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Mount Buller

Mount Buller Ski Resort Guide

Mount Buller, Australia

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length50 miles
Highest Lift5,922ft
Resort Height5,249ft
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Mount Buller

A bustling alpine village with over 40 cafes and restaurants and an underground nightclub and world-class Ski & Snowboard School just 3 hours from Melbourne.


The Australian ski resort of Mount Buller is at an altitude of 5,249ft, with 50 miles of marked runs.

Mount Buller has direct access to 50 miles of downhill skiing, with 18 marked pistes, served by a total of 21 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 5,249ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Mount Buller?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Mount Buller.

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Ski Area Stats

Mount Buller Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
50 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
6 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Mount Buller Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift5,922ft
Resort Altitude (Mount Buller)5,249ft
Lowest Trail4,511ft
Max Vertical1,312ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Mount Buller
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Mount Buller Overview

Offering 80+kms of runs, 8000+ slopeside beds, Mt Buller is Australia’s most accessible major alpine resort to an international airport and hosts the Australia Olympic Winter Institute training venue for freestyle skiers and a lively events calendar each winter season.

Other activities include sled dog tours, indoor trampoline facility, retail stores, day spa, gallery and 180 seat movie cinema.


The Mount Buller alpine village sits at 1600m with lifted access to 80+kms of marked pistes served by 21 lifts. Ski or board to the village centre. The resort is supported by daily coach services from Melbourne and easy shuttle and lift access from the day carparks.

There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.


Mount Buller offers a good variety of natural features and plenty of long rolling groomers ideal for snowboarders. Mt Buller Parks are popular for jibbers with the Koflers beginner park (rollers and low boxes) and then progression to Skyline Park with larger jumps, rails and other features. As conditions permit XL jumps in the Summit Park and a competition Ridercross course. The iconic Burton Cattleman’s Rail Jam event draws top athletes to ride the village staircase each July.

Location and Map

Where is Mount Buller?

This ski resort is in Victoria, Australia.


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How to get there


Ski Lift Capacity

The 21 ski lifts are able to uplift 40,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 328 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Mount Buller open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.


Usual opening is Mid June, and usual closing is Mid Sept.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Mount Buller, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Mount Buller Tourist Office for the latest.

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