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Snowy Mountains

Mama Holiday: Snow holidays with kids

Tracey Spicer You've seen the advertisements: A picture-perfect family, dressed in designer ski gear.


Get going: dreams can come true

BELINDA JACKSON Lie back on Daydream Island and save $180 on a four-night stay until April 30.


Weekend Away: Perisher

Perisher, Salzburg

Daniel Fallon Daniel Fallon finds a comfortable spot to recover while enjoying Perisher.

Snowy Mountains

The royal treatment

The Snowy River.

Ben Stubbs tests the Queen-sized beds frequented by VIPs visiting the Snowy scheme.

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Photo galleries

Bumper weekend ahead for snow-goers

Chit Hang Wan plays in the snow at the Descovery Centre at Perisher.
Filed: Wednesday, 9 July 2014 3:26:39 pm 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times


A half-metre of snow on Wednesday night has set up a weekend labelled the best of the season at Thredbo and Perisher.

Snowfall in the Snowy Mountains

Snowfall in the SNowy Mountains

A photographic history of snowfall on the opening weekend of the ski season at the Perisher Blue Resort over the last 5 years as captured by the Fairfax Media photographers.

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Travellers Tips


Hot and happening

Hayman Island.

The carefree days of summer are coming - Lee Atkinson compiles a wish-list of some of the country's best new adventures.


Elsewhere, all to yourself

Cable Beach, Broome, Western Australia

The usual haunts may be booked solid but bargains await in places that go quiet in summer, writes Sheriden Rhodes.

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Travel News

Traveller deals: to Russia with love

Mongolian yurt

JULIETTA JAMESON | Travel halfway around the world on a G Adventures trip through China, Mongolia and Russia.

Bali's Seminyak gets more glam

JULIETTA JAMESON | Just when you thought Seminyak couldn't get any more glam, along came Double-Six Luxury Hotel Seminyak.

Deals of the week: Lap of luxury

EDITED BY JULIETTA JAMESON | Book two nights at the award-winning luxury retreat Saffire Freycinet and receive a third free.

Fear of flying haunts air travellers after MH17 crash

LAWRENCE MONEY 21 Aug | Recent events have made those people afraid of plane travel more afraid than ever.

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Holiday rentals in Snowy Mountains

Pether Cottage TALBINGO photograph

Pether Cottage TALBINGO

from $230 per night Enquire Now

Stay before 7th Sep for 10% off!

Mowamba 2 in Thredbo Village photograph

Mowamba 2 in Thredbo Village

from $600 per night Enquire Now

Stay before 31st Aug for 10% off!

Kooloora Lodge photograph

Kooloora Lodge

from $243 per night Enquire Now

Stay before 31st Aug for 5% off!

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