Mount Buller

Mount Buller is a town and slope in Victoria, Australia, it is the most accessible alpine resort in Australia, and offers the perfect summer escape for a range of tastes and interests.

Mount Buller, an easy 3 hour drive from Melbourne, it is Victoria's most spectacular alpine terrain. Mount Buller's stunning lansdcape incorporates 180ha of ski trails, the longest being 2.5km, with an average snowfall of 1.5m.

The mountain was named in 1835 by Thomas Mitchell after an official in the colonial office. The first Europeans to visit the area on a regular basis were the cowherds who drove the graziers' cattle up from the valleys to the high plains in the summertime.

Mount Buller LandscapeYou can have a peaceful picnic on the summit or feel the thrill of motor biking, four-wheel driving and mountain biking.  Spectacular views combine with clean alpine air and a cool summer climate to provide the perfect setting to relax and recharge.

Mount Buller SnowboardingThe Ski Resort includes 25 ski lifts which have the capability of moving 40,000 people per hour. However, the maximum number of people allowed on the resort is just 10,000 even in peak periods so there won't be any delays in catching a ski lift. The Ski season opens in early June and closes in late September as the resort begins to adopt beautiful Springmantle.

Mountain Biking at Mount BullerThere are a wide range of activites available for your recreation at Mount Buller. Other than the obvious, skiing and snowboarding, you can walk or hike up the mountain and admire the idyllic surrounds. Mountain biking, downhill and cross country, is popular at Mount Buller as is four wheel driving. The resort offers scenic chairlift rides where you can observe the magnificent Mount Buller landscape. And for those who are more daring there is rock climbing and abseiling on offer.

Mount Buller VillageFor those people with relaxation in mind there is an Alpine spa retreat that caters for all your beauty desires. The Latrobe Sports Centre offers a gymnasium, netball, basketball, badminton and volleyball. There are also swimming, tennis and outdoor chess facilities at the resort. You can catch recent release movies at the Mount Buller cinema, the highest cinema in Australia, on Tuesday and Saturday nights at 8:00pm.

Mount Buller ViewThere is a huge assortment of accomodation at the resort, ranging from hotels and lodges to bed and breakfasts. There are approximately 7000 beds available at the various Mount Buller accommodation facilities. There are also a number of great restaurants at the resort, some of which allow group bookings and are open till late.

Mount Buller has summer events and festivals which cater to all ages and tastes. In December, there is Music on the Mountains where you will be serenaded by various artists including a quartet from the Melbourne Conservatory. During January you can enjoy performances from the Chamber Music Summer School. Also in January, is the Porsche Mt Buller Sprint, where some of Australia's most renowned names in motor racing compete.

In February and March there is both the Mountain Bike Australia National Series, incorporating some of Australia's most challenging trails, and the Holden High Country Cycle Challenge which is expected to draw well over 1000 competitors. Mid-March there is the AROC Adventure Race Weekend, an enjoyable multi-sport race around Mount Buller and the surrounding region.

Average Temperatures

   

October

Max 8°c

Min 1°c

November Max 11°c Min 4°c
December Max 14°c Min 5°c
January Max 16°c Min 7°c
February Max 17°c Min 8°c
March Max 14°c Min 7°c
April Max 10°c Min 4°c
May Max 6°c Min 1°c

Mount Buller is also 10 degrees cooler than Melbourne, making it a perfect destination to escape the hot summer days.

Featured Mount Buller Activities and Tours

Mt Buller Snow Full Day Tour
from $159.00

Experience a winter wonderland adventure at Mt. Buller. With 300 hectares of skiable terrain and breathtaking alpine vistas, you’re in for a treat! Take to the slopes and try skiing, snowboarding or...

Mount Buller Snow Full Day Tour
from $173.00

This Full Day trip is ideal for people who want to travel out to Mount Buller and enjoy the Mountain. This gives you comfortable transport on one of our quality coaches for the day. Don't wait until t...

Mount Buller Snow Tour (Return on Different Day)
from $219.00

Take a day trip out to the snow and enjoy Mount Buller. With this fantastic package you are given the option to return to Melbourne on a different day. This is a very popular option, giving you the fl...

Mount Buller Complete Sightseer
from $207.00

Have you wanted to see snow before? This is the perfect option for you. Jump onboard our super comfortable coaches and enjoy a full day out at Mount Buller. You will be issued with a sightseeing ticke...

Mount Buller Full Day Beginner Ski Experience
from $388.00

Never been to the snow before? Or are not experienced on the slopes? Then, this package is perfect for you. Enjoy an action packed full day on the slopes on a limited pass that will allow you to ride ...

Mount Buller Full Day Advanced Ski Experience
from $301.00

For those travellers who want a short trip out to the snow and back, this is for you. This Full day tour is a great day out on Mount Buller. Take advantage of this tour and experience an unlimited lif...

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