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Slide Your Way Down Paradise: 10 Fabulous Ski Resorts in Australia and New Zealand

Wednesday, May 31, 2017



Morning Eat Fit Foodies! Following a healthy eating plan to achieve your health and fitness goals doesn’t mean giving up all those things that bring you happiness … did anyone say holidays!? Believe it or not, skiing down these super slopes is the ultimate workout!

Australia

1. Thredbo Alpine Village, NSW

Nestled in the heart of a quaint village this historic resort exudes both character and charm. Unwind after a long day on the slopes - whether it be at the cosy restaurant, bar or cafe! Oh, and let’s not forget the tranquil spa, sauna and outdoor pool at your fingertips! With an abundance of apres-ski activities we can guarantee that there will not be a dull moment in sight. Because well, when live music, festivals, delectable foods and beverages, hiking, mountain biking and so many other activities are on offer you really don’t have time to waste! Enjoy a family perfect getaway this year at Thredbo! https://www.thredbo.com.au/accommodation/thredbo-alpine-hotel/

2. Perisher Village, NSW

Take a casual stroll down the Front Valley and discover the magic of Perisher. Diverse coffee shops, cafes and shops will undoubtedly excite any Eat Fit Foodie following a healthy eating plan. Oh, and did we mention that the slopes are just s-t-u-n-n-i-n-g! So, don’t forget to pack your camera and take full advantage of the picturesque views! New Facebook profile picture anyone? For more information visit https://www.perisher.com.au/

3. Charlotte Pass, NSW

In search of a unique snowscapade? Look no further than Charlotte Pass! Situated in the heart of the formidable NSW Snowy Mountains, Charlotte Pass will soon become your go-to winter wonderland! Whether you’re a novice or have snow legs that will give Lindsey Vonn a run for her money, you’re bound to have an adrenalin rush! Purchase one of the many amazing packages on offer at http://www.charlottepass.com.au/

4. Mt. Buller, VIC

Unearth the treasure that is Mt. Buller - with over 300 hectares of skiable terrain there will always be a slope awaiting! Oh, and family fun time just got better with the two toboggan parks! The snow machines will keep the kiddies smiling and the snowman’s rolling all holiday long! Offering ski in and out accommodation, an array of funky restaurants and bars, and a day spa your money will definitely be well spent! There are also wonderful off-piste activities, including rock climbing, cinema and shopping! Discover the hype for yourself at http://www.mtbuller.com.au/Winter/resort-info/about-mt-buller

5. Mt. Stirling, VIC

Mt. Stirling is a gorgeous alpine resort that offers guests an unique ‘semi-wilderness’ experience. The resort is mainly undeveloped, allowing the beauty of mother nature to shine! But don’t let the unspoilt, all natural surrounding scare you! The onsite ski school will be able to teach you a few tips and tricks that will make tackling the slopes a little less daunting - especially for you newbies! The breathtaking, picturesque landscape is to die for - so make sure you pop that handy camera in your bag! The restaurants and cafes offer tasty healthy meals, so you can continue your healthy eating plan and holiday worry-free … the way it should be! For more information visit http://www.mtstirling.com.au/facilities.php

6. Mt. Hotham, VIC

Situated in the Australian Alpine National Park and operating all year round - every month is a great month to visit this vibrant ski village! With 18 bars and restaurants, dog sled tours, tobogganing, day spas and everything in between - this picturesque village will give you something to talk about months after your amazing holiday has ended! Mt. Hotham is perfect for those following a healthy eating plan and looking to lose a few kgs, as there are plenty of walks on offer! Who said cardio couldn’t be done on holiday … when the views are this spectacular finding motivation to go isn’t so hard after all! Book your trip online! http://www.mthotham.com.au/

7. Falls Creek, VIC

This beauty is Victoria’s largest alpine resort and perfect for cross-country skiing enthusiasts! After an exhilarating day on the slopes, de-stress at the spectacular spa … or indulge in a delectable dessert at a cafe! Balance is key when following a healthy eating plan, so one sneaky ‘lil treat won’t harm the waistline … but remember to practice moderation! For more information visit http://www.fallscreek.com.au/

New Zealand

1. Cardrona, NZ

Cardrona is easily the most family friendly ski resort you could have asked for! With fantastic slopes catering for all skiing abilities and a variety of apres-ski relaxation spots there is much fun to be had - both on and off the slopes! Cafes are plentiful - so you can enjoy the warmth and aroma of a much needed coffee … giving you you that much needed caffeine fix to tackle the next track! For more information visit http://www.cardrona.com/

2. Treble Cone Ski Resort, NZ

Treble Cone is the largest ski field in the Queenstown Southern Lakes District, with 550ha of skiable terrain! Famous for the long uncrowded runs and scenic views (especially from the chairlift), there is no place you’d rather be! We recommend taking a few ski lessons before heading out on your own, especially if you’re new to the whole wonderful world of skiing! For more information visit http://www.treblecone.com/

3. Turoa Ski Area, NZ

Attention all thrill seeking ski enthusiasts! Turoa is the place to be! Boasting a massive 722m vertical descent on the highest chairlift in New Zealand, an adrenalin rush is only around the corner! And the adventures don’t end on the slopes! Be sure to check out the many local events on offer and immerse yourself into the wonderful world of Turoa! Book your next adventure-packed holiday online! http://www.mtruapehu.com/winter/

Skiing is the perfect holiday for those looking to sneak in some accidental exercise! But don’t forget that diet plays a major part in weight loss! So, don’t forget to order your scrumptiously convenient meals online this week at http://www.eatfitfood.com.au/  

By Madeleine Necco
Eat Fit Food's Superstar Intern!