Destination guide

Ski retreat in Perisher Valley holiday homes to rent

Located in the spectacular Snow Mountains, Perisher Valley is Australia’s premier ski and winter sports destination. With its many ski runs, terrain parks and trails, Perisher Valley is the perfect place for both novice and experienced skiers and snowboarders looking for fun in a winter wonderland. Holiday homes to rent in Perisher Valley are unique and include convenient ski-in, ski-out chalets, giving you all you need for your perfect holiday.


Activities and attractions in and around Perisher Valley

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Perisher Valley has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Smiggin Holes (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Blue Cow Zone (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Perisher Ski Resort (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Village 8 Express (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Perisher Quad Express Chair (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Guthega Ski Area (3.3 mi / 5.2 km)
Outdoor activities

Must-try excursions near Perisher Valley holiday homes

As a highly sought ski area, Perisher Valley is known for its exciting winter sports and excellent alpine terrain. Downhill skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, freestyle terrain adventures, cross-country skiing, snow tubing and scenic chair lift rides are all popular, as well as ice skating and snowmobiling. Ice and rock climbing, winter hiking, winter mountain biking, horseback riding and ice fishing are also popular in winter. During the warm months, the mountains and lakes become a haven for water sports and adventure sports enthusiasts, offering opportunities for canyoning, rigorous hiking, nature walks, kayaking, boating and swimming. No matter your inclination, the landscape near Perisher Valley holiday homes offers plenty of exciting outdoor activities to make the most of your experience.


Seasonal weather in Perisher Valley

Travellers enjoy Perisher Valley for its skiing. If you're interested in winter sports, you might consider visiting in March, August, September or April, when snowfall averages 0 inches and temperatures average 0°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Perisher Valley

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Perisher Valley is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lake Jindabyne (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Mount Kosciuszko (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Banjo Patterson Park (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Berridale City Park (22 mi / 35.4 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Perisher Valley

Fly into Cooma, NSW (OOM-Snowy Mountains), the closest airport, located 30.5 mi (49.1 km) from the city centre.

You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Perisher Ski Tube Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

How to get around

Transport to Perisher Valley holiday rentals

Many possible modes of travel are available to get into and around Perisher Valley. Car hire is a popular way to travel to the resort area, but for more scenic transport, the alpine railway travels through the region and passes some unique landscape along the way. You could also walk, hike and even ski into your holiday accommodation, depending on where you choose to stay.

Food & drink 

Regional cuisine in Perisher Valley

Alpine lodges, casual eateries and rustic restaurants offer a range of dining experiences in Perisher Valley, though they all share the homegrown, rich flavour of the region. Native ingredients from New South Wales, such as farm-raised meats and homegrown produce, make their way into creative recipes that celebrate both traditional and modern food culture, creating a unique dining experience. No matter your craving, you can indulge in the rich food and drink in the local restaurants just outside your holiday accommodation.

Where to stay near Perisher Valley?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 588 holiday rentals near Perisher Valley. From 139 Houses to 58 Chalets, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Perisher Valley for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Perisher Valley?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Perisher Valley. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Perisher Ski Resort: 594 holiday rentals
  • Mt Perisher Triple Chair: 553 holiday rentals
  • Guthega Ski Area: 610 holiday rentals
  • Blue Cow Zone: 594 holiday rentals
  • Smiggin Holes Ski Resort: 555 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Perisher Valley listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Perisher Valley?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 139 Houses in Perisher Valley. Our other popular types of Perisher Valley holiday rentals include:

  • Chalets: 58 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 289 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 15 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Perisher Valley?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 50 holiday homes with pool available in Perisher Valley. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.