- 1 How do you get to Perisher?
- 2 Where do you fly to get to Perisher?
- 3 Does Perisher have an airport?
- 4 Do I need chains to drive to Perisher?
- 5 Is Perisher good for beginners?
- 6 How much does it cost to go to Perisher?
- 7 Why is Thredbo so cold?
- 8 How do I get from Brisbane to Thredbo?
- 9 Does Jindabyne have snow?
- 10 What can you do at Perisher if you don’t ski?
- 11 Is tobogganing allowed in Perisher?
- 12 Do AWD cars need snow chains?
- 13 How much does it cost to get into Kosciuszko National Park?
- 14 How much do snow chains cost?
How do you get to Perisher?
Perisher is in the Perisher-Thredbo area of Kosciuszko National Park. To get there from Jindabyne: Drive along Kosciuszko Road for approximately 33km to Perisher Valley. In winter, you can also park at Bullocks Flat Skitube terminal, off Alpine Way, and ride the Skitube to Perisher Valley (fees apply for Skitube)
Where do you fly to get to Perisher?
The nearest airport to Perisher Ski Resort is Cooma (OOM) Airport which is 50.1 km away. Other nearby airports include Albury (ABX) (139.7 km), Merimbula (MIM) (140.1 km), Canberra (CBR) (143 km) and Wagga Wagga (WGA) (167.9 km).
Does Perisher have an airport?
The most accessible airports for your next ski holiday in Perisher are located in Cooma and Canberra. Snowy Mountains Airport (Cooma) is the closest airport being just over an hour from Perisher with flights directly from Sydney or Brisbane on Qantas Airlines * NEW for 2021.
Do I need chains to drive to Perisher?
If you’re driving to Perisher from Jindabyne it’s an easy half hour drive in good weather; keep in mind that you’re legally required to carry properly fitting chains in any vehicle other than 4WD’s within the National Park. The National Park entry fee is $29 per day for each vehicle.
Is Perisher good for beginners?
Perisher Valley has a great range of terrain from beginner runs through to advanced terrain. Perisher Valley has a large range of areas for beginner and intermediate skiers but also happily accommodates our advanced guests.
How much does it cost to go to Perisher?
Rest of Year: $17 per vehicle per day (24hrs); motorcycles $7; bus passengers $6.60 per adult, $2.20 per child per day. Passes: Day passes, multi-day passes and annual All Parks Pass available from NPWS visitor centres, local agents and operating vehicle entry stations.
Why is Thredbo so cold?
Source: According to the IBRA, Thredbo Top Station has an Alpine climate, as it lay in excess of 1,800 m (5,900 ft) AMSL (i.e. the tree-line); being one of the coldest locations in Australia.
How do I get from Brisbane to Thredbo?
Train, bus via Canberra
- Take the train from Brisbane to Central Station.
- Take the train from Central Station to Canberra Station.
- Take the bus from Canberra to Thredbo.
Does Jindabyne have snow?
Jindabyne is a country town located 463km south-west of Sydney. There is no snow in Jindabyne (well maybe for about 3 days in every 2 years), Jindabyne is a rather plain looking place, apart from the lake which is scenic. Jindabyne is largely an accommodation base for Thredbo and Perisher-Blue.
What can you do at Perisher if you don’t ski?
Best of the Snowies for non-skiers
- Play a round of disc golf.
- Go caving at Yarrangobilly.
- Go bush with the WilderQuest crew.
- See a pop-up concert in Thredbo.
- Go snowshoeing in Thredbo.
- Go snow tubing in Perisher.
- Ride the chairlift just for fun.
- Treat yourself to a homemade cake at Whisk and Cocoa Cake Parlour.
Is tobogganing allowed in Perisher?
Toboggans are only permitted to be used on the designated Toboggan and Snowplay Slope at Perisher Valley. Toboggans are prohibited in all other areas and not to be used on the ski slopes. Toboggans are not permitted on Skitube.
Do AWD cars need snow chains?
Snow chains are not compulsory for 4WD and AWD vehicles but we recommended you carry them during winter.
How much does it cost to get into Kosciuszko National Park?
Do I have to pay an entry fee into Kosciuszko National Park? Yes, all visitors must pay a Park Entry fee. During winter (June Long Weekend to October Long Weekend) costs are $27 per 24 hours per car. During Summer months costs are $17 per 24 hours per car.
How much do snow chains cost?
Snow Chain Pricing $40 to $100: Semi-auto or “assisted” fitting tire chains will cost between $60 and $80, while self-centering chains with auto-tensioning will be a little bit more expensive for an average passenger vehicle.