What does Barina Milpara mean?

Barina means 'Summit'
Milpara means 'Happy meeting of people'.

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How far is Barina from the lifts?

About 500 metres and you can ski or walk from the front door

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How do I get to there?

If you are coming from Sydney
  • Travel to Canberra (about 3 hours)
  • Continue through Cooma to Jindabyne (2½ hours)
After Jindabyne
  • Take the road signposted to

  • Snow chains are not required
    N.B. There is no overnight parking at Perisher

The Skitube runs 24 hours

  • A train leaves about every 20 minutes
  • The journey takes about 15 minutes
  • Skitube has luggage trolleys that can be taken on the train

Luggage restrictions during peak season

  • Between 8:20am - 10:00am and 3.32pm - 4:52pm
  • Rarely enforced

At Perisher

  • Go up the stairs to the Hans Oversnow desk
  • Give your name to the staff
  • Wait for Barina Milpara to be called
  • Barina provides complementary oversnow transport (with Hans Oversnow) on arrival, departure and at the end of each day's skiing.
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What train do I catch?

You need to be at the Skitube station by 5:00pm for dinner at 6:30pm

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Can I arrive early?

Guests who arrive early may leave their luggage at the lodge (only after 10:00am) while they go skiing. Alternatively, for a small charge, they may store their bags in a locker at the Skitube Terminal

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What happens if I get there late?

Call ahead if you are delayed or let us know if you plan to arrive late - the managers will keep some dinner for you

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How do I find out about lift tickets and lessons?

You can organise tickets, gear hire and lessons through Perisher

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What meals are provided?

  • Full breakfast
  • Afternoon tea
  • Three-course dinner - see sample menu
  • Tea, coffee and hot chocolate are available at all times
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Is Barina licensed?

No, but:
  • You can buy wine and beer at the supermarket in the Skitube Terminal and keep it in one of the guest fridges
  • The pub is just down the road
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Is there an Internet service available?

Internet may be accessed via the Wireless Broadband services of Telstra Next G, Optus and Airlan Regional Airlan prepaid cards are available at the Perisher Newsagency or online at www.airlan.com.au

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Perisher Valley Ski Patrol
NSW Snowy Mountains Tourism
Kosciuszko National Park


NSW Snow Sports Association
Ski and Snowboard Australia
Perisher Events Calendar


Bureau of Meteorology
Alternative weather report and prediction

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