Perisher is the perfect snow holiday for families, first-timers and experts, with over 3,000 acres of skiing and snow sports across Perisher Valley, Guthega, Blue Cow and Smiggin Holes.
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
Hit the slopes
Winter or summer, Thredbo Alpine Village is the ideal base for your Kosciuszko National Park adventure. This year-round resort serves up skiing, hiking, biking, festivals and fishing galore.
Head to Charlotte Pass Ski Resort for outstanding skiing, snowboarding, and show shoeing, plus intimate ski-in/ski-out chalet accommodation in the Snowy Mountains, near Jindabyne.
Selwyn Snow Resort in central Kosciusko National Park is a great place for families and beginners looking for an affordable snow holiday.
The Yarrangobilly area is a highlight of northern Kosciuszko National Park. Explore jaw-dropping caves on a guided tour and swim in the thermal pool. Stay at historic Caves House and enjoy the walks and wildlife.
Top Snowy Mountains getaways
From alpine Creel Lodge above Lake Jindabyne, to historic huts in the high plains, and charming Yarrangobilly Caves House, Kosciuszko National Park spoils you for choice for your Snowy Mountains getaway.