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John Gardiner Ski Club

A large family-friendly alpine lodge perfect for a summer or winter getaway.


Private rooms from $120 / night


Available Winter and Summer


1 or 2 Bedrooms

3 Bedrooms

4+ Bedrooms


Ski Lodge


Private ensuite

A family-friendly alpine lodge great for groups in both summer and winter. The lodge has 24 beds in 6 bedrooms (all with private bathrooms) with two large, shared lounges, double kitchen and functional drying room

Nestled amongst the Snowgums, recently renovated John Gardiner Lodge is centrally located in the Mt Baw Baw Village. The Lodge is located near car parking, restaurants and the ski slopes.

John Gardiner Lodge is a ‘family orientated’ lodge, which has:

  • 6 Lockable bedrooms, sleeping 24people / 6 Private bathrooms
  • a security system in place for guests to access the building
  • heating throughout the Lodge
  • a log fire, so you can sit by the fire, sipping a drink with friends and or family
  • full length windows, offering landscape views. Mt Baw Baw Alpine Resort is a ‘photographers dream location’.
  • a large modern kitchen, with full range of appliances, crockery, cutlery and cookware.
  • seating in the Dining area for 24 people
  • two Lounges, one with a wall mounted/smart/widescreen TV).
  • internet connection
  • an efficient, effective and large Drying Room/Laundry and Powder Room

Check in: 4pm

Check out: 1pm in Winter and 11am in Summer

Linen: Beds are supplied with mattress protectors, doonas, and pillows with clean doona covers and pillow cases. You will need to bring your own linen and towels. Alternatively you can hire from Guest Services.

Important Information:

  • In the white Season, there will be Lodge Leader on site, to help you with enquiries and information.
    While we ask you to clean the areas you have used, the Lodge does have contract cleaners who attend the property on designated dates.
  • In winter there is a two night minimum stay on weekends (Friday and Saturday nights must be booked together)
  • Sunday through to and including Thursday is a one night minimum stay.
  • Winter bookings open early March and summer bookings open after the end of the winter season.
  • COVID-19 Cancellation Policy: John Gardiner Ski Club lodge will refund any reservation/s that are cancelled relating to valid and specific, Victorian and Interstate COVID restrictions, which correlate with dates of stay. For standard cancellation policy please refer here.
  • For further enquiries, please contact Guest Services or the Booking Officer:

We welcome all people to Mt Baw Baw and to John Gardiner Lodge and we encourage you to engage and immerse yourselves into a magnificent natural environment.

Full Lodge

Located close to the main carpark, this alpine Lodge offering 6 family rooms with a shared kitchen, dining and lounges. Beds are supplied with mattress protectors, doonas, and pillows. Guests are required to provide their own linen, otherwise linen can be hired from Guest Services at an additional cost.

Room 1

Room 1: 2 double beds & 2 loft beds (+ cot)

Room 2

Room 2: 2 double beds & 2 loft beds (+ cot)

Room 3

Room 3: 1 double bed & 2 loft beds (+ cot)

Room 4

Room 4: 1 double bed & 1 overhead single bed

Room 5

Room 5: 1 double bed & 1 overhead single bed

Room 6

Room 6: 1 double bed & 2 single loft beds

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