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Getting to Hotham

Self Drive, Transfers and Flying to the Victorian Alps

It’s a wonderful trip by car, as Hotham is located at the highest point of the Great Alpine Road – a classic Australian motoring route. There is sealed road access from both sides of the mountain, ample overnight parking and unloading zones close to your accommodation. A Resort Entry Fee is applied to vehicles and passengers of coaches and taxis entering the resort during the declared snow season.

  • Take the Hume Highway to Wangaratta and then the Great Alpine Road via Bright and Harrietville, travel time is about 4.5 hours.
  • Or take the Princes Highway to Bairnsdale and the Great Alpine Road via Omeo and Dinner Plain, travel time is about 5.5 hours.
  • Coaches depart daily from Melbourne’s Spencer Street Coach Terminal and Tullamarine Airport and travel via the Hume Highway to Myrtleford, Bright and Harrietville.

Travelling from Sydney

  • Take the Hume Highway to Albury-Wodonga and follow the snow signs to Yackandandah then turn off to Myrtleford.
  • At Myrtleford turn on to the Great Alpine Road to Bright, then Harrietville and Mount Hotham.

Travelling from Queensland

  • Take the Newell Highway from Queensland to Tocumwal and Cobram, then onto Wangaratta and the Great Alpine Road.

Travelling From Adelaide, Perth and Tasmania

  • Overnight luxury air-conditioned coaches, complete with video entertainment, depart from Adelaide twice weekly direct for Hotham.
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