33 days in Australian Alps Itinerary

33 days in Australian Alps Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia travel planner

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Mount Buller
— 7 nights
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Falls Creek
— 5 nights
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Mount Hotham
— 5 nights
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Thredbo Village
— 5 nights
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Perisher Valley
— 5 nights
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Charlotte Pass
— 4 nights
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Mount Buller

— 7 nights
Mount Buller is a town located in the Shire of Mansfield in the Alpine region of the Australian state of Victoria. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mount Stirling and Snobs Creek Falls. Get in touch with nature at Mt Buller and Gippsland Plains Rail Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Mount Buller side-trips: Devenish Silo Art (in Devenish), Glenrowan (Kate's Cottage, Mt Morgan Store, &more) and Benalla (Benalla Botanic Gardens, Benalla Ceramic Mural, &more). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Warby Ovens National Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Paradise Falls, identify plant and animal life at Stringybark Creek Historic Reserve, and hit the slopes at Lake Mountain Alpine Resort.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Mount Buller online vacation maker.

Melbourne to Mount Buller is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Falls Creek.

Things to do in Mount Buller

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Falls Creek

— 5 nights
Step out of the city life by going to Falls Creek Alpine Resort and Falls Creek Ski Lifts. Step off the beaten path and head to Falls Creek Cross Country and Fainter Falls. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Falls Creek: Blue Pool (in Briagolong), Ensay Winery (in Ensay) and Tawonga South (Mount Bogong Lookout, Sullivans Lookout, &more).

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Falls Creek travel route planner.

Drive from Mount Buller to Falls Creek in 4 hours. On the 30th (Thu), you'll travel to Mount Hotham.

Things to do in Falls Creek

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Mount Hotham

— 5 nights
Take a break from the city and head to Mount Hotham Alpine Resort Management Board and Mount Buffalo National Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tirol Sports and Lake Buffalo. Get out of town with these interesting Mount Hotham side-trips: Dargo (Wonnangatta Valley & Grant Historic Site), Omeo (Livingstone Park, Oriental Claims Historic Area, &more) and Harrietville (Bungalow Spur Hiking Trail & Tronoh Dredge Hole).

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Mount Hotham itinerary planner.

Getting from Falls Creek to Mount Hotham by car takes about 2.5 hours. On the 4th (Tue), you're off to Thredbo Village.

Things to do in Mount Hotham

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

Thredbo Village

— 5 nights
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Snowy Mountains and Thredbo Valley Track. Escape the urban bustle at Kosciuszko National Park and Cascades Trail. Change things up with these side-trips from Thredbo Village: Jindabyne (Monster Ski Hire, Nugget's Crossing Shopping Centre, &more), Mitta Mitta (The Witches Garden, Bharatralia Jungle Camp, &more) and Dartmouth Dam (in Dartmouth).

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Thredbo Village tour planner.

Traveling by car from Mount Hotham to Thredbo Village takes 4.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Perisher Valley.

Things to do in Thredbo Village

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Perisher Valley

— 5 nights
Perisher Valley, commonly called Perisher, is a valley formed below Mount Perisher, a mountain that is located in the Snowy Mountains of New South Wales, Australia.Located in the Snowy Monaro Regional Council, the valley is the site of one of four resort bases of the Perisher Ski Resort, which also comprises Guthega, Blue Cow and Smiggin Holes. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Perisher and Paddys River Falls. Get outdoors at Perisher Blue Ski Resort and Summit Walk/Main Range Trail. Explore Perisher Valley's surroundings by going to Jindabyne (Lake Jindabyne & Gaden Trout Hatchery), Cooma (Selwyn Snow Resort, Cooma Court House, &more) and Snowy Hydro Discovery Centre (in Sydney). The adventure continues: fly down the slopes at Smiggin Holes Ski Resort, sample the fine beverages at Wildbrumby Thredbo Valley Distillery, admire the sheer force of Cascade Falls, and explore the fascinating underground world of Yarrangobilly Caves.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Perisher Valley road trip planner.

Drive from Thredbo Village to Perisher Valley in an hour. In August, daytime highs in Perisher Valley are 12°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Charlotte Pass.

Things to do in Perisher Valley

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

Charlotte Pass

— 4 nights
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sugar Pine Walk and Charlotte Pass. Take a break from the city and head to Mountain Ash Trails and Cudgewa Bluff Falls. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Charlotte Pass: Tintaldra Store and Tea Rooms (in Tintaldra), Tumbarumba (Pioneer Women’s Hut, Courabyra Wines, &more) and Corryong (Playle’s Lookout, Man from Snowy River Museum, &more).

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Charlotte Pass road trip planning site.

Charlotte Pass is just a short distance from Perisher Valley. In August, daytime highs in Charlotte Pass are 12°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. On the 18th (Tue), you're off to home.

Things to do in Charlotte Pass

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips