Elk is located centrally within the Falls Creek Village.
Falls Creek is a 4.5hr drive (356km) from Melbourne Airport or a 1.5hr drive from Albury. Falls Creek is a 7hr drive from Sydney (690km).
Mount Beauty is the closest town to Falls Creek and the best place to hire chains.
Note: All vehicles during the declared snow season MUST carry chains. It is a requirement by law. Failing to do so may incur a fine.
There is no fuel available at Falls Creek. Mt Beauty is the closest fuel stop and all drivers should fill their vehicle up before making their way up the mountain. Mt Beauty fuel stations are open from 7am–7pm during the snow season 7 days a week.
In winter, diesel vehicles should be filled with alpine diesel from Mt Beauty or other local suppliers to ensure their vehicle operates in the cold alpine conditions.
Falls Creek Coaches provides daily services to Falls Creek from Melbourne, Albury and Mt Beauty. For bookings and timetables visit Falls Creek Coaches.
Falls Bus operates a coach service to Falls Creek from Melbourne city and Melbourne Airport many times per week. For bookings and timetables visit Falls Bus.
The closest regional airport is Albury. The closest domestic airport is Melbourne, followed by Sydney.
Forest Air Helicopters can drop you directly on the mountain, weather permitting. Helicopter flights operate daily from Mt Beauty and Albury. For more information visit Forest Air Helicopters.