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How to get to Lake Mountain



 How to get to Lake Mountain from Melbourne

From Melbourne CBD or Airport

Lake Mountain Alpine Resort is approximately a two hour drive from the Melbourne CBD, travel out through the Eastern suburbs, through the picturesque Yarra Valley then wind across the Black Spur to Narbethong and take the turn off to Marysville.


From Marysville, the gateway to Lake Mountain

Once you arrive at the quaint township of Marysville, it’s a scenic 30-minute drive to Lake Mountain Alpine Resort. Take care on the road up through winter watching for icy conditions, and through the warmer months be on the look out for cyclists.

Winter alert
On occasions, due to heavy snow fall, it is necessary for two-wheel drive vehicles to carry and fit snow chains. Check out our home page for the daily snow report and driving conditions for chain requirements or contact the resort directly on 03 5957 7201. Traffic advisory signs are also located at Marysville. Chains can be hired at Narbethong and Marysville.


Public Transport (Only available through Winter)

Public transport from Melbourne is fairly limited, catch a train out to LILYDALE on the LILYDALE LINE which times in with the McKenzies Bus Service - runs once or twice daily to EILDON.

Click here to see the Bus Time Table 

This option will require you to stay one or two nights in the township of MARYSVILLE, in order to catch the Lake Mountain Bus organised by Country Touch Tours up to Lake Mountain from Marysville - ONLY AVAILABLE THROUGH WINTER
Please contact them directly on 0417 633 753 or to get a quote, bus timetable or organise a place on their tour bus.

Check out some great accommodation options available in Marysville and Surrounds


Wildlife Tours 1 Day Melbourne Snow Trip, Waterfalls and Chocolate Tour

Catch the Wildlife Tours coach right from your hotel in Melbourne and enjoy your day out in the snow - no hastles! Plus check out the beautiful Steavenson Falls and Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice-Creamery all in one day!
For further infomation and bookings see their website - 


Requirements for buses and bus drivers
Bus drivers are reminded that the road from Marysville to Lake Mountain is NOT a declared hazardous road as defined by Vic Roads.

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