Essential Services

Dinner Plain, Essential Services


The nearest petrol stations to Dinner Plain is located in Omeo (45kms) or in Bright (65km). Fuel is not available at Hotham or Dinner Plain. In winter months Alpine Diesel and antifreeze should be used.


Brandy Creek Supermarket located at the start of Big Muster Drive in Dinner Plain is open during the winter peak season and Easter long weekend period. It sells a small range of food and necessities.

For visitors to Dinner Plain outside the peak season, DP Grocer is a year-round service that can deliver gourmet-quality groceries to your accommodation ready for your arrival. Orders must be placed in advanced by contacting 0408 262 778 or [email protected]. Foodworks in Omeo also delivers to Dinner Plain year-round with delivery starting at just $8 to free delivery for orders over $150. Please call 03 5159 1210 or email [email protected] for more information.

Outside of Dinner Plain, The Genny general store in Mount Hotham offers a range of necessities. Alternatively, those driving through the town of Bright can stock up at Woolworths or IGA on their way up the mountain.

Shuttle Bus Service

A shuttle bus runs between Dinner Plain and Mount Hotham every day during winter. The bus ticket includes your gate entry to Mount Hotham. View the timetable here

Banking / ATM

Many retail outlets and restaurants in Dinner Plain provide EFTPOS facilities and accept major credit cards. There is an ATM available at Hotham Central.

Emergency Services

For emergencies, ambulance, fire or police call 000

Accidents can occur at any time even on holiday. Hotham has a range of services to assist at these times, alternatively there is the Omeo and Bright Hospitals.

  • Bright Police 03 57551444
  • Bright Hosptial 03 5755 0100
  • Hotham Medical Centre 03 5759 3551
  • Hotham Police 03 5759 3535
  • Omeo District Health 03 5159 0100
  • Omeo Medical Centre 03 5159 0140
  • Omeo Hospital 03 5159 1233
  • RACV 13 11 11
  • State Emergency Service 132 500


Internet facilities are available at Dinner Plain Central Reservations, Big Muster Drive and for guests at Peppers Rundells Alpine Lodge.

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Dinner Plain is a township in the Alpine Shire and is the only Australian Alpine Resort to be managed by local government. For more information on Dinner Plain and the Alpine Shire Council go to