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PerisherSnow Holidays your winter getawayspecialist

2010


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Your Perisher winter getaway guide Experiences of a lifetime ................. 04 – 05

Snowsports Hire . ............................ 26 – 27

You create the scene . ..................... 06 – 07

Great shopping ............................... 28 – 29

Show me the deals! ........................ 08 – 09 What’s new? .................................... 10 – 11 The best parks and pipe ................. 12 – 13 Resort activities ............................... 14 – 17 Tubetown and snow experience ticket prices ............................................. 15

Australia’s best winter events ......... 30 – 31 Best on-snow eating ....................... 32 – 33 Trail and village guide ..................... 34 – 35 Planning your winter getaway ......... 36 – 37 Accommodation directory . ............. 38 – 47 Special deals . ................................. 44 – 45

Lift, Skitube and lesson prices ........ 18 – 19

Terms and conditions . ............................ 48

Snowsports School ......................... 20 – 21

Alpine Responsibility Code ..................... 49

Kids Snowsports School .................. 22 – 25

How to get here, resort transport and parking ..................................... 50 – 51

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Perisher is many things‌ the adventure begins with you. 4


Experiences of a lifetime… What makes Perisher Australia’s favourite alpine resort? • Have more fun on over 100 groomed runs and 47 lifts. • Explore seven mountain peaks and four interconnecting resorts with one Lift Ticket. • Play in Tube Town, be challenged in five progressive terrain parks and fly high in Australia’s only Superpipe. • Relax in a unique snow covered village with true ski-in, ski-out accommodation.

• Savour on-mountain dining delights, cafés and bars; take time out with a variety of in-resort entertainment and specialty shopping options. • Relax by an open fire with family and friends. • Watch and have fun with your kids in Australia’s biggest snow playground. • Learn and enhance your skills with the nation’s biggest Snowsports School; catch the Skitube alpine railway or simply take in the breathtaking Snowy Mountains scenery with a leisurely snowshoe walk.

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Forget the every day routine From and spend some quality time with your child! Includes 2 nights accommodation, For 1 Adult meals and 2 day lift ticket. & 1 Child PS. Dads welcome too!

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You create the scene What are your picture perfect moments at Perisher? Making a snowman, snow tubing, a carving turn, a scenic alpine backdrop, partying with friends, a snowshoe walk, a group shot, taking a lesson, first tracks, a cross country trek, wearing a new beanie, a back country adventure, a guided tour or perhaps a sightseeing chairlift ride; there’s many moments in Perisher to treasure for a lifetime. 6


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Show me the deals! New for 2010! Helmets included free of charge For children with pre-booked All Day Kids Programs and hire of Skis/Poles/Boots or Skiers Pack. Save up to 30% By hiring from Perisher Snowsports Hire. See page 26 – 27 for details. Save 25% Hiring from Bullocks Flat or The Station Snowsports Hire outlets. See pages 26 – 27 for details. New for 2010! Perisher Skitube Saver Packages Great value Skitube/Lift Ticket & Lesson and Hire Package. See page 27 for details. Receive a Bonus Gift Card To the value of $120 by booking your More Snow For Your Dough Package at The Station. July Bonus Week Save 15% on 5, 6 and 7 Day Tickets commencing 25/26 July.

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Spring Super Value Prices Save 30% on selected 3 to 7 Day Lift Tickets and Lesson packages from 6 September to season end. Conditions apply, see page 37 for details. Ski for FREE Sunday Afternoon FREE Skiing PM Sunday with all 5, 6 and 7 Day tickets that commence on a Monday. September Prices Save 15% on selected 3 to 7 Day Lift Tickets and Lesson packages from 6 September to season end. See page 19 for details. New for 2010! 4-Day Consecutive Lift Ticket Available across our full range of Lift Ticket and Snowsports School products.

For more details on these deals and heaps of other offers and more detailed information about any part of your Perisher holiday please visit www.perisher.com.au

The Perisher Card Looking for more flexibility during your snow holiday? Don’t look past the Perisher Card. Speak to your sales consultant about becoming a member of the Perisher Card program at the time you make your booking and have access to discounted Lift Tickets and Snowsports School lessons to create the holiday that suits you.


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Book your More Snow For Your Dough Package at The Station now. We guarantee you won’t get a better deal*.

If you find a lower price, we’ll beat it by 5%*.

To see our great last minute accommodation deals and mystery deal mystery book them online visit www.perisher.com.au/snowholidays

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(*For terms and conditions see page 48 and www.perisher.com.au)

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What’s new? Perisher has been busy over the summer months upgrading and enhancing its facilities and services to further improve guest experiences. Here are some of the highlights: • Purchase of over $500,000 of additional hire equipment for the various Perisher Snowsports Hire outlets.

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• Purchase of a Prinoth Bison X snow grooming machine to modernise Australia’s biggest grooming fleet. • Significant mountain summer grooming to smooth out runs and lift-loading areas and new snow fences to improve our already great snow!

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• Expansion of the Mt Perisher snowmaking system providing better access from Happy Valley to Mt Perisher, as well as an extension of the Happy Valley T-bar, making the return access from Mt Perisher easier.

• Creation of the place to be in 2010! Visit the new Curve Bar on the upper level of the Perisher Centre. • Reopening of the Happy Valley Kiosk, a great place for a snack while exploring the mountain.

• Numerous environmental initiatives including the electrification of the Leichhardt and Wentworth lifts.

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The best parks and pipe Express and impress in Perisher’s Fusion Parks and Pipe. Five constantly evolving terrain parks built for progression and Australia’s only Superpipe are ready to be challenged. Innovation is ours to share. Come, have a look!

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Resort activities

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Tube Town

Groomer Tours

Tube Town is Perisher’s very own snow tubing park, perfect for first timers of all ages to experience the exhilaration of sliding on snow or for those looking for something different!

Ride in one of Perisher’s $450,000 snow groomers on night skiing nights: Tuesdays and Saturdays during July & August and Tuesdays during September.

Tobogganing

Thursdays – Perisher’s Night of Lights

One of the traditional childhood delights of the snowfields, tobogganing is an affordable addition to your skiing and boarding holiday that’s great fun for kids and parents alike.

