Alpine Lodge

The University’s Alpine Lodge at Mt Buller is a 40-bed, share facility available for hire during the ski season.

The lodge is perfect for lovers of snow sports and fresh mountain air. A student discount is available to all University of Melbourne students. Group bookings for more than 20 people are eligible for a 10% discount.

Bookings for the 2024 Winter Season are now OPEN!

To make a booking, please go to this Booking Portal and complete the following steps:

  • Select the date you are looking to visit the lodge. This will show the availability for the following 2 weeks
  • Select the Book button next to the corresponding price level and booking type:
    1. Price level options are University of Melbourne Student / MU Sport Fitness Member, or Other
    2. Booking types are Mid-week (per night bookings Sunday-Thursday), Mid-Week 5-Night Special (5 nights Sunday through Thursday), or Friday & Saturday 2 night stay (must be booked together)
  • Within the Step 1 section, select the number of beds you wish to book for (this includes all adults/children staying in the lodge), up to 10 people.
  • Select the appropriate Check In and Check Out dates
  • No need to adjust anything within the Step 2 section (occupancy is dictated by Number of Beds in Step 1)
  • Complete all of the guest details in Step 3
  • Make payment via Credit Card details or PayPal

For bookings with different Price Levels per customer, or where bookings span multiple Booking Types, separate bookings and transactions must be made (sorry about that!).

Large Group Booking Requests (20 people or more)

For group bookings of 20 people or more, please complete this Large Group Booking Request Form. Please note that this is not a confirmation of booking and this will come via email from the MU Sport Alpine Lodge team.

For any questions or issues, please contact the Alpine Lodge booking team at, or on (03) 8344 5459.

The Lodge

Within walking distance to Mt. Buller Village and located only metres from the Blue Bullet quad chair and Chamois lift, the Lodge provides the perfect place to stay on the mountain.

Clean, modern share-style accommodation with family rooms available, each room has two bunk beds with an upper and lower bed (total four (4) beds).

  • Fully-equipped kitchen
  • Open-plan lounge and dining room
  • Stone fireplace
  • TV and DVD
  • Lockable ski and snowboard racks
  • Temporary post checkout storage
  • Lodge supervisor onsite

Guests must take their own linen (sleeping bags/doona/blankets, sheets, pillowslip & towel), food, beverages, toiletries & hair dryers. Pillows are supplied. A limited supply of linen is available for hire including: pillow slip ($1), sheets ($4), blanket ($4), towel ($4), or a full set for $10 per person, per booking.

It is a good idea to bring a padlock or 2 to lock any valuables in the cupboards in the rooms or your skis in the ski/snowboard room. These can also be purchased from the managers for $10 each.

Pricing - Mt Buller Alpine Lodge

MID-WEEK (Sun - Thurs), per night

  • $75.50 MU Students & Members
  • $103.00 Others

MID-WEEK (Sun - Thurs), 5 night special

  • $314 MU Students & Members
  • $423 Others

Friday and Saturday (must be booked together, minimum 2 nights)

  • $230 MU Students & Members
  • $291.50 Others

*A 10% discount applies to group bookings of 20 people or more

Payment Methods

Full payment must accompany all bookings. Accepted methods: Credit Card (Visa, MasterCard) and EFT.


No refund is permitted unless there is a medical reason; requests are to be made in writing with medical certificate provided. An administration fee may apply for all refunds.

Conditions of Use

Please carefully and thoroughly read MU Sport's Alpine Lodge Conditions of Use. Your booking means that you accept these conditions and are subject to the guidelines, terms and agreements applicable to your booking and use of the Alpine Lodge.

Mt Buller

An easy three-hour drive from Melbourne, the Alpine Lodge is located across the road from Mt Buller Village, our Alpine Lodge is the closest accommodation to the Village itself and located directly behind the Kooroora Hotel.


View info on how to get to Mt Buller here.

If driving, please read the parking information below. For all other transportation options, click here.


There is no parking at the MU Sport Lodge or in Mt Buller Village. All parking is located in the general car park, after paying resort entry fee.

To get to the Lodge, a free shuttle bus is available from the carpark. Please note that the shuttle bus only allows a daypack and skis/snowboard.

For those with luggage, taxis are available to take you and your items up to the Lodge.

For up to date details regarding shuttle bus use, click here.

For more information on Mt Buller taxi service, click here.

What to Do

The Lodge is the perfect mountain retreat for you with friends or family.

For information on mountain ski hire, great eats and what's on, please feel free to consult the Lodge supervisor who will happily assist with any information. You will also be provided with a current Information Sheet when you make a booking.

More information on Mt Buller events to and Mt Buller Village can be found via the links.

Ski Hire

The Melbourne University Ski Club (MUSKI) have their own hire facilities at the University of Melbourne Parkville campus.

Melbourne University Sport does not handle any ski hire bookings or enquiries. If you would like to enquire about ski hire, contact the MUSKI directly via the links

More information here.

Lift Passes

See the Mt Buller website for pass information.

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Contact Us

For more information about the MU Sport Alpine Lodge, contact