Yarrangobilly Caves in Kosciuszko National Park is one of the most beautiful limestone karst systems in Australia and can be explored by the whole family.
Snowy Mountains region
Home to Kosciuszko National Park, the Snowy Mountains region is a unique alpine wonderland of rivers, mountains, ski fields, caves, and glacial lakes.
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The Snowy Mountains offer exhilarating walking and mountain biking trails, spectacular limestone caves and winter snow sports. Head to Kosciuszko National Park to climb Mount Kosciuszko, Australia's highest mountain, and enjoy sweeping views from the summit.
Explore the famous Snowy River, and go skiing or snowboarding on the slopes of Perisher and Thredbo - or camp under the stars at some of the most picturesque campgrounds in NSW.
Glorious wildflowers blanket the alpine landscape of Kosciuszko National Park during summer, and if you love adventure sports there's rock climbing, caving, mountain biking, and 4WD touring activities to get your heart racing. You'll never forget the rugged alpine scenery of Australia's largest national park.
- NSW National Parks Pocket Guide to the Snowy Mountains (6610211 pdf)
Activities in this region (111)
- 4WD touring
- Adventure sports
- Birdwatching and wildlife encounters
- Road trips and car/bus tours
- Snow sports
- Wildflowers (seasonal)
- Aboriginal culture
- Cafes and kiosks
- Educational activities
- Historic heritage
- Picnics and barbecues
- Show cave tours
- Visitor centres
- Guided tours
- Volunteer activities
Walk to the top of Mount Kosciuszko
This iconic day walk from Thredbo will have you conquering the summit of Mount Kosciuszko in a couple of hours. You'll quite literally be on a high as you soak in the epic views from Australia's highest point.
Get ready for a day of high altitude adventure. Hike or ride from Charlotte Pass to the summit of Mount Kosciuszko, through the high peaks of Kosciuszko National Park. Take a virtual tour of Mount Kosciuszko Summit walk captured with Google Street View Trekker.
Intrepid hikers can tackle the challenging Main Range walk, which takes in glacial lakes, historic huts, and the summit of Mount Kosciuszko, across alpine high country in Kosciuszko National Park.
Explore by pedal power
Jump on your mountain bike or walk Thredbo Valley track in the Snowy Mountains, as it follows the river from Thredbo Alpine Village to historic Bullocks Hut.
Cascade Hut trail changes with the seasons, offering mountain biking, hiking, picnicking and camping the summer and cross-country skiing in the winter.
See more of the Snowies
Why not extend your Snowy Mountains trip, and get to know the incredibly vast and varied attractions and distractions of Kosciuszko National Park better.