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Perisher combines the resources and facilities of Perisher Valley, Smiggin Holes, Mount Blue Cow, Guthega, The Station and the Skitube alpine railway. It is the largest snow resort operation in the Southern Hemisphere. It has the highest terrain, the greatest number of lifts and the most reliable snow in Australia.

Snow Resort Stats



Elevation Top 2034m
Elevation Bottom 1605m
Vertical Drop 355m
Skiable Terrain 1245ha
Longest Run Approx. 3km
Beginner 22%
Intermediate 60%
Advanced 18%
Total Number of Trails Over 100km of marked trails



Total 47
Highest Lifted Point 2,034m
Gondolas & Trams N
High Speed Sixes
High Speed Quads 2
Quad Chairs 4
Triple Chairs 2
Double Chairs 4
Surface Lifts 35
Uphill Capacity 53,803 skiers lifted per hour

Snow Making

Snow Making 53.4ha
Total Number of Guns 271
Annual Average Snowfall 1.9m

Terrain Parks

Terrain Park

Total 7
Name PlayStation Piper Fun Park
Name PlayStation Centre Valley Rider Cross
Name PlayStation Blue Cow Rider Cross
Half Pipes PlayStation Half Pipe, PlayStation Mini Half Pipe
Half Pipe Size Snow dependent
Total Terrain Park Area Size 1,245ha / 12.45sq kms / 3,076acres

Location & Travel Info
Country: Australia
Region: Snowy Mountains
Address: Perisher

PO Box 42,

Perisher Valley,

NSW 2624
Phone: 1300 655 822
Nearest Town: Jindabyne
Nearest Airport: Cooma
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Next Snow
ResortSnow Forecasted
(7 Day Forecast)
Mount Aspiring64 cm
Mount Cook27 cm
Mount Baw Baw15 cm
Ben Lomond10 cm
Lake Louise10 cm
Mount Mawson10 cm
Hotham8 cm
Falls Creek6 cm
Mount Buller6 cm
Mount Stirling6 cm
Last updated - 11 hours ago
Perisher On Twitter
  • PerisherResort: More snow about to hit us here @PerisherResort looks like a great early opening this Saturday 3 hrs ago
  • PerisherResort: @iamchrisholden We will announce on the website over the next few days. 3 hrs ago
  • PerisherResort: OPENING EARLY. We are set to open this Saturday. For more info head to 19 hrs ago
  • PerisherResort: Snowy roads here this morning @PerisherResort 1 day ago
  • PerisherResort: 20cm overnight. We will be skiing and boarding soon here @PerisherResort 1 day ago
  • PerisherResort: @teamdenbigh Please send a note to so we can follow up 25 days ago
  • PerisherResort: Another COLD night and we are making snow! #Perisher 26 days ago
  • PerisherResort: Minus 8 degrees overnight here @PerisherResort & snowmaking has kicked off for 2017 #perisher #epicaustraliapass 27 days ago
  • PerisherResort: A dusting of snow overnight and now sunshine. Check out the webcams 33 days ago
  • PerisherResort: Another dusting of snow overnight @PerisherResort Winter is close! 33 days ago
  • PerisherResort: Very wintery here @PerisherResort today #perisher 34 days ago
  • PerisherResort: The cold front just arrived. Snowing nicely in Blue Cow ❄️ #perisher 34 days ago
  • PerisherResort: Looking out to the Main Range from Blue Cow. Winters close #Perisher 47 days ago
  • PerisherResort: Grab your gear, winters here @PerisherResort #perisher 49 days ago
  • PerisherResort: @ShayneRarma @SubaruAustralia about 5cm but still snowing 😀❄ 50 days ago
  • PerisherResort: The first snowman of the season is taking shape this morning @PerisherResort #perisher 50 days ago
  • PerisherResort: Winter has arrived @PerisherResort @SubaruAustralia 50 days ago
  • PerisherResort: Testing the snow guns today in preparation for winter @PerisherResort #perisher #epicaustraliapass 53 days ago
  • PerisherResort: Make a snow change this season and work for Australia's Best Ski Resort! #perisher 92 days ago
  • PerisherResort: 1st snowfall of winter is always exciting #Perisher 98 days ago