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2019 EPIC AUSTRALIA PASS 

The Epic Australia Pass is the best value season pass for Australians and connects Hotham, Falls Creek and Perisher with Whistler Blackcomb, Hakuba Valley Japan, Rusutsu Japan and the Best of the U.S. Ski and board year-round in four countries, all on one incredible pass. 

Epic Australia Pass Inclusions

  • New! Unlimited, unrestricted access to Hotham in the 2019 season
  • New! Unlimited, unrestricted access to Falls Creek in the 2019 season
  • Unlimited, unrestricted access to Perisher in the 2019 season
  • New! Five consecutive days with no blackout dates at Rusutsu, Japan for the 2019 – 2020 season
  • Five consecutive days with no blackout dates at Hakuba Valley, Japan for the 2019 - 2020 season
  • Access to Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in Lake Tahoe, California and Stowe in Vermont in the 2019 - 2020 season (holiday restrictions apply)
  • 10 days combined at Whistler Blackcomb, Vail and Beaver Creek in the 2019 - 2020 season (holiday restrictions apply; days do not have to be consecutive)
  • Unlimited, unrestricted access to Okemo, Mount Sunapee, Crested Butte and Stevens Pass in the 2019 - 2020 season 

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Holiday Restrictions

Unlimited, unrestricted access to Hotham Falls Creek and Perisher access is unlimited and unrestricted. Lift access is restricted during the following periods at North American resorts, with the exception of Crested Butte, Mount Sunapee, Okemo and Stevens Pass.

  • 29-30 November 2019
  • 19-31 December 2019
  • 18 January 2020
  • 15-16 February 2020
  • 7, 14, 21 March 2020

To remove holiday restrictions, consider upgrading to Epic Australia Plus.

You will enjoy exceptional value while in resort as your Epic Australia Pass gives you access to a range of benefits at Hotham, Falls Creek, Perisher, Best of the US and Whistler Blackcomb. Benefit highlights are below with more details available on the Epic Australia Pass website

HOTHAM BENEFITS 

Retail: Up to 15% off in Hotham retail outlets including Pinnacle, Board Box, OneTree Sports, Big D, Ray's Ski Centre and The Alpine Life
Group Lessons: 20% off group lessons from Hotham (15+ years)
Night Skiing: Free night skiing on Wednesdays and Saturdays at Big D and Dinner Plain
Kids Programs: 15% off child lessons at Hotham (6-14 years) on a Full Day, 5 Day Any Day or 10 Day Any Day program
Rentals: 15% off rentals in Hotham Sports rental outlets including Hotham Central, Big D, The Alpine Life and Ray’s Ski Centre
Transferable Hero Pass benefits: Free guest 1-Day Lift Pass, free guest Learn to Ski or Board Package and 20% discount on one Private Lesson. Available for adult 2019 Hero Pass holders who converted to an Epic Australia Pass. 

FALLS CREEK BENEFITS 

Retail: Up to 15% off in Falls Creek Ski Lifts Owned Outlets including The Home Base, Base One, Base Two, Snowzone, The Peak, Alp and The Board Lounge
Group Lessons: 20% off morning group lessons from Falls Creek (15+ years)
Night Skiing: Free night skiing on Wednesdays and Saturdays 
Kids Programs: 15% off kids programs at Falls Creek (6-17 years) on a Full Day program
Rentals: 15% off rentals in The Home Base, Base One, Base Two and Snowzone
Transferable Hero Pass benefits: Free guest 1-Day Lift Pass, free guest Learn to Ski or Board Package and 20% discount on one Private Lesson. Available for adult 2019 Hero Pass holders who converted to an Epic Australia Pass. Private lesson discount is available in June and July only.

