A winter family experience for you

  • Date: 30 May 2016
  • Category: General
Howmansgap newsarticle

Has your child experienced the magic of snow?

Are you looking for a memorable winter family experience?

Imagine the memories of seeing the delight on your child’s face of seeing snow for the very first time. Fill your days making snow angels, snowmen, tobogganing or even trying a ski lesson.

Situated on the Bogong High Plains, just 4km below Falls Creek, Howmans Gap Alpine Centre is the perfect destination.

There are 2 self-contained cottages onsite available perfect for families up to 8 people. As well as enjoying the many facilities of the Centre, the cottages feature fully equipped kitchens, lounge/dining areas, wood fire, landry/drying room and magnificent views. 

Book your time in the snow by visiting our Airbnb listing

The Space

Situated in the Howmans Gap Alpine Centre, this 4 bedroom self contained house sleeps 8. Each room has wall mounted heaters and linen is supplied for the Queen bed. The kitchen is fully equipped with all the appliances you need to cook up a storm. There is a TV and DVD player (remember to bring your next series!)

Guest Access

Cedar cottage is located on the grounds of Howmans Gap Alpine Centre, which also caters for large group accommodation. While our staff are happy to provide support to you during your stay, there is limited access to group facilities. We can respond to individual requests where necessary.

Interaction with Guests

Staff at Howmans Gap Alpine Centre will able to help you with organising and booking a number of activities including tobogganing, mountain biking, skiing and hiking. Howmans Gap also offers special cross-country ski packages.

The Neighbourhood

Immerse yourself in nature. Conveniently situated in the tranquillity of Howmans Gap, away from the hustle and bustle of the main tourist area yet still close to the excitement of Falls Creek. Walking and cycling trails at our door.

Getting Around

Howmans Gap is 4 kilometres from Falls Creek Resort. A resort pass is required over winter to access Falls Creek, available at the ticket office.

Other Things to Note

Nearest towns are Mt Beauty (25km) and Falls Creek (4km). Falls Creek has a supermarket, cafes and restaurants (subject to seasonal closure) but no petrol station. The closest petrol station is Mt Beauty. Snow chains must be carried during winter and fitted when instructed.

Contact us directly on 

Ph: 03 5758 3228

E: howmansgap@ymca.org.au