VIC Tourism welcomes YMCA Howmans Gap Alpine Centre in Falls Creek, find and discover wonderful places to visit in Falls Creek.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 accommodation including self contained cottages and bunk style rooms. Bunk room accommodation prices include full catering with our in house chef. Howmans Gap is the only YMCA Camp to offer snow and ski programs in winter and is a great place for groups to discover the Alpine region....
YMCA Howmans Gap Alpine Centre has some interesting information on why Australia is called the land down under?
Australia is known as 'the land Down Under' for its position in the southern hemisphere. The discovery of Australia began when European explorers searched for land under the continent of Asia. Before Australia was discovered, it was known as Terra Australis Incognita the unknown southern land.
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