Howmans Gap Alpine Centre YMCA

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Howmans Gap Alpine Centre YMCA is happily situated on the Bogong High Plains, about four kilometres below Falls Creek resort, surrounded by tall ash bushland.

Howmans Gap offers a diverse range of accessible accommodation including self contained cottages and bunk style rooms. Bunk room accommodation prices include full catering with their in house chef.

Howmans Gap offers a wide range of facilities and activities including cycle knowledgeable staff, bike storage, bike tools, pumps and workshop. They offer the opportunity for walking, wildflowers, mountain biking, camping, high ropes, archery, and much more to help you explore Australia’s Alpine National Park in summer and is a great place for schools and groups to discover the Alpine region in any season.

In Winter, Howmans Gap Alpine Centre is the only YMCA Camp to offer snow and ski programs. We also operate Falls Creek Cross Country for all of your Cross Country, Skating, Classic, Telemark, Snow shoeing, or tobogganing needs.


24 Hour Reception An access and inclusion statement is available (make this available on your website). Australian Tourism Accreditation Baggage Holding Room Balcony Barbecue Barbeque Blankets Camp/Adventure Activity Accreditation Program Carpark Caters for challenges with learning and communication Caters for hearing impairment Caters for high support needs Caters for limited mobility Caters for people with allergies and intolerances. Caters for vision impairment Communal Lounge Communal Refrigerator Communal Shower Conference/Function Facilities Desk Dining Area Disabled access available Dryer DVD/Bluray Player Family Friendly Flat-screen TV Full Kitchen Games or recreation room Heating International Kettle Kitchenware Laundry Linen supplied Lounge/Dining Area Microwave Non Smoking Not Available Open Fireplace Open fireplace Outdoor Dining Area Outdoor Dining Area Outdoor Furniture Outdoor Furniture Oven Private Bathroom Refrigerator Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Safe Shower Sports Stove Top Tea/Coffee making facilities Television Toaster Tourism Council Australia Washing Machine Wheelchair access


Howmans Gap Main Accommodation is an L-shaped building and sleeps up to 158 people.

The main building is comprised of 32 rooms with either one, two or three sets of bunks – some rooms include an extra single bed.

Six individual bathrooms and two main shared bathrooms.

Balcony Blankets Dining Area Heating Lounge/Dining Area Open fireplace Outdoor Dining Area Refrigerator Safe Shower Tea/Coffee making facilities Toaster Washing Machine

The house sleeps up to eight people in one double bed and six single bunks.

Includes a fully functioning kitchen, living and dining room, and separate toilet / bathroom.

Balcony Barbecue Blankets DVD/Bluray Player Desk Dining Area Dryer Flat-screen TV Full Kitchen Heating Kettle Kitchenware Linen supplied Lounge/Dining Area Microwave Open fireplace Outdoor Dining Area Outdoor Furniture Oven Private Bathroom Refrigerator Shower Stove Top Tea/Coffee making facilities Television Toaster Washing Machine 24 Hour Reception


From AU$87.00

Minimum price shared room – two nights and four meals.

Main shared accommodation including full catering. $100 per person for groups over 25 all meals included.

Please call for more information.

Trading Times

Check In: 3:00 pm
Check Out: 10:00 am

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