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Thredbo Diggings campground

Thredbo-Perisher area in Kosciuszko National Park

Overview

Camp under the snow gums at secluded Thredbo Diggings campground by the the Thredbo River, and explore the walks, mountain biking, fishing and alpine attractions on its doorstep.

Accommodation Details
Camping type Tent, Camper trailer site, Caravan site, Camping beside my vehicle
Facilities Picnic tables, barbecue facilities, toilets
Price Free.
Entry fees Park entry fees apply
Bookings Bookings are not required for this campground.
Please note
  • Sites are not marked or powered.
  • Noise restrictions apply.
  • There's limited mobile reception in this area.

You want mountain views, a river setting, and a peaceful spot among the snow gums? Thredbo Diggings campground is definitely the site for you.

During summer, lots of families and fishermen enjoy this place by Thredbo River. The former like to ride the Thredbo Valley track, walk riverside Bullocks track, or cool off in the in the water. The latter aren’t too fond of all that splashing but try to hook brown and rainbow trout with a spot of fly fishing.

For hardcore skiers, who are also very well-prepared, Thredbo Diggings campground is a short drive to the ski fields at Thredbo Alpine Village and the ski tube to Perisher.

Thredbo Diggings campground is also a short drive to Ngarigo campground as well as local attractions including Wild Brumby Schnapps Distillery, Lake Crackenback Resort and Bullocks Hut.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

Things to do:

Thredbo Valley track

Jump on your mountain bike and ride the popular Thredbo Valley track in the Snowy Mountains, as it follows the river from Thredbo Alpine Village to historic Bullocks Hut.

A man and woman on mountain bikes, Thredbo Valley track, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Boen Ferguson/OEH.

 

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Hand holding a phone with NSW National Parks app on screen. Photo: Branden Bodman/DPIE

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Park info

  • 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).

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    • Perisher Valley office
      02 6457 4444
      Contact hours: Winter (June to October long weekends): Daily 8.30am to 4pm. Closed 12 to 1pm. Rest of year: Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4pm. Closed 12 to 1pm weekdays, all day Saturday and Sunday.
    • 9914 Kosciuszko Road, Perisher Valley NSW 2624
    • Email: perisher@environment.nsw.gov.au
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Thredbo River at Thredbo Diggings campground, Kosciuzsko National Park. Photo: Elinor Sheargold