Half Board Inclusions: 3 course set dinners, hot breakfasts, arrival and departure oversnow transfers, after ski transfer daily, 5pm cheese platter, wifi access, tea/coffee
Yule Fest Dinner Dates: 2020 Yule Dinner Dates: 6 Jun, 13 Jun, 20 Jun, 27 Jun, 5 July. Other dates by request.
Any currency conversion from AUD will be indicative only
1 king in 1st room, 1 twin in 2nd room
*Peak Festival Package*
1 x king bed
ROH Room + Half Board
1 x king bed OR 2 x long single twin beds
ROH Room + Half Board
1 x king bed OR 2 x long single twin beds
2 Separate Rooms + Half Board
1 king in 1st room, 1 twin in 2nd room
2 Connecting Rooms + Half Board
1 x king bed in first room, 2 x twin beds in second room. Note: Bedding configuration is changeable however a conversion fee applies.
Breakfast, Dinner, 5pm Cheese Platter, Arrival and Departure Oversnow Transfers, After Ski Transfer Daily (on non-arrival/departure days).
PEAK FESTIVAL PACKAGES
Breakfast, 4 day Peak Festival Pass, Arrival and Departure Oversnow Transfers, After Ski Transfer Daily (on non-arrival/departure days).
PRE-ARRIVAL INFORMATION REQUIRED:
- any food allergies or special dietary requirements
- estimated time of arrival
FOOD ALLERGIES / SPECIAL DIETARY REQUIREMENTS
As we are located in a remote location, cater to number and serve a set menu, ANY food allergies or special dietary requirements must be advised prior to arrival. Note: a catering surcharge may apply for unusual non-medical special dietary requirements.
Breakfast is served in the dining room, cereals are available for early starters. Cheese platter is served at 5pm in the lounge room. Dinner is served in the dining room at 7pm. The dinner menu will be placed on the board each morning. If you have an issue with the dinner menu please speak with the chef in the morning so an alternative can be arranged. An early 6pm kids dinner consisting of a set main and ice-cream is available by prior arrangement. Self serve selection of teas, coffee, hot chocolate, milo, water and fresh fruit is available in the dining room.
There are no reductions or refunds for any un-required component of the meal package. Late check ins after 7pm will miss the dinner service and will not be served dinner on the day of arrival.
Valhalla is a licensed premise. Drinks are available for purchase in our lounge and dining rooms from about 4:30pm till close as determined by our onsite manager. Our drinks list has been carefully selected and caters to a wide range of budgets and tastes. Guests are not permitted to consume BYO beers / alcohol within the main common guest areas of the lodge. BYO wines can be enjoyed at dinner, however a corkage fee will apply. If there is something you particularly like to drink please let us know and with notice we should be able to stock it for you. Alcohol will only be sold to persons 18 years and over.
Valhalla is a non-smoking lodge. Smoking is not permitted inside our Lodge or within 4m of any entrance as per the NSW Government Smoke-free Environment Act 2000.
AFTER SKI TRANSFER
One after ski oversnow coupon is supplied per person per day for transfer with Hans Oversnow between 3:30pm - 5:30pm daily. Due to check in / check out times and as we provide Arrival and Departure Transfers on check in and check out days, the after ski transfer has not been included in your package on arrival and departure days. You can purchase this if required at approximately $8 per person at Valhalla or directly with Hans. There is no refund for unused skier coupons. Should you need to come back at a time outside of the designated transfer times you can use your transfer voucher and pay any additional cost directly to Hans Oversnow. Alternatively it is a 10 minute walk.
Guest Lounge, Dining Room, TV Room, Ski / Board / Boot / Drying Rooms, Wifi, Tea / Coffee / Hot Chocolate / Milo Making Station, Fresh Fruit, Board Games, Wii Games, Videos, Books
General Room Facilities
All rooms are NON-SMOKING. All rooms are located upstairs and have an en suite with hairdryer. Bedding is either one king bed or two single beds. Due to strict bed licensing restrictions by NPWS, only the number of guests booked will be allowed to stay overnight, no extra guests will be permitted including children. We are classic ski lodge style, we do not have tvs or minibars in our bedrooms. Soap, towels, linen is provided.
Ski Season Car Parking is at Bullocks Flat Ski Terminal. Parking is free, however you will have to purchase an On Mountain Guest Skitube Pass to get to Perisher. Valhalla Lodge is snowbound for most of ski season. Despite snow conditions, NPWS enforce road closures in the village. There is no overnight on mountain parking nearby our lodge. You will be fined and possibly sustain damage to your vehicle due to snow clearing operations if you park overnight in the Perisher Day Park.
Between 4:00 pm and 12:00 am
Our lodge is unstaffed during the day. Please ensure you advise your estimated time of arrival so that we can arrange for someone to be at the lodge to greet you upon arrival.