Every Thursday from 1 July catch our spectacular fireworks display on Front Valley from 7:00pm. Join us from 6:00pm at JAX for an early meal or drink and from there, watch the magic of the fireworks. It’s great for the kids!


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Night Snowshoeing Tours A unique opportunity to explore the Snowy Mountains under moonlight and hear Indigenous stories and tales direct from your own guide.

Wednesday Night is for Kids

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Enjoy Kids night skiing and fireworks on Wednesday nights in Smiggin Holes!

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10 Rides

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15 Rides

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Family 2Ad/2Ch

Skitube and 5 Tube Town Rides

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Skitube and Perisher Quad Ride

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Skitube, Perisher Quad Ride and 5 Tube Town Rides

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*Family Pass includes 20 Tube Town Rides.

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Resort activities continued... Night Skiing

Terrain Parks / Superpipe

Whoever said that when the sun goes down that your skiing and boarding has to stop? Not so at Perisher! On Tuesday and Saturday nights, enjoy some extra turns on the floodlit slope of Front Valley. Ride the Village 8 Express chairlift from 6:00 – 9:00pm, Tuesdays and Saturdays in July/August and Tuesdays only in September. While kids can ski free with any valid Lift Ticket for the day, parents are able to join the kids on the slope or relax for some après drinks in JAX Bar & Chargrill while keeping an eye on those with limitless energy.

Fusion Parks and Pipe – the incomparable freeride experience! Perisher is the epicentre of Australia’s best freestyle exploits. Australia’s only Superpipe and five cutting edge terrain parks. Innovation is only the beginning. Where will you take it?

Guided Tours New to the resort, or looking to ski or board some runs you may not have found before? No one knows the mountain like our Mountain Hosts. For intermediate and

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above skiers and boarders only. Meet our friendly hosts at 10:00am on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays under the Trail Guide sign at mid station of the Perisher Quad Express.

First Tracks Be the first to carve up the freshly groomed corduroy or untracked powder! First Tracks mornings are a truly special Perisher experience, allowing a limited number of guests to enjoy access to a selected area in the resort before anyone else. First Tracks

are conducted on Tuesday and Thursday mornings in the months of July, August and September.

Cross Country Skiing Explore more of the picturesque Snowy Mountains and go on a cross country skiing adventure. Perisher boasts more than 100km of marked cross country trails perfect for a peaceful walk, glide or a heart-pumping workout.

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Lift only, lift & group lesson packages, kids’ programs and Skitube only tickets Skitube Tickets*

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5 Day Skitube Only

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Season Pass – Skitube Only

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Early Season Season Opening – 25 June

Lift Ticket Only

First Timer Package

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All Day Kids’ Programs

Daily Skitube From Bullocks Flat*

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125

220

183

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209

115

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330

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Regular Season 26 June – 5 September

Lift Ticket Only

First Timer Package

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All Day Kids’ Programs

Daily Skitube From Bullocks Flat*

Adult 15yrs+

Child 6 to 14yrs

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131

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298

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328

228

421

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365

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337

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393

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589

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Snowsports School First Timer Skiers and Boarders Learn-to-ski/board group lesson programs for adults and children are the best way to learn new skills and are designed to ensure that your first experience is safe and enjoyable. Available at Smiggin Holes at 9:30am or 12:30pm and Blue Cow at 10:30am daily. First Timer tickets include your Lift Ticket and a daily 2.5 hour lesson program tailored to the needs of those who have never been skiing or boarding before. Free Lesson and Lift Ticket: Purchase a 5 or 6-day First Timer package starting on Monday and receive a FREE Level 1 Lesson on the preceding Sunday afternoon at 1:00pm.

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We guarantee you will be able to use a beginner lift after the first 2.5 hour lesson!

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The complete value package for first-time adult and child skier/boarder staying off the mountain. See page 27.


All Standard Skiers and Boarders

Private Lessons

Explore more of Perisher’s terrain while improving your skills in a social group environment. Lessons are offered to adults and children from beginner to advanced levels. Our Mountain Workshops are the perfect choice for advanced skiers and boarders. Our experienced instructors carefully grade students to ensure maximum learning potential. Available through the Perisher Valley and Smiggin Holes Snowsports School at 9:30am or 12:30pm and the Blue Cow Snowsports School at 10:30am daily. The All Standards Lift and Lesson packages include your Lift Ticket and a daily 2.5 hour lesson.

More personalised. More attention. Individual feedback. Learn in a one-on-one environment, or bring your friends or family with you. It’s your choice! We have several private coaching options to meet your needs. Please contact 1300 655 811 or go to www.perisher.com.au for a full product range. Private Lesson Specials 1 Hour Early Riser: Book our 8:30am Early Riser private lesson the day before, save money and make first tracks! 1 Hour 3pm Special: Book a 3:00pm private lesson and all the tips you receive will be fresh in your mind ready for the next day. 2 and 3 Hour Afternoon Lessons: For a longer lesson, our 2 and 3 hour private lessons are excellent value for money.

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Blue Cow lessons now at 10:30am.

Family Private: Our 3 hour Family Private is a great way to hone your skills and spend time on the slopes as a family.

Telemark Lessons

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Try something new or improve your current telemark skills with our professional team. Telemark is a popular discipline that will also enhance your skiing skills. Lessons are offered through our variety of Private Lesson products or alternatively, we offer a First Timer Group Lesson on Thursday at Perisher Valley only.

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Kids Snowsports School programs* Snow Discovery Centre

Discovery Kids – 3 and 4 years

The Snow Discovery Centre houses Snowy Daycare, as well as the Discovery Program. By combining the facilities of the Daycare and the Discovery Kids Program, we are able to provide the best opportunity for your young ones to be safe and have fun so they are more open to learning new skills and meeting new challenges.

This ski and care program combines an age appropriate mix of skiing time with games and other activities. This is a fun, no pressure introduction to the sport of skiing with specially trained instructors and indoor care staff. Smaller class sizes will ensure progress and personal attention.

Snowy Daycare – 6 weeks to 4 years Our specially trained staff will care for your little ones while you enjoy your day on the slopes! Throughout the day your child will enjoy a wide range of activities including art and craft, story time, music and free play.

