Mt Buller is the most accessible major ski resort in Australia which makes it a very popular destination for school groups. Just an easy and scenic three hour drive north-east of Melbourne, the ski resort boasts the greatest amount of ski lifts than any other ski resort in Victoria, combined with 3000 hectares of skiing terrain and a mix of runs to suit every level of ability – there are plenty of reasons why you should choose Mt Buller for your schools next ski trip!
Daily lessons with experts
Students enjoy 90-minute daily lessons with expert instructors to learn new skills before hitting the slopes to explore Mt Buller’s runs, views and a network of 22 lifts during free time – putting their new skills to practice.
For the more adventurous riders, Koflers, Skyline and Summit parks are packed-full of ramps and rails of all sizes so students can take their skills to the next level. We recommend starting at Koflers – the perfect introduction to freestyle.
With two dedicated areas for snowplay at Horse Hill and Village, students can enjoy their free time building a snowman, making a snow angel or having a friendly snowball fight with their friends. Toboggans are also available for hire!
Snow shoe tour
This fun and educational walking tour of the resort gives students a chance to slow down and experience the breathtaking views of Mt Buller’s alpine environment.
Environmental educational talk
Learn how proper consideration is given to the care and protection of the flora and fauna, land, water, air, cultural and landscape values of the Resort. The talk will also cover endangered species such as the Mountain Pygmy-possum and over 196 species indigenous vascular plants.
Enjoy an evening watching a movie at the highest cinema in Australia.
National Alpine Museum
Mt Buller has a fascinating history, transformed from a cattleman’s run into a premier alpine resort. Students not only learn about Mt Buller’s journey but the development of Australia’s entire alpine history, with hundreds of fascinating artefacts telling the story of evolution of the Australian ski fields.
Gnome Roam (primary students)
During free time, go on an adventure to find the mystical gnomes dotted around the mountain village. Learn about their favourite places to play as well as some interesting facts about the gnome way of life.
Did you know snow education aligns directly to the HPE curriculum?
Take a look at our free guide designed in collaboration with ACHPER and some of Australia’s most experienced Health and Physical Education writers and classroom teachers, to gain an understanding of the educational benefits of Snow Education and how it aligns to the learning outcomes of the Australian Curriculum. Download guide.
Contact us to start planning your snow trip for 2021 or explore our tours below!
*Cover image © Andrew Railton & Mt Buller