Best Perisher Blue Ski Area Snowboarding

The 2nd most popular snowboarding destination in Australia.

  New South Wales, Australia


  July 14, 2016

Near Jindabyne between Melbourne and Sydney, the Perisher Blue area is a combination of four resorts (Perisher Valley, Smiggins Hole, Blue Cow and Guthega) on Mount Koscuisko. When snowboarding in the region, also check out Mt. Buller near Melbourne for a rowdy time.

Perisher Blue is an easy 5.5 to 6 hour drive from Sydney or 7 hours from Melbourne with half the distance on freeway standard roads.

From Jindabyne access by road to Perisher, Smiggins and Guthega is via the Kosciuszko Road, with snow chains required to be carried by all vehicles past the National Park entrance. Its an easy half hour drive from Jindabyne in good weather.

Between June 1 and October 10, motorists are legally required to carry properly fitting chains in any vehicle in a snow-ice risk section within the National Park.

There is FREE day parking for 1500 vehicles at Perisher, 526 (plus 64 coach spaces) at Smiggins and 60 day and 50 overnight spaces at Guthega. Snow conditions can affect these numbers.

Alternatively, Skitube is 20kms or around 15 minutes drive from Jindabyne via the Alpine Way, with no chains normally required.

Overall, Perisher Blue Ski Area is the 2nd most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 4 snowboarding resorts in Australia.

Local Contacts:  Tourism (805) 775-2000; PB Tourism (61) 064-594-421; KNP (064) 56-2102; Australia Tourism (800) 369-6863.

Best Season:  Jun - Oct

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Reynella (064) 54-2386

Luxury Loding:  Perisher Valley Hotel (064) 57-5030; Bernti s Mountain Inn (064) 57-6332

Breakfast Restaurant:  Crackenback Cottage, Jindabyne

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  -36.405264, 148.409867

Date Published:  1/2/2016

Date Updated:  7/14/2016

ID:  10784

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