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Smiggin Holes

Smiggin Holes is part of the Snowy Mountains and is regarded as one of the best beginner resorts on the Australian snowfields. Accessible from Perisher, Guthega and Blue Cow resorts, facilities include the Smiggins Ski Centre and ski and snowboard hire.

Explore the nearby cross-country skiing trails and enjoy the areas wilderness. With a festive village style atmosphere, it has accommodation to suit all travellers.

Smiggin Holes: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Charlotte Pass and Lookout

At 1760 metres, Charlotte Pass Village is the highest resort in Australia and is snowbound for most of the ski season. The ski lifts are right on the doorstep, there are no long queues and you get more time on the snow. The Village is ideal for parents and children, with gentle slopes for beginners, plenty of intermediate terrain, challenging advanced runs and cross-country trails.

Eight kilometres past Perisher Valley towards Mount Kosciusko, Charlotte Pass Village is the highest village in Australia. Access is by over snow transport from the Perisher Valley Skitube terminal.

Charlotte Pass Lookout and Boardwalk are accessible during the summer months by car. Enjoy the majestic views and there are numerous walking tracks you can take in Kosciuszko National Park.

Kosciuszko Road
Charlotte Pass, NSW, 2630

Located 1.5K from Smiggin Holes

Perisher Ski Resort

Perisher Ski Resort is Australia's largest ski resort encompassing the four resort areas of Perisher, Smiggins, Blue Cow and Guthega, plus the Skitube Alpine Railway and The Station Jindabyne. During winter up to 47 lifts operate across the resort areas, including the Freedom Chair at Guthega!

A family snow holiday at Perisher is a truly magical time to spend together, especially for the kids! There's no need to spend every minute skiing or snowboarding either, Perisher has a great variety of family friendly activities available with Night Skiing, Fireworks displays, Tube Town (the resort's own snow-tubing park), scenic chairlift rides, heaps of apr?s entertainment and its famous progressive terrain parks and halfpipes that kids just love.

Perisher has something for everyone, please visit the web site for more information.

Kosciuszko Road
Perisher Valley, NSW, 2624

Located 1.9K from Smiggin Holes


Skitube is a convenient and innovative train ride travelling from Bullocks Flat through Ramshead range, into the Kosciuszko National Park and onto Perisher Valley and Blue Cow Mountain. The distance is 8.5 kilometres, 6.3 kilometres is underground making it one of the longest underground train tunnels in Australia and travelling as deep as 550 metres underground. It takes 10 minutes from Bullocks Flat to Perisher and seven minutes to Blue Cow.

Travel between Perisher and Blue Cow is free with any valid mountain pass. Skitube runs 24 hours a day; seven days a week and at 20 minute intervals during peak times from June long weekend to October long weekend.

A great way to avoid busy peak season and snowy days.

Bullocks Flat is 20 kilometres from Jindabyne on the Alpine Way and is below the snow line, which makes Skitube a safe alternative to driving on snow covered roads.

Alpine Way
Bullocks Flat, NSW, 2627

Located 6.4K from Smiggin Holes

Smiggin Holes: Events

Peak Festival Perisher

The Peak Festival is back in 2016! The festival will celebrate the opening weekend of the 2016 snow season at Perisher Valley. Over four days, the Peak Festival will feature concerts over several venues in the unique environment of the Perisher snowfields!

Weekend festival pass and accommodation packages offer great value, especially when combined with a Perisher Lift pass, at prices only available to Festival goers. See details at the Peak Festival website.

Peak Festival begins on Friday evening and continues at pace over Saturday and Sunday, finishing with a not-to-be-missed finale concert on Monday afternoon.

Event Dates
      10th Jun
      10th Jun
      10th Jun
      11th Jun
      12th Jun
      13th Jun

Smiggin Holes,
Perisher Valley, NSW, 2624

Located 1.8K from Smiggin Holes

Cross Country Ski Week

*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***
Cross Country Ski Week is a week for all XC enthusiasts whether you're a beginner or a seasoned racer. Be part of a week long celebration of this great activity. Plenty for all whether you are into testing yourself via a race, improving your skiing or simply having fun in the snow.

