

3 Days

4 Days

5 Days

6 Days

7 Days

Snow chains $25 $35 $40 $45 $45 $50 $50
Togboggans $8 $11 $15 $25 $25 $30 $30
Walking boots $10 $15 $20 $25 $25 $30 $30
Roof racks $14 $21 $23 $25 $25 $30 $30
Helmets $10 $15 $20 $25 $25 $35 $35
Poles $10 $12 $15 $20 $20 $25 $25
Snowboard bindings $20 $25 $35 $40 $40 $45 $50

Please call 1800 020 622 for more Information

Your guide to getting around Perisher Valley, Restaurants, Snow Holiday Accommodation, Ski Tube timetable, Luggage Restrictions, Lift & trail map which shows you the four mountains at Perisher and terrain parks.

Driving to Perisher:

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 Perisher or we can organize them for you from our Jindabyne Hire Partner.

Oversnow Transfers: Hans Oversnow is located in the Perisher Skitube Terminal and provides transport for selected lodges in Perisher and Smiggins for a charge. If you're arriving after midnight bookings are essential and additional charges may apply. Some lodges do provide their own transport service so it's best to confirm with them before you arrive.

Kosciuszko National Park Entry: If You are staying at a lodge that has onsite parking 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

Parking:

There is no overnight parking at Perisher Valley, free day parking is available at Perisher Valley, Smiggin Holes and Guthega for day trippers. There is also limited overnight parking at Guthega and Smiggin Holes for guests staying there.

Overnight parking is  available at Bullocks Flat Skitube terminal along The Alpine Way.

A free shuttle bus operates daily between Perisher and Smiggin Holes between 7:30am and 6pm (extended for night skiing).

Some lodges, hotels and self contained properties may have limited on site parking. Please check with your consultant for details.

Travel Distances: Distances are based on the most direct route.
From To Perisher
Brisbane     1414km
Sydney         497km
Melbourne     609km
Canberra      213km

Driving from SYDNEY to PERISHER

Driving from MELBOURNE to PERISHER

Need a comfort stop...

Forrest Hotel & Apartments - Canberra

Quiet, convenient and tranquil. Situated in the Parliamentary triangle, Forrest Hotel and Apartments is close to many of Canberra’s major icons. It is the ideal stopover to a skiing holiday in the NSW ski fields of Thredbo and Perisher just 2.5 hours from the City.

Coach Transfers:

Never been to the snow? We've provided you with directions from both Sydney and Melbourne. If you are not coming from that way follow the link closest to your directions and you can alter the starting point for your own personal directions to Perisher. Coach transfers are also available.

The Snoexpress coach service provides fast and affordable coach & bus transfers from Canberra to the NSW ski fields including Perisher, Thredbo and the Jindabyne gateway. This shuttle transfer alleviates the need for the Perisher ski tube as the coach conveniently drops passengers at the main car parks in Perisher, Smiggins and Ski Rider. The service also runs all the way up to the Thredbo Information Centre and Friday Flat opposite the River Inn.

The Snoexpress service runs on Sundays and Fridays throughout the season.

Prices

 

  Adult Adult Child Child
  15+Years 15+ Years 2-14 Years 2-14Years
Departing From
Return
One Way Return One Way
Canberra to Perisher 170 85 130 65

 

*Prices are correct at time of publishing and may change at any time. Please ask your consultant at time of booking.

To The Snow

  Sunday/Friday
(Service 1)
Sunday/Friday
(Service 2)
 
19 June - 23 September
26 June - 28 August
Canberra Information Centre 0825 1125
Pavillion On Northbourne 0830 1130
Mantra On Northbourne 0835 1135
Canberra Airport 0900 1200
Jindabyne 1115 1415
Ski Rider 1145 1445
Smiggins/ 1155 1455
Perisher Valley 1200 1500

 

From The Snow

 

  Sunday/Friday
(Service 1)
Sunday/Friday
(Service 2)
 
19 June - 23 September
26 June - 28 August
Perisher Valley 1300 1600
Smiggins 1305 1605
Ski Rider 1315 1615
Jindabyne 1345 1645
Canberra Airport 1600 1900
Mantra On Northbourne 1625 1925
Pavillion On Northbourne 1630 1930
Canberra Information Centre 1635 1935

 

Flying to the Snowy Mountains

Regional Express (Rex) will commence services between Sydney and the Snowy Mountains (Cooma) from Wednesday 23 March 2016, with five return services per week commencing from Monday 28 March 2016.

Regional Express (Rex) will have additional winter services between Sydney and the Snowy Mountains (Cooma) between 10 June 2016 and 2 October 2016, with additional services on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays.

The year round flight schedule of five return weekly services provides 340 weekly seats, which will increase to 612 weekly seats from the June long weekend, and then 816 weekly seats during the peak season from the beginning of July through until the October long weekend.

 

Make sure you're well prepared for bad weather days, evening activities and on snow fun to keep you and your mates or the whole family entertained. Snow Holidays in Perisher offer a range of on and off snow activities to keep everyone occupied

Tube Town

Snow Tubing is a fantastic low-cost snow experience for visitors to Perisher in a fun, safe and organised environment. Conveniently located adjacent to the car park, Tube Town has specially groomed lanes allowing fun lovers and thrill-seekers of all ages to enjoy a high-speed ride down the slopes and a lift back to the top, on purpose built lifts. No skill is required, just the desire to have fun.

 
Tobogganing
 

There is a designated tobogganing area located adjacent to the car park. The area is maintained by the Kosciuszko National Park and is free. Tobogganing is prohibited within the resort.

 
Groomer Tours
 

Groomer tours allow a limited number of resort guests the opportunity to ride in one of Perisher‘s $450,000 snow groomers on night skiing nights. A typical Groomer Tour takes approximately an hour and is conducted on Perisher‘s Front Valley.

 
Snow Shoeing
 

Snowshoeing is a perfect way to discover Australia's unique wilderness and wildlife, at your own pace, for as short or as long as you like. You can also participate in a guided tour or experience the wonder of the snowfields at night under a full moon and learn about mountain fauna and flora

 
Cross Country Skiing
 

Perisher boasts over 100km of marked cross-country trails perfect for a peaceful walk, glide or a heart pumping workout. It is a great way to explore the Snowy Mountains.

 
Perisher Fireworks
 

Thursday is Perisher's night of lights! Don't miss Perisher's fantastic fireworks display from 7.00 pm onwards - it's free for all to see! Weather permitting.