To celebrate the start of the winter and snow season, many BIG4 Holiday Parks around the Alpine regions are offering special offers. Whether a first timer seeking a toboggan experience or a seasoned skier who enjoys downhill or x-country skiing, it’s time to pack your waterproof pants and jacket, grab the family and hit the Alps this winter.
Mount Hotham is a great mountain, located 357kms north east of Melbourne. Hotham is often referred to as Australia’s powder capital and is suited to beginners and experienced skiers alike. With more than 25cm of natural snow already on the ground and 82 snow guns operating, it’s beginning to look a lot like winter!
Home to Australia’s home of x-country, Falls Creek is situated 391kms from Melbourne or 119kms from Albury/Wodonga. The mountain provides endless family fun, whether it’s snow tubing, snow shoeing, tabogganing, boarding or skiing.
If you’re looking to stay close to Mt Hotham, Falls Creek or Mt Buffalo, the following holiday parks are the perfect base for your snow holiday.
BIG4 Bright Holiday Park
BIG4 Bright Holiday Park is an ideal location to explore the glorious Alpine region with friends and family this ski season. The park is set amongst beautiful gardens on the Ovens River offering picturesque nature walks and wildlife experiences. The wide range of accommodation options ensures guests are comfortable after a big day of outdoor activities. The park’s luxury villas and cedar cabins offer privacy, comfort and style for guests, each with their own bathroom, kitchen and living area.
For a day of ‘RnR’ after skiing, why not indulge in a short walk to the town centre to explore the many gift emporiums and superb dining, or just enjoy a novel from the park lending library?
BIG4 Wangaratta North Cedars Holiday Park
BIG4 Wangaratta North Cedars Holiday Park is great for food and wine lovers and alpine enthusiasts this winter. Place yourself to enjoy the spectacular Murray to Mountains Rail Trail and Great Alpine Road. The park offers a wide range of accommodation to rest weary limbs after a day of skiing, with deluxe units and ensuite cabins. Each feature large living areas with full kitchen and bathroom. Park facilities include a games room with arcade games and pool table, swimming pool and camp kitchen area. For non-skiers, beat the winter chill and take a drive to the King Valley or stop past Milawa Cheese Factory and Café for a well-earned long lunch!
BIG4 Porepunkah Holiday Park
BIG4 Porepunkah Holiday Park is the perfect base for your family ski trip this year. Located in the beautiful town of Porepunkah, you can enjoy the spectacular views of Mt Buffalo. The park boasts a great variety of accommodation options. From modern deluxe cabins with bunk beds for the kids to share, to cottages with private decks to meet others and debrief on the day’s skiing. Full kitchen facilities and loads of living space await your return from the Alps. Other facilities that are perfect for the young ones include a jumping pillow, a new 9 hole mini golf course, and loads of kid’s activities.
Thredbo & Perisher
If Thredbo or Perisher is more your style, unwind on their renowned long runs, smooth groomed trails and terrain parks. Thredbo has a wide range of snow terrain to suit all standards. Once you’ve found your skiing prowess, you’ll find 67% of Thredbo’s terrain is dedicated to intermediates.
Discovery Holiday Parks – Jindabyne
Located just 3kms west of Jindabyne on the beautiful shores of Lake Jindabyne, Discovery Holiday Parks will place you in an ideal location to tackle Thredbo and Perisher. This park can accommodate any sized family, showcasing deluxe, superior, standard and economy styles of cabins and villas all fit with gas heating, linen, full kitchen facilities and DVD players to provide you with comfort while away from home.
Which mountain will you choose?