Cup Weekend Access

Cup Weekend Resort Access

Adverse Weather Conditions


Due to the forecast adverse weather conditions over the Melbourne Cup long weekend, and the resort operating under its Municipal Emergency Management Plan, Falls Creek Alpine Resort (FCAR) would like to advise that only local residents should access the resort this weekend.


Avoided Unnecessary Travel:

  • We ask that you avoid traveling to Falls Creek this weekend
  • Heavy rainfall is forecast (40mm+) across the weekend
  • On Monday evening this will turn to snowfall and storm event until Wednesday evening with damaging winds predicted
  • Non-residents should not visit Falls Creek this Cup Weekend due to the weather conditions and risks associated with travel during these adverse conditions

Road Clearing Operations:

  • Clearing of the village road is not to be undertaken as the priority will be the access road to the resort for local residents and emergency services


Please share this message with others intending to travel to Falls Creek Resort this weekend for their information and consideration.

Further public notices will be available on the Regional Roads Victoria website.

For any enquiries regarding the above please call 03 5758 1200 or email [email protected] during business hours, Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm.

Please note the Visitor Information Centre will remain closed at this time.