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    Default Snow holiday with a one year old?

    Hi I'm just wondering if anyone has gone to the ski fields or on a snow holiday with a one year old? I LOVE the snow and am contemplating a trip there this year for my df and I with our ds who will be about one at the time.. Df has never been to the snow so I doubt a lot of our time would be spent skiing/boarding. Any resort/location recommendations or advice would be much appreciated!

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    We are taking our baby to the snow in the USA next Feb, when he/she will be about 7 months old! The grandparents are coming too so they can do some babysitting while we get out onto the slopes! I can't wait... its the thing I find hardest about living in Oz - the lack of snow!

    NZ has great snow - but as you say you may not be able to spend a lot of time at the actual slopes so an Aus resort might be a good idea. I only know Hotham and Falls Creek and think Falls is prettier out of the two, although Hotham is best for actual terrain...

    Have fun!

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    Hi kw aw your holiday sounds like it will be amazing! I've been looking at which fields to visit - I've been to falls creek and cant seem to go passed it. For some reason whenever I look at other resorts, I always go back to falls. Maybe that's a sign I should just go there! Hopefully it'll be baby friendly enough!

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    Hi - I went to Buller last year with my kids, brother, sister and mum. It was a pretty sweet deal for me as my mum and sister didn't want to ski and love spending time with my children (they were 1 and 4 then). I made sure I bought the right snow gear for the kids and grandma and they had a ball in the snow and in the apart hotel swimming pool, kids room etc, whilst I skiied. Babysitting is very very expensive so if you need a babysitter I would be thinking BYO!

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    Sorry to thread crash, but Hannah where did you stay in Buller, and would you recommend it? Thanks

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    Thanks for the reply Hannah - do you think your one year old enjoyed it? My boy is pretty on the ball do I think he would enjoy it. But saying that, it's a lot of money to spend to go for a snow holiday so I wouldn't want it to feel like a 'waste' as such.. Argh trying to organise a decent holiday is hard!

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    We stayed at Breathtaker which was expensive but everything was right there and it is ski in ski out. Has a kids room, breakfast, cafe, pool, spa, pizzeria and full kitchen apartments.

    I wouldn't say my baby enjoyed being there anymore than anywhere else. They had fun in the snow one day making snowmen and taboganning, but you have to have proper snow gear otherwise they will freeze.


 

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