Friday, 19 August 2016

Top 5 things to do at Mount Buller



The cool, fresh air of a snowy mountain slope is an invigorating atmosphere to get you in the mood for some winter sports, and there is no place in Australia better for this experience than Victoria’s Mount Buller.

Mount Buller can be found around 200k east of Melbourne and displays a jaw-dropping alpine wonderland full of glistening snow, frosted trees and exciting activities to keep you warm on the chilly slopes. The best time of year to visit the slopes is between June and September when the mountain is coated in snow. There is so much to keep you entertained on the mountain, and you’ll be able to enjoy the slopes with the freedom and time offered by the Mount Buller Tour.

Skiing and Snowboarding

The slopes of Mt Buller are first and foremost known for their skiing, and with over 300 hectares of snow fields ranging from beginners level to advanced, there is something here for everyone. What’s more is that the ski resort has 3 different terrain parks and an ultra cross course, allowing for a wide range of skiing opportunities across the entire mountain. So clip your feet into your skis or your board and get ready to carve the powdery slopes of Mt Buller.

Sightseeing


The views on the mountain are a wonderful swirl of white and grey that display the mesmerising beauty of the snowy landscape, you will have the chance to take a scenic chairlift ride which will allow you to gradually ascend to Spurs Lookout. From this spectacular viewpoint, you will have the entire northern side of the mountain laid out at your feet, creating the perfect setting for a fantastic photograph. If that’s still not enough then you’ll have the chance to climb into a helicopter and get a magnificent aerial view of the mountain.

National Alpine Museum

Mt Buller has a captivating history, and at the National Alpine Museum, you will have the chance to learn more about the mountain's original residents, as well as it’s birth as a skiing destination and the many years that it took to get to where it is today. The museum also has ski equipment on display from the late 80’s, comparing to the modern gear used today it’s fascinating to see these artefacts
telling the story of the development of the ski industry in Victoria.

Alpine Spa Retreat

If you want to escape the cold mountain then this is the place for you! You can soak in the hot pools and allow your body to fall into a state of pure bliss as you enjoy the tranquil environment. You can relax with a massage at the hands of a skilled body therapist, ensuring that your visit to Mt Buller will leave you feeling rejuvenated.

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