Between 14 to 16 events in all, over a nine day period. Mystery Coffee Tours, Laser Biathlon, Ski Orienteering, social events and other fun events organised.

XC Ski Week is a great opportunity to improve your skills in a fun, supportive and unique environment while learning more about Cross Country.

Get a full run down on all the details on the web site.

Event Dates
      6th Aug
      7th Aug
      8th Aug
      9th Aug
      10th Aug
      11th Aug
      12th Aug
      13th Aug
      14th Aug

Perisher Cross Country Ski Centre
Perisher Valley, NSW, 2624

Located 2.0K from Smiggin Holes

Landscape Photography Weekend with Michael Scott Lees

Come and experience all the Snowy Mountains has to offer through the eye of your camera lens.

For the first time, Lake Crackenback Resort and Spa are offering Landscape Photography Weekends with acclaimed local landscape photographer Michael Scott Lees. Michael will host the weekends showing you how to utilise your camera to take the best shot.

Living locally Michael knows all the best locations for taking that amazing photo and will teach you about light, the right time of day for shooting along with other hints and tips throughout the weekend. You will spend time both here on the Resort and in the surrounding region taking photos of the spectacular snow gums, mountain landscapes, rugged countryside along with beautiful rivers, lakes and streams.

Event Dates
      23rd Oct
      24th Oct
      25th Oct
      20th Nov
      21st Nov
      22nd Nov
      19th Feb
      20th Feb
      21st Feb
      29th Apr
      30th Apr
      1st May
      14th Oct
      15th Oct
      16th Oct
      17th Oct

1650 Alpine Way
Crackenback, NSW, 2627

Located 6.0K from Smiggin Holes

Australian X-Tri Championships and Multisport Festival

The Australian Cross Triathlon (X-Tri) Championships and MultiSport Festival is based in the spectacular Snowy Mountains taking in all the natural beauty of the region. Indulge your passion for all things 'Off Road' including mountain biking, trail running and swimming in one of Australia's most historic and iconic locations.

Based at beautiful Lake Crackenback Resort and Spa and including events to suit all ages and abilities from international elites to weekend warriors and our littlest Dirt Kids makes this a 'not to be missed' weekend of off road action for the entire family.

Event Dates
      27th Feb
      28th Feb

Lake Crackenback Resort & Spa,
1650 Alpine Way
Crackenback, NSW, 2627

Located 6.3K from Smiggin Holes

Trail Running Weekends

Optimise your trail running techniques with Trail Runners, Brendan Davies, 2013 North Face 100 Champion and Jo Brischetto, 2014 North Face 100 second place getter.

Event Dates
      4th Nov
      5th Nov
      6th Nov
      3rd Feb
      4th Feb
      5th Feb

1650 Alpine Way
Crackenback, NSW, 2627

Located 6.3K from Smiggin Holes

2016 ITU World Cross Triathlon Championships

The ITU World Cross Triathlon Championships Swim - Mountain Bike - Trail Run hosted for the very first time in the Southern Hemisphere in November 2016.

The weekend will offer up a weekend of Off Road Action, as over 1000 of the very best athletes from across the world tackle a gruelling 1500m Swim, 30kilometre XC Mountain Bike and 10kilometre Trail Run in the aim to be crowned champion of the world.

Event Dates
      18th Nov
      19th Nov
      20th Nov

1650 Alpine Way
Crackenback, NSW, 2627

Located 6.3K from Smiggin Holes

Snowies Mountain Bike Festival

The iconic NSW Snowy Mountains and Thredbo Resort host the ultimate mountain bike experience where riders are challenged with 4 stages across 2 days.
Contenders will tackle more than 125km of riding in four stages over two days, testing their strength, speed, endurance and technical skills on some of Australia's newest and most exciting trails. Starting at an altitude of 1260m, riders will be tested by rugged mountain terrain, technical single track and a mammoth ascent, making this one of Australia's most demanding and iconic mountain bike events

Event Dates
      12th Feb
      13th Feb
      14th Feb

Lake Crackenback Resort & Spa,
1650 Alpine Way
Crackenback, NSW, 2627

Located 6.4K from Smiggin Holes

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