Ski Tours From Sydney
New South Wales is home to Mt. Kosciusko which is the highest mountain in Australia and the ski fields of NSW are filled with great resorts and accommodation.
The best skiing is in the Snowy Mountains which is just over five hours drive south of Sydney. The Snowy mountains are Australia’s only true alpine wilderness and contain the best snow resorts encased within the beautiful and breathtaking Kosciuszko National Park.
There are four unique and exciting ski resort within the Snowy Mountains: Thredbo, Perisher, Selywn and Charlotte Pass Resorts where you can opt to stay in the snow resorts or if you prefer in the plethora of nearby small towns and villages.
The Snowy Mountain resorts offer skiing for everybody, whether you are a family, beginner or an expert skier.
The Snow Season
The official snow season starts in early June to the start of October. However, like all snow seasons this rather depends on the weather and the snow conditions. It is highly advisable to check the local weather conditions before traveling on your skiing holiday.
The NSW Ski Resorts cater for all and offer something for everybody. The largest resort is the quaintly named Perisher with large lifts and excellent facilities. Threadbo is the most beautiful resort and has the longest run. If you are thinking of going to Charlotte Pass bear in mind this is only possible using snow transport, and is Australia’s highest resort. Finally the Selwyn Snow Resort is a great place for families, and perfect for learners.
Threadbo is a resort all year round due to its picturesque location and each season brings its own unique features.
During the winter season, Threadbo and the mountain is alive with excited skiers, snowboarders, and all manner of snow lovers. There is a host of activities based in the resort including a 9 hole golf course, bobsled, tennis, heated pool, leisure centre, mountain biking, fly and fishing.
Accommodation is varied and there are chalets, apartments, hotels and lodges to suit all purses.
Located in the Kosciuszo National Park and is well covered with snow during the season. Perisher has cafes, bars, a supermarket snowsports schools, and many of the facilities are only open during the winter. In total Perisher has a total of 47 lifts servicing downhill runs and cross country trails.
Completely snow covered on the roof of Australia, Charlotte Pass is a pristine alpine resort. It has spectacular vistas of Mount Kosciuszko and offers probably the best skiing in Australia.
The resort is only accessible by over-snow vehicles during the winter. From the gentle slopes of Easy Does It to the hard challenges of Guthries Chutes there is something for every type of skier.
Selwyn Snow Resort
Selwyn Snow Resort is perfect for beginners, as is known as a learn-to-ski resort. Its motto is Friendly Family Fun and is perfect for first timers as it provides progressive terrain as you improve.
The resort is also well known for being affordable , with relatively cheap skiing and value for money accommodation.
If you are thinking of taking a trip to catch up with your skiing skills and perhaps are in a group party, then consider a ski charter tour. Travel Safe Bus Hire provide excellent ski charters in our luxury vehicles to the Snowy Mountains from Sydney.
Let our expert drivers transport you to the ski resort of choice, so you are fresh and relaxed ready for your ski break.