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 Skitube 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 Skitube 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: Lodge Style where breakfast and meal packages are available, Hotels with meals and plenty of additional services and then there are a limited amount of Self Contained Apartments with kitchen facilities. There is limited parking at Perisher Valley so where necessary 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 2017

Ski' n Save / Summit  Snowsports Hire shop in Jindabyne offers quality ski equipment at very competitive prices. Book your accommodation with Ski 'n Save Snow Holidays and receive a 20% discount on the standard hire price list plus FREE helmet hire with each ski or snowboard hire.

 

Recreational Skis

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Skis, poles, boots, parka, pants, helmet 80 55 120 75 140 90 155 105 165 110 185 125 195 130
Skis, poles & boots 45 30 70 40 80 45 90 50 95 55 100 60 110 65
Skis & poles 40 - 60 - 75 - 80 - 85 - 90 - 95 -

 

Elite Performance Skis

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Skis, poles, boots  65 - 90 - 100 - 110 - 115 - 120 - 130 -
Skis & poles 55 - 80 - 95 - 100 - 105 - 110 - 120 -

 

Snowboard Equipment

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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 -

 

Clothing

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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

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Snow chains 25 35 40 45 45 50 50
Toboggan 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
Helmet 10 15 20 25 25 35 35

 

Please call 1800 020 622 for more Information

Your guide to getting around Perisher Valley, Restaurants, Snow Holiday Accommodation, Skitube 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 Skitube 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 - 2017 Snoexpress Coach Transfers

 

  Adult Adult Child Child
  15+ yrs 15+ yrs 2-14 yrs 2-14 yrs
Departing From
Return
One Way Return One Way
Canberra to Thredbo 180 90 140 70
Canberra to Perisher 180 90 140 70
Canberra to Jindabyne 160 80 120 60

 

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

 

To The Snow - 2017 Snoexpress Coach Transfers Timetable

  Sunday/Friday
(Service 1)
Sunday/Friday
(Service 2)
 
18 Jun - 22 Sep, 2017  
25 Jun - 27 Aug, 2017
Pavillion On Northbourne 08:00 11:00
Mantra On Northbourne 08:05 11:05
Canberra Airport 08:30 11:30
Jindabyne 10:45 13:45
Ski Rider 11:15 14:15
Smiggins 11:25 14:25
Thredbo Friday Flat  11:25 14:25
Perisher Valley 11;30 14:30
Thredbo Information Centre 11:30 14:30

 

From The Snow - 2017 Snoexpress Coach Transfers Timetable

 

  Sunday/Friday
(Service 1)
Sunday/Friday
(Service 2)
 
18 Jun - 22 Sep, 2017 
25 Jun - 27 Aug, 2017
Thredbo Information Centre 12:30 15:30
Perisher Valley 12:30 15:30
Thredbo Friday Flat Car Park 13:05 16:05
Smiggins 12:35 15:35
Thredbo Friday Flat 12:35 15:35
Ski Rider 12:45 15:45
Jindabyne 13:15 16:15
Canberra Airport 15:30 18:30
Mantra On Northbourne 15:55 18:55
Pavillion On Northbourne 16:00 19:00

Snoexpress have the right to revise, change and cancel services at any time.

 

 

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.

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.