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Perisher Ski Resort

About Perisher

The Perisher Village is located in the Kosciuszko National Park, a 35 minute easy drive from Jindabyne (when it snows the road is cleared to the main car-park). At a base of 1,720m above sea level, most of Perisher’s accommodation is on the snow. The resort’s highest ski lifted point sits at 2,034m.
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. The resorts areas of Perisher Valley and Blue Cow are connected by the Skitube, with all four resort areas interconnected by ski trails and chairlifts. Altogether Perisher has a total of 47 lifts, a downhill skiable area of 1,245ha with 54ha of snowmaking area and 104km of marked cross country trails.
Accommodation is on offer in the villages of Perisher and Smiggins Holes and includes hotels, on snow lodges, ski in ski out accommodation as well as some apartments.

Why Ski Perisher?

  • Australia's Largest Ski Area - Spread over four mountains areas there is a vast amount of skiing and riding on offer with over 1200 hectares and 47 lifts!
  • The EPIC Pass – A Perisher season pass has benefits all over the world
  • Australia's Longest Lift - The Skitube is a Swiss designed rack-rail train that takes passengers from Bullocks Flat on the Alpine Way through a tunnel in the Ramshead Range to Perisher, stopping at the Perisher Valley Terminal, and also Blue Cow Terminal

Resort Stats

  • 22% Beginner Terrain
  • 60% Intermediate Terrain
  • 18% Advanced Terrain
  • 47 Number of Lifts
  • 3076 skiable acres
  • Top Elevation 2034m
  • Vertical Drop 429m
  • Longest Run 3km
  • Nearest Airport & Distance Cooma-Snowy Mountains

Facts about Perisher

Perisher is owned by the Vail Resorts Group, which means it is part of the EPIC Pass. If you are planning an international ski holiday to one of the other Vail owned resorts, such as Whistler, Vail or Heavenly Lake Tahoe, we recommend purchasing the Full EPIC Pass before you travel (for best prices purchase before the end of August). You will then have Perisher for the following season included in the price.  

Perisher Trail Map (Download PDF)

Australia's largest ski area, combining Mt Perisher, Smiggins, Guthega and Blue Cow Ski areas  

Village Maps

(Download PDF - Perisher)    (Download PDF - Smiggins) Perisher Village is a car free village. For overnight stays, you must park your vehicle at Bullocks Flat and take the ski tube to Perisher Terminal. Most hotels/lodges will include oversnow transfers, however private oversnow transfers to your lodge can be arranged with Hans Oversnow if needed Accommodation, facilities and ski in ski out access can also be found at Smiggins Holes. Parking is available at Smiggins.

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Sundeck Perisher

Sun Deck Hotel

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The Sundeck was the first hotel in Perisher. Offering a superb position in the centre of Perisher and panoramic views of Front Valley, just step out the door and snap on your skis. A great spot for apres ski with licensed bar, restaurant, live entertainment and sauna.

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Lodge 21

Lodge 21 Perisher Australia

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Lodge21 is located at Smiggin Holes, a part of Australia’s largest ski resort… Perisher, the perfect place to base your Ski Experience! We offer Great Value accommodation, closer to the slopes than you would believe possible, and all home comforts, including full 3 course dinners, and our famous cooked breakfast. 

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Ski Rider

Ski Rider Hotel

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Ski Rider Hotel has spacious rooms that are ideal for couples, families, or groups of friends and are perfect for relaxing and kicking back after a day on the mountain. Beds can be configured to meet your needs either as queen and singles or all singles. All rooms have ensuites and are kept warm and comfortable with central heating. Tea and coffee making facilities are provided. Park over night for FREE and avoid the traffic and driving in snow by taking advantage of our FREE guest shuttle to Perisher.

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Smiggins Hotel
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Smiggins Hotel & Chalet is ideally situated on snow at the base of the Smiggins ski lifts. Smiggins has 9 ski lifts for beginner to intermediate skiers and snowboarders, including Zoe’s Carpet for the kids, and the Kaaten Triple Chair. The Link T-Bar provides direct access by either Telemark T-Bar or the Interceptor Quad Chair to Perisher, Blue Cow and Guthega ski areas.

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Chalet Sonnenhof
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Chalet Sonnenhof is a family friendly lodge in the heart of Perisher. Close to the ski lifts and runs, you will be able to enjoy a fantastic Perisher family ski holiday at Sonnenhof.

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Corroboree Perisher
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Corroboree Ski Lodge is a popular, family friendly lodge with a variety of room types to suit couples, groups and families. Prices include a delicious breakfast and dinner.

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Matterhorn Perisher
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Matterhorn Lodge is a comfortable alpine lodge popular with couples, families & groups with a large guest lounge, bar and games room to enjoy after a day on the slopes. Meals included in price. Located only minutes to the Perisher Quad Chair. 

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Eiger Chalet
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Eiger Chalet is a small, family owned and operated, boutique style German/Austrian influenced Ski Chalet, right in the heart of Perisher Valley. Prices include breakfast and dinner. Located only 100 metres from the Quad Express chair and 5 minutes walk to the Perisher Centre and Skitube. It is perfectly located for your holiday in the snow, providing easy access to Mount Perisher, Smiggins, Blue Cow and Guthega.

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Marritz Alpine
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Marritz Hotel is Perisher’s most unique accommodation establishment offering the ultimate alpine experience with superb facilities, exceptional service and great hospitality.

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Perisher Valley Hotel  Renowned for its ski-in, ski-out location, this fun, family friendly hotel is located in the heart of

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Perisher Manor

The Perisher Manor Australia

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The Perisher Manor is located in the largest ski resort in the Southern Hemisphere, Perisher Ski Resort, and conveniently situated adjacent to the "Village 8 Express" eight seat chairlift which boasts the largest lifting capacity in Australia.

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Salzburg External
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Salzburg Apartments offer the largest self contained properties available in Perisher and can comfortably accommodate ten people in the 4 bedroom apartment. Each fully self-contained apartment offers superb views of the ski slopes with either an open or enclosed balcony to relax on or perhaps you would prefer to lie in front of the open fire place! The property facilities include individual Jacuzzis/spa baths, saunas, boot room and ski room.

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