PERISHER BENEFITS 

Bring a Mate: Receive 6 Bring a Mate discounted lift ticket invitations to share with your family and friends
Retail: Up to 15% off select product lines at Slopestyle Mountain Sports
Group Lessons: Up to 25% off lessons when purchased online, in advance
Night Skiing: Free access to night skiing and boarding
First tracks: Free access to First Tracks
Rentals: Up to 15% off ski & board hire when purchased online, in advance
Accommodation: Save 15% on accommodation at The Station with rooms from just $79 per night
Food and Beverage: Up to 15% off at Perisher owned food and beverage outlet   

BEST OF THE US BENEFITS 

Accommodation: 20% off the best available rate at Vail Resorts' owned accommodation across the U.S. resorts
Transfers: 10% off shared ride shuttles, private vans and SUVs with Epic Mountain Express (airport transfers to and from Colorado resorts)
Food and Beverage: 15% off food and beverages at on-mountain restaurants after 2pm. Discount not valid on alcohol or related items. Valid at select mountain locations
Rentals: Up to 20% off equipment rentals through North America's largest rental equipment provider, Rentskis.com
Events: Access to exclusive events through Epic Pass Club

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB BENEFITS 

Accommodation: 5% discount on the best available rate on Whistler Blackcomb owned accommodation
Food and beverage: Enjoy 10% off food and beverages at on-mountain restaurants after 2pm
Rentals: Save up to 20% on rentals through Rentskis.com 


**For students aged 15 - 17 years, a letter of enrollment from their secondary school may be required before the pass will be activated.

Will my 2019 Hero Pass still be valid for this season?

Yes, Hotham and Falls Creek will continue to honour 2019 Hero pass products for both Falls Creek and Hotham with existing Hero Pass access.

Will my 2019 Hero Pass also have access to Perisher?

No, the 2019 Hero Pass offers unlimited access to both Falls Creek and Hotham resorts but will not include access to ski or ride at Perisher. 

Am I able to cancel my 2019 Hero Pass?

No, your 2019 Hero Pass deposit or purchase may not be cancelled. The Hero Pass is non-refundable and non-transferable.

I already purchased a 2019 Hero Pass can I convert it to a 2019 Epic Australia Pass™?

Yes, following full payment of your Hero Pass we will contact you to outline the specific instructions for converting your Hero Pass into an Epic Australia Pass™. 

I paid the $99 deposit for the 2019 Hero Pass but now I want to convert to an Epic Australia Pass™, who do I pay the balance to?  Do I complete the purchase with Vail Resorts, Perisher, Falls Creek or Hotham?

If you have paid a deposit on the Hero Pass, the balance payment for your 2019 Hero Pass is scheduled to be automatically charged to your nominated credit card through the existing Hero Pass system from Tuesday, 30 April 2019. If you’ve changed banks, have a different credit card number or for any other reason need to change your credit card details, please update this information as soon as possible, by contacting the Hotham Sales Team or the Falls Creek Sales Team

I paid the $99 deposit for the 2019 Hero Pass but now I want to convert to an Epic Australia Pass™, will you apply the Hero Pass deposit to the Epic Australia Pass™?

No. If you have paid a deposit on the Hero Pass, you must complete your purchase before you can convert to the Epic Australia Pass™. The balance payment for your 2019 Hero Pass is scheduled to be automatically charged to your nominated credit card from Tuesday, 30 April 2019. If you’ve changed banks, have a different card number or for any other reason need to change your credit card details, please update this information as soon as possible, by contacting the Hotham Sales Team or the Falls Creek Sales Team

I purchased both the 2019 Hero Pass and the 2019 Epic Australia Pass™, can I opt out of one of them?

Yes. If you already purchased both passes or put a down payment on both passes, you can decide to opt out of one of the passes. 

If I plan to ski Falls Creek or Hotham on an Epic Australia Pass™ can I go straight to the lift?

Yes. Once you have received your Australian issued Epic Australia Pass in the mail, the pass will work at Falls Creek and Hotham as well as Perisher without the need to visit a ticket office.

If I plan to ski Falls Creek or Hotham on an Epic Australia Pass™ do I need to purchase Vehicle Resort Entry?

Yes, all vehicles stopping in a Victorian Alpine Resort must have a valid authorised resort entry permit.  You can purchase single day, multi-day or season pass resort entry permits at Falls Creek or Hotham

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