1 Day Melbourne Snow Tour (Lake Mountain)

1 Day Melbourne Snow Tour (Lake Mountain)

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Visit Lake Mountain, a snow resort in Australia with modern facilities. It is Melbourne’s closest snow resort, with its picturesque chalets overlooking the mountains surrounded by miles of cross country ski tracks and toboggan fields. On this Melbourne snow trip, you can make a snowman, try tobogganing, take a cross country ski lesson or just throw some snow balls! Our bus drives right up to the snow so there’s no need to take any ski lifts or transfer buses.

  • Lake Mountain Snow Resort is located only 90 minutes from Melbourne
  • Fantastic ski facilities including cafe, amenities, ski equipment rentals
  • Enjoy 3 hours of snow play and extraordinary alpine views
  • Time to arrange a ski lesson or venture down one of the toboggan slopes
  • Visit Marysville township and take a short nature walk to the base of Steavenson Falls
  • Scenic drive through the Yarra Valley, one of the world’s premier wine-growing region.
  • Cruise home via the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery

Departure date

  • Every day throughout June - August


  • $170 Adult
  • $120 Child (0-12 years old)
  • Equipment Hire Price List (Download Here)


  • On our way to Lake Mountain, let your eyes feast on the quaint views of the Yarra Valley, a premier wine producing region in the hemisphere. We have a stop at either the Yarra Valley Gateway Estate Coldstream or Beechworth Bakery to grab some lunch and shop for local produce, sweets, and pastries.
  • Then we wind our way up to the Lake Mountain Alpine Resort, Melbourne’s nearest ski resort equipped with modern facilities, amazing views, cross country ski trails, toboggan runs, flying fox, tube runs, and a dedicated snowman park. Located 120 km northeast of Melbourne, Lake Mountain is Australia’s popular cross-country snow resort and has been a favourite snow tours stop receiving over a hundred thousand visitors a year. It has the highest altitude of 1,480 meters above sea level covering a skiable area of 2,400 hectares including 37 kilometres of ski trails and 3 toboggan slopes. Have fun in the snow for 3 hours in this Melbourne snow tours. Are you a first-time snow visitor? There are more ways than one to have fun in the snow. This is your chance to take a cross country ski lesson, toboggan down the slopes, or build your own snowman. And better yet, throw snowballs! Get your cameras ready and take some amazing shots of the picturesque chalets overlooking the snow covered mountain tops. Your Lake Mountain snow tour won’t be worth it if you missed the opportunity to take photos and to have fun with your family and friends. You have plenty of time to enjoy the beauty of this mystic and scenic mountain. Try riding the flying fox for a thrill of heights and release your fears. Show off your skiing skills. Or visit the bar, meet new friends, and warm up with a few cups of coffee. Create your memorable Melbourne snow tours experience.
  • Next, we travel to the charming town of Marysville and take a walk to the majestic 84-meter Steavenson Falls, one of the high altitude waterfalls in the mountain ranges of Victoria. Located in the heart of the 190-hectare scenic reserve, the waterfalls have 5 cascades totalling 122 meters of descent plummeting into the Steavenson River Valley. Immerse yourself in the experience with nature. Open your ears and listen to the music of the falling waters, the trees, and the birds. Reflect not just the action-filled day but also the magnificence and richness of the natural world. Steavenson Falls is always a delight to nature lovers.
  • On the way back to Melbourne we drop by at the famous Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery to taste the Valley’s sweetness. Learn the art of making chocolates and ice creams as you watch their chocolatiers showing their craft. You can also enjoy free samples of their products. Do not hesitate to indulge your senses with handcrafted chocolates, ice creams, and other sweet goodies. Bring with you is your sense of wonder and adventure as you join us in this one day tour to the mystic mountain. Wear warm clothes, waterproof jacket, gloves, beanie, and comfortable walking shoes. Please also bring a water bottle. Don’t leave your camera in the hotel where we pick you up and drop you off. We provide you experienced driver and hospitable and friendly tour guide. In this one day Lake Mountain Snow Tour, nature walks at the Steavenson Falls, and chocolate tastings in Yarra Valley the fun and adventure are guaranteed to be memorable. You can’t miss it! Tour operated by Autopia Tours


  • Family-friendly day trip
  • Lake Mountain Resort entry fee
  • Chocolate samples
  • Hosted by an experienced driver guide
  • Modern air-conditioned coach travel
  • Comprehensive local tour commentary
  • Selected Melbourne inner-city pick-up/drop-off points
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance is highly recommended
  • Hotel transfers pre/post tour itinerary to a nominated pick-up point are not included
  • Any meals not indicated within the itinerary – at the guest’s own expense. We provide plenty of opportunities for guests to support locals and buy lunch along the way.
  • Snow hire equipment or clothing (this can be arranged on the day) – Lake Mountain View Price List
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1 Day Melbourne Snow Tour (Lake Mountain)

