No car, no problem: 2-Day Winter Adventure in Mansfield & Mt Buller

Are you a city dweller in Melbourne who loves adventure but doesn’t have a car? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Global Ballooning Australia’s two-day itinerary is the perfect way to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and experience the stunning beauty of Mansfield and Mt Buller.

From skiing and snowboarding at Mt Buller to soaring above the countryside in a hot air balloon and exploring the natural beauty of Mansfield, this itinerary is designed to take you on a journey that will leave you feeling exhilarated and fulfilled.

So if you’re looking for a fun and memorable getaway that doesn’t require a car, read on to discover all the exciting details of this amazing two-day adventure!

Day 1

Melbourne to Mt Buller

5.30am – 9.30am

Departing from Melbourne at 5.30am, the journey begins with a scenic drive to the beautiful Alzburg Resort, located in the heart of Mansfield. After arriving at 8.30am, take some time to rent your ski gear before departing at 9.30am.

Mt Buller Skiing/Snowboarding

10.30am – 4.00pm

Next stop: Mt Buller. This world-renowned ski resort offers some of the best skiing and snowboarding in the country, and it’s only a short drive away from Alzburg Resort. Arriving at 10.30am, you’ll have plenty of time to hit the slopes and take in the stunning views of the Victorian Alps.

Dinner at The Fields


After a day of skiing or snowboarding, return to Mansfield at 4.00pm and check in to Alzburg Resort. Take some time to relax and freshen up before heading out for dinner at The Fields – one of Mansfield’s many great restaurants.

Day 2

Sunrise Hot Air Ballooning & breakfast

6.00am – 9.30am

Rise and shine! Get up early for an unforgettable sunrise hot air balloon ride with Global Ballooning Australia. Soar over the picturesque countryside, taking in breathtaking views of the mountains, forests, and rolling hills below.

After your hot air balloon ride, return to the town for breakfast at the charming Coffee Merchant.

Guided ‘pack-free’ short walking tour

11.00am – 3.00pm

At 11am, it’s time to embark on a guided bushwalking tour, exploring the beautiful natural surroundings of Mansfield. Your experienced guide will take you on a leisurely stroll through the bush, pointing out native flora and fauna along the way. Take in the stunning scenery, breathe in the fresh air, and connect with nature in a way that’s hard to replicate elsewhere.

Mansfield to Melbourne  

5.30pm – 9pm

Wrap up your day with an early dinner at the Delatite Hotel, before departing Alzburg Resort at 5.30pm and returning to Melbourne at 9pm.

Whether you’re seeking a romantic getaway or a fun-filled family vacation, this adventure-packed two-day trip is sure to create unforgettable memories. So why wait? Book your winter escape with Global Ballooning Australia and Alzburg Day Tours today and experience the best of Mansfield and Mt Buller!


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