General Information

Welcome to Mount Hotham Alpine Resort

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General Information

Australia's Top Snowsports Destination!

Hotham Alpine Resort offers some of the best natural snow in Australia, with 320 hectares of terrain and 13 lifts across the resort. 

Mt Hotham - a resort for everyone

Hotham has something for all abilities, with terrain suitable for beginner, intermediate and advanced skiers and snowboarders, 3 terrain parks, night skiing on Wednesday and Saturday, 35kms of cross country trails, 82 snowmaking guns across the resort and the longest downhill run is 2.5km.

Beyond the slopes...

The Hotham Resort and Dinner Plain Village have 18 bars and restaurants, 2 day spas, licensed supermarkets, retail outlets, ski and snowboard hire, ticket offices and over 7000 beds, so you can get the most out of your Alpine holiday. 


Getting Here

Hotham Alpine Resort is located in the heart of the Australian Alpine National Park in Victoria.

The Hotham Village is located 1750m above sea level and the summit of Mount Hotham is 1861m high. The Great Alpine Road runs from Wangaratta in the north of Victoria to Bairnsdale in the south and passes through the Hotham Alpine Resort.  Due to this, there is fantastic access to all the mountain has to offer including ski fields, accommodation, restaurants, shopping and day spas.

You can access the resort by car, coach or catch a train to wangarata and take a bus to the resort.  Mount Hotham also has its own airport, which means you can book a charter plane to get on the slopes faster.

See more information and road guides/maps for travel to Mt Hotham


You can travel to the resort by car and as the Great Alpine Road goes straight through the village you can drive straight to your accommodation.

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Approximate Travel time and distance to Hotham:

  • Melbourne to Mount Hotham (via Harrietvelle) - 4.5 hours / 357km
  • Melbourne to Mount Hotham (via Omeo) - 5.5 hours / 455km
  • Sydney to Mount Hotham - 8 hours / 726km.

All vehicles entering the area are required by law to be carrying snow chains. Don't worry - we've got you covered! You can rent or buy snow chains before you head up to the mountain from our very own Ray's Ski Shop in Mytleford. Everything you need to know is here.

Coach or Taxi

You can get to Hotham Alpine Resort by coach from Melbourne. For Snowball Express service timetables and to book your coach tickets click here

More information can be found about coach and taxi services by clicking on link below.
Full list of Coach and Taxi services for Hotham Alpine Resort


You can fly to Mount Hotham by flying into Albury and catching the connecting bus services or you can book a charter plane to fly directly to the Mt Hotham Airport.

For more information and to book a charter flight please see Kirkhope Aviation.

Travel insurance

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Postcode: 3741


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Resort Entry


Winter 2018 early bird Hotham season permits are available for purchase now from Hotham Resort Management at

Diamond pattern chains are now mandatory for ALL vehicles entering Hotham Alpine Resort. These can be purchased or hired from Rays Ski Shop in Mrytleford on the way to Hotham. 

Individual Prices for Day Entry

(Max 12 People
- Adult or Child)
Car or 4WD  $47 per vehicle 
(when purchased online)
Adult  Taxis or RHV* $18 per person 
Child Taxis or RHV* $8.50 per child

 *RHV = Registered Hire Vehicle

Group Prices for Entry (valid up to 2 weeks)

(in vehicle with 12+ people)
$18 per person 
(in vehicle with 12+ people)
$8.50 per child
Secondary School Student
(Teachers included)
$7 per person
Tertiary Student  $18 per person

All prices are in Australian dollars and include GST. 

* Child = 15 years and under (free entry for 5 year olds and under)

For further details about these prices or to purchase your resort entry tickets please visit

Getting Around Hotham

Getting around the village of Hotham and to Dinner Plain is easy with the Village Transport Services.

As part of your resort entry fee, Mt Hotham Resort Management Board run a FREE Village Bus Service to help you move easily from pillow to powder, bar to bar or home after a long day on the slopes.

Bus stops are found throughout the village along the Great Alpine Road.

There is also an additional bus service to provide transport between Hotham and Dinner Plain, located 10kms towards Omeo on the Great Alpine Road.

For more information about the Free Village Shuttle and the Dinner Plain bus service click on the link below.

Hotham and Dinner Plain Village Transport Services

Useful Maps

Trail Map


Download High Quality Trail Map PDF Here

Hotham Chain Fitting Bays Map

Hotham Village and Accommodation Map

Hotham Village LOW-RES

Download high quality Hotham Village map PDF here

Hotham Car Parking Map

Hotham Car Parking Map LOW-RES

Download high quality Hotham Car Parking PDF map here  

About Us

This website is owned and operated by the Hotham Skiing Company, part of Merlin Entertainments - one of the world's leading location-based entertainment and leisure resort operators.

At Mount Hotham Alpine Resort we are responsible for lift passes, lift access, snowmaking & grooming, the ski & ride school, day care and Hotham airport.

We also own and manage the widest range of accommodation on the mountain, which can be booked separately or packaged into fully-inclusive snow holidays by our very own Hotham Holidays travel team. 

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