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Update: Falls Creek is Closed and Will Not Reopen for Spring Skiing and Snowboarding


Due to the continued COVID-19 health crisis and the introduction of new restrictions by the Victorian Government, we have made the decision to not reopen our lift operations at Falls Creek for Spring skiing and snowboarding. Please also be advised that the resort is closed for the duration of the stage 3 ‘Stay at Home’ restrictions for regional Victoria.




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 and personal awareness can reduce.

Know and Observe the Code below - It's YOUR Responsibility

These risks include rapid changes in weather and surface conditions, collisions with other people as well as natural and artificial hazards such as rocks, trees, stumps, bare spots, lift towers and snowmaking equipment.

  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. Take lessons from qualified professional instructors, to learn and progress.
  3. As you proceed downhill or overtake another person, you must avoid the people below and beside you.
  4. Do not stop where you obstruct a trail or run, or are not visible from above.
  5. When entering a trail or run or starting downhill, look uphill and give way to others.
  6. When riding a chairlifts use the restraining devices. Always use suitable restraints to prevent runaway skiing/boarding equipment. Ensure your equipment is in good condition.
  7. Observe and obey all signs and warnings. Keep off closed trails or runs and out of closed areas.
  8. Before using any lift you must have the knowledge and ability to load, ride and unload safely.
  9. Do not ski, snowboard, 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, alert Ski Patrol, remain at the scene and identify yourself to the Ski Patrol.

Failure to observe the Alpine Responsibility Code may result in cancellation of your ticket by the Ski Patrol or other authorised personnel

Respect gets respect - From the lift line, to the slopes, through the park and resort.


Please watch the "R U SNOWSAFE?" Video Below

R U Snowsafe from SnowSafe on Vimeo.