Depart from Melbourne

Package Details
  • 1 Day Melbourne Snow Tour (Lake Mountain)

Terms and Conditions of Travel
  • We advise all passengers to arrive at their confirm departure point 15 minutes prior to their departure time. If you have any problems on the 'day of travel' please contact (03) 9393 1386
  • We understand that travel plans can sometimes change, if you cancel some or all portions of your booking the cancellation terms set out below will apply. A cancellation will only take effect when we receive written confirmation that you have sent to your relevant booking agent notifying them of your cancellation. If you wish to change or cancel a trip:
  • (a) 2 to 7-days prior to departure: we will hold 100% of the deposit paid by you as a credit voucher, valid for redemption within 3-years from date of purchase any credit voucher resulting from a cancellation may be applied towards any other tour operated by GLT within Australia; or
  • (b) 8-days or more prior to departure, we will refund balance paid by you in connection to your booking less any unrecoverable costs; or
  • (c) failure to board on tour or cancelled within 2-days/48-hrs will result in full fare forfeiture of the ticket price and not eligible for a refund.
  • Tour operated by Autopia Tours

Pickup Location
  • 7:25am – The Savoy Hotel, 630 Little Collins St, Melbourne
  • 7:30am – Holiday Inn, 575 Flinders Ln, Melbourne
  • 7:35am – Immigration Museum, 400 Flinders St cnr Market St, Melbourne
  • 7:40am – The Scots’ Church, 77 Russell ST, Melbourne
  • 7:50am – Pegasus Apartments Hotel, 206 A’Beckett St, Melbourne
  • 8:00am – Old Melbourne Gaol, 377 Russell St, Melbourne
  • 8:30am – Ringwood Station, Outside Maroondah Hwy Pedestrian Exit, Ringwood
  • 8:45am – Lilydale Train Station, 11 Main St, Outside Professionals, Lillydale
  • 9:00am – Yarra Valley – Gateway Estate, 667 Maroondah Hwy, Coldstream

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Frequently Asked Questions

During winter, the region’s average temperatures range from 6.5 – 14.2°C (43.7 – 57.6°F). Snowfall is familiar northeast of Victoria in an area known as High Country, but not in the city. The weather is usually cold and cloudy, and frosts may occur at night.

Families visiting Victoria who want to introduce their children to the snow or explore the cross-country skiing opportunities should consider Lake Mountain Alpine Resort.

Snowfall occurs in multiple Australian states: New South Wales (NSW), Tasmania, South Australia, and Victoria. For those interested in downhill skiing, Victoria is home to Mt. Buller, Falls Creek and Mt. Hotham. NSW is home to the Snowy Mountains, the highest mountain range in Australia and receives approximately 1.9 metres of snowfall annually.

It can be challenging to determine the conditions of the snow season in advance as they vary from year to year. To plan your visit, it is recommended to regularly check the snow reports and weather forecasts

Marysville is the nearest town to Lake Mountain, just a thirty-minute drive from the top. The city offers a variety of accommodations to suit all needs.

Pets are prohibited at the resort because it is a protected Alpine Environment.

Our central meeting point for this tour will be the Old Melbourne Gaol, 377 Russell St, Melbourne @ 8:00am. 7:25 – The Savoy Hotel, 630 Little Collins St, Melbourne 7:30 – Holiday Inn, 575 Flinders Ln, Melbourne 7:35 – Immigration Museum, 400 Flinders St cnr Market St, Melbourne 7:40 – The Scots’ Church, 77 Russell ST, Melbourne 7:50 – Pegasus Apartments Hotel, 206 A’Beckett St, Melbourne 8:00 – Old Melbourne Gaol, 377 Russell St, Melbourne 8:30 – Ringwood Station, Outside Maroondah Hwy Pedestrian Exit, Ringwood 8:45 – Lilydale Train Station, 11 Main St, Outside Professionals, Lillydale 9:00 – Yarra Valley – Gateway Estate, 667 Maroondah Hwy, Coldstream Please arrive 5-10 mins prior to your nominated pickup time so as not to delay or miss your tour.

1L refillable water bottle, hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, beanie and gloves, snow gear, warm clothing ie. windbreaker, raincoat, comfortable walking shoes with tread, small day bag 5-7kg, money for meals, equipment and clothing hire, camera to capture every moment.

Customer Support

We have a professional customer support team and always accompany you on every trip.

AUD 170.00