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Helmets included free of charge with pre-booked All Day Kids’ Programs and hire of Skis/Boots/Poles or Board/Boots pack through Perisher Snowsports Hire. *The wearing of helmets is now compulsory in all Kids’ programs including 2.5 hour lessons. 22


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I’m Professor Nugget, and these are your friends and mine: Snowy Snowman, Penny Possum and Warren Wombat.

Come and check out our awesome website www.perisher.com.au/winter/nugget/index.htm On our website you’ll find cool online games, stories, activities and safety tips – have fun!

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Kids Snowsports School programs continued... Adventure Kids – 5 to 7 years

Private Lessons

Having fun - that’s what our Adventure Kids ski program is all about. In Australia’s largest, family friendly resort, there is no time to be bored. Whatever your child’s ability, this age appropriate ski program caters for all levels, from an introduction to skiing to the experienced. Our instructors are certified professionals who make your child’s desires their main priority. Join the adventure!

Penguin Private – 3 to 4 years A one-on-one private lesson for the littlest of skiers; no additional people can be added. 1 hour.

Explorer Kids – 8 to 14 years This popular full day program is offered to children of all ability levels and kids can choose between skiing, boarding or both. A fun-filled program with an emphasis on technical skills, this can be a day or week of mountain exploration. Ski programs available at Perisher Valley and Smiggin Holes. Board programs available at Perisher Valley from 26 June to 29 August.

Kids Group Lesson Packages – 5 to 14 years As an alternative to the all day programs, our 2.5 hour group lesson packages are also available for the 5 to 14 years age group. Lessons are held at 9:30am and 12:30pm at Perisher Valley and Smiggin Holes and 10:30am at Blue Cow. Group lessons for 5 and 6 year olds are only recommended at Perisher Valley and Smiggin Holes and only available for skiing (boarding through Private Lessons only).

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Mum & Me Private Lesson – 3 to 5 years This is a great way to start skiing and avoid separation anxiety. During a Mum & Me private lesson, our instructors teach your child while giving you tips (mum or dad welcome) on how to develop your child’s skills. 1 hour. Adventure Kids Snowboard Private Lessons Is your young one keen to learn to board? Qualified instructors provide instruction for young riders aged 5 to 7 years on a one-on-one basis. For more Private Lesson options please see page 21.


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Perisher Snowsports Hire – Extra easy. Extra convenient. At Perisher we only hire the best ski and board gear and we renew it every year to ensure it’s the latest technology. From recreational, performance and exclusive skis to boards and clothing, we have a large range to suit your needs.

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The great advantage of hiring your gear from Perisher Snowsports Hire is that you can exchange your skis, board, boots or clothing at any Perisher Snowsports Hire location and solve any equipment problems on-mountain quickly. You can even upgrade from skis to board or recreational to performance skis at any location. Lockers are available for hire in every location for your ultimate convenience.

• Snow chain hire – available at The Station, Bullocks Flat and Perisher Valley Hire outlets.

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• Helmets included free of charge for children with pre-booked All Day Kids Programs and hire of Skis/Poles/Boots or Skiers Pack.

For a full range of equipment and pricing, please see www.perisher.com.au/winter/prices/hire

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• If you hire from any Perisher Snowsports Hire prior to 26 June or from 6 September, you will receive FREE locker hire for the duration of the hire period. • Save 30% on all your ski and board hire needs when booking in advance through Perisher Snow Holidays with an Early Season Lift and Hire package or Early Season Lift, Lesson and Hire package before 26 June. • You can save 25% any time during the winter by pre-booking your equipment hire at the time you make your accommodation booking with Perisher Snow Holidays. Equipment is available for collection at either The Station or Bullocks Flat Snowsports Hire outlets. For these specials call 1300 655 811.

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saver package

The complete value package for first-time adult and child skier/boarder staying off the mountain for stays of up to 3 days, includes:

• A 2.5 hour group lesson at 10:30am each day through the Blue Cow Snowsports School.

• Daily access to the resort via the Skitube at Bullocks Flat, including NPWS park use fees.

• A Lift Ticket providing unrestricted access to the entire resort.

• Skis/Poles/Boots or Snowboard/Boots equipment hire through Perisher’s Bullocks Flat Snowsports Hire outlet.

• For prices and terms and conditions see www.perisher.com.au

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Your choice for shopping Need some retail therapy, or forgot something? Perisher’s retail outlets can help. There’s plenty of choice for you to find what you want.

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Conveniently located in all base areas, the resort’s range of specialty retail stores offer guests access to competitively priced ski and board equipment, accessories, clothing, unique alpine gifts and every day necessities.


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Winter events. Not to be missed Snowy Mountains of Music Festival.....11 – 14 June Sydney Region Interschools............. 14 – 17 July ACT- Southern Interschools ............. 28 – 30 July Tube My Ride ........................... 31 July, 1 August King of the Mountain Super Pipe .......... 7 August Australian Freestyle Moguls ........ 19 – 21 August Pub to Pub...................................... 2 September Australian Interschools . ......... 8 – 12 September Spring Carnival . ..................... 6 – 19 September For more great action check Perisher’s Events Calendar for the most up-to-date information on Australia’s best winter spectacles: www.perisher.com.au

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An active day on the slopes will be made even better when you discover the many and varied on-snow cafĂŠs, restaurants and kiosks while you explore all four resort areas. From long lunch dining to grabbing a quick snack on the run, Perisher is renowned for its great food options.

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Includes 5 nights accommodation, 5 breakfasts and 5 dinners. Book and pay by 1 June and receive a $150 gift card per adult and $75 gift card per child to be spent on Perisher products. From

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Trail & Village guide 1

Perisher Centre

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Smiggins Hotel

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Skitube Terminal

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Perisher Valley Hotel

Smiggins Chalet Apartments

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Perisher Manor

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Sundeck

Heidi’s Chalet Apartments

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The Stables Resort

The Lodge

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Man From Snowy River Hotel

Snowy Gums

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Marritz Lodge

Ski Rider Hotel Motel

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Kooloora

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Snow Play & Toboggan area

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Medical Centre

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Family Fun Zones

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Plan your trip and book now, it’s easy!

2. Call our friendly consultants at Perisher Snow Holidays on 1300 655 811. They will help you secure accommodation to suit your needs and answer any questions about how to get to the resort, package deals, equipment hire, lessons and all other information you may need to plan your snow holiday.

