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Perisher, Australia

Elevation

Base
5643 feet
Base
Summit
6738 feet
Summit
Vertical Drop
1095 feet
Vertical Drop

Lifts

High Speed Eight
1
High Speed Eight
High Speed Quads
2
High Speed Quads
Quad Chairs
5
Quad Chairs
Triple Chairs
2
Triple Chairs
Double Chairs
4
Double Chairs
Surface Lifts
34
Surface Lifts

Terrain

Beginner Runs
22 %
Beginner Runs
Intermediate Runs
60 %
Intermediate Runs
Advanced Runs
17 %
Advanced Runs
Expert Runs
1 %
Expert Runs
Total Runs
133
Total Runs
Terrain Parks
2
Terrain Parks
Longest Run
2 miles
Longest Run
Skiable Terrain
3076 acres
Skiable Terrain

Opening and closing dates

Season Open Date Close Date
2017 06/09/2017 10/02/2017
2016 06/11/2016 10/02/2016
2015 06/05/2015 10/05/2015

Lift ticket and season pass prices

Category Age restrictions Price (USD unless otherwise stated)
Adult - TBA
Child - TBA
Senior - TBA
Season Pass
(Epic Australia Pass)
$647 (819 AUD)

Overall Rating

3.9 / 5 Good

based on 15 reviews

How accessible and convenient it is to get to this resort from a major destination

Accessibility

Availability, quality and pricing of lodging

Lodging

How well the resort caters for beginner skiers / boarders

Beginners

How well the resort caters for intermediate skiers / boarders?

Intermediates

How well the resort caters for advanced skiers / boarders

Advanced

Quality of the off-piste terrain

Side/Backcountry

Overall value for money of the resort

Value for money

Quality of lifts, lift speed and lift layout in the resort

Lifts

Quantity and quality of the snow

Snow

How uncrowded is the resort

Uncrowded

Après ski and dining options

Town

Services and facilities e.g. child care, tubing, health care, equipment hire

Facilities

How family friendly is this resort?

Family Friendliness

Latest reviews

Score: 3.9 / 5Dec 01, 2017
Easy to use! Great experience for everyone of all ages! Experienced staff to help you regardless of your skiing ability! Friendly atmosphere everywhere and access to the entire resort is ... More
Peter M. advanced skier
Score: 3.9 / 5Nov 23, 2017
Overall a great variety of terrain to ski. 2017 season was sensational. Enjoyable entertainment to be had when not on the slopes.I can not wait until next season comes ... More
Peter B. advanced skier
Score: 3.9 / 5Nov 19, 2017
Perisher is a good resort for intermediate and advanced skiiers with a wide range of runs and parks. However it is not very suitable for beginners and is lacking some longer ... More
Hunter C. advanced skier
Score: 4 / 5Nov 19, 2017
Perisher is a great ski resort with varied terrain and lots of it. Given its vastness, it's easy to avoid lineups once the morning rush has spread out. Plenty of options for lodging, though a little on the pricier side. Only fault is it's a bit of a distance from the nearest ... More
Travis D. advanced snowboarder
Score: 3.7 / 5Nov 19, 2017
Great place for a family trip, great for beginners and intermediate ski goers. Facilities are fantastic but the choice of food could be improved. Highly recommended for anyone in Australia to come and experience one of the best mountains in ... More
Caleb C. intermediate snowboarder
Score: 3.2 / 5Nov 15, 2017
Perisher is by far the best winter destination is Australia. It has the biggest skiable area and largest selection of terrain available in the country. Instructors are generally really good and run enjoyable lessons. Price is generally similar to other Australian resorts, but ... More
Joshua R. advanced snowboarder
Score: 3.5 / 5Nov 12, 2017
Fun times were had, on and off the snow. Staff were pleasant, weather was indifferent but that's just how it goes! Wish we could have stayed longer, the mountain has plenty to offer everyone. ... More
Nicole M. beginner snowboarder
Score: 3.2 / 5Nov 10, 2017
Perisher great location ski tube is fantastic ski field has good runs for all levels ,great food accommodation but a bit expensive when you are on a budget but all up fun place to ski ... More
Neil S. intermediate snowboarder
Score: 3.4 / 5Nov 09, 2017
Perisher is a great resort if you are based in Australia and don’t have the time to fly overseas. When the snow is coming, you can make a quick getaway after work on Friday and be there for first tracks on Saturday morning. The season pass is great value for money, especially if ... More
Jack advanced snowboarder
Score: 3.9 / 5Nov 09, 2017
Perisher, NSW, Australia. The snow can be great, epic at times, mother nature plays plenty of games, you'll get plenty of time on the snow, be flexible and you'll score, no doubt!! Perisher has the potential to serve up blubird powder days with no one in sight! Be smart and ... More
Mike A. intermediate snowboarder