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Enjoying your Stay at Jerrabomberra Lodge

Jerrabomberra Lodge is in the ski fields at Charlotte Pass Village in the beautiful Snowy Mountains so you can “ski in and ski out”. It is a dream for skiers, snow boarders, walkers and cross-county enthusiasts to explore the beginner, intermediate and extreme slopes from Kangaroo Ridge to Guthrie’s’ Chutes.  The Lodge accommodates 30 guests for families, couples and singles and is fully licensed. The rooms vary in size from Double Rooms to Family Rooms (for up to 5 persons) each having their own ensuite with heated floors, wall heating and all linen is provided.

 

PACKING FOR THE SNOW

It will be cold!!! So be prepared. Layers are the best way to go.  The Lodge is warm and comfortable so pack casual warm clothing for the day if you are not skiing.  At  nighttime dress is smart casual.

Make sure you have ski pants, jacket, apres boots, helmets, gloves, scarves, beanies, sunglasses or googles (if you prefer)

 

TRAVEL INSURANCE

Jerrabomberra does NOT offer an “On Snow Guarantee”. Under no circumstances can Jerrabomberra Lodge be held responsible for no snow or weather conditions.

It is strongly recommended that you take out travel insurance as an essential part of your ski holiday. Good policies can provide protection against cancellations fees, loss of personal belongings, public liabilities and/or unforeseen health costs. www.1cover.com.au

 

SKI-TUBE

The Ski-tube is a convenient train ride from Bullocks Flat through the mountain tunnel to Perisher Valley Terminal in 15 minutes. There's also FREE day and overnight parking at Bullocks Flat.

 

2016 Prices for Open Return 

1 return trip valid within 14 days of purchase

Adult 15yrs/over  $84

Child 14 yrs/under $44

Over 65 yrs. $71.00

Children 4 and under are free of charge

 

For the Ski-tube Timetable please click the link below:-

http://www.perisher.com.au/resort-information/getting-to-perisher/skitube.html

 

“SAWPIT MICK”

Another alternative is to drive to Jindabyne and then be driven up to The Terminal at Perisher by a valet driver from Sawpit Mick's Valet Service. Your vehicle will then be driven back to a compound in Jindabyne and parked for the duration of your stay. On departure, your vehicle will be brought back up to The Terminal at Perisher. The cost of the basic service is $150 (2014 prices) per vehicle. Reservations should be made at least one week prior to arrival, by calling Mick on (02) 6456 2321 or 0412 045 894 or email sawpitmick@hotmail.com

 

The Terminal at Perisher

Your Charlotte Pass experience starts at the Guest Services Office.  This is located in the Perisher Valley Ski tube Terminal, at the far end of the ground floor of the Terminal building. This is where the Charlotte Pass Over Snow Transport departs from. From there you board one of the state of the art Over Snow vehicles and take a scenic trip through the main range to Charlotte Pass.

 

OVER SNOW TRANSPORT - VERY IMPORTANT – Your Over snow Transport can be booked by calling 02 6457 5315.  

We strongly recommend you pre-book your Over snow Transport no later than 7 days prior to your date of travel. (Bookings will be taken from mid March 2014)

The 2014 Return Over Snow for an adult (14 yrs. and over) is $99.00, for a child $77.00. One Way Over Snow for an adult (14 yrs. and over) is $65.00, for a child $54.00.

Please choose your times carefully with booking your oversnow transport as changes incur a $5 fee per ticket.

Baggage Allowance on the Over snow Transport:

Each Over Snow Transport ticket entitles the passenger to the following baggage allowance: 

1 kit consisting of: 

• One piece of baggage
• One pair of skis and stocks
• One pair of ski boot OR

• One piece of baggage
• one snowboard.  Additional costs apply to excess baggage.

Please note that you should be ready for your Charlotte Pass Over Snow Transport to and from the Village at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time.

If you miss your ticketed departure times then you will have to wait for the next available Charlotte Pass Over Snow Transport, which could result in lengthy delays.

 

Managers for 2016

The staff are very welcoming and will provide you with great and helpful service and contribute to a friendly and comfortable stay at Jerrabomberra. There is a Lodge Manager, an experienced Chef as well as support to make you welcome and your stay comfortable.

 

Club Captai

A Member of the Lodge will be nominated Club Captain for your week.  This person is the point of contact for our Members and Guests to help resolve any issues, if any arise. He/she will introduce themselves to you on the first night of your arrival.

 

Phone and mobile phone reception:

As you can imagine Charlottes Pass is away from the stress of day-to-day life and mobile reception is very limited.  Guests have found that there is limited service with Optus but should not be relied upon. The lodge does have a wall phone.  You need to purchase a phone card from the Gift Shop/small Convenience Store in the Village. The telephone number for the lodge is (02) 6457 5433

 

Wi-Fi

This is included in your Rates.

 

Rooms:

The lodge is very comfortable. You do not need to provide any linen; the beds are comfortable with quilts, blankets, towels and pillows. The bathrooms have heated floors and hairdryers are provided. 

 

Laundry:

There is a laundry with 2 washing machines and 2 dryers. They are coin operated and take 2 x $2 coins.  Washing powder is provided.  There is an iron and ironing board available.

