Best of Mount Hotham Travel | A quick guide to the ultimate holiday at Hotham

Best of Mount Hotham Travel | A quick guide to the ultimate holiday at Hotham
High Country Mount Hotham Victoria



Setting itself apart with the promise of pure adrenalin and awe inspiring adventure, as one of Australia’s highest and most remote alpine destinations Hotham shines as an exciting escape for thrill seeking, high altitude experiences. Visit in winter to explore Hothams breathtaking 320 hectares of ski terrain and discover why they call this the home of high country skiing.

Australian Luxury Travel Guide | Area Information

Australian Luxury Travel Guide | Area Information


An unforgettable scenic journey by both air and road, the trip to Hotham wont dissapoint. If self driving you can park right on the mountain (and in many cases directly out the front of your hotel or chalet) For a curated personal journey arrange a private transfer or air charter for breathtaking aerial views of Victoria’s Alpine ranges.


Approximately 4.5 hours drive from Melbourne (via Bright) and 8 hours from Sydney, Hotham Alpine Resort is located at the crest of the Great Alpine Road, the highest bitumen road in Australia. By road the resort is 357km from Melbourne, 746km from Sydney and 882km from Adelaide.

Ensure you carry chains and drive with caution at all times. You can check if chains are required on the Mount Hotham Website here. Open our curated Mount Hotham Google Map to plan your trip using Google Maps.


The ultimate way to arrive in the snow with no queues, very little travel time and superb personalised service to work around your every requirment. There are many airlines offering charter services to Hotham though these are a few of our favourites.

Vortex Air (Melbourne)

An Australian family owned and operated company based at Moorabbin Airport, Vortex Air charters flights to Mount Hotham from just $345 per person return (45minute flight). Fly in for the day or stay as long as you please with a range of Hotham holiday packages available. Vortex Air offers free car-parking at Moorabbin, complimentary use of their fully equipped lounge and bar, un-paralleled customer service, express check-in and the ability to fly to your own schedule. View more on Vortex Air in the directory

Microflite (Melbourne)

Microflite Helicopter Services operate the largest helicopter fleet in Victoria. Based in Melbourne and flying all over Victoria, the famous red helicopters are synonymous with luxury charter. View more on Microflite in the directory

AustAir Jet (Sydney)

The luxury option in Australian domestic charter AustAirJet is based at Bankstown Airport and provides a unique, complete service to both corporate and leisure travellers. The AustAir Jet luxurious Cessna Citation Jet is fully equipped for the snow with de-icing equipment and weather radar. Catering for the flight is naturally complementary. Prices from $1290 per person for a group of 6, day return. AustAir Jet also offers a VIP Passenger Lounge at Bankstown Hangar, Free secure car parking and complementary pick up from your hotel or home when within a 50km radius of Bankstown Airport.
View AustAir Jet in the directory

JetCorp (Sydney)

Jetcorp Australia offer an extensive fleet of luxury charter aircraft ranging from small to large and are able to cater to groups of any size, particularly popular for private regional travel is the BEECHCRAFT KING AIR 200. JetCorp is capable of providing high quality, professional aviation services, pilots are well aware of the limitations and merits of Mt. Hotham Airport and which aircraft can be safely operated into the strip, summer and winter View more on JetCorp in the directory

Find all private charter companies flying to Mt. Hotham on the Mt. Hotham website.


Australian Luxury Travel Guide | Area Information


Every ski and board requirement can be met on the mountain with various venues offering equipment sales and hire plus apres ski wear and accessories.

One Tree Sports

For the ultimate in alpine style head to luxury on mountain store, One Tree Sports. This elegantly styled store offers a complete hire/sales service, designer apres ski wear, accessories and locally designed gift-wares. View One Tree Sports in the directory

Hotham Central

Visit Hotham Central to discover a host of welcoming stores ready to ensure your every requirement is catered for including all required lift passes and tickets (if not pre-arranged – buy lift passes and tickets online here). If required you will also find the ski school booking office and information centre within the Hotham Central complex.