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Mount Buller

Mount Buller Ski Resort Guide

Mount Buller, Australia

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Mount Buller Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length80km50 miles
Highest Lift1,805m5,922ft
Resort Height1,600m5,249ft
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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.

Mount Buller Summary

The Australian ski resort of Mount Buller is at an altitude of 1,600m5,249ft, with 80km50 miles of marked runs.

Mount Buller has direct access to 80km50 miles of downhill skiing, with 18 marked pistes, served by a total of 21 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 1,600m5,249ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible.

Mount Buller Snow Forecast

When will it snow in Mount Buller?

The next notable snow forecast for Mount Buller is 33cm13in, expected on 25 September, with around 47cm19in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow Forecast by day for Mount Buller

Ski Area Stats

Mount Buller Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Mount Buller
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
80km50 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
9km6 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Mount Buller Altitudes

Mount Buller Ski Area Height

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Mount Buller
Highest Lift1,805m5,922ft
Resort Altitude (Mount Buller)1,600m5,249ft
Lowest Piste1,375m4,511ft
Max Vertical400m1,312ft

Mount Buller Rated

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.

Skiing in Mount Buller

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.

Snowboarding in Mount Buller

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?

Mount Buller is in Victoria, Australia.

Map of Mount Buller

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How to get to Mount Buller


Ski Lift Capacity

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

Snow Making

Mount Buller is able to make snow, with 328 snow cannons.

Mount Buller Season Dates

When is Mount Buller open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates for Mount Buller.


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

NOTE:- Lift and Piste openings are always subject to Snow Conditions in Mount Buller.

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.

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