Why book through Perisher Snow Holidays? Best Price Guarantee Best Selection Complete Holiday Planning Official Resort Website Dedicated Customer Support Team Great Mystery Deals

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3. Book Online at www.perisher.com.au/snowholidays

5. Check www.perisher.com.au for up-to-date resort information, snow cams and snow reports to prepare you for the ultimate winter holiday.

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1. Plan – Simply go to www.perisher.com.au for the most up-to-date information, including places to stay, prices and special offers as well as ‘How To’ tips to make visiting the snow that much easier.

4. Relax with the knowledge that by booking your holiday through Perisher Snow Holidays you’ve got a great deal that’s protected through our Price Guarantee and our Best Deal Guarantee.

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Whether you are looking for ski-in, ski-out accommodation in Perisher Valley, Smiggin Holes or Guthega, or perhaps off-snow options in Jindabyne, Perisher’s website and trained consultants have all the information to help you tailor a holiday to suit your needs.

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Prices valid from 6 – 19 September 2010 when pre-booked before 31 August. Call 1300 655 811. Prices not available directly from ticket outlets during the season.

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Perisher Valley – On-Snow

Perisher Valley Hotel Renowned for its personal and first class, ski-in, ski-out location, with complimentary oversnow transfers, this intimate 31 room hotel is located at the base of the lifts in Perisher Valley. Whether you want to be pampered in our spa and sauna, by our in-house masseuse, or relax in the comfortable cocktail bar by the open fire before dining in Snow Gums Restaurant overlooking the ski slopes, this is the place for you. To explore the hotel, see our best rates and book online visit www.perishervalleyhotel.com.au

2 night short stay from $528pp Valley View Room 5 night stay from $1180pp Valley View Room 7 night stay from $1610pp Valley View Room

The Man From Snowy River Hotel Warm and friendly atmosphere, great location, just 200m from the Village Eight, and excellent facilities for couples and families. Amenities include undercover guest parking, two bars, open fires, ski room and drying room, steam room and gym plus resident masseuse. The tariff includes daily buffet breakfast and Table d’hote dinner in Clancy’s dining room.

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2 night short stay from $510pp Mountain View Room 5 night stay from $940pp Mountain View Room 7 night stay from $1450pp Mountain View Room

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The Stables Situated in the heart of Perisher Valley, only 300m from the Skitube, 400m from the lifts and close to cross country trails. The Stables offers luxury self-catering apartments accommodating between 2 – 8 people. All apartments offer full kitchen and laundry facilities and some also have fireplaces, spa baths, mountain views and outdoor balconies. Free oversnow transfer included at set times.

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3 night short stay from $993 Studio 5 night stay from $1599 Studio 7 night stay from $2039 Studio

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Perisher Manor Ski-in, ski-out location between the Village Eight and Express Quad chairlifts. The Perisher Manor Hotel is a boutique property offering rooms ranging from Budget to Deluxe with mountain and valley views. Amenities include 24-hour reception, Kids’ Club (school holidays only), lounge with open fireplace, Base 1720 Bar & Restaurant and for a quick bite at lunch, The Edge Café & Bar or The Pub food court. Views

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2 night short stay from $290pp Budget Room 5 night stay from $750pp Budget Room 7 night stay from $1050pp Budget Room


2 night short stay from $510pp Alpine Room 5 night stay from $1275pp Alpine Room 7 night stay from $1785pp Alpine Room

Special boutique ski lodge offering the ultimate alpine accommodation experience. One of the finest locations in the heart of Perisher Valley with a warm and welcoming ambience. Accommodation includes Alpine and Deluxe rooms, Junior and Executive Suites, the Tower Suite for that romantic getaway and Standard Rooms for the skier on a budget.

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Corroboree 2 night short stay from $219pp 4 Share Room 5 night stay from $627pp 4 Share Room 7 night stay from $807pp 4 Share Room

Comfortable lodge popular with families and groups. This property has an excellent location opposite the Perisher Quad Express chairlift. Comfortable rooms sleep up to 6 people. All packages include full buffet breakfast and 3 course dinners. Enjoy the views of the slopes while having a drink at the bar, shoot some pool or relax in the guest lounge. Corroboree offers great specials for families and adult groups. Free oversnow transfers are also available at set times.

Perisher Valley – On-Snow

Marritz Alpine Inn

Matterhorn 2 night short stay from $219pp 4 Share Room 5 night stay from $627pp 4 Share Room

Located in the heart of Perisher Valley and only minutes to the chairlifts. Excellent on-snow value for families and adult groups with specials available throughout the whole season. All packages include full buffet breakfast and 3-course dinners.

7 night stay from $807pp 4 Share Room

3 night short stay from $390pp 2 Bedroom Apartment 5 night stay from $585pp 2 Bedroom Apartment 7 night stay from $780pp 2 Bedroom Apartment

Luxury fully self-contained 2, 3 or 4 bedroom apartments with superb views of the slopes. Ideal for a terrific holiday with all amenities imaginable for the larger group or family. All apartments are spacious and superbly furnished, with a private full-size spa and most with sauna and open fireplaces with daily firewood restock. A selection of latest release movies can be hired from the on-site managers. Courtesy oversnow transfers are also available. Views

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Perisher Valley – On-Snow

Eiger Chalet Ideally located in the centre of Perisher Valley and only a stone’s throw from the Perisher Quad Express chairlift. The chalet houses The White Spider, one of Perisher Valley’s best known restaurants and in the cocktail bar guests will enjoy their après ski experience with live music during peak season. Further amenities include a mini gym, spa and sauna. Free oversnow transport from the Skitube terminal is available.

