There is plenty to see, do and explore in Mt Baw Baw.
Skier’s will have a blast with over 30 hectares of skiing terrain to explore at the Alpine Resort. During the green season, Mt Baw Baw offers the ideal location for bushwalking and mountain bike riding through the spectacular surrounds of colourful wildflowers and an abundance of animal life.
A popular stop with families is Mount St Gwinear. This accessible snow field located within Baw Baw National Park has free entry and a range of activities including, toboggan runs, cross country trails and plenty of areas for snow play.
During your visit to the area be sure to explore the little township of Tanjil Bren. Located approximately 20 minutes from Baw Baw Village Tanjil Bren is a pleasant stopover for those visiting the region. No trip to Baw Baw is complete without a visit to Walhalla and surrounds. Once a flourishing gold mining town in the 19th century, today Walhalla provides visitors a window into life as it once was.
Reminder to always plan your journey and check travel conditions ahead of travelling to the region.
Mt Baw Baw Alpine Resort is nestled high amongst the Great Dividing Range and is the closest downhill ski resort to Melbourne. Located only two and a half hours from Melbourne’s city centre on the edge of the Baw Baw Plateau, the resort offers spectacular views across Baw Baw towards Bass Strait and Western Port Bay. There is a spectacular colourful wildflowers display throughout summer and an abundance of animal life, making it a spectacular year-round destination.
Mount St Gwinear is an accessible snow field located within Baw Baw National Park. This family friendly snow attraction offers free entry with a range of activities including, toboggan runs, cross country trails and plenty of areas for snow play.
The little township of Tanjil Bren is located approximately two hours from Melbourne and is a pleasant stopover for those visiting the region. Located less than half an hour from the family-friendly snowfields of Mt Baw Baw, Tanjil Bren is perfect location to base yourself when visiting the Apine Resort. Mt Baw Baw Alpine Resort is a great snowfield for adventure seekers of all ageswith multiple terrain parks, downhill ski runs, snowboarding and plenty of space to indulge in a little snow play or tobogganing. In the green season escape to the mountain and take a leisurely walk amongst the wildflowers or pack your bikes and embark on a mountain bike adventure!
Once a flourishing gold mining town in the 19th century, today Walhalla provides visitors a window into life as it once was. Learn about the tough lives of miners, pan for gold down at Stringers Creek, and explore the old hotels, shops, school and church built when the town was at its peak. Take a ride on the Walhalla Goldfields Railway, explore the Long Tunnel Mine and experience Walhalla where it all began. If you’re brave enough be sure to take a ghost tour at the old cemetery on the hill.