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how to get to blue cow

Discussion in 'Perisher' started by vgye, Jun 16, 2019.

  1. nezumi

    nezumi One of Us

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    For reference, there is an equivalent offer available on the main Perisher website.

    Being Perisher, the costs are variable depending on when you choose to buy the tickets. If bought during the NSW school holidays, the Adult package is $399 while the child package is $302. This is the same on all weekends.

    If bought outside the school holidays, the price drops to $362 for adults and $273 for kids.

    As has been noted, according to the conditions of the offer, you have to collect the hire gear for the kids at Bullocks Flat. If you are staying in Jindabyne and cannot get to Bullocks Flat to hire the gear before closing the day before the kids ski (even assuming that you can pick up the gear early), you would instead have to make the 20-30 minute trip up from Jindy, pick up the hire gear for the kids, get them and the gear back in the car, then drive for another 45-60 minutes to Perisher (possibly requiring chains to be hired), board the ski tube at the Perisher main centre and go through to Blue Cow.

    I would echo the other comments that either mum and dad should learn to ski / snowboard too, or try and swap the tickets for the Thredbo offer.
     
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  2. Aractus

    Aractus Early Days

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    That's true, however depends on the time as well. Thredbo only has one real beginner slope and it gets very busy in peak season and during school holidays. Really for beginners Perisher has a lot more terrain to offer, especially if they're going to keep skiing after their lessons (make sure they have terrain maps so they don't get lost if they go exploring).
     
  3. Townsend

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    That is a different issue. For the people who started this thread it would probably make their life a whole lot easier and cheaper.
     
  4. Aractus

    Aractus Early Days

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    That depends on a number of things. Could make their life easier to go to Selwyn. Could make it easier to go to Corin Forest. Heck if they want to they could skip getting the Bullocks Flat included hire and get hire gear in Cooma or Jindy instead, would cost a bit extra but be much more convenient and allow them to drive straight to Perisher - then there's nothing to stop all of them catching the tube to Blue Cow. Certainly that would be a lot cheaper than getting the included hire in BF and then the parents paying $85 each per day to tube it up. Honestly I reckon that would be their best option, especially if they have a 4WD. Park entry will be $58, but it will be $58 to Thredbo too so that's an expense you have to pay in either case.
     
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