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Life on top of the world

Why Visit Mount Hotham & Dinner Plain?

High up above the Alpine Valleys sits the much loved Victorian Alpine ski resort of Mount Hotham.  Known as 'Australia's powder capital', Hotham offers terrain for the true skier & boarder with more gentle slopes for the keen beginner.  

If you're looking for something for the whole family, a short drive down the road is Dinner Plain, a beautiful Alpine Village with the perfect children's slope and toboggan run as well as ski bikes, skateboards and a load of other cool snow toys to play with.

If you've always dreamed of taking your dog to the snow, Dinner Plain is place to do it!  Alpine Valley Getaways can help you get a special permit for a doggie day-trip in the snow and we can help you with off-mountain pet friendly accommodation.

Mount Hotham and Dinner Plain offer so much more than a snow holiday.  In Winter, the mountains are buzzing with apres entertainment, the finest food & wine, regular events & festivals, activities for families and that village atmosphere we love. 

The resort towns of Hotham and Dinner Plain are open year round with quality cafes and hotels dotted around, fantastic walking trails to suit all abilities, high country horse riding as well as a host of other family friendly actvities you will remember for a lifetime.

The warmer months see the Dinner Plain & Mt Hotham play host to several events and festivals, especially through April when the mountains celebrate Easter with a bang!

What to see & do in Mount Hotham & Dinner Plain

  • Take a sunset kat tour in Winter for an unforgettable experience
  • Horseride in the High Country in Summer or Winter!
  • Have a picnic on top of the world
  • Discover Dinner Plains mountain bike tracks and events
  • Ski Hotham then take the chopper for a day at Falls Creek
  • Relax in the hot springs at Onsen Day Spa

What to do in Mount Hotham & Dinner Plain

Mount Hotham is best known for being amongst Australia's premier ski resorts and rightly so, with challenging runs, extensive back country and a range of slopes to suit all abilities, it is certainly offers Victorian skiing at its best.  Hotham and Dinner Plain also offer plenty year round also, being high above the world is an experience in every season!

In Winter, the Alpine Resorts are alive for the Victorian ski season running from Queen's birthday weekend to the end of September.  A wide range of Hotham accommodation options are on offer or stay in the valley for an affordable ski holiday with the best off-mountain accommodation options. Hit the slopes, enjoy apres drinks, unwind in the day spas of Dinner Plain & Mt Hotham or simply just soak in the atmosphere of these beautiful villages covered in snow.

In Spring, the abundance of wildflowers and Australian wildlife in the Alpine National Park burst back to life.  A hike in the High Country is a photographers delight as the mountain is a splash of colour as the snow thaws.  Take a guided hike or grab a map and explore the mountains yourself.  Get the adrenaline pumping on a mountain bike down the quality tracks, on horseback through the gums or simply shake off winter in the fresh mountain air.

In Summer, Mount Hotham & Dinner Plain offer a cool refuge from the heat of the valleys.  Stroll the mountain trails, find a cool spot on the river or even try your hand at fly fishing!  A highlight of Summer at Hotham is the Cool Summer Festival, an annual music festival over 3 days offering entertainment for families and loads of fun for everyone.

In Autumn, Hotham and DP celebrate Easter with style.  Dinner Plain hosts a range of Easter activities for families including their famous easter egg hunt and helicopter drop.  Get amongst the action at the Geebung Polo Match on Easter Sunday or pick up a bargain at the pre-winter clothing sales.  Hiking is still at its best as the mountain prepares for the buzz of Winter once again.

Food & Wine in Mount Hotham & Dinner Plain

There's something to keep everyone happy when dining at Mount Hotham or Dinner Plain in Winter.

Enjoy cocktails with a view followed by the finest produce served to perfection.  Apres style at White Room followed by a casual pizza at Swindlers with the family or a delicious al a carte dining experience at the Genny or Zirky's followed by live music or dancing the night away.  There is plenty of options to suit everyone!  In Summer head to the General Store - or the 'Genny' next to Big D for great coffee and lunch with a spectacular view or for a casual dinner with an acoustic serenade.

Dinner Plain offers a range of sensational dining experiences in both Winter & Summer.  Enjoy fresh, homemade goodies at Mountain Kitchen with a hot chocolate to warm little hands or a japanese inspired dinner experience at Tsubo - as well as cooking classes throuh winter!  Sola Copa offers the full mediterranean experience and atmosphere or enjoy a casual yet equally delicious dinner & drinks by the fire at High Plains Lodge.  Just a taste of what's on offer!