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Khancoban Visitor Centre

Khancoban area in Kosciuszko National Park

Overview

Khancoban Visitor Centre, on Alpine Way at western entry point to Kosciuszko National Park, is a great place to pick up maps, information and buy a parks pass for your Snowy Mountains adventure.

Type
Visitor centres
Where
Khancoban area in Kosciuszko National Park
Accessibility
Easy
Price
Free
Entry fees

No park entry fees apply at the visitor centre.

Opening times

Khancoban Visitor Centre is open:

  • 9am-12.30pm and 1pm-4pm (Monday to Friday)
  • During peak summer season the centre is open daily
  • Closed on Christmas Day
Please note
  • The visitor centre is located outside the park. Park entry fees apply within areas of Kosciuszko National Park. 
  • There's limited mobile reception in this area of the park.

If you’re planning to explore Kosciuszko National Park, then stop off at Khancoban Visitor Centre in historic Khancoban, near the Victorian border. Here you can get the lowdown on local and park information, ask our friendly staff for advice and tips, and buy your day or annual parks pass.

NSW National Parks products such as books and maps are also available and you’re invited to enjoy the free displays and facilities. Stop in to check on weather conditions and road closures before heading into the park.

Khancoban Visitor Centre is conveniently located on Alpine Way, which links Jindabyne to Khancoban. It's also the starting point for the Khancoban to Kiandra scenic drive (partly closed in winter), past some of the impressive dams of the Snowy Mountains Hydro Scheme,  historic huts, and Australia's highest town, Cabramurra. 

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

Operated by

  • Khancoban Visitor Centre
  • 9am-4pm (closed 12.30pm-1pm) Monday to Friday. Open daily during peak summer season and school holidays.
  • (02) 6076 9373
  • (02) 6076 9382
  • (02) 6076 9567
  • Corner Scammell Street and Alpine Way, Khancoban NSW 2642

Park info

  • in the Khancoban area of Kosciuszko National Park in the Snowy Mountains region
  • The Khancoban area is open all year, but access along the Khancoban to Cabramurra Road is closed in winter (June to October long weekends).

  • Park entry fees apply on Alpine Way

    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.

    Entry passes available from Khancoban Visitor Centre's 24-hour vending machines. 

    See vehicle entry fees for other areas in Kosciuszko National Park.

    Buy an annual pass.
    • Khancoban Visitor Centre
      (02) 6076 9373
      (02) 6076 9382
      Contact hours: 9am-4pm (closed 12.30pm-1pm) Monday to Friday. Open daily during peak summer season and school holidays.
    • Corner Scammell Street and Alpine Way, Khancoban NSW 2642
    • Fax: (02) 6076 9567
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Khancoban Visitor Centre, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Elinor Sheargold