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Tumut Visitor Centre

Tumut area in Kosciuszko National Park

Overview

Tumut Visitor Centre, on Snowy Mountains Highway, is the ideal starting point for a visit to northern Kosciuszko National Park, offering information, booking services, and souvenirs.

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

No park entry fees apply at the visitor centre.

Opening times

9am–5pm 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.
  • If you're planning a long hike or visiting a remote part of Kosciuszko National Park, drop into the visitor centre to complete a trip intention form and hire a PLB.

Northern Kosciusko National Park and Tumut Region covers a vast area: where to begin? Your best bet is Tumut Visitor Centre, located a short drive from the park in Tumut's historic Old Butter Factory.

As well as a 24-hour tourism touch screen, and a retail shop stocking visitor guides, topographical and 4WD maps, you'll find friendly, knowledgeable staff who can offer great tips and help you plan your Kosciuszko adventure. Book accommodation, or get advice on road conditions, fire warnings and other important information about Kosciuszko National Park.

While you're here, don't miss the visitor centre's corroboree frogs on display or the local exhibition space. For something a little different, ask the visitor centre about guided tours in the national park. 

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Kosciuszko trip intention form

Are you planning a long hike, off-track and overnight adventures, or visiting a remote part of Kosciuszko National Park? We recommend you fill in a trip intention form and carry a personal locator beacon (PLB) for your safety. Find out more about the free trip intention form.

A walker on Illawong walk in Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Murray van der Veer

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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Blowering Cliffs walking track, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Murray Vanderveer