Location: Situated in North East Victoria, Falls Creek is located 356 kms from Melbourne in the heart of the Victorian snowfields. See map below.
By Car: There is an excellent sealed road right to the resort with ample parking for over 2000 cars. Ensure you bring chains for your tyres and fit them when advised. Also make sure your car has the required amount of anti-freeze in the radiator for alpine conditions of -10 degrees.
Alternatively, cars can be left in the security car park at Mt. Beauty (30 kms downhill), with a coach service direct to the resort.
From Melbourne: Falls Creek is approximately 4.5 hours from the outskirts of Melbourne. Take the Hume Highway to near Wangaratta. Turn off 14km after the 2 McDonald stores near Glenrowan and drive through Myrtleford and Mt. Beauty to Falls Creek. Along the way enjoy the wineries and gourmet delights in the regional townships.
If you feel like relaxing, take the Falls Creek Coach service departing Melbourne daily (bookings essential) during specified times of the season. Check out Pyles Coaches & Ski Connection for more information.
From Sydney: Falls Creek is 690 kms from Sydney (8 hours drive), It’s a comfortable drive and when you get closer you can relax in one of the many wineries along the way.
From Canberra: 506 kms. 5.5 hours drive. Make sure you take the time to stop at the many gourmet destinations in the valley.
From Adelaide: A nice run through some of Victoria’s fabulous countryside. It takes around 11 hours, is 958 kms and there’s plenty to see and do along the way. Ski Connection have special coaches direct to Falls Creek which makes life comfortable and relaxing.
From Brisbane: Falls Creek is the closest Australian resort to drive to from Brisbane. Extraordinary but true, we’re closer to drive to than the NSW resorts and any other Victorian resort. Just travel down the Newell Highway and head to Albury, turn left then head up to Falls Creek. Easy and hassle free. 1537 kms 17 hours. Naturally you can take your time once you hit the Kiewa Valley and plan your trip to take in some of the gourmet delights including wineries and local produce.
Of course there’s the option of flying with Qantas or Rex to Albury via Sydney from any destination in Australia. Easy, hassle free and quick.
By Coach:Pyles Coaches offer daily services between Melbourne, Albury and Mt. Beauty. Ski Connection services Adelaide. Contact your local travel agent or check out their websites for more info.
For more information contact: Pyles Coaches: Tel: (03) 5754 4024 The Ski Connection Tel: (08) 8223 5355 provide coach services from Adelaide. Snowscene Tel: (07) 3392 1722 provide coach services from Brisbane.
By plane: Fly to Albury airport. A coach connection will then travel directly to Falls Creek (120 kms). The journey from Albury to Falls Creek by coach is approximately 2 hours. 1.45 hours if you self-drive.
QantasLink connect with all capital cities to Albury for coach connections to Falls Creek. Regional Airlines Express - REX - operate regular flights from Melbourne and Sydney with connections to Adelaide, Brisbane,Hobart, Launceston, Darwin and Perth. www.virginblue.com.au also fly into Albury
Over snow Transport
One of Falls Creek’s main attractions is our snow filled streets and pedestrian friendly village. When you arrive in Falls Creek during winter, the roads in the Falls Creek Village are used as ski trails to the Lodges and Lifts and are closed to normal vehicles. Proceed to the Oversnow terminal (also the coach depot), you can then arrange for an Oversnow taxi to transport you to Kilimanjaro Appartments. The Oversnow terminal is open 7 days a week: Saturday -Thursday from 8am to midnight and Friday from 7am to 2am (on Saturday morning). Call 03 5758 3285 for more information or to make a booking.
Distances from Falls Creek
Perth 3583 km Canberra 506 km Darwin 3467 km Melbourne 356 km Cairns 2767 km Adelaide 958 km Brisbane 1537 km Albury 120 km Sydney 690 km Mt Beauty 31 km
About Falls Creek
Falls Creek is Victoria’s largest alpine resort and a major tourist destination in North East Victoria. The alpine resort is one of the most popular winter playgrounds in the country and offers a superb range of activities, attractions and events in every season throughout the year.
Falls Creek has great skiing and snowboarding for beginners through to families and the advanced. The re...