We have been operating a service to the Lake Mountain snowfields since 2002.
Our vehicle is a 26 seat midi-coach, with cloth recliner seats, seat belts and heating.
Toboggans and skis can be accommodated on board.
Timetable and fares
Saturday and Sundays as required during the snow season. Mid-week service can operate during Victorian and South Australian school holidays (same times).
Fares include the Lake Mountain Resort gate entry fee.
Child fare is for 5 to 16 years old inclusive. Concession fare is with health care and seniors cards.
No charge for children under five years old, however children under five may not be allocated their own seat if the bus is full.
Enquires are taken for group bookings.
Departs Marysville 10.30am
Return pick-up from Lake Mountain 3pm
Pick up at the V/line bus stop, Pack Road, Marysville (beside the Marysville Country Bakery) or at Country Touch, 24 Murchison Street, Marysville (opposite the Marysville Country Bakery).
Ex. Healesville. A trial service may operate from Healesville on Saturdays only, with advance, prepaid bookings.
If using public transport
We depart Healesville bus interchange (Green Street, Healesville) at 10am. You need to catcht the train on the Lilydale line to arrive in Lilydale in time to catch the McKenzies Tourist Service bus that departs Lilydale train station at 9.25am (runs to Healesville via Yarra Glen). Your zone two ticket will cover the fare to Healesville. The return trip will meet with McKenzies bus departing Healesville at 5.12pm (maybe even catch the 4.12pm service on a good day) to Lilydale station. Trains to Melbourne depart 4.57pm and 5.59pm.
If driving to Healesville
Use the all day free car park in Coronation Park (Lions Park) at the east end of River Street, across from the rear of Coles supermarket carpark. We will meet you there at 9.50am.
Full payment is preferred at time of booking. A deposit of $5 per person forms part of this payment. If the customer cancels a booking more than 48 hours prior to departure time, a full refund (including the deposit) can be made. For cancellations with 48 hours of departure time, or no shows, the deposit is non-refundable.
Bookings & payments
Direct to Country Touch
Phone (03) 5963 3753 or Richard 0417 633 753. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Our new shop, rebuilt back at 24 Murchison Street, Marysville will be open from mid-June 2011 and will be then open seven days a week.
We accept Visa, MasterCard, cheque, money order or cash.
Through Yarra Valley Visitor Information Centre (Healesville)
Credit card bookings can be made online or phone (03) 5962 2600 (small booking fee applies).
Contact Richard Uden at Country Touch, 24 Murchison Street, Marysville 3779.
Phone (03) 5963 3753 or 0417 633 753.
Vic. accreditation AC-001372
Some useful websites
www.lakemountainresort.com.au for current snow and weather conditions and resort information
www.marysvilletourism.com for accommodation and information on Marysville, Narbethong, Buxton and Taggerty
www.visityarravalley.com.au for accommodation and information in the Yarra Valley
www.metrotrains.com.au for metropolitan Melbourne train information (choose Lilydale line)
www.oilskin.com for oilskin coats, warm clothing and possum/merino knitwear, available at our Country Touch store in Marysville
www.bugaustralia.com for backpacking and budget travel information