Welcome to Kongoola Ski Club - Mt Hotham Ski Club Accommodation

Looking for very comfortable ski-in and ski-out lodge-style accommodation at Mt Hotham this winter?

Welcome to our family-run ski club, which is located in the pristine Davenport Village within the Mt Hotham Alpine Resort. Run by members, we welcome visitors to our lodge to share its comfortable facilities as well as its relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

Kongoola provides affordable self-catering and "clean-as-you-go" ski-lodge accommodation, with breathtaking views. 

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Why Kongoola?

Kongoola is conveniently located near short-term drop-off and long-term car parking, resort transport, ski trails, restaurants and bars, and essential supplies. Our ski club provides an over-snow luggage sled to move your food, bags, skis and boards from the short-term car park or the Jack Frost bus stop, to our front door.

As you return from a hard day enjoying some of Australia's most demanding ski runs, Kongoola's spacious ski and board storage area is suitable for storing your downhill or cross-country skiing and snowboarding equipment. Our drying room will provide you with peace of mind that your gear is secure and dry for the next day of adventure. 

Our warm, clean facilities, include spacious, family bunk bedrooms, modern en suite bedrooms and a friendly, inviting, communal lounge area with a real-log fireplace and views of the snow falling over the valley below. We also have a sound-proof  games room with table-tennis, billiards and television facilities on a lower level.

Our large commercial-scale kitchen and dining facilities, renowned to be some of the best-designed on the mountain, allow you to exchange stories of your day's adventures with other like-minded alpine enthusiasts.

To make sure you are well rested for your adventures the next day, Kongoola's Code of Conduct ensures minimal noise occurs after 10pm. Consideration of others is key to the harmonious communal experience that we enjoy at Kongoola.


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Warm & friendly ski club                       Kongoola Entrance


Comfortable & social facilities               Fire and Wine


Inclusive and warm ...                            Lounge and Kitchen


Spring and summer stays

Kongoola's prime location and communal facilities make it an ideal place for groups to enjoy Mt Hotham and surrounds out of the ski season too.

We welcome all mountain enthusiasts including mountain bikers, road cyclists and bush walking groups. Kongoola sleeps 39 guests in a convenient range of bedroom configurations including our new, modern en suite facilities. 

Cook up a storm together in our spacious, well-equipped kitchen after your day exploring the mountain.

Guest reviews

"With more of a hostel feel to it, Kongoola Lodge is an awesome place to stay up at Hotham. I was there on a sunday night so it was quiet, but during peak season and on the weekends this would be a lot of fun. There is plenty of amenities, a drying room, a big kitchen and dining area with an awesome view as well as a games room with pool, table tennis and darts. It's just off the main road and right near one of the bus stops. I would highly recommend a stay here and most likely will be back myself."    Thomas

"We had a great stay at Kongoola, comfortable rooms and great strong shower! The facilities were excellent - lots of space for cooking, relaxing and a wonderful view of the valley and region. It was easy to find and very close to the General Pub/Store, so that was handy. Will definitely be back again next year!"      Georgia

"Danny & Cari were the perfect hosts! We had an absolutely fantastic time and to be honest all expectations were exceeded. We are already planning our next trip next year! See you soon."      James

"Very friendly people, comfortable accommodation, family friendly club lodge!"   Hayden

"Lovely location just outside of Hotham Heights near Jack Frost. It was great having sheets and towels provided. All services you would expect of a lodge were there. The fire place and view we're gorgeous. Well equipped kitchen."     Mark & Sally

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Where is Kongoola?

Kongoola is located in Gallows Crt, Davenport Village, Mt Hotham. To get to Mount Hotham from Melbourne, simply go straight up the Hume Hwy, turn right at the Great Alpine Road (B500) and follow the signs - basically keep following the road.

Park outside Jack Frost to unload, follow the signs to Gallows Court. Kongoola is on the left (circled in red below).

Gallows Court Sign

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Important Information: Toboggans

To comply with the relevant snowsafe standards, Kongoola requests that all guests use only HARD MOLDED PLASTIC TOBOGGANS. Please refer to this document or the SnowSafe website for more information.