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Khancoban to Kiandra drive

Khancoban area in Kosciuszko National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Khancoban to Kiandra drive.

Getting there and parking

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    Khancoban to Kiandra drive is in the central precinct of Kosciuszko National Park. To get there:

    From Khancoban:

    • Drive for 5.8km until you reach the Swampy Plains Creek Road turn-off
    • Follow the signs for 57.9km until you reach Cabramurra turn-off
    • From here, follow Goat Ridge Road, and then turn right at Link Road for Kiandra (15.3km).
    • You can also continue along Elliott Way for access to O'Hares campground and Tumbarumba.

    From Kiandra:

    • Drive 15.3km until you reach the Cabramurra turn-off
    • Drive 4.3km to the township of Cabramurra, continue 57.9km to Alpine Way, and then turn left for Khancoban (5.8km).

    Park entry points

    • Swampy Plains Creek Road - Closed Winter See on map

    Road quality

    • It's recommended that all vehicles carry snow chains from the June to October long weekends. Read our snow driving in Kosciuszko tips.
    • Check weather and road conditions before setting out as roads can close in extreme weather.

    Parking

    Parking is available at various sites along Khancoban to Kiandra drive.

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    Safety messages

    Alpine safety

    Alpine areas present special safety issues. Conditions can be extreme and may change rapidly, particularly in winter. It’s important to be prepared and find out how to stay safe in alpine areas.

    Mobile safety

    Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency + app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

    River and lake safety

    The aquatic environment around rivers, lakes and lagoons can be unpredictable. If you're visiting these areas, take note of these river and lake safety tips.

    Permitted

    Fishing

    A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.

    Prohibited

    Drones

    Flying a drone for recreational purposes is prohibited at this location. Drones can impact on public enjoyment and privacy, interfere with park operations, and may pose a threat to wildlife in some areas. For more information, see the Drones in Parks policy.

    Commercial filming and photography

    Commercial filming or photography is prohibited at this location unless prior consent has been obtained. Find out how to apply for permission to conduct commercial filming or photography and download an application form. Contact the local office to obtain consent for commercial filming or photography.

    Pets

    Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

    If you're transiting through a national park or reserve on a public road, pets must remain within the vehicle.

    Smoking

    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

    Khancoban to Kiandra drive

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    Alpine high country near Cabramurra, Kosciuszko National Park Photo: Murray Vanderveer