Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Perisher

Planning a ski trip to Perisher? Browse our collection of visitor-generated reviews that rank the mountain and ski town on a scale of one to five stars in the following categories: Overall Rating, All-Mountain Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly. See how Perisher stacks up to others in terms of skiing and après, and read up on pros, cons and comments from fellow skiers and snowboarders. Don't forget to submit your own Perisher review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your ski area experience. Positive reviews also give your favorite ski resort a chance to win a prestigious OnTheSnow Visitors' Choice Award.

Overall Rating: 3.6

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.0
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 52.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.2
  • Nightlife
  • 2.4

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 20%
  • Beginner
  • 40%
  • Families
  • 40%
  • Intermediate
  • 40%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 20%
  • Advanced
  • 20%

Helpful Highlights:

Perisher has got just about everything - its got snowmaking, its got big (8 seater) fast lifts, its got old slow lifts, its got some scary runs, its got too...

  • 4

    Big but can be crowded

    by hedgey - 9th January 2010

    Pros: Plenty of variety, plenty of lifts

    Cons: Way too crowded on weekends and school holidays

    Perisher has got just about everything - its got snowmaking, its got big (8 seater) fast lifts, its got old slow lifts, its got some scary runs, its got too... Full review

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  • 4

    Perisher Blue Review

    by qldsuperski - 4th October 2008

    Pros: Big (australian standards),

    Cons: vertical drop, tame mountain

    from my one week at PB i could tell that it was a very family friendly resort. The ski school setup was world class and there is plenty of terrain for the p... Full review

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  • 4

    Perisher Blue Review

    by carrie1608 - 13th February 2008

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Let's face it, skiing in Australia is unique. It's doesn't seem to fit with the image of Australia as the sun-burnt country with the world's best surf beach... Full review

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  • 2

    Perisher Blue Review

    by anonymous_user - 1st September 2007

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Novelty value only. If circumstances dictate that you must ski in Australia, then it suffices. Otherwise, go elsewhere, anywhere else!!... Full review

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  • 4

    Perisher Blue Review

    by - 9th June 2007

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Perisher Blue is Australia's foremost family resort. Surrounded by national parkland, Perisher Blue serves up 1245hectares of skiable terrain making it the ... Full review

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