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Posted 16 May, 2018

This winter discover the beauty of the Australian Alps, away from skiing, with Alpine Nature Experience. Founder Jean-Francois Rupp will take you on an evening snowshoe adventure through the snow gums to reach his hidden eco-village and central tipi, before sharing some French cooking tips and assisting guests to prepare their own French cheese fondue. 

Alpine Nature Experience was established in 2017 and was a huge success. This year the experience has expanded from the snowshoe and fondue to skidoo and igloo. Months of working with local designers, timber engineers and upholsters has conceived a truly unique addition to the hidden tipi village. His eco-domes are sustainably built with one idea in mind: simplicity is a luxury. 

After a heart-warming fondue in the tipi, guests will be able to spend the night looking at the stars through a sky view from the comfort of a cosy bed with a lingering glow from an internal fireplace. His hidden eco-village will welcome two eco-domes this year for up to four people per dome. Overnight guests will have the added experience of a scenic Skimobile ride back to Wire Plain.



For me the snow is about much more than skiing, it’s about the beauty of the scenery, the food, and surrounding yourself with nature

Jean Francois (owner Alpine Nature Experience)


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