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Lake Mountain is Melbourne's closest and most affordable alpine resort, just a 120 kilometre drive from Melbourne. A year round destination for the entire family which during the winter months offers over 37 kilometres of cross-country ski trails...more
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Lake Mountain Road, Marysville, Victoria 3779, Australia
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+61 3 5957 7222
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Now Lake Mountain is a fun family place for cross country skiing,or just tobogganing.It has a great eatery and great views the 2009 fires totally killed the Alpine gums it has a weird but nice feel now,

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Albert R
Reviewed 31 October 2018

We did a day trip to the Lake Mountain Resort, the drive was through the Yarra valley and on the way we visited the chocolate factory before going up to the mountain. We rented our snow clothing at the retail shop up at the mountain,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Hafiz300
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Visited Lake Mountain in early August, so not too cold. It’s a long drive from Docklands but manage to make it there in great time. Entry fee is around $50 something per car and well worth it. Such a beautiful scenery and great for family...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank seztasy
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Arrived and the temp was hitting the mid 20's so looking forward to a good bush walk. We did not expect to see snow pockets around the summit walk and along the Alp view walk. It was funny throwing snowballs and at the same time...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank martinhG9266GF
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Had an amazing day at Lake mountain. 8cm of snow fell overnight so conditions were perfect for tobogganing and playing in the snow. The cafe serves many food options and yummy hot chocolate to warm up on a cold day. Will be back next year...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Darshana T
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

My sons first snow trip and he loved it. The toboggan runs are great for all the family. The cafe is reasonably priced and the staff were all friendly.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank rach91177
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Lake Mountain is a great place for families who want to have fun and ski at a beginner's to lower intermediate level. Relatively affordable. Close to Melbourne. Great staff.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Julie C
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

If you get car sick, prepare sick bags. The roads getting here are easy to drive, but it is a bit of a winding road. They make sure that roads are clear of ice and safe to drive, so no 4WD needed. Watch out for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Samantha L
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Visited with 3 little ones 6/4/2. . Travel there is not too far from Melbourne so good for little ones. The mountain is not too steep it is generally an easy drive. . Pricing is fair. . It is a small mountain with only 2...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Lourdes P
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Short drive from Melbourne Nice scenery on the way through Marysville Went mid week was busy young children seeing snow for the first time Take ur own lunch as the one and only cafe was expensive

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank markrobyn08
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sarahanil47
3 July 2018|
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Response from Geoffrey R | Reviewed this property |
Yes in August, when on a day visit from Marysville, enough snow cover at a large well posted and supervised gentle slope, plus a steeper slope further away. Getting to both walking was but can be slippery and no rail... More
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danarashdan
26 June 2018|
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Response from emtnems | Reviewed this property |
$56 per car a couple of weeks ago
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kkprincess
10 June 2018|
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Response from Navid A | Reviewed this property |
It's all good. Make sure you check the weather condition forecast and also have tyres chain handy. Cheers
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