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Summer adventures in alpine Kosciuszko

Kosciuszko National Park spoils you for choice with an A-Z of things to do. From short boardwalk strolls, to day-long walks in the majestic mountains at the rooftop of Australia, this is a walker's paradise. Catch the dazzling displays of spring and summer wildflowers. Enjoy superb views from the scenic Kosciuszko chairlift. Cool off in crystal clear alpine rivers, or try your luck catching a rainbow trout to fry up on a BBQ with some local Schnapps. Thrill seekers can hit some of Australia's best mountain bike runs, or check out Thredbo, Perisher and Jindabyne's many activities. 

Climb Mount Kosciuszko in Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Copyright Tourism Snowy Mountains.
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.

Price
Free. Park entry fees apply.
Distance
22km loop
Time
7 - 9hrs
Grade
Grade 4
Where
Thredbo-Perisher area in Snowy Mountains
Charlotte Pass lookout and Snow Gums boardwalk, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: E Sheargold/OEH

Snow Gums boardwalk

Snow Gums boardwalk is an easy walk from Charlotte Pass lookout to Main Range lookout, offering awe-inspiring views of Australia's highest peaks in alpine Kosciuszko.

Price
Free. Park entry fees apply.
Distance
0.4km return
Time
15 - 30min
Grade
Grade 3
Where
Thredbo-Perisher area in Snowy Mountains
Cascade Hut multi-use trail, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Murray van der Veer

Cascade Hut trail

Cascade Hut trail is a popular mountain biking and walking trail that takes you to an historic alpine hut. In winter, strap on cross-country skis or snowshoes to enjoy this trail near Thredbo.

Price
Free. Park entry fees apply.
Distance
10km one-way
Time
3hrs 15min
Grade
Medium
Where
Thredbo-Perisher area in Snowy Mountains
Seamans Hut along the Mount Kosciuszko Summit walk, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Murray Vanderveer

Thredbo-Perisher area

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.

Fees

Park entry fees apply.

Things to do
60
Places to stay
5
Where
Snowy Mountains
Seamans Hut with grass and wildflowers. Photo: Murray Vanderveer