First Timers' Guide
Bars & Restaurants
The Mt Buller Village is easy to get around.
All vehicles entering Mt Buller and Mt Stirling Resort are required to pay an entry fee that contributes to the costs of providing essential services on the mountains.
When driving to the resort:
Currently when travelling on public transport in the state of Victoria, you must wear a fitted face mask, unless you have a lawful reason for not doing so. Please ensure you wear this for your entire journey, practise good hygiene and don’t travel if you’re unwell.
While there is daily twilight skiing on Bourke Street, Car Park Shuttle buses will run until 8pm and the Intra-Village shuttles will run until 7pm. Find out more about twilight sessions here.
This shuttle operates continuously between 8am and 6pm daily for passengers that do not have luggage (a day pack plus a set of skis or snowboard is acceptable).
These vehicles are fully wheelchair accessible.
On Saturdays between 30 June and 28 August, shuttles will run until 9pm.
Day visitors can park at Mirimbah Park at the base of Mt Buller on Saturdays and Sundays in July and August, and hop on the Snow Play Express shuttle bus direct to the Mt Buller Village.
Book your departing and returning journey online for ease and peace of mind.
The key advantage of catching the Snow Play Express is don't need to hire or fit wheel chains.
Travel time is approximately 30 minutes from Mirimbah Park to the Mt Buller Village on the Snow Play Express.
Operating between 7am and midnight daily, this service provides transportation between overnight car parks and village accommodation (approximately a 2-4km journey). Prices are per passenger with a maximum of 10 passengers per vehicle. Multiple, unrelated groups are likely to be carried within each vehicle.
For prompt service, download the Mt Buller Transportation app to book for your return journey from your accommodation to your vehicle at least 24 hours before your departure. Download the app here.
Transfers outside standard operating hours incur a $100 premium and must be booked via advance during standard operating hours via the transportation app or calling (03) 5777 6158.
A limited number of private transfer companies have a licence to operate from the Resort Management Board and set their own fares. They work in the same manner as a traditional taxi or Uber services with one booking per vehicle only, rather that the Ride Share service which carries multiple groups within each vehicle. Guests seeking a personalised service can make a booking by contacting these companies direct.
Double Black Alpinewww.doubleblackalpine.com.au1300 DB ALPINE (1300 322 574)firstname.lastname@example.org
Mt Buller Snowgum Xpresswww.mtbullersnowgumxpress.com.au0467 258 email@example.com
While the village is very pedestrian friendly, with most activities easily accessible by walking, other transport options are available.
Both services are available on demand within the village and can be purchased via the mechanisms described above.
For the promptest service, guests are encouraged to book ahead of their intended travel time.
The free Intra-Village shuttle buses operate daily to get you everywhere you need to go between 8am and 6pm and until 10pm on Saturdays.
Between 30 June and 28 August, the intra-village shuttle operates until 9pm Wednesdays when twilight skiing is available.
Intra-village shuttles run at approximately 15-minute intervals between 8.00am until 9.30am and 3.30pm until 6.00pm. Between 9.30am until 3.30pm, shuttles run at approximately 45-minute intervals.
Three bus routes take you to all corners of the Village:
Ski School loop: The red bus route takes you from the Village Square, past Breathtaker All Suite Hotel and Pension Grimus, to the Bourke Street Express Chairlift. This is where guests access the Ski & Snowboard School.
Summit Road loop: The blue bus route starts in the Village Square and then travels past Alpine Central, Mt Buller Chalet, ABOM Hotel and finishes at the Arlberg Hotel - the highest point on the mountain you can drive to in a vehicle. This route also takes you to the Medical Centre or Ski Patrol.
Stirling Road loop: The yellow bus route will take you around the residential area of the Village, including accommodation properties like the Duck Inn, Sugarbush, Enzian, Ajax and Ski Lib. It will also take you past the Chamois Chairlift and the site of the World Cup Aerials.
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Mt Buller has over 30 venues that are sure to tantalise your taste buds.
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