Directions to Property
FOR SKI SEASON ARRIVALS:
EARLY ARRIVALS: If your room is ready, you can check straight in, if not baggage can be stored for free at our lodge. Breakfast on the day of arrival is not included. Please note that some luggage restrictions apply for the skitube on certain days between 8am-10.20am. Please see the skitube timetable for more information.
LATE ARRIVALS: Guests arriving after the 7pm skitube will miss our dinner service and will not be served dinner. There will be no reductions or refunds of your package price for late arrivals. Note: a late arrival surcharge may be payable directly to Hans Oversnow for arrivals after midnight.
TRAVEL BY CAR / CAR HIRE: Park at Bullocks Flat. Enter your GPS destination as "Bullocks Flat" on Alpine Way. Bullocks Flat is well below the snow line so chains are rarely required.
Approximate Travel Times to Bullocks Flat:
5 hours from Sydney
2 hours 20 minutes from Canberra Airport
1 hour from Cooma Airport
40 minutes from Berridale
15 minutes from Jindabyne
Car hire links: Canberra Airport, Snowy Mountains Airport (Cooma), Alpine Auto Rentals
We DO NOT recommend driving up to Perisher to drop bags off. Our lodge is completely snowbound for most of the season and regardless of conditions, road closures will be in place. Additional NPWS entry fees will be payable, chains must be carried and roads can be very slow and hazardous.
SKITUBE is the safest and most convenient way to get to Perisher. It's a 10 minute ride from Bullocks Flat. Tubes depart every 20 to 30minutes between 7am - 6pm and hourly from 6pm - 7am. Some exclusions apply, please refer to the Skitube Timetable for full information. Catching the skitube is very easy. There is a designated area to unload your car right outside the terminal. Luggage trolleys can be wheeled onto the tube and are available for approximately $4
Note: Skitube is NOT included in your tariff. It can be purchased directly through Perisher. You will require an On Mountain Guest Pass which will include one return journey and NPWS fees.
TRAVEL BY PLANE: Flights operate into both Canberra and the Snowy Mountains (Cooma) Airports. Transport options from the airports to Perisher are as follows:
bus/ shuttle to Perisher or to the Skitube (Thredbo service) - Greyhound, SnoExpress
private 4WD transfer to Perisher or the Sktitube - Alpine Charters, Snow Alliance, Snowlink Shuttle
hire a car and park it at Bullocks Flat for the duration of your stay. See car hire above
TRAVEL BY COACH: Coaches depart from Newcastle, Sydney and Canberra. Note: As not all services drive up to Perisher, you may have to book a Thredbo service and alight at Bullocks Flat Skitube Terminal enroute. The Skitube will most likely be at an additional cost. Alpine Charters, Greyhound Snow, Murrays Coaches, SnoExpress
ARRIVAL OVERSNOW TRANSFER: Upon arrival at Perisher Skitube Terminal go to the Hans Oversnow desk (unless advised otherwise by our Manager) for transfer to Valhalla Lodge. This transfer is included in your package.
LIFT TICKETS/ SKITUBE / LESSONS/ GEAR HIRE: Lift tickets, lessons, on mountain gear hire and skitube can all be purchased online through the Perisher website.
Note: Season passes are often the only tickets advertised between seasons, day tickets may not be released until closer to the coming season.
LESSONS/ SKI SCHOOL: Perisher offer adult private and group lessons and have an excellent ski school program for kids 3 - 14years. All abilities from beginner to advanced are catered for. It is advisable to book kids programs in advance to avoid disappointment. Perisher Resort is the closest ski school location for our lodge, however Blue Cow and Smiggin Holes are also accessable as per below.
CHILD CARE / CRECHE: A creche is located in the Perisher Centre for kids 6 months - 3 years. Those 2+ can opt to add in a ski lesson. Booking in advance is highly recommended to avoid disappointment. Daytime and evening babysitting is available through Snowy Mountains Babysitting who will come to Valhalla and sit up to 4 kids per carer.
ON MOUNTAIN GEAR HIRE: Perisher offers two locations for hire; on mountain at Perisher and at Bullocks Flat Skitube Terminal. Gear must be picked up and returned to the same hire location but can be changed on mountain if need be during your stay.
GETTING TO PERISHER RESORT: It’s a quick downhill ski from Valhalla to the Perisher Centre Foot Bridge. From here you will have access to Front Valley, the Village 8 Chair Lift, the Mitchell T-bar, the Tom Thumb beginners area (ski school area) and the Perisher Centre food outlets and shops. Should conditions not allow or should you not have the ability to ski out from the lodge, then it’s a short downhill walk or an oversnow taxi can be booked at own expense with Hans Oversnow.
