Charlotte Pass ski resort announce June 26 opening date

Charlotte Pass. Photo credit: Didj Hopkins for the resort

The New South Wales Deputy Premier announced earlier today that the state’s ski resort season could commence from June 22.

Deputy Premier and Member for Monaro John Barilaro said work is underway to ensure appropriate COVIDsafe measures are in place at Thredbo, Charlotte Pass and Perisher.

“One of the highlights of the winter tourism season is a trip to our alpine regions,” said Barilaro.

“However, while many people are eager to return to the slopes, it is important that visitors can enjoy themselves safely and responsibly. The NSW Government, through NSW Health and NSW Police, is working closely with ski field operators, associated businesses, suppliers and industry associations to ensure COVIDsafe measures are in place when the season commences.

“These measures will mean that fewer people will be able to visit and stay at resorts this season, so it is essential that people book and confirm their travel arrangements and accomodation before they travel.”

Thredbo followed by releasing their opening date, June 22, and more details about how the resort will operate including reduced capacity, no season passes and social distancing on chairlifts. 

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Charlotte Pass Snow Resort have now revealed on their social media today that  the resort 
will have company operated accommodation open from Thursday 25th June.

Charlotte Pass is expected to commence mountain operations from Friday 26th June.

“Charlotte Pass Snow Resort is committed to ensuring that the health and safety of our guests, staff and the community is a top priority. With this in mind and as part of our CovidSafe plans, Charlotte Pass Snow Resort will be rolling out a series of wellbeing measures to help give our guests peace-of-mind for their 2020 snow holiday. These measures will be announced in the coming days and provided to all guests before visiting” said the post on their Facebook page.

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