Regional Victoria Lockdown Eased

This morning the Victorian Premier announced the easing of restrictions for regional Victorians effective 11:59pm tonight (9th August).

We are extremely grateful to be able to welcome regional Victorian visitors and those from other states who satisfy the travel permit conditions back to Falls Creek Resort from Tuesday 10th of August. We a sad that Metro Melbourne residents are unable to visit the resort at this time but look forward to welcoming them back when it is safe to do so.

Please see the Victorian Premiers statement regarding the easing of restrictions for regional Victoria below:

A table of restrictions has been release in line with the easing of restrictions for regional Victorian's.

* Please note it is strongly recommended that anyone travelling to an Alpine resort has a negative COVID-19 test in the 72 hours prior to entering the resort. *

** Season Permit Holders please ensure you REGISTER YOUR TRIP to the resort before leaving home **

We ask that you cooperate with any government directives to ensure that Falls Creek community is safe and our resort stays open and operating for the remainder of the snow season.

To see the full table of restrictions from the Victorian Government please click the button below:

Metropolitan Melbourne Travel Restrictions

Melbourne residents who were sheltering in place (continued to stay) in regional Victoria at the commencement of the current lockdown action last Thursday night then they are able to either:

  • Stay in place for the duration of the lockdown period (aka stay in Bright or Mt Beauty)
    OR
  • Return home.

Melbourne residents are not able to travel freely around regional Victoria, including to alpine resorts.

If a visitors driver’s license has a Melbourne address they should still be following the restrictions in place for Melbourne, wherever they are in the state.

That means following the 5 reasons to leave home and stay within a 5km radius from their accommodation.

Metropolitan Melbourne consists of the following Local Government Areas (LGAs):

Banyule, Bayside, Boroondara, Brimbank, Cardinia, Casey, Darebin, Frankston, Glen Eira, Greater Dandenong, Hobsons Bay, Hume, Kingston, Knox, Manningham, Maribyrnong, Maroondah, Melbourne, Melton, Monash, Moonee Valley, Moreland, Mornington Peninsula, Nillumbik, Port Phillip, Stonnington, Whitehorse, Whittlesea, Wyndham (except little River), Yarra, Yarra Ranges.

For more information visit: https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/how-we-live

Ski Lift will operate! Falls Creek Ski Lifts have confirmed they will be operating again from Tuesday 10th of August. Keep an eye on the lift status to check out what will be running.

Further details will be posted on this page as they become available across the day.

Refund or Change of Date | Resort Entry Permits

We are disappointed that we are not able to welcome our metropolitan Melbourne guests back to Falls Creek at this time but we hope to do so when the Victorian Government has deemed it safe to do so.

If any guests (Victorian or interstate) had previously purchased a resort entry permit for your vehicle and are unable to use it due to government COVID-19 restrictions please ensure you opt to change the date of your resort entry or request a refund.

To assist us in processing the refund:

  • If your permit dates are outside of the lockdown period please send back any supporting documents such as proof of cancelled accommodation booking.
  • Season Permit Holders must return the windscreen sticker before a refund can be processed. Please post to Falls Creek Resort Management, PO Box 50, Falls Creek, VIC, 3699
  • Once the required documents are received your request will be ready to be processed.

Please note; refunds are not automatically processed and we do require permit holders to complete and submit a refund request form for processing and for it to be emailed to [email protected] with any supporting documentation.

Please allow 14 working days from the completed submission for the refund to be processed. We thank you for your understanding during this time as we are undertaking an extremely large number of refunds, as are all businesses within the Alpine region.

Interstate Guests | Victorian Border Permit

Important Information for Interstate Visitors

The Victorian Government have established a Travel Permit System which applies to any domestic travel into Victoria from anywhere in Australia or New Zealand.

From 11:59pm on 26 February 2021, travellers will need to apply for a permit to enter Victoria from anywhere in Australia or New Zealand. Visitors can apply for a permit at the Service Victoria website.

To find out more about the Victorian Travel Permit system click here.

To apply for a Victorian Border Permit click here.

Please also ensure you are up to date on any travel restrictions in place from your home state or territory before leaving on your trip. This information can be found on your home state/territory government website or via this link www.interstatequarantine.org.au/state-and-territory-border-closures/

Interstate Guests | Victorian Border Permit

Important Information for Interstate Visitors

The Victorian Government have established a Travel Permit System which applies to any domestic travel into Victoria from anywhere in Australia or New Zealand.

From 11:59pm on 26 February 2021, travellers will need to apply for a permit to enter Victoria from anywhere in Australia or New Zealand. Visitors can apply for a permit at the Service Victoria website.

To find out more about the Victorian Travel Permit system click here.

To apply for a Victorian Border Permit click here.

Please also ensure you are up to date on any travel restrictions in place from your home state or territory before leaving on your trip. This information can be found on your home state/territory government website or via this link www.interstatequarantine.org.au/state-and-territory-border-closures/