Mount Buller is a popular ski resort about 3 hours drive from Melbourne. It is Victoria's largest ski resort and is very popular with week end skiers. The slopes are always open in the snow season regardless of falls due to the extensive snow making system operating here. The resort covers over 1260 hectares and has 26 lifts.
This museum shows the development of Australian's alpine history, and in particular the Victorian snowfields There is a large collection of early ski equipment as well as new up to date models. Guided tours are available here. The museum is located on the first floor of the La Trobe University building (03 5777 6077).
Scenic Chairlift Ride
You don't have to be a skier to enjoy the chairlift. The Horse Hill Chairlift departs from the day car park and can drop you at the Spurs Restaurant. There are other scenic lifts that allow you to see the skiing action below as you ride or just enjoy the spectacular views of the Mountain.