News and Events

Mt Hutt ‘all systems go’ for 40th season opening (13-Jun-13)
Immaculately groomed slopes and a genuinely warm welcome await avid skiers and snowboarders.....

Queenstown’s Coronet Peak ski area first to open in Australasia (10-Jun-13)
Queenstown’s Coronet Peak ski area today (June 8) celebrated in style as the first Australasian ski field to open for winter....

Coronet Peak first ski area in Australasia to open on Saturday (05-Jun-13)
Queenstown is officially open for winter as the 2013 season kicks off at Coronet Peak on Saturday (June 8).

Ski Areas Go Out With A Bang! (27-Sep-12)
Season extension and half price passes

Out Of The Blue (01-May-08)

PERISHER,NSW, MAY 1, 2008 - A true winter scene...and 36 days to go!

A true winter scene...and 36 days to go!
It certainly feels like winter has arrived early after the current cold snap that delivered 10-15cm of snow across the resort on Sunday and Monday. With temperatures remaining well below zero, Perisher Blue employees and visitors to the resort have been greeted with magical scenes on their way to work as snow continues to blanket the mountains. (MORE)

Perisher Blue bringing out the big guns
The snowmaking team is now in the final stages of completing the $9.75M development. All the 34 new automated snow guns and all the pipelines have been installed, while the pump station has almost been fitted out. The snow guns are currently being commissioned ready to be fired up to pump out snow by mid-May. Listen out for the announcement of the start of snowmaking - it won't be long!

'Live in the Moment'! Launch Your Band Winner
Sydney-based band 'Burn the Drama' has taken out this year's Perisher Blue Launch Your Band competition with its indie-rock inspired song 'Live in the Moment'.  The song will now become the official soundtrack to Perisher Blue's freeride television commercial, on air from 18 May 2008. The four-piece band's distinct sound is described as "indie, yet in-your-face and at time emotive but always driven with energy" that they say is "born out of their turbulent past". (MORE)

Celebration of Winter Opening Weekend
Perisher Blue will be abuzz with activity on opening weekend (7-9 June 2008) with an array of live entertainment including Three Quarters Hazel and Josh Rawiri as well as fun for the kids including jumping castle, carnival rides and drum and circus workshops - not to mention the chance of skiing and boarding! The Blessing of the Snow will kick off the festivities on Saturday 7 June at 10.15am and then the festivities will flow. Please see the Perisher Blue website.  

Hire with Perisher Blue! You'll be laughing all the way..

When planning your snow holiday, you can't go past hiring with Perisher Blue. You can exchange your skis, board, boots or clothing at any Perisher Blue Hire location and solve any equipment problems on-mountain quickly without wasting valuable on-snow time. You can also swap from skis to board or upgrade from recreational to performance skis at any location. What's more, a fresh range of skis and boards is on offer this year including exclusive skis, which you can check out on the web! Here are some discounts that make it even more desirable:

* Save 30% on all your ski and board hire needs when booking in advance through Perisher Blue Snow Holidays with an Early Season Lift & Hire package or Early Season Lift, Lesson & Hire package before June 27.
* You can save 25% any time during the winter by hiring your equipment at The Station Resort Jindabyne if pre-booked.

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