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Snowy Mountains region

Overview

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.

Activities in this region (111)

Cave adventures

Yarrangobilly Caves, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Murray Vanderveer

Yarrangobilly Caves

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.

Walk to the top of Mount Kosciuszko

Main Range walk and mountains, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: E Sheargold/OEH

Main Range walk

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

Thredbo Valley track, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Elinor Sheargold

Thredbo Valley track

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 multi-use trail, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Murray van der Veer

Cascade Hut trail

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

Snow covered mountain, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: John Spencer