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Mount Baw Baw

Mt Baw Baw Tourist Rd | Via Noojee, Mount Baw Baw, Victoria 3833, Australia
+61 3 5165 1136
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Prices are far too high for locals

The prices charged for accommodation, dining, activities and ski hire, places this out of reach of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BLUE-EYED_DUDE
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Melbourne, Australia
Disappointing

Drove up with the intention of spending the day and taking a walk. Drive up was not pleasant with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
101natalie
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Melbourne, Australia
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Mt Baw Baw Alpine Resort is the closest DOWNHILL SKI resort to Melbourne & the Mornington Peninsula. Your Mt Baw Baw adventure is only a 2.5 hour drive from Melbourne, 1 hour from the heart of Gippsland and just over 3 hours from the Mornington Peninsula. One tank of petrol is all it takes to get here and back from Melbourne! Mt Baw Baw is a year-round resort, catering for snow enthusiasts during the white season and outdoor adventurers, hikers and bike riders during the green season. Given the nature of the terrain & the lift network, Mt Baw Baw snowfields are ideal for the beginner to intermediate snowboarder, downhill & cross country skier during winter. With 30 hectares of groomed runs, seven ski lifts, three snow play areas, 10kms of groomed x-country ski trails and unlimited terrain amongst the snowgums to explore, you will be hard pressed to find a better outdoor venue so close to Melbourne. Mt Baw Baw is a family friendly alpine resort, offering dog sled tours during winter, Kids Club, bungee tramp and family accommodation packages. During the warmer months, Mt Baw Baw comes alive with spectacular wildflowers. The Resorts walking trails link to a wider network of trails within the Baw Baw National Park and also the Great Alpine Walking Trail. The Resort is also home to a national standard downhill mountain bike track which is open during the Green Season. The Village Restaurant is open year round offering delicious food and spectacular views across West Gippsland. The village, with its friendly atmosphere and modern facilities caters for the day tripper and long term visitor. With accommodation, ski hire, food outlets, retail, medical and information centres all within easy walking distance of the car parks, the village is an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding area.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good30%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
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“day trip” (8 reviews)
“snow shoes” (2 reviews)
“snow peas” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Mt Baw Baw Tourist Rd | Via Noojee, Mount Baw Baw, Victoria 3833, Australia
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+61 3 5165 1136
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The prices charged for accommodation, dining, activities and ski hire, places this out of reach of many local families. A two night accommodation package can easily cost about $800, then you still have to pay for snow chains for your vehicle and entry fee per...More

3  Thank BLUE-EYED_DUDE
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Drove up with the intention of spending the day and taking a walk. Drive up was not pleasant with insufficient signage and tree debri on the road. Got to a point where there was a container in the middle of the road and a young...More

2  Thank 101natalie
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Went to do the 7 Peaks and then ride some of the tracks at the village - very limited signposting and information on riding at the village. Maybe just at the wrong time to go - I will try again

2  Thank eric-sworks
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

They have the worst customer service. They are rude and don't really care. I called them up multiple times to chase up my refund and all I get is someone hanging up on me every time. And I have not received my refund still after...More

3  Thank Rbuena
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Mt Baw Baw is a relatively small and fairly basic snow resort. It has limited facilities but it's fine for beginners or those who want to experience snow for the first time. It's also provides a fun day out for families as the little ones...More

5  Thank Slim5144
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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Utterly dissatisfied! I booked a winter snow holiday but was greeted with a horrid muddy holiday instead... mud everywhere. No snow. Raining non-stop. Toboggans Slopes muddy . Practically nothing else to do. Should reduce permit fees and pump up fake snow!

3  Thank Lydia W
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Our family of 5 had a great time @ Baw Baw. We stayed off mountain and travelled up for the day, hiring chains and toboggans at Erica on the way, and pre purchasing our resort entry online. A very good idea as we could avoid...More

2  Thank 3littlekidz
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

We had a 2 night stay at cascade apartments 11/8/17 & 12/8/17 on arrival the rooms weren't ready for us, we were asked to come back it an hour while they were cleaned. The attendant two wayed the cleaner & she snapped back she hadn't...More

1  Thank Rachathome
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

My son and I took a day trip to Mount Baw Baw, hired chains at the base of the mountain from Baw Baw Sports and Outdoors. They are close to double the price of other chain hire rentals close to the mountains, however they fit...More

5  Thank Tassafari
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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I spent the day up the mountain today! Beautiful weather and great snow up until mid afternoon! We were staying in Drouin which is an hour and a half drive to the mountain! Got to the mountain at 0940ish and it wasn't...More

4  Thank MattR4
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Tim C
20 September 2017|
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Response from MattR4 | Reviewed this property |
There is a fire pit at the group camping area and another one out the front of the shops from memory! Although don't think either are for public use though!! What did you want them for??
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JoeyJumbuky
17 July 2017|
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Response from Eye_Tattoo_Girl | Reviewed this property |
Yes, The road is also snowy.
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