2 night short stay from $390pp Double Room 5 night stay from $920pp Double Room 7 night stay from $1120pp Double Room

Sundeck * Australia’s Highest Hotel * True ski in / out location on the ski slopes * Lodge style hotel, owner-operated for 19 yrs * Very popular with a high rate of return guests * Excellent meals and wine list * Very comfortable rooms with your own bathroom, heating and tea / coffee * Regular entertainment * Carbon neutral * Fully licensed; totally non-smoking

2 night short stay from $370pp Triple/Quad Room 5 night stay from $870pp Triple/Quad Room 7 night stay from $1075pp Triple/Quad Room

Chalet Sonnenhof Cosy lodge located 200 metres from the Perisher Quad Express Chair with fabulous views of the valley and slopes. Chalet Sonnenhof is family-owned and operated, offering a selection of comfortable rooms for couples and families. Have a game of pool or watch a movie in the TV/video room. Dine in the scenic mountain view restaurant and have a couple of drinks at the bar, enjoy a sauna and spa or just put your feet up and relax in front of the large open log fireplace. Views

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2 night short stay from $340pp Double Room 5 night stay from $730pp Double Room 7 night stay from $998pp Double Room

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Kooloora With a recent renovation complete, Kooloora Ski Lodge is a stylish yet affordable option perfect for families and couples, only 800m from the ski lifts. All rooms have renovated ensuite bathrooms, new furnishings, individual heat control and external opening windows. A variety of room configurations available and linen is provided. The cosy guest lounge has an open fireplace, plasma TV, Austar and Wii games for the children. Tariffs are inclusive of breakfast and dinner. 40

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2 night short stay from $278pp Double Room 5 night stay from $624pp Double Room 7 night stay from $877pp Double Room


2 night short stay from $278pp Double Room 5 night stay from $608pp Double Room 7 night stay from $886pp Double Room

Under new management, the lodge is receiving a facelift but continues to offer the warm and friendly hospitality it has become known for. All rooms are centrally heated and comfortably appointed with private bathroom facilities and great views. Unwind in front of an open fire, relax at the bar and enjoy a meal in the licensed restaurant. There’s a separate mezzanine lounge with pool table, XBox 360 and board games. Free oversnow transport provided for all guests.

Valhalla Lodge 2 night short stay from $473pp Double Room 5 night stay from $1122pp Double Room 7 night stay from $1485pp Double Room

This lodge has it all! Great location, comfortable rooms and a large living room with open fireplace. Catering not only to snowsports enthusiasts looking for some relaxation after a hard day’s skiing, but also the non-skier wanting to enjoy a good book or the superb mountain views. All packages include a full hot breakfast and a 3 course dinner. Tea and coffee making facilities are available in the dining room around the clock. Free oversnow transfers available. Luggage Storage

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Perisher Valley & North Perisher – On-Snow

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Ben Bullen 2 night short stay from $240pp Double Room 5 night stay from $550pp Double Room 7 night stay from $770pp Double Room

Ben Bullen is a small and friendly lodge right in the snow at South Perisher Valley, and is ideal for a small group or individual travellers. With a maximum of 16 guests in 7 rooms, Ben Bullen is a great lodge for travellers who are looking to get away from the crowds and is ideal for families or adult groups who are looking for that quiet and relaxing place to stay. All packages include breakfast and dinner.

2 night short stay from $380pp Double Room 5 night stay from $955pp Double Room 7 night stay from $1195pp Double Room

Fancy a skiing holiday right in the snow? Book at Peer Gynt Lodge 100m from the North Perisher T-bar. This is one of the few skiin ski-out lodges in Perisher. Free oversnow transport to and from the beginner’s area is also provided on a daily basis. Competitive pricing ensures excellent value for money in this friendly, family-owned and operated lodge. Enjoy delicious meals and drinks in the licensed bar before relaxing in your spacious room. Views

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Smiggin Holes, Guthega & North Perisher – On-Snow

Barrakee Experience the friendly hospitality and legendary service at Barrakee. Warm, comfortable rooms with ensuites offer fabulous mountain views. Enjoy hearty cooked breakfasts and delicious 3 course dinners. Unwind at the bar or by the fire with a bottle of wine. Relax in the sauna or challenge a friend to a game on the squash court. Located on-snow, near the North Perisher T-bar and the Interceptor Quad Chair. Complimentary transfers available. Views

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2 night short stay from $320pp Double Room 5 night stay from $700pp Double Room 7 night stay from $925pp Double Room

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Guthega Alpine Inn A charming mountain inn in secluded Guthega with panoramic views of the Main Range. Operating year round only metres from lifts, this boutique, ski-in ski-out property features spacious, well appointed rooms with ensuite, central heating and daily service as well as spa, sauna, ski storage and drying facilities. Gourmet meals featuring regional produce and wines are served in the licensed dining room and café bar. Ski or rest fireside. Massage available by arrangement. Views

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2 night short stay from $318pp Mountain View Room 5 night stay from $635pp Mountain View Room 7 night stay from $953pp Mountain View Room

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Smiggins Hotel Ski-in, ski-out of the ever popular Smiggins Hotel. The hotel is a complete resort with a shopping arcade, Smiggins Snowsports School, Ticket Office, ski and snowboard hire and repair shop. The hotel has the best child-minding service on the mountain, operating 7 days. Dining options include the Bar and Grill with BBQ chargrill or the à la carte restaurant. Comfortable rooms sleep up to 5 people, all with ensuites. Views

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2 night short stay from $404pp Standard Room 5 night stay from $1030pp Standard Room 7 night stay from $1442pp Standard Room

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Smiggins Chalet Apartments These modern self contained studio and one-bedroom apartments have all you need and are located near all the facilities of the Smiggins Hotel. All apartments are equipped with crockery, cutlery, utensils, towels and all linen and are serviced daily. Luggage storage and shower facilities on day of checkout and FREE guest car parking and Skitube Shuttle are provided at Smiggins Hotel. Views

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2 night short stay from $428pp Studio Apartment 5 night stay from $1085pp Studio Apartment 7 night stay from $1519pp Studio Apartment


2 night short stay from $300pp 2 Bedroom Apartment 5 night stay from $625pp 2 Bedroom Apartment 7 night stay from $900pp 2 Bedroom Apartment

A new standard of luxury in snowfield accommodation and boasting the perfect position – opposite the chairlift at Smiggin Holes and central to all facilities and services. These spacious 2 bedroom, nonsmoking apartments offer privacy, comfort and convenience with FREE overnight parking for 2 cars. Park right at the front door and have all facilities just a short walk away. Come and go as you please with no waiting for oversnow transport. Views

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Snowy Gums Chalet 2 night short stay from $299pp Double Room 5 night stay from $719pp Double Room 7 night stay from $1018pp Double Room

