This iconic day walk from Thredbo will have you conquering the summit of Mount Kosciuszko in a couple of hours. You'll quite literally be on a high as you soak in the epic views from Australia's highest point.
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.
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.
Get ready for a day of high altitude adventure. Hike or ride from Charlotte Pass to the summit of Mount Kosciuszko, through the high peaks of Kosciuszko National Park.
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.
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.
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.
Waterfall walking track is ideal for a bushwalk, easy jog, and even birdwatching through Kosciuszko National Park, close to Jindabyne.
Snowy Region Visitor Centre, in Jindabyne, is a great place for visitors to get information, brochures, maps and park entry passes before heading into Kosciuszko National Park.
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.
Park entry fees apply.
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