Lake Mountain Snow Tour
You can find snow closer to Melbourne than you think! Lake Mountain Alpine Resort, just two hours drive from Melbourne, transforms into a winter wonderland over the cooler months as the area is blanketed in powdery white snow. Join us to enjoy three hours of snow play – make a snowman, explore the wintery landscape with walks and cross-country ski trails, hire a toboggan and much more! We also discover the picturesque surrounding region with a walk to the impressive Steavenson Falls and top it all off with some sweet stuff from the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery.
Operates: Daily (14th June – 19th September)
Children: $115 (0 – 12 years)
The itinerary may be altered slightly depending on weather conditions.
If you are travelling with an infant under the age of 4 years, please select an infant fare and provide the child age in the notes when you book and we will provide appropriate travel restraints.
Join the tour in Melbourne, then sit back and admire the beautiful scenery as we drive through the Yarra Valley to Lake Mountain. Once we arrive at Lake Mountain, our guide will take you right up to the resort where equipment and clothing are available to hire.
At Lake Mountain, you’ll have three hours of free time to enjoy the snow as you like! There are plenty of fun snow activities on offer at the resort including numerous toboggan runs, cross-country ski trails that explore the mountain, snow-shoe walks and a thrilling flying fox. You can climb to the summit of Lake Mountain for amazing views over the surrounding snowy scenery, make a snowman or simply enjoy being in the snow with a good old fashioned snowball fight. To warm up, head indoors for a hot drink at the resort café or browse the retail shop.
In the afternoon, we travel to Steavenson Falls for a short walk to view these impressive waterfalls. One of Victoria’s tallest waterfalls, you can admire the impressive cascades from lookout points and be amazed by the water crashing over the 84-metre drop into the pool below.
As the day draws to an end, we make a final stop on the way home at the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery. Here you can sample some of their specialty chocolates, watch the chocolatiers at work through a window, pick up something sweet to take home, or chill out and enjoy the surrounding views of the Yarra Valley. As the sun begins to set, we’ll jump back on the bus to arrive in Melbourne in the early evening.
Equipment and clothing are available for hire at the resort.
|Habitat HQ||333 St Kilda Road, St Kilda||7:15am|
|Ibis on Therry||15 – 21 Therry Street, Melbourne||7:30am|
|Lilydale Train Station||Bus Interchange off Maroondah Hwy, Lilydale||8:45am|
|Old Melbourne Gaol||377 Russell Street, Melbourne||8:00am|
|Pegasus Apartment Hotel||206 A’Beckett Street, Melbourne||7:50am|
|Ringwood Station||Exit via Pedestrian across Maroondah Hwy, Ringwood||8:30am|
|Savoy Hotel||630 Little Collins Street, Melbourne||7:25am|
|Scots Church||77 Russell Street, Melbourne||7:40am|
|Yarra Valley Gateway Estate||667 Maroondah Hwy, Coldstream||9:00am|