Experience the grandeur of Snowy Gums Chalet just a 2 minute walk from the lifts! Enjoy the warmth and hospitality of Snowy Gums Chalet, admire the snow views and take advantage of the excellent location and facilities offering the perfect on-snow experience for everyone – families, groups, couples, skiers and non-skiers. Quick and easy access to the slopes ensures the opportunity to ski all resort areas. Views

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Heidi’s Chalet Apartments

The Lodge Smiggins 2 night short stay from $320pp Resort View Room 5 night stay from $775pp Resort View Room 7 night stay from $1085pp Resort View Room

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Royal Coachman 2 night short stay from $284pp Double Room 5 night stay from $646pp Double Room 7 night stay from $775pp Double Room

The Royal Coachman Ski Lodge is situated in the heart of Smiggin Holes. It is ideally located just 200m from the lifts, giving you easy access to Perisher. The Lodge features comfortable, spacious rooms with private ensuites, a bar, dining room, internet, TV room, pool table and onsite parking. Gourmet 3 course meals are prepared by our in-house Chef and the lounge has a log fire and offers panoramic views. Views

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Come and enjoy the famous “Lodge experience”, which caters for singles, couples and families. Room types range from Deluxe to Budget catering for couples to larger families looking either for that luxury getaway or a holiday on a budget. All rooms have their own ensuites and are serviced daily. Healthy breakfasts and 4 course dinners will satisfy the taste buds. Aching muscles can be relaxed in the sauna and spa. Limited parking available.

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Smiggin Holes – On-Snow & Bullocks Flat

Lodge 21 Great value, warm lodge and only metres from shops, lifts and the Perisher Shuttle. The lodge caters for singles, couples, families and groups. Wake to a hearty Aussie breakfast then straight to the lifts. Comfortable rooms with ensuites sleep up to 7 people. After a day’s skiing, grab a drink from the bar, relax in front of the open fireplace before enjoying a 3-course dinner. The TV room features an extensive DVD library and satellite television. Views

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5 night stay from $615pp Double Room 7 night stay from $885pp Double Room

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Novotel Lake Crackenback This unique resort has it all and provides a free shuttle to the Skitube Terminal, just 150 metres away at Bullocks Flat. This convenient location means you’ll be on the mountain in no time. Each of the one, two and threebedroom apartments and chalets are beautifully designed with state-of-the art kitchens and many have lake or mountain views. Resort facilities include a lakeside restaurant, bike and walking trails, golf, a fitness club, day spa, BBQs, coffee shop and much more. Licenced Restaurant Ensuite

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1 Bedroom Lakeside Apartment from $270 per night 2 Bedroom Lakeside Apartment from $395 per night 3 Bedroom Lakeside Apartment from $475 per night

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FREE helmet hire

Helmets included free of charge with pre-booked All Day Kids’ Programs and hire of Skis/Boots/Poles or Board/ Boots pack through Perisher Snowsports Hire.

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2 night short stay from $270pp Double Room

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2 night short stay from $238pp Double Room 5 night stay from $599pp Double Room 7 night stay from $837pp Double Room

Kosciuszko Road to Perisher

Ski Rider – Wilsons Valley Stay close to Perisher without paying on-snow prices. Catch Ski Rider’s FREE shuttle bus to Perisher (only 11km away), with services up to 9 times a day. FREE parking and huge ski hire on the premises. Two bars with FREE entertainment or relax by the open fire, TV lounge or games room. There are 95 rooms all with ensuites (2 to 6 share), central heating, tea and coffee making facilities. Hot breakfast and delicious evening meals included in all packages.

Sponars Room Only Special $150 per night Double Room Extra Person $60 pp per night June/Sep only 5 night stay from $760pp Double Room

Sponars Chalet is only 7kms or 10 minutes from Perisher and offers a genuine on-snow holiday experience. This owner-operated historic chalet offers a comfortable stay at a very reasonable price. All rooms have ensuites. Amenities include TV and games room, a guest lounge with a log fire, heated indoor pool, steam room and unlimited parking at the door. During Peak Season a courtesy shuttle to and from snowfields will be provided in the morning and afternoon. Licenced Restaurant

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To see our great last minute accommodation mystery deals and book them online visit www.perisher.com.au/snowholidays (*For terms and conditions see page 48 – 49 and www.perisher.com.au)

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Book hire at time of order and get a further 25% off the already discounted hire rates if you pick up at The Station or Bullocks Flat.

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The Station offers affordable, comfortable accommodation in a great variety of room configurations and self-contained apartments situated in a beautiful rural setting. Facilities include fabulous food outlets and bars, nightly entertainment, ski and board hire, ample parking, guest laundry and wireless internet. Rooms include ensuite, central heating, TV, fridge and tea and coffee facilities. To explore the hotel, see our best rates and book online visit www.thestation.net.au

3 night short stay from $354pp 6 Share Room 5 night stay from $655pp 6 Share Room 2 Bedroom Apartment from $418 2 night stay

Alpine Habitats Only 5 minutes from the Skitube Alpine Habitats is the Snowy Mountain region’s newest and ecologically-sustainable 4½ star accommodation. 18 unobtrusive habitats are scattered amongst 40 acres of bushland in the picturesque Crackenback Valley. Each Eco Habitat is fully self-contained boasting luxury furnishings, in slab heating, eco-smart fire, drying cupboard, broadband internet access, in-house movies, DVD player, Weber BBQs and 2 car spaces. Kitchen Facilities

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1 Bedroom Habitat from $225 per night Midweek (Sun to Thu) 2 Bedroom Habitat from $300 per night Midweek (Sun to Thu) Midweek Special Pay for 4 nights and stay for 5 (except school holiday period)

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Quality Resort Horizons Jindabyne’s premier resort with the town’s only 4 star AAA tourism rating. Located on fabulous Lake Jindabyne with fully self-contained apartments. Full country breakfasts included in tariffs. Resort facilities include complimentary in-house movies, Austar, indoor heated pool, tennis court, gym, masseuse, beautician, Chinese medicine therapist and tour desk.

