Cities near Mount Baw Baw
About Mount Baw BawFamed for its snow sports and scenic hiking trails, Mount Baw Baw forms part of the Great Dividing Range on the Baw Baw Plateau. It rises to 1,567 metres within the Mount Baw Baw Alpine Resort, which is the closest alpine resort to the city of Melbourne.
Enjoy the ski and snowboard runs at Mount Baw Baw Alpine Resort or let loose in one of the two toboggan parks. Backcountry dog sled tours led by friendly huskies are available during the snow season or you can opt to explore the mountain at a more leisurely pace during a snowshoe tour.
If you’re visiting during summer, you can soak up the spectacular alpine scenery of Baw Baw National Park on one of the bushwalking trails that lead between towering snow gums and wildflowers. Mountain biking trails also crisscross the mountain and are equipped with raised decking so you can ride in all conditions.
Mount Baw Baw is just over an hour’s drive from Neerim and a little under three hours from Melbourne. Melbourne Airport is three hours away.