Positioned ski in-ski out amongst the snow gums right in the heart of the Mount Buller alpine village, all resort facilities are within a few minutes’ walk of our Mt Buller hotel.Positioned ski in-ski out amongst the snow gums right in the heart of the Mount Buller alpine village, all resort facilities are within a few minutes’ walk of our Mt Buller hotel.Alpine Retreat offers warm and cosy family-owned ski lodge accommodation with the convenience of having everything you’ll need right outside your room. Add to this our spectacular views across Mount Buller and the High Country and plenty of retro alpine charm – we think it makes for a winning Mt Buller combination!
Alpine Retreats cosy bed and breakfast rooms are perfect for family ski and snow holidays or for groups of friends. With a combination of double and bunk beds or spacious self-contained apartments complete with kitchenettes, all rooms benefit from ensuite bathrooms, under-floor heating, flat-screen TVs, tea and coffee making facilities, fridges and ample luggage storage for your gear. A buffet-style continental breakfast is served every morning in the Alpine Retreat Restaurant and will set you up for a great day on Mt Buller’s slopes. Evenings or inclement weather days are spent relaxing in the pool, spa and sauna, sinking into the comfy sofas of our TV and games room, dining on hearty fare in the Avalanche Restaurant and enjoying a drink and a free game of pool in the bar. Let Danny take care of all your ski, board and winter clothing hire needs in our in-house ski shop, or stock up on any little conveniences you might have forgotten at our kiosk and lolly shop. The Alpine Retreat Mt Buller has everything covered for an awesome snow and ski holiday.
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· Private door-to-door 4WD shuttle service – the only one of its kind at Mt Buller!
· Avalanche Restaurant and Bar
· In-house Ski Hire – discounts for Alpine Retreat & Sugarbush Lodge guests
· Pool, spa & sauna
· Games room with free pool table, video games and snowboarding videos
Cancellation / Prepayment
Accepted credit cards
- Boot Dryers
- Complimentary breakfast
- Ironing Facilities
- Private Bathroom
- Ski In, Ski Out
- Ski Lockers
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Australia, Mt Buller
Mt Buller and accommodation are an easy 3 hour drive from Melbourne, Mt Buller is Australia’s most accessible major snow ski resort.
High in the snowfields, the village is charming with quaint lodges luxurious hotels, and modern apartments positioned so you can ski to your front door. Accommodation in Mt Buller is on-snow and with over 7000 bed in the alpine village you’re spoilt for choice. Choose from luxurious hotels, chalets, fanily style apartments or budget hostels for those on a limited budget. Mt Buller offers a fantastic selection of restaurants, cafes and bars and a variety of shops. With rugged ridges, cliff drops and tree runs, Mt Buller resort is a natural playground.
Mt Buller is also home to Breathtaker on High Alpine Spa Retreat, Australia’s highest day spa and a range of off-piste activities from cinema, to retail therapy and rockclimbing.
Buller features freeride terrain parks to challenge all levels or skiers and riders. Experienced riders should head to the summit terrain park to try out the range of challenging jumps and terrain park features. Mt Buller offers an abundance of activities on and off slopes including snowtubing, snowshoeing and tobogganing. Grab an après drink and enjoy the mountain vibe!
Sports and natureSkiing
Whether you're a beginner about to discover the magic of snowsports or an expert who can navigate the steepest slopes with ease, you'll get more out of your holiday if you ski the runs that are best suited to your level. Mt Buller has a variety of terrain to suit every ability.
Snowboarding began in the '60s and started to gain widespread popularity in the late '80s. Today it's a sport for all ages and attitudes. Snowboarding is easy to learn and allows for a lot of expression making it very popular with the adventurous, relaxed and free-spirited. So, if you're looking for a new way to tackle the slopes grab a board and head for the slopes this winter.
Mt Buller Park
Rip it up at Mt Buller this winter in one of our awesome terrain parks. The resort's freeride facilities will again be one of the top features and a must do resort experiences this winter. Mt Buller Park - MBP - has something for everyone, whether you like to ride the rails, race on the rider cross course or pull some air off one of the huge summit jumps.
Sled Dog Tours
New to Mt Buller the season, Australian Sled Dog Tours caters for couples, adults and children, with tours running for 45 minutes throughout August and September. Tours include a meet and greet with the Huskies, a photo session and sled dog tour. Each sled allows for two to five people per tour. All tours also include information sessions on the tradition of sled dog racing and its history in Australia. Making the experience even more memorable, Australian Sled Dog Tours produce merchandise for guests to purchase including photos of Huskies, calendars, miniature model sled dog teams, along with Husky toy puppies and postcards.
Snow Play in a day Tour
If you only have one day free to explore Mt Buller, then join a Snow Play in a Day tour and see the best of what this world-class resort has to offer. The tour includes a dedicated guide and access to a great range of experiences, providing you with the most exciting and breathtaking way to enjoy the mountain. Tours depart at 10:30am every Saturday and Sunday between 21 June and 31 August with additional tours available for groups outside of this period (subject to availabiity).
NightlifeBars and Restaurants
After working up an appetite on the slopes, head to one of Mt Buller's famous cafes, bars or restaurants to satisfy your cravings. Whether you're after a quick bite to eat or looking for a peaceful fine dining experience, Mt Buller has over 30 venues that are sure to tantalise your taste buds. Enjoy spectacular views as you indulge in homemade snacks, sumptuous mountain cuisine and locally produced wine.
Twilight ski and snowboard under the stars every Wednesday and Saturday* from mid July and through August on Mt Buller's popular Bourke Street run. Watch the spectular sunset across the mountains as you ski down the slopes. Twilight skiing will run between 5.30pm and 8.30pm.
Culture & historyMt Buller has had a fascinating history, being transformed from a cattleman’s run into Australia’s premier alpine resort. Learn about the mountain's original characters and marvel at an eclectic collection of ski memorabilia at the National Alpine Museum.
The Museum not only details Mt Buller’s journey but the development of Australia’s entire alpine history, with hundreds of fascinating artifacts telling the story of evolution of the Victorian ski fields.
The museum showcases wooden skis & sleds, leather boots, through to snowboards from the late 80s. It also features a variety of photographs, snowmobiles, clothing, badges, publications, maps and lift equipment.