How to prepare your Evening Adventure?
Alpine Nature Experience offers exclusive and adventurous nights in the snow. To make sure you adventure stays memorable in a good way, we encourage you to follow a few simple steps to prepare your evening with us. Please share this with your group.
How to find us?
Where: Wire Plain car park / Bus Stop Nb 12
Meeting point: In front of the ski shelter.
GPS: -36.996383 ; 147.17474
What is the plan?
17:30: Meeting at Wire Plain car park (Bus stop Number 12)
17:45: Start of the snowshoe walk. We will weave our way through the snow gums toward the eco-village.
18:30: After a 30-45 walk we will reach the eco-village where you’ll enjoy a delicious heart warming glass of Glühwein or hot chocolate outside by the fire.
19:30: You will be invited in the central tipi with a fireplace, where you will learn the secrets to making a traditional and mouth-watering French fondue, with cheese imported for the occasion from French Alpine farms.
22:00: After a 3 course dinner we will finish our drinks and wrap up our stories and head back to Wire plain car park (10 minutes) or continue the evening dancing through the night.
22:30: For those of you who wish to continue the experience through the night we can keep the party going for a little longer.
23:30: Last group returns to Wire Plain car park.
How to dress?
During the adventure we may be exposed to all sorts of weather, dress accordingly. Activities in the snow alternate between moments of high warmth (effort) and rapid cool down. We recommend to use a multi layer approach to avoid being too hot or too cold.
The key to stay comfortable is to stay dry, for this reason avoid cotton as much as possible.
What to bring?
Make sure you bring: Waterproof jacket, hat or beanie, scarf, gloves, warm socks, waterproof shoes appropriate to walk in, warm clothes.
What to expect at the eco-village?
Our eco-village is set-up in the wilderness of Hotham. Everything is carried in and out by man power to reduce our impact on the fragile alpine environment. We are completely off the grid, but for you comfort the eco-village are able to offer the following services:
Can I come with my kids?
Our adventures not recommended for children under the age of 6. If you would like to take a child under 6 for one of our evening adventures please get in touch with us prior to booking.
Please not that we are unable to offer kids meal and have limited facilities for young children.
For babysitting services jump on alpinebabysitting.com.au
What is included?
Guided tour, head torch, snowshoes, glass of Glühwein on arrival and three course dinner including fondue cooking class.
What happens if the weather is bad?
The mountain is an unpredictable environment. We run our adventure in all conditions including in average weather (we call it bikini weather). The only time we will cancel a tour is when the conditions are declared unsafe. If so, we will contact you directly to inform you and offer a refund or to reschedule.
What happens if I want to cancel?
Our adventures require a lot of preparation. For this reason we are unable to offer any refund on our tours.
I am coming from Dinner Plain or Bright, do I need a resort entry?
Resort Entry is complimentary for arrivals in the resort after 3pm and until midnight on the day of your arrival. So as long as you are coming for the evening and leaving before midnight you do not need a resort entry.