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Thredbo Diggings campground

Thredbo-Perisher area in Kosciuszko National Park

Overview

Camp under the snow gums at secluded Thredbo Diggings campground by the the Thredbo River, and explore the walks, mountain biking, fishing and alpine attractions on its doorstep.

Accommodation Details
Camping type Tent, Camper trailer site, Caravan site, Camping beside my vehicle
Facilities Picnic tables, barbecue facilities, toilets
Please note
  • Sites are not marked or powered.
  • Noise restrictions apply.
  • There's limited mobile reception in this area.
Price Free.
Entry fees Park entry fees apply
Bookings

Bookings are not required for this campground.

You want mountain views, a river setting, and a peaceful spot among the snow gums? Thredbo Diggings campground is definitely the site for you.

During summer, lots of families and fishermen enjoy this place by Thredbo River. The former like to ride the Thredbo Valley track, walk riverside Bullocks track, or cool off in the in the water. The latter aren’t too fond of all that splashing but try to hook brown and rainbow trout with a spot of fly fishing.

For hardcore skiers, who are also very well-prepared, Thredbo Diggings campground is a short drive to the ski fields at Thredbo Alpine Village and the ski tube to Perisher.

Thredbo Diggings campground is also a short drive to Ngarigo campground as well as local attractions including Wild Brumby Schnapps Distillery, Lake Crackenback Resort and Bullocks Hut.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Edward River canoe and kayak trail, Murray Valley National Park. Photo: David Finnegan.

Conservation program:

Iconic species - Southern corroboree frog conservation program

An iconic endangered species, the southern corroboree frog, found only in Kosciuszko National Park, faces the grave threat of extinction. Saving Our Species aims to prevent this from happening by battling chytrid fungus, protecting frog habitat from pests, and fostering a captive breeding program. 

Southern corroboree frog (Pseudophryne corroboree), Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: John Spencer

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Park info

  • in the Thredbo-Perisher area of Kosciuszko National Park in the Snowy Mountains region
  • The Thredbo-Perisher area is open all year, but some roads and trails may close due to weather conditions or park management issues. Kosciuszko Road is closed between Perisher and Charlotte Pass in winter (June to October long weekends).
  • Park entry fees apply on Alpine Way and Kosciuszko Road

    Winter (June to October long weekends): $29 per vehicle per day (24hrs); motorcycles $12; bus passengers $11.45 per adult, $3.60 per child per day. Find out  more about the winter entry surcharge.

    Rest of Year: $17 per vehicle per day (24hrs); motorcycles $7; bus passengers $6.60 per adult, $2.20 per child per day.

    Passes: Day passes, multi-day passes and annual All Parks Pass available from local visitor centres, local agents and operating vehicle entry stations. Read our Annual Pass FAQs for information on upgrades. Short Breaks Pass: $68 for 5 days park entry at price of 4 days (not valid winter). Pensioners are exempt from park entry fees. Download the exemption form.

    Buy an annual pass.
    • Snowy Region Visitor Centre - Jindabyne
      (02) 6450 5600
      Contact hours: 8.30m-4.30pm daily (closed Christmas Day)
    • 49 Kosciuszko Road, Jindabyne NSW 2627
    • Email: srvc@environment.nsw.gov.au
      Fax: (02) 6456 1249
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    • Perisher Office
      (02) 6457 4444
      Contact hours: Winter: 8am-4pm Monday to Friday, 8am-12pm and 1-4pm Saturday and Sunday. Summer: 8am-12pm and 1-4pm Monday to Friday. Closed Saturday and Sunday.
    • NPWS Building, 9914 Kosciuszko Road, Perisher Valley NSW 2624
    • Email: perisher@environment.nsw.gov.au
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See more visitor info
Thredbo River at Thredbo Diggings campground, Kosciuzsko National Park. Photo: Elinor Sheargold