Thredbo-Perisher area in Kosciuszko National Park
2021 snow season
The NSW snow season opens 12 June 2021. The only requirement for entry to Kosciuszko National Park is a valid NSW Parks Pass, however if you're planning to camp overnight you must pre-book your campground or campsite before leaving home.
Check with your ski resort for specific COVID-19 restrictions and read our COVID-19 updates to learn more about snow play and other restrictions this year.
Creel Lodge offers luxurious accommodation overlooking Lake Jindabyne. It's the perfect base for the walks, rides, fishing, paddling and snow sports of nearby Perisher, in Kosciuszko National Park.
|Where||32 Lodge Drive, Creel Bay, NSW, 2627 - in Thredbo-Perisher area|
|Facilities||Barbecue facilities, drinking water, showers, toilets, electric power|
|What to bring||Food supplies, firewood|
Park entry fees are not included in your accommodation fees.
|Bookings||Book online or call the National Parks Contact Centre on 1300 072 757.|
Located at Waste Point, just off Kosciuszko Road, spacious Creel Lodge offers all the comforts of home with the luxury of a mountain chalet. With views over Lake Jindabyne, it’s the perfect setting for an indulgent holiday with friends or a special family get-together, summer or winter.
Tuck into a hearty breakfast on the deck to fuel up for a day exploring the Snowy Mountains. Head deeper in to the national park to discover the walking tracks, including the Mount Kosciuszko Summit trail, mountain bike trails, cross-country skiing and winter sports surrounding Sawpit Creek, Perisher Valley and Charlotte Pass. Wander down the road to Creel Bay for a spot of fishing and paddling on Lake Jindabyne. You can also put your boat in here to enjoy a day on the water.
With all that fresh mountain air, you’ll be ready to cook up a feast in the big kitchen and share a memorable meal around the large dining table. After dinner, stoke up the outdoor fireplace and start planning your next day’s adventure in Kosciuszko, as the resident kangaroos graze around you.
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Thredbo-Perisher area is your gateway to Mount Kosciuszko. Find NSW's favourite ski resorts, top alpine hikes, mountain bike trails, and endless adventures in the Snowy Mountains.
- National Parks Contact Centre
- 7am to 7pm daily
- 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
- Snowy Region Visitor Centre
- 8.30am to 5pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.
- 02 6450 5600
- 49 Kosciuszko Road, Jindabyne NSW 2627
- in the Thredbo-Perisher area of Kosciuszko National Park in the Snowy Mountains region
- The Thredbo-Perisher area is open all year, but some roads and trails may close due to weather conditions or park management issues. Kosciuszko Road is closed between Perisher and Charlotte Pass in winter (June to October long weekends).
Park entry fees apply on Alpine Way and Kosciuszko Road
Winter (June to October long weekends): $29 per vehicle per day (24hrs from purchase); 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.
Passes: Day passes, multi-day passes and annual All Parks Pass available from NPWS visitor centres, local agents and operating vehicle entry stations. Read our Annual Pass FAQs for information. Short Breaks Pass: $68 for 5 days park entry at price of 4 days (not valid winter). Eligible pensioners can apply for a complementary NPWS concession pass, to get free park entry. Download the exemption form (154KB doc).Buy annual pass