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Selwyn Ski Resort Guide

Selwyn, Australia

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift1,614m5,295ft
Resort Height1,492m4,895ft
 Nearest AirportCanberra
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Selwyn offers a range of snow sports and the ski area includes one of Australia's best beginners areas at Chum Bowl. Selwyn's slopes are about 6 miles (10km) from Cabramurra - Australia's highest town.


The ski area of Selwyn is at an altitude of 1,492m4,895ft.

Selwyn has direct access to 12 marked pistes, served by a total of 12 ski lifts.


Selwyn offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Pig Gully'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Selwyn?

The next notable snow forecast is 1cm-, expected on 15 June.

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Snow Forecast by day for Selwyn

Ski Area Stats

Selwyn Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Cross Country
Total Length
45km28 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Altitudes & Slopes

Selwyn Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,614m5,295ft
Lowest Piste1,492m4,895ft
Resort Altitude (Selwyn)1,492m4,895ft
Max Vertical122m400ft

Ski Slope Aspects


Selwyn has ski slopes facing south (good for keeping the snow).

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Selwyn
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers


Snowboard lessons and hire are available and there's a boardercross course.

Location and Map

Where is Selwyn?

This ski resort is in Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Selwyn is Canberra, 157 minutes drive away.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 12 ski lifts are able to uplift 9,500 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 12 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Selwyn open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is Mid June.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

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