Australia’s best ski resort celebrates first snowfall ahead of 2023 Winter season.

Thredbo | Australia
Thredbo | Australia

Excitement is building for Thredbo’s 2023 snow season, with the resort celebrating a massive first snowfall this weekend. The mountain was covered in a blanket of white from top to bottom on Sunday morning, with snow continuing to fall all the way down to the village throughout Monday.

Voted Australia’s Best Ski Resort for the sixth year in a row at the 2022 World Ski Awards, Thredbo is gearing up for another huge snow season in 2023. Beginning on 10 June and running through to 2 October 2023, Thredbo looks forward to welcoming guests back to enjoy Australia’s Best Skiing and Snowboarding.

Thredbo General Manager, Stuart Diver said he is confident that the recently redesigned business model will ensure that Thredbo continues to deliver this “premium snow experience”.

“Every year, we’re improving Thredbo’s offering. This winter, we’ll continue to prioritise capacity utilisation on the mountain. We’ll provide guests with even more added value through our biggest-ever winter calendar of events and experiences. We’re continuing to roll out developments across our lifts, snowmaking system and more. We know that the upgrades we make each year are building upon each other to create an unrivalled winter experience in Australia,” said Mr Diver.


Today, Thredbo Resort announced that it has launched the 2023 winter product range, with season passes, day passes, snowsports lessons and equipment rentals all available to purchase from today. Beginning on 10 June and running through to 2 October 2023, Thredbo looks forward to welcoming guests back to enjoy Australia’s Best Skiing and Snowboarding this snow season.

A lift pass provides access to Thredbo’s entire lift network, including Australia’s only alpine gondola, plus a huge variety of terrain for all skill levels, including a dedicated beginner area, Australia’s longest runs and Australia’s highest lifted point.

2023 full-day lift passes are now available to purchase. For pricing, click here.

For guests intending to ski or snowboard for eight days or more throughout the season, Thredbo recommends a season pass that offers greater value for money. 2023 winter season passes start from $1,399 for adults and $865 for kids with several options to choose from: Thredbo Season Pass, Thredbo Season Pass + Ikon Base Pass, Value Season Pass (excludes 1 – 16 July school holidays), and Midweek Value Season Pass (excludes weekends and 1 – 16 July school holidays). For all season pass pricing, click here.

A great value option for skiers and snowboarders who intend to ride at Thredbo as well as some of the world’s best domestic and international resorts is the Thredbo Season Pass + Ikon Base Pass, combining the benefits of both passes with unlimited access to Thredbo’s 2023 winter plus access to over 50 global destinations across five continents.

A limited number of winter 2023 season passes are now available to purchase, including day passes, equipment rentals, and skiing and snowboarding lessons. To book, please visit


Boasting Australia’s largest winter calendar, Thredbo’s line-up of events, experiences and entertainment will be its biggest and most diverse to date this year. Elevating the customer experience to the next level, guests can enjoy non-stop live music and entertainment, a number of infamous après events, kid’s festivals, skiing and snowboarding events and a series of once-in-a-lifetime on-mountain experiences.

From beginners to pros, the skiing and snowboarding action will be non-stop all season with events for all ages and abilities.

With a line-up of infamous après events that rival the international scene, the action certainly doesn’t stop on the mountain. This winter, live music and entertainment will take over the European-style village in a bigger way than ever with a star studded line-up of Australian music acts set to be announced as headliners.

During the July and September school holidays, families can look forward to enjoying a tailored experience with the return of the popular Kids Snow Festivals, in addition to fireworks and flare runs every Saturday night.

Thredbo Village has over 30 places to relax, sip and dine, a range of shopping options and plenty of accommodation.

Back For 2023: Rainbow Mountain Returns  

After a recent hiatus, this winter will see the highly-anticipated return of Thredbo’s LGBTQIA+ event; Rainbow Mountain, featuring four days of events that celebrate diversity, inclusivity, visibility, community, and love from 10 – 13 August 2023.

New For 2023: Women’s Backcountry Program 

Thredbo is partnering with The North Face to offer a Women’s Backcountry Tour program, allowing more women to connect, gain confidence and experience the excitement beyond resort boundaries. From Snowshoe Tours to Advanced Backcountry Tours, there’s an option for every guest to experience the mountain in new ways this winter.

More For 2023: Unique On-Mountain Experiences 

In response to the huge demand for Unique On-Mountain Experiences in 2022, Thredbo will increase the number of bookings that are available this year. With once in-a-lifetime Sunrise Sessions, family-friendly Merritts Mountain Haus Feasts, and exclusive Kareela Supper Clubs and Kareela Hutte Dinners, Thredbo’s premium experiences will continue to elevate guests’ visits to the next level. Unique On-Mountain Experiences will be available to book in April for winter 2023.