3 & 5 night stay from $160 per night Studio from $260 per night Deluxe Studio from $330 per night 2 Bedroom Executive

Banjo Paterson Inn The Banjo Paterson Inn is centrally-located in the heart of Jindabyne and only a short stroll across the park to the lake. Every budget is catered for as there are a variety of rooms on offer. All rooms have access to pay TV channels, some have kitchenettes, all are serviced daily and a hot breakfast is included in the tariff. You can spend the day relaxing with friends in front of the open fireplace or be entertained well into the night in any of the hotel’s 3 stunning bars. Views

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2 night short stay from $212 per night Lakeview Double 5 night stay from $201 per night Lakeview Double Budget Room from $235 per night 4 Share


2 night short stay from $319 Double Room 5 night stay from $754 Double Room 7 night stay from $1137 Double Room

Jindabyne

Siesta Villa Located on the shores of Lake Jindabyne overlooking the snow-capped peaks of Kosciuszko National Park, Siesta Villa is just five minutes from Jindabyne. With new owners the entire property has been completely renovated. Offering affordable accommodation, rooms can accommodate 2 to 6 people with both standard and deluxe rooms available. Enjoy a drink in the World Cup Bar and allow our chef to cook you a delicious meal. Views

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Ski Inn 2 night Wknd stay from $200pp Double Room 3 night Midweek from $210pp Double Room 5 night stay from $320pp Double Room

A comfortable lodge with a great family atmosphere for an enjoyable winter break. The inn has a large guest lounge and dining room with commanding views of the mountains, lake and the Jindabyne township. Delicious hot breakfast included in tariff with 3 course dinners available plus coffee and tea making facilities. The large, heated rooms all have ensuites and accommodate up to 6 people comfortably. All rooms are air-conditioned. Views

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Alpine Gables 2 night short stay from $192pp Double Room 5 night stay from $370pp Double Room 7 night stay from $518pp Double Room

Jindabyne Apartments 2 night short stay from $207 Studio Apartment 5 night stay from $518 Studio Apartment 7 night stay from $630 Studio Apartment

At Perisher Snow Holidays we offer a range of self-contained apartments in Jindabyne and surrounding areas. Standards range from cost-effective value options to luxury premier apartments. We can accommodate groups of up to 12 people. Our range includes studios to four-bedroom houses and everything in-between.

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In the centre of Jindabyne close to shops and restaurants, this property features self-contained split-level accommodation with kitchenettes including microwave, cutlery and crockery, as well as a generous dining area and lounge. Everything you need to make you feel instantly comfortable in your home-away-from-home. All linen is supplied and rooms are serviced daily. Spacious suites can accommodate singles to families, even large groups of up to 6 adults.

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Terms and Conditions Best Price Guarantee If you find a lower price, we’ll beat it by 5%. See www.perisher.com.au or www.thestation.net.au for full terms and conditions of offer. Last Minute Mystery Deal At Perisher Snow Holidays we offer great last minute accommodation deals that show you the accommodation price and type, room type, location, amenities but not the property’s name. We tell you the property’s name after you have booked, so the accommodation provider can provide us (and you!) with fantastic rates on unsold rooms they would never otherwise offer. To see our last minute deals and book online visit www.perisher.com.au/snowholidays

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Best Deal Guarantee We want you to feel confident that you are getting the best deal of the season. Book your More Snow For Your Dough Package at The Station before 16 June 2010 and we guarantee you won’t get a better deal*. *See www.perisher.com.au or www.thestation.net.au for full terms and conditions of offer. For Perisher Snow Holidays general terms and conditions please refer to www.perisher.com.au/winter/holiday_planner/tandc.html


ALPINE RESPONSIBILITY CODE Regardless of how you enjoy your snow sport, always show courtesy to others and be aware that there are inherent risks in all snow recreational activities that common sense, protective equipment and personal awareness can reduce. These risks include rapid changes in the weather, visibility and surface conditions, as well as natural and artificial hazards such as rocks, trees, stumps, vehicles, lift towers, snow fences and snowmaking equipment.

Observe the code and share with others the responsibility for a great experience. 1. Know your ability and always stay in control and be able to stop and avoid other people or objects. It is your responsibility to stay in control on the ground and in the air. 2. T  ake lessons from professional instructors to learn and progress. 3. Use appropriate protective equipment to minimise the risk of injury. 4. B  efore using any lift you must have the knowledge and ability to load, ride and unload safely and always use the restraining devices. 5. O  bserve and obey all signs and warnings. Keep off closed trails or runs. 6. Give way to people below and beside you on the hill. It is your responsibility to avoid them. 7. D  o not stop where you are not clearly visible from above. Look uphill and give way to others when entering/exiting a trail or starting downhill. 8. A  lways ensure your equipment is in good condition and use suitable restraining devices to avoid runaway skiing/boarding equipment. 9. D  o not ski, board, ride a lift or undertake any other alpine activity if your ability is impaired by drugs or alcohol. 10. If you are involved in, or witness an accident or collision, alert Ski Patrol, remain at the scene and identify yourself to the Ski Patrol.

KNOW THE CODE.

IT’S YOUR RESPONSIBILITY. FAILURE TO OBSERVE THE CODE MAY RESULT IN CANCELLATION OF YOUR TICKET OR PASS BY SKI PATROL OR OTHER AUTHORISED PERSONNEL.

‘RESPECT GETS RESPECT’ FROM THE LIFT LINE, TO THE SLOPES, THROUGH THE PARK AND THE RESORT.

Freestyle Terrain code 1. Make a plan. Every time you use freestyle terrain, make a plan for each feature you want to use. Your speed, approach and take off will directly affect your manoeuvre and landing. 2. Look before you leap. Scope around the jumps first, not over them. Know landings are clear and clear yourself out of the landing area. 3. E  asy style it. Start small and work your way up. (Inverted aerials not recommended). 4. R  espect gets respect. From the lift line through the park.

Ri sk Warni ng Recreational activities (including skiing and snowboarding) involve a significant risk of physical harm or personal injury including permanent disability and/or death to participants. Any such injury may result not only from your actions but from the action, omission or negligence of others.

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How to get here, resort transport and parking Distance: Jindabyne to Perisher: 33km Jindabyne to Skitube at Bullocks Flat: 20km

Canberra Airport Only a 2.5 hour drive from Perisher and a 40-minute flight from Sydney or a 65-minute flight from Melbourne. Regular connections are available to and from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Newcastle, Adelaide and Perth via Qantas, Virgin Blue, Tiger and Brindabella Airlines. For airport transfers to and from the Snowy Mountains, call 1300 655 811.

