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Mount Baw Baw

Mount Baw Baw Ski Resort Guide

Mount Baw Baw, Australia

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Mount Baw Baw Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners, Snowboarders and Apres-Ski.
Highest Lift1,564m
Resort Height1,470m
 Nearest AirportCanberra
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Mount Baw Baw

An three hour drive from Melbourne (an hour less th\an any other Victoria resort), Mount Baw Baw is a good choice for beginner skiers. Peaceful and relaxed, it's the perfect environment for families with a 40 - 40 - 20 terrain percentage mix served by eight lifts. Trails are up to 750 metres in length. The resort complex includes a family hotel and there are additional lodges and apartments with restaurant and bistro.

Mount Baw Baw Summary

The Australian ski resort of Mount Baw Baw is at an altitude of 1,470m.

Mount Baw Baw has direct access to a total of 8 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.

Skiing in Mount Baw Baw

Mount Baw Baw offers good sking, particularly, for Beginner skiers.

Mount Baw Baw Snow Forecast

When will it snow in Mount Baw Baw?

The next notable snow forecast for Mount Baw Baw is 5cm, expected on 23 September, with around 13cm forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Mount Baw Baw

Ski Area Stats

Mount Baw Baw Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Mount Baw Baw
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Mount Baw Baw Altitudes

Mount Baw Baw Ski Area Height

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Mount Baw Baw
Highest Lift1,564m
Lowest Piste1,470m
Resort Altitude (Mount Baw Baw)1,470m
Max Vertical94m

Mount Baw Baw Rated

Ratings for Mount Baw Baw
Intermediate Skiers

Snowboarding in Mount Baw Baw

There's a challenging obstacle course through the trees for snowboarders

Location and Map

Where is Mount Baw Baw?

Mount Baw Baw is in New South Wales, Australia.

Map of Mount Baw Baw

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How to get to Mount Baw Baw

 By Air

The nearest airport to Mount Baw Baw is Canberra which is 78 minutes drive away.


Ski Lift Capacity

The eight ski lifts of Mount Baw Baw are able to uplift 6,200 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Mount Baw Baw is able to make snow, with 10 snow cannons.

Mount Baw Baw Season Dates

When is Mount Baw Baw open?

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


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

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

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Mount Baw Baw, but they may include any or all of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.

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