Traverse Hotham

Higgi Drive, c/o 32, Hotham Heights, Victoria, 3741MAP

Spreading the joy of cross country (XC) skiing and snowshoeing in our pristine Winter wonderland. Traverse Hotham specialises in the journey, immersion in nature, understanding the alpine environment and exploring at a human pace – discover trails less travelled and escape to a whole other world!

Join us for a scheduled ‘Intro to XC’ beginner lesson – if coming over from downhill skiing, you’ll be surprised just how different XC techniques are. Private lessons are available for absolute beginners and XC skiers keen to improve.

Guided snowshoeing tours will take you to magical places less seen – enjoy an unforgettable adventure walking on top of the snow, on top of the World, no experience needed, snowshoes hire included!

Go beyond with private Nordic/XC ski tours and snowshoeing adventures to suit various levels of ability, traversing a wide variety of trails and scenic backcountry terrain.

  • Nature and wildlife
  • Adventure and Outdoors Tours
  • Walking and Biking Tours
  • Half Day or Less
  • Sightseeing Tours

Just beyond Hotham village lies an alpine wilderness with superb 360 degree views – join Traverse Hotham for a snowshoeing adventure to embrace golden hour. Snowshoeing is an easy way to get out among the snowgums and appreciate the beauty of the High Country away from the crowds.

Experience a guided tour focusing on local flora, fauna, history and taking time to appreciate incredible alpine views. Finally enjoy nature’s spectacular light show before descending back to the village as the day fades.

Tours run Wednesday and Saturday subject to snow and weather conditions – start and finish times change with the sunset through the season. Bookings essential.

  • Public Toilet
  • Half Day or Less
  • Adventure and Outdoors Tours
  • Nature and wildlife
  • Sightseeing Tours
  • Walking and Biking Tours
  • Basic

Learn the fundamental techniques of cross country and Nordic skiing – all you need to start touring Traverse Hotham’s scenic groomed trails far from crowded slopes and lift queues.

Subject to snow conditions, you’ll practise the key ingredients of cross country skiing and/or consolidate your basic XC ski techniques while discovering a little of the extensive ski trails around Hotham Alpine Resort and Dinner Plain.

  • Public Toilet
  • Half Day or Less
  • Adventure and Outdoors Tours
  • Walking and Biking Tours
  • Moderate