Thredbo Valley track adventure rides
Thredbo-Perisher area in Kosciuszko National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Thredbo Valley track adventure rides.
Getting there and parking
The full Thredbo Valley track runs from Thredbo village, via Bullocks Flat, to Gaden Trout Hatchery, outside Kosciuszko National Park.
To get there from Jindabyne:
- Leave Jindabyne on Kosciuszko Road
- After 3km, turn left onto Alpine Way and continue 31km
- Then turn right onto Friday Drive to enter Thredbo village
- Thredbo Valley track starts from Friday Drive, on your right, before the round-a-bout.
- To reach Gaden Trout Hatchery, follow Kosciuszko Road around 7km then turn left onto Gaden Road and follow 2.5km to the designated carpark and picnic area.
To get there from Khancoban:
- Head south on Alpine Way and follow for 74km
- You can turn left onto Banjo Drive to reach Thredbo, or continue 1.5km along Alpine Way and turn left onto Friday Drive.
You can also access Thredbo Valley track from Thredbo Diggings campground, Ngarigo campground, or at Bullocks Flat Skitube carpark ‘D’, off Alpine Way.
- Sealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- Snow chains required after snow
- Parking is available at either end of this track, on Friday Drive in Thredbo and at Gaden Trout Hatchery, outside the national park.
- No parking or entry to private property. Please park in designated areas only.
- You can also park at access points at Thredbo Diggings campground, Ngarigo campground, and Bullocks Flat Skitube carpark D.
Thredbo Alpine Village offers a range of facilities including public toilets, picnic tables, supermarket, hire gear, drinking water, shops, cafes and restaurants, ATM, public phone, and fuel.
Non-flush toilets, picnic tables and fire-rings are located along Thredbo Valley track at Ngarigo campground and Thredbo Diggings campground. There’s also a non-flush toilet at Bullocks Hut.
There are public toilets and limited parking at Gaden Trout Hatchery. Please do not enter or park in private property.
Maps and downloads
Disability access level - no wheelchair access
November to May: You can cycle the full Thredbo Valley track in summer. Section may close due to poor weather or track conditions.
June to October: All bikes, including fat bikes, only permitted on gravel section between Thredbo Diggings campground and Bullocks Flat. Some sections may open if conditions allow.
You can fish in rivers and streams between the October and June long weekends. A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required to fish in all waters. Fishing in dams and lakes is permitted year-round, but some waterways may close temporarily or have restrictions. Refer to the NSW Recreational Freshwater Fishing Guide for information.
Flying a drone for recreational purposes is prohibited in this area. Drones may affect public enjoyment, safety and privacy, interfere with park operations, or pose a threat to wildlife. See the Drones in Parks policy.
This area may be a declared Drone Exclusion Zone, or may be subject to Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) rules for flying near airports, aerodromes and helicopter landing sites. See CASA's Drone Flyer Rules.
Commercial filming and photography
If you're transiting through a national park or reserve on a public road, pets must remain within the vehicle.
NSW national parks are no smoking areas. The alpine resorts of Thredbo, Perisher, Charlotte Pass, Selwyn, Ski Rider and Kosciuszko Tourist Park are exempt, though some commercial and outdoor places within these resorts may have no smoking areas.
- 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