Outside the winter months is a wonderful time to experience Falls Creek. A great energy is released once nature is released from the blanket of snow. Late spring, summer and early autumn are the time to experience the abundant wildlife and flora; explore the mountains by foot or by bike; or just take time our or go fishing.
Explore the High Plains by horseback. Trails meander around the village, to the lakes and aqueducts, past the historical huts and the colourful wildflowers. These surrounds make for great horseriding but are also fabulous for bush walkers and hikers to explore from dawn to dusk.
Hike the iconic Falls to Hotham Crossing Trail over three days and take in some majestic views. There are also options to hike between the two resorts within one day and be supported through us and our Hotham counterparts.
Falls Creek has become a hot spot for cyclists from around the world who seek to train and stay at altitude. Cyclists can ride the spectacular 235km Alpine Loop from Falls Creek circumnavigating through Omeo, Mt Hotham, then back to Falls Creek via Mt Beauty from November to May. Take part in the 3 Peaks Challenge Event in March or undertake the self-paced touring 7 Peaks Alpine Ascent Challenge between November and March taking in Falls Creek and 3 of the other Victorian alpine resorts.
World Trails have been creating an exciting new cross country and downhill mountain bike trails around the resort with stage 3 opening in November 2015. The trails will be expanded in coming years, putting Falls Creek on the map for mountain biking.
Right at Falls Creek's back door is the Rocky Valley Lake, which has access for all types of non-powered boats and water craft. It has been used by elite rowers for their training and is the site of the Mile High Dragon Boat Championships in January.
Next to Falls Creek itself, Rocky Valley, the more secluded Pretty Valley Lake and other mountain streams hold wild trout and chinook salmon that provide excellent fishing for anglers. There are also easonal activities such as chairlift rides, summer movie cinema, kid's club and tennis courts, and Easter add to the Falls Creek Summer Experience.
Hiking the High Country
Staying with us takes the hard work out of
a hiking holiday. We can provide accommodation, meals, transport and support.
We can design packages around what you want to do and assist you in making your
plans. You might plan on a one way hike to Mt Hotham and fly back by
Stay at Falls Creek and hike to Mt Hotham,
where our lovely friends will also look after you. If you are planning to
undertake this great walk we can provide packages such as the following:
2 nights Hiking Package:
Pick up and drop off in Mt Beauty or
2 breakfasts, 2 pack lunches and 2 dinners
overnight accommodation in Falls Creek and
in Mt Hotham
Luggage transfer to Mt Hotham
$465 per person
4 nights Hiking Packages:
Pick up and drop off in Mt Beauty or
4 breakfasts, 4 pack lunches and 4 dinners
2 nights accommodation each in Falls Creek
and in Mt Hotham
Luggage transfer to Mt Hotham
$740 per person
To make it easier to experience the iconic Falls to Hotham Crossing Trek, Fallsbus now offer a coach linking with Victorian public transport at Wangaratta to Falls Creek and pick up from Hotham. Running 8 services between Christmas 2015 until the end of March. We can help you arrange your hike around these dates.
Blue Dirt Mountain Bike Gravity Shuttles
Falls Creek has arrived as Australia's next big thing in Mountain Biking. This November we saw Stage 3 of our mountain bike trail network open for the summer - 6 new trails which more than doubled the existing singletrack. There are also great cross country, fire-trails or off-road options around Falls Creek.
Blue Dirt will be on-mountain almost every weekend until January 2015 and then every second weekend until March to fery riders and their bikes ot the top of the singletrack network. Shuttles cost $50 per day or $90 for a weekend and can be booked online: Blue Dirt Gravity Shuttles
Enquiry about your MTB accommodation options with us
Make the most of the ride with our Weekend Packages for
Twin share , with breakfast for two nights
$160 per person
Four share 2 nights, 2 breakfasts and 1 one-course dinner
$200 per person
Photography Workshop Package
Local photographer, Charlie Brown, leads
an adventure through the lens over two days, capturing the inspiring
environment around Falls Creek.
photography workshop begins Saturday morning with some theory then venture
outdoors to put your newfound skills into practice, break for lunch, then learn
more theory before heading back out for another invigorating session of
practical application. Saturday evening you'll head out for a stunning
twilight shoot and dinner around the lake or alternatively Mount McKay. Sunday
is spent mostly in the field before breaking for lunch , a brief wrap up, and
then home to review all your amazing images and plan those for pride of place
on your home or office wall.
Stay, shoot and dine!
Staying in comfortable twin/double share
accommodation for the two nights,
2 full breakfasts and 1 dinner at the
2 lunches and 1 dinner out in the field, and
all included for $450 per person.
The course does require a minimum of 6
persons to go ahead, so why not use this an opportunity to bring together some
like minded friends and have a fun weekend.
Register your interest and we can let you
know when the next workshop is running or set your own date. Group of 10 or more receive 10% discount
off the package.
Falls Creek Mountain Raid and Trail Run
Exciting new event in Falls Creek by Rapid
Ascent - 13-14 February 2016. A two-day navigational adventure race
through the unique alpine landscapes around Falls Creek in summer time. Teams of 4 raid navigate around this
challenging adventure course in the mountains whilst running on alpine trails,
mountain biking on single tracks and paddling Rocky Valley Lake.
A Trail Run will be held in conjunction
with the adventure race providing an opportunity for running enthusiasts to
experience the spectacular alpine trails. 8km and 14km races, open to runners
of all abilities.
Stay 2 nights in our spacious Family Room, with 2 early breakfasts and 2 sustaining dinners:
Twin/double: $300 per person
Four share: $250 per person
For bookings between 12 - 15 February.
Stay can be extended and extra meals available. Subject to availability. Not
available with any other offer.
Destination Workshop/ Retreat
We cater specially for groups with their own workshop or retreat. Our dining room can be transformed into a space that suits a multitude of arts and crafts. No minimum nights and 8 - 40 people can have exclusive use of the lodge. Packages can including accommodation breakfast, lunch, dinner, and we can assist with transfers to and around Falls Creek. Contact us to discuss your ideas and options.
Workshop Weekend packages for 8 persons, including:
Full breakfast, morning and afternoon tea, lunch and dinner
Twin share: $250 per person for two nights
Falls Creek Summer Events
To read more about the events that happen at Falls Creek, please follow this link:
Falls Creek Events