Where To Go Snowboarding In Australia

Australia may not be the first destination that comes to mind when you think of snowboarding, but this diverse and beautiful country offers a surprising range of snow-covered adventures. From the breathtaking slopes of the Snowy Mountains to the charm of the Victorian Alps, Aussie snowboarding enthusiasts have plenty of options to satisfy their craving for the exhilarating sport. In this article, we'll take you on a journey through the top snowboarding destinations in Australia, highlighting key features and notable spots along the way.

  1. The Snowy Mountains: Located in New South Wales, the Snowy Mountains are home to the highest peaks in Australia. This iconic range is a haven for snowboarders, offering thrilling runs and stunning alpine vistas. Perisher and Thredbo are the most popular resorts in this region, boasting an extensive range of terrain suitable for riders of all levels. Whether you're a seasoned pro or a beginner, you'll find challenging trails, snow parks, and amazing snowboarding opportunities in the Snowy Mountains.

Hotham Victoria
  1. Victorian Alps: Head south to Victoria, and you'll discover the majestic Victorian Alps. Here, you'll find Mt. Buller, Falls Creek, Mt Baw Baw and Mt. Hotham, renowned ski resorts that also cater to snowboarders. With vast snowfields, well-groomed runs, and a vibrant après-ski scene, these resorts provide an unforgettable snowboarding experience. From adrenaline-pumping steeps to gentle slopes, the Victorian Alps offer a diverse range of terrain for riders to explore.

  2. Perisher: As the largest ski resort in the Southern Hemisphere, Perisher is a snowboarder's paradise. Situated in the Snowy Mountains, Perisher boasts over 3,000 acres of skiable terrain and offers an extensive network of lifts. This resort is a magnet for riders seeking adrenaline-fueled adventures, with its world-class terrain parks, half-pipes, and natural features. The Twelve Board Store, located in nearby Jindabyne, is a haven for snowboarders, providing a wide selection of snowboards, gear, and expert advice.

  3. Thredbo: Nestled in the heart of the Snowy Mountains, Thredbo is renowned for its vibrant village atmosphere and varied terrain. Snowboarders flock here to experience the thrill of carving down steep slopes like the iconic Supertrail or tackling the challenging tree runs. Thredbo's terrain park is a hot spot for freestyle enthusiasts, offering jumps, rails, and boxes to push riders' skills to the limit.

Thredbo Resort
  1. Mt. Buller: Just a short drive from Melbourne, Mt. Buller is a popular snowboarding destination in the Victorian Alps. With over 300 hectares of skiable terrain, Mt. Buller offers a wide range of runs suited to different skill levels. From beginner-friendly slopes to advanced chutes and glades, there's something for everyone. Don't forget to explore the terrain parks and take in the breathtaking views of the surrounding alpine landscape.

Mt Buller


Australia's snowboarding scene is often underestimated, but the country's diverse snow-capped regions offer a plethora of opportunities for riders of all levels. Whether you prefer the rugged charm of the Snowy Mountains or the vibrant energy of the Victorian Alps, there's no shortage of fantastic snowboarding destinations. So grab your snowboard, head to places like Perisher, Thredbo, or Mt. Buller, and experience the thrill of shredding down the slopes while surrounded by awe-inspiring landscapes. Remember to visit us at Twelve Board Store for all your snowboarding needs, ensuring you're well-equipped to tackle the powder Down Under!

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