 

Drying Room:

Downstairs when you come in off the snow there is the drying room.  It is a reasonable size but as you can imagine it gets very crowded. The aim is to try and keep all your gear together. If possible please mark your clothing with your name so that it won’t go missing. 

 

Sauna:

There is a sauna downstairs in the Lodge so if you want to use it pack your swimming costume.

 

Meals:

Included in your accommodation are 3 meals per day. Times will be confirmed on arrival.

Breakfast is served between 8am-9am.

Lunch is served from 12.00-1.00pm

Dinner for the kids is 6pm

Dinner for the Adults and Youths is at 7pm

 

There are coffee, tea and hot chocolate making facilities (all provided) as well as a microwave and toaster. If you wish to take down any snacks you are more than welcome too.

The coffee machine is an Aldi Pod Machine.  If you wish to take down your own coffee pods they need to be the Aldi brand (Approx cost from Aldi $7.00 per box)

In the interests of all Members and Guests please leave the kitchen area tidy, wash and dry up your cups and dispose of all rubbish in the bins provided.

Lunch on the Saturday of your departure is not included in your tariff. However if you wish to stay a charge of $10.00 per person is required.  Please let the Managers know if you wish to stay for lunch on the Saturday.

 

Dietary Requirements:-

Jerrabomberra Lodge is a very popular and busy Lodge and the food that is produced for our Guests is nutritious and very wholesome.  The Lodge is not a Restaurant!!

For obvious operational reasons the menus are prepared on a reoccurring basis for such a large group (30+ guests and children) and does not provide for a choice of meals.

Our Staff work very hard and fast in the kitchen to ensure that the vast majority of our great meals are delivered on time.  There is very little time to cater for differing diets, not only because of the time constraints but because the Lodge is isolated and special dietary needs are difficult and (often) expensive to source from suppliers.

Therefore, Members and Guests with dietary requirements are requested to carefully consider their position before making a Booking, in light of the possibility that the established menus may not be suitable or coincide with their dietary needs.

 

Bar:

The bar is open during lunch and it is open again from 5pm till 10pm.

Cocktails, champagne, wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks and snacks are for sale at reasonable prices. There is even a “Cocktail for the Day”

It is customary to open a “bar tab” for the week and this is to be finalised and paid for on the Friday evening before departure either by cash or eftpos.

As per the Booking Terms and Conditions, Jerrabomberra Lodge is a licensed premises.  If you wish to bring your own wine/or spirits, an Alcohol Surcharge will be applicable.  In all instances we have endeavored to keep the bar prices at a minimum to encourage Members and Guests to use the bar. Surcharge prices: Wine $5.00 per bottle, Spirits $20.00 per bottle.

 

Smoking:-

There is no smoking allowed anywhere within the Lodge.  This is for the safety, comfort and health of our guests.  You are allowed to smoke outside but 4m away from any opening door.  Please dispose of your butts in the garbage bin.

 

Activities:

There is a TV and DVD player in the lodge together with a stereo.  There is a good choice of DVD’s and music and stocked bookshelf. There are also board games.

Feel free to bring with you decks of cards or any other games or DVD’s.

 

There are a few traditions at the lodge:-

There is usually a Theme Night during the week.  Your Club Captain will decide on a theme and will advise you of this.

The BBQ day – the day for this is to be decided upon and it also depends on the weather. The staff will provide all the food and salads.  Help is required in setting up the BBQ, tables and chairs, the cooking and the packing away of the BBQ, etc.

 

The Standard Race – this is held on Thursday and we encourage you to participate in this fun event.  Your Club Captain will provide details.

Touring – If you are going cross-country skiing or on a day tour into Perisher could you please let another member or guest know.

 

Babysitters Available:

If you need a babysitter during the day or nights during your stay at Jerrabomberra, the Kosciuszko Chalet offers this facility.  Please go to the Kosciuszko Chalet Kid Club and ask for the Supervisor.  The Kids Club have various experienced sitters available for your convenience.  There is a flat rate of $20.00 per hour, payable on completion of the service.  Babysitting is done in the Lodge.  Babysitters can take children out for snow play if required and will bring a bag of toys, books and colouring items etc.

 

Don’t forget to pack:-

Mobile phone charges

Video Camera and/or camera and/or binoculars (the nights are so clear and the stars are spectacular)

Sunscreen, lip balm and moisturiser

Sunglasses and/or goggles

Reading material, puzzle books, cards

Theme Night costume

Snacks to munch on whilst you are skiing or even give to the lifties while you are waiting in the lift queue.

Aldi coffee pods.

 

MOST IMPORTANTLY…….

Relax by the roaring fire after a hard day of skiing, boarding or cross-country on the mountain, make new friends over a cocktail at the bar, read a book, play a game of Monopoly and enjoy what Jerrabomberra Lodge has to offer.

 

We hope you have a wonderful holiday. 

 

If you have any queries, suggestions, feedback or Membership enquiries, it is always appreciated. Please send an email to Jerrabomberra@bigpond.com

 

Have Fun!! Enjoy and happy skiing!!