Explore Perisher Snow with Chairlift Trees

Whether you’ve experienced a snow holiday before or not, you may need a little help organising your trip.

Perisher is the largest alpine resort in the Southern Hemisphere. With 4 Resort Areas to choose from, you can ride them all in one day, or choose to stick to your favorite. All the information you need about booking your holiday at Perisher can be found below:

Book Your Accommodation

Discover sleep-in, ski-out luxury at Perisher Valley Hotel, or make the most of comfortable accommodation just minutes out of town at The Station.

Use our accommodation finder to discover properties in Perisher Valley, Guthega, Smiggin Holes and Jindabyne. Choose from lodges, hotels, and self-contained apartments.

Lift Access

All guests who intend to use a lift at Perisher must have valid lift access for the day of use.

Experience unlimited access to ski and board Perisher, Falls Creek and Hotham all winter with Australia's best value season pass for $1,149 before prices rise 29 May! 

Lift tickets are also available to purchase as single or multi-day. 

Lift access is loaded onto your Mountain Access Card which is scanned at the gates prior to loading onto a lift. 



Whether you’re visiting the snow for the first time or looking to take your skills to the next level, Perisher’s Snowsports School will provide you with the confidence and ability to make the most of your time on snow. 

Take advantage of Perisher's qualified, highly-skilled ski and snowboard instructors with group and private lessons tailored to all ability levels. 

Lesson availability is limited, so we recommend purchasing in advance to secure your preferred day and time.


Rental Equipment

Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, Perisher has a huge range of high-quality ski and snowboard equipment available for hire. 

With the choice of standard or performance gear, there's a gear rental option suited to every ability level at Perisher. 

Buy online and at least 7 days in advance to save up to 40% on rentals!

Never skied or boarded before? No worries! Our knowledgeable rentals team will set you up with everything you need to enjoy your first turns!


Getting to Perisher

Perisher is located in Kosciuszko National Park, a 5.5 hour drive from Sydney, 2.5 hours from Canberra and 7 hours from Melbourne. 

We've taken the hassle out of planning your trip by pulling together the best ways to travel to Perisher. 

Resort Areas & Current Conditions

Blue Cow

Access to Blue Cow Via Skitube or, Quad Express Chair to Top Station - access to Blue Cow via Upper Blue Cow Expressway. Copperhead Road is open for access back to Perisher.

Conveniently accessed via Skitube, Blue Cow offers a great range of green and blue runs suited to beginner and intermediate skiers and boarders. For extra thrills, try out one of the fan favourite Blue Cow black runs like Kamikaze or Show Boat.

Smiggin Holes

Access to Smiggin Holes via shuttle bus only, every 15 minutes between Perisher and Smiggin Holes.

Smiggin Holes, affectionately known as ‘Smiggs’, is Perisher’s best first-timer and early beginner terrain. With a heap of green and blue runs, as well as first-timer friendly lifts like two carpets and two J-Bars, Smiggs is the perfect place to find your feet.

No worries if you need help finding your feet either, Perisher Snowsports School offer beginner lessons straight out of Smiggs.

Please be aware that resort areas are not yet interconnected by ski and snowboard trails, meaning Blue Cow is only accessible by Skitube at this point. Smiggin Holes can be reached via car or the free Perisher shuttle bus service.

Conveniently accessed via Skitube, Blue Cow offers a great range of green and blue runs suited to beginner and intermediate skiers and boarders. For extra thrills, try out one of the fan favourite Blue Cow black runs like Kamikaze or Show Boat.

Mount Perisher

Also referred to as Perisher Valley, Mount P offers a diverse array of terrain suitable for all skill levels, ranging from gentle slopes for beginners to challenging areas for advanced skiers and boarders. It is home to one of our five fantastic terrain parks, making it a vibrant and thrilling destination. Whether you are a beginner or an expert, Mount P caters to a variety of skiing and boarding preferences with its extensive selection of beginner, intermediate, and advanced areas. 

We're continuing to work hard to bring you more terrain as soon as safely possible. Stay updated on operations, news, and the latest offers by subscribing, by following us on Facebook or Instagram, or by downloading the Perisher app.


Open. Access via Guthega car park only. No access/egress between Guthega/Blue Cow/Guthega

Guthega has undergone a big transformation after the addition of the Freedom Chair, with on-snow restaurants and views that will take your breath away. With a total of 16 runs there really is something for everyone. There is a reason why locals love getting to Guthega and end up spending most of their day there. 

The terrain ranges from Green, Blue, Double Blue and some Blacks for the more advanced skiers and boarders. With breath-taking panoramic views of the Kosciuszko mountain range, don't be surprised to see people stopped on the side of a run to grab a quick picture of the view. Guthega has some unique on-snow restaurants such the Burning Log and BASECAMP Cafe in the Guthega Mountain Centre, as well as on-snow lodging options. 

It also offers amazing back country skiing with Snowy Mountains Back Country with some stunning views and unforgettable experiences.


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