Getting to Falls Creek

Falls Creek Alpine Resort is located in North East Victoria on the Northern edge of the Bogong High Plains in the East Kiewa River catchment. Falls Creek is 356km from Melbourne. The total resort area encompasses approximately 1,500 ha. It is surrounded by smooth undulating mountains and abuts the Rocky Valley Hydro Electricity storage which is used for various water sports during the summer months. In winter access to Falls Creek can only be made via the township of Mt Beauty. While in summer access by a fully sealed road can made from both Mt Beauty and Omeo on the east side of the Bogong Highplains. Both access roads feature stunning alpine scenery. During winter it is compulsory to carry snow chains, however, the road is regularly cleared of snow as required and chains are rarely fitted. There is NO petrol available at Falls Creek so make sure you fill up before you leave Mt Beauty or Omeo. Distances to Falls Creek:

         

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  Melbourne 356 4:45   Adelaide 1,044 14:09
  Canberra 512 7:25   Brisbane 1,636 22:30
  Sydney 723 9:13   Albury 165 2:33
*Approx. only using shortest distance.

  • Arriving by car - important information ▼

    When you arrive - During winter, the roads in the Falls Creek Village are used as ski trails and closed to normal vehicles. To transport you and your luggage to Alpine View Apartments accommodation transfer vehicles are the only form of transport available. When arriving at Falls Creek you will be asked by the Falls Creek Parking Attendant to proceed to the Accommodation Transfer Service (ATS) terminal (also the Coach Terminal). You will not miss it! Unload your luggage, buy your return ticket and book the time you would like the ATS to pick you up from Alpine View at the end of your stay. Drive your car to the opposite side of the road to the ATS terminal and wait at the sign saying 'Wait here for parking attendant'. Follow the attendant driving a 4WD who will show you where to park and bring you back to the ATS terminal.

    Within the Falls Creek Village there is a free shuttle service for your use but it does not carry luggage.

    Driving from Melbourne:

    There are many alternative routes to Falls Creek from Melbourne. Follow the Hume Highway from Melbourne to Sydney. If you would like a scenic and the most direct route, turn off the highway just past the BP service station at Glenrowan and follow the signs to Milawa then Myrtleford and Bright. If you bring a map then you can take shortcuts which wind you through cow paddocks and past wineries and olive groves. Follow the signs to Mt Beauty, the town located at the base of Falls Creek. The road to Falls Creek gently winds uphill for 32 kms, so take your time and please drive carefully. By car, the trip takes approximately 5 hours from Melbourne's CBD.

    Driving from Sydney:

    Take the Hume Highway south via Golburn, to Albury/Wodonga. Then follow the signs to the Alpine Ski fields and Mt Beauty, the gateway town to Falls Creek village.

  • By Coach ▼

    From Melbourne or Albury, Falls Creek Coaches have daily services and link with airline arrivals. Departing from the Southern Cross Coach Terminal in Spencer Street in the heart of Melbourne or from the Melbourne Airport outside the Virgin Blue Terminal. The DVD equipped 5 star coaches make the trip to Falls Creek a pleasant and comfortable experience through some of Victoria's most beautiful countryside. We at Alpine View Apartments can make planning your holiday easy by booking your coach transfer to and from Falls Creek. Phone us on 03 5757 3461. Or book through us online.

    Direct coach services are also available from Adelaide. We would be happy to assist you with your transfer booking. Phone us on 03 5758 3461.

  • By Air ▼

    The closest airport to Falls Creek is Albury. Let Alpine View Apartments help you book your coach transfer to and from Falls Creek. Phone us on 03 5757 3461. Or book through us online.

    Qantas Link: Fly with QantasLink to Albury Airport and then drive or coach 1.5 hours to Falls Creek. See http://www.qantas.com.au


    Virgin Blue: Flights leave and return to Sydney Airport daily. Drive or take the coach direct to Falls Creek. See http://www.virginblue.com.au


    Regional Express: Operates regular flights from Melbourne and Sydney to Albury with connections from both Adelaide and Perth. See http://www.regionalexpress.com.au

  • Train and Coach/Drive alternative ▼

    From Melbourne: V-Line has trains that run daily from Southern Cross Station to Albury. Connect with a Falls Creek Coach which will bring you up to Falls Creek. Contact V-Line for further information, or Tel: 136 196 (+61 3 9697 2076 from overseas).

    Contact Alpine View Apartments to book your coach, 03 5758 3461 or Or book directly through Falls Creek Coach Services.

  • Drive / Coach Alternative ▼

    Take the stress out of Alpine driving! Drive to Mt Beauty and leave your car in Falls Creek Coaches secure parking. Then board a heated coach; relax, sit back and appreciate the beauty of the Alps as you are driven by expert drivers right to the Accommocation Transfer Service Terminal. Falls Creek Coaches have several services departing for Falls Creek each day of the week. Their friendly staff and welcoming terminal make a great start to your ski holiday. Please ask us at Alpine View Apartments to arrange your coach transfers for you. Phone 03 5758 3461 to book.

About us

Located only metres from the Summit and Eagle chairlifts in the 'Village Bowl', Alpine View apartments offers true ski in - ski out accommodation for all budgets.

  • Alpine View Apartments
  • PO Box 247, Falls Creek VIC 3699
  • T: (03) 5758 3461   |   M: 0408 210 572