Travel by Road Perisher is a comfortable 5.5 to 6 hour drive from Sydney, 2.5 hours from Canberra and 7 hours from Melbourne. From Jindabyne it takes just 30 minutes to drive to the resort. Exit the township taking Kosciuszko Road following the signed route to the resort. Please note that all 2WD vehicles are legally required to carry properly-fitting chains when driving to Perisher Valley, Smiggin Holes and Guthega. Entry to the National Park is $27 per day. Annual passes are $190, National Park Entry Fees are included in Skitube prices. Overnight parking at Perisher Valley, Smiggin Holes and Guthega is limited to a few accommodation properties only. We recommend using Skitube Alpine Railway from Bullocks Flat where there is free overnight parking. Take the Alpine Way, turning left at the Shell service station upon exiting Jindabyne and follow the road until you see the Skitube sign (approximately 20km).

Travel by Coach to Snowfields Mojo Snow, Snobus Snowscene Express, Snoexpress, Port Stephens Coaches, Murray’s Snow Express and Levers/Transborder/Deanes Bus lines offer regular services to and from Jindabyne from a variety of locations including Canberra/Canberra Airport, Sydney, the Central Coast, North NSW, Mid-Coast NSW, Brisbane and Newcastle. To Canberra Countrylink, Greyhound and Murray’s offer regular services to Canberra from major capital cities and metropolitan centres. Local Area Shuttle Snowlink offers a charter service to and from the snowfields. For bookings, call 1800 451 575 or email hcat@snowy.net.au Snow Alliance offers a range of transport services including: Daily Bus Charters & Transfers between Canberra and the resorts, Luxury Private 4WD transfers, group bookings and discounts. Freecall: 1800 280 121 Phone: (02) 6456 4425 Website: www.snowalliance.com.au Email: book@snowalliance.com.au Travel by Skitube Located at Bullocks Flat, an easy 15-minute drive from Jindabyne via the Alpine Way, the Skitube Alpine Railway is a convenient and scenic way to travel to and from Perisher. Bullocks Flat is at lower elevation so there is a reduced chance of needing to fit chains. Parking at Bullocks Flat is FREE. Skitube prices include National Park entry fees. Trains depart regularly 24 hours a day, 7 days a week during the winter season. Visit www.perisher.com.au for more information.

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Mountain Bases and Parking Once in Perisher, you have a choice of 5 fullyserviced mountain base locations from which to begin your day’s skiing or boarding. Perisher Valley is the major entry point of Perisher and is accessible by car (free day parking) or by the Skitube Alpine Railway from Bullocks Flat. The Perisher Centre, located at the base of Front Valley, is the ‘hub’ of Perisher and offers a wide range of services including a Snowsports School office, Slopestyle Mountain Sports and other retail stores, Snowsports Hire, Snowy Daycare Centre, Snow Discovery Centre, Guest Services, Lift Ticket sales and locker hire. You can also find restaurants, cafés, bars, takeaway food outlets, a chemist, clothing outlets, mountain photography shop, a jewellery store, an ATM and the luxurious Perisher Valley Hotel. In the Perisher Valley Skitube Terminal you will find Lift Ticket sales, Post Office, lockers, oversnow transport, a clothing and accessory store, souvenirs, donut shop, café and restaurant. Smiggin Holes is also accessible by car and offers free day parking. Smiggin Holes offers facilities including a Snowsports School office, Lift Ticket sales, Guest Services, bars, restaurants, cafés, take-away food outlets, Snowports Hire and ski accessories, souvenirs and a photo shop. Guthega is also accessible by car and has free day parking. Guthega’s facilities include Lift Ticket sales, Snowsports Hire, accessory shop, bistro and the popular Guthega Alpine Inn.

Blue Cow is a day resort and is only accessible via Skitube from Perisher Valley or Bullocks Flat. Facilities include Snowsports School office, Snowsports Hire, locker hire, bistro, bar, alfresco dining, accessory and gift shop, café, souvenirs and a photo shop. Bullocks Flat is the location of the base terminal for the Skitube. FREE day, overnight and long-term parking is available with access into the resort via Skitube. Facilities include Snowsports School office, Lift Ticket sales, Snowsports Hire, Ski and Board Tuning Shop, Guest Services, accessory and gift shop and a take-away kiosk.

On-mountain Transport Options FREE Shuttle Service A FREE shuttle service operates between Perisher Valley and Smiggin Holes every 15 minutes from 7:30am to 6:00pm and until 9.30pm on Tuesday and on Saturday nights for night skiing and snowboarding nights. Pick-ups are from the turning circle at Perisher Skitube Terminal and the metal bridge outside Smiggins Hotel at Smiggin Holes. Oversnow Transport Hans Oversnow offers a transport service to all accommodation properties in Perisher Valley and Smiggin Holes. Some properties offer their own services. Additional charges apply after midnight. Call 02 6457 5334 or 0418 485 144, 24 hours a day. Bookings are essential for very late arrivals. Ski Rider Shuttle Bus Ski Rider operates a free shuttle service for their guests only between Ski Rider (at Wilson’s Valley) to the bus shelters at Smiggin Holes and Perisher Valley. Check with Ski Rider reception for daily schedule on 02 6456 1100.

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1300 655 811 General information 1300 655 822 or book online www.perisher.com.au/snowholidays Perisher Snow Holidays – PMB 2004, Jindabyne NSW 2627. Facsimile: 02 6456 1089. Perisher Blue Pty Limited ACN 061 232 488 ATF Snow Trust ABN 29 420 214 757. All prices and services are subject to change at the proprietor’s absolute discretion. Information presented in this brochure correct at time of printing. All prices include GST. PHOTO CREDITS: Nolen Oayda, Tony Harrington, Shannon Pawsey, Taan Robrahn, Gary Grant, Ryan Jenkins and Martin Adnum. Brochure produced by Out of the Square Media. Perisher would like to thank our suppliers Columbia, Oakley, K2 Skis and Sinner for their assistance with clothing and product supply. Paper stock used in this guide is FSC and PEFC certified. This brochure incorporates the use of Elemental Chlorine Free Pulp and soy based inks.


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