GETTING TO BLUE COW: If the resort access is open you can ski across to Blue Cow starting from Perisher's Front Valley. Alternatively the skitube runs every 20 - 30 minutes from Perisher to Blue Cow at no charge.
GETTING TO SMIGGIN HOLES: If the resort access is open you can ski across to Smiggin Holes starting from Perisher's Front Valley. Alternatively you can take the complimentary shuttle that departs approximately every 20minutes from outside the Perisher SkiTube Terminal.
GETTING TO GUTHEGA: The only way to get to Guthega is by skiing across the resort. Access is subject to resort operations and snow conditions.
GETTING BACK HOME TO VALHALLA: Your package includes 1 skier coupon per person per day for travel from the Perisher Skitube Terminal up to Valhalla between 3:30pm - 5:30pm. If you wish to return outside of these times you can walk (10 - 15minutes) or take an oversnow at your own expense. Skier coupons can be used towards your oversnow fare, the difference payable directly to Hans Oversnow.
CROSS COUNTRY / SNOW SHOE / BACK COUNTRY / DAY TRIPS: Marked cross country tracks and snow shoes trails are located behind and across from our lodge, ski or walk. Perisher Valley's Nordic Shelter is located 200m from from our lodge, ski or walk.
Both Wilderness Sports and K7 Adventures offer XC lessons, ski touring, snow shoeing and other day trips.
XC GEAR HIRE: Wilderness Sports has a hire shop conveniently located on the mountain at Perisher Valley.
Tariff is inclusive of GST.
2020 SEASON BOOKINGS:
Special COVID-19 Booking Conditions: Book Now, Pay Later.
No deposits required, final payment is due 3 weeks prior to arrival.
2021 EARLY BIRD BOOKINGS:
50% deposit due by 31 March 2021
Final payment 3 weeks prior to arrival
2022 EARLY BIRD BOOKINGS:
5% deposit is payable by 31 March 2021 or for bookings created after 31March2021, within 7 days of reservation.
Balance of 50% deposit required by 31st March 2022.
Final payment due 3 weeks prior to arrival.
FOR BOOKINGS MADE WITHIN 5 WEEKS OF ARRIVAL: FULL PAYMENT is required upon booking.
DIRECT DEPOSIT DETAILS:
National Australia Bank
BSB: 082 184
ACCOUNT: 124 112 004
CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS:
Visa, Mastercard, American Express
There is no cancellation fee for any cancellations received prior to receipt of deposit. However please have the courtesy to advise us at the earliest if you will no longer require your reservation.
2020 BOOKINGS - COVID-19 SPECIAL CANCELLATION POLICY:
Due to the unprecedented nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, we will provide cancellation, change of dates, credit or full refund on deposited or prepaid accommodation if:
- You, a family member or travelling companion contract COVID-19 and are unable to to stay on your intended dates: OR
- Government policies due to COVID-19 prevent you from staying on your intended dates: OR
- Your transport is cancelled or disrupted due to COVID-19 which prevents you from staying on your intended dates
Note: Rebooking prices will be subject to the availability and rates of the new dates selected.
2021/2022 EARLY BIRD STANDARD CANCELLATION POLICY:
If notice is given more than 8 weeks prior to check in your deposit will be refunded less a $100 per person fee.
If less than 8 weeks notice is received prior to check in, your deposit will not be refunded.
If less than 48 hours notice is received prior to check in, no refunds will be given.
NOTE FOR ALL BOOKINGS: Guests vacating the premises before the completion of their reserved period will not be entitled to any refund. We offer a bed and half board package deal. There are no reductions or refunds for meals or transfers or other components included in the package.
FJ Precision Holdings trading as Valhalla Perisher
31 Candle Heath Road, Perisher Valley NSW 2624
Due to strict bed license restrictions, we must be notified of any children, infants and babies prior to check in. Pre-booking is essential, extra kids/infants/babies cannot be accommodated upon check in. Extra beds are limited and additional costs are involved. Child discounts apply for kids 16 years and under. Kids under 10 eat dinner at the 6pm service. Older kids can eat at the 6pm service if pre-booked prior to arrival.
Check In Policy
PLEASE ADVISE your estimated time of arrival as the lodge is generally not staffed between 10:30am - 4pm.
An SMS with your front door code will be sent on the day prior to arrival to the mobile you provided upon booking. Please update your arrival time via return text should your estimated time of arrival change.
Check in is from 4pm. Guests arriving prior to 4pm will not be served breakfast on the day of arrival.
Bags can be stored for early arrivals at the lodge (free) or at the ski tube (cost applies).
Guests arriving after 7pm will miss the dinner service and will not be served dinner. There will be no reductions or refunds of your package price for late arrivals. A late arrival transfer surcharge may be applicable for arrivals after midnight.