Lake Mountain Alpine Resort, Snow fun near Melbourne for the Kids These School Holidays
Looking for family friendly snow resort near Melbourne these school holidays? Lake Mountain Alpine Resort in Melbourne’s East, offers snow fun for the kids, and adventure for the whole family.
Snow Fun at Lake Mountain
Lake Mountain is a cross country family friendly ski resort perfect for first time snow-goers. Being just 2 hours from Melbourne you don’t have to pack up your kids for a whole week, it is possible to do a day trip with your excited early risers. For families who do want to stay longer, you can find different types of family friendly accommodation in the nearby town of Marysville.
Kids of all ages can enjoy what the Lake Mountain Alpine Resort has to offer. Little thrill seekers can enjoy the three toboggan runs or have a ski or snowboard lesson. For younger kids there are separate snow play areas to make a snowman or have a snow fight.
If you don’t have any snow gear, no problem. Lake Mountain Alpine Resort have a click and collect on their website where you can hire jackets, boots, shoes, and even toboggans, skis or snowboards for adults and children. Or you can just hire once you arrive.
What’s new for Winter 2018 at Lake Mountain
New Learn-To-Ride Snowboarding lessons for 7-14 year olds (includes boots, helmet and snowboard hire).
Two new Magic Carpets to carry little legs, saving energy for more fun.
Great new 2018 events:
What’s on at Lake Mountain Alpine Resort this Winter
Opening Weekend – June 9
The ski season kicks off on the Queen’s Birthday weekend with free entry on the Saturday 9th, free face-painting, magic carpet rides, live music and appearances from Lenny Possum.
Teddy Bear’s Picnic – June 31 – July 1
Bring along your teddy, (or dinosaur or rabbit) make snow teddies, and have a teddy bear’s picnic. There are some fun prizes to giveaway for best snow teddy’s. Bring your own picnic or you can order picnic boxes from the resort bistro which include mini tablecloth, paper plate, napkin, teddy bear cupcake, bear shaped honey sandwich, toasty puff pastry mini frankfurt & fruit box drink.
Mad Hatter’s Mountain Mayhem- July 14-15
Bring along your warmest, craziest, most colourful or old favourite hat and show it off at the snow. Wear it down the mountain or place it on your snowman. There will be some Mad Hatter fun foods available to enjoy along with Mad Hatter themed decorations.
Lake Mountain Mandala Festival- August 4-5
Help to decorate Lake Mountain’s snow with colourful mandalas. With Indian dancers, delicious Indian food and colourful decorations this is a fantastic weekend for artists of all ages. Prizes to giveaway for the best mandalas.
Mother & Daughter Days- August 11-12
Celebrate the joy of motherhood with a weekend for mother and daughter to enjoy in the snow together. Special high tea share picnic packs available, fun activities and souvenir photo opportunities.
Opening weekend 9th July until end of August.
Lake Mountain Resort
1071 Lake Mountain Road,
Marysville, VIC 3779
$56 entry fee per car. Ski and Snowboarding lessons available for adults and kids!
See the website for more details: www.lakemountainresort.com.au
You don’t have to spend all Winter locked indoors, take the kids to the snow! Just outside Melbourne, a family trip to the Lake Mountain Alpine Resort with the kids will give them an adventure-packed day to remember.