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Australian Alps novice ski touring course

Thredbo-Perisher area in Kosciuszko National Park

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Challenge yourself and expand your horizons on a 5-day winter expedition in the Snowy Mountains. Travelling with the experienced guides of Icetrek Expeditions, you'll learn new backcountry skills in the high country around Mount Kosciuszko, Australia’s highest peak.

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No wheelchair access
Medium. Moderate level physical fitness required.
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Entry fees

Tour price includes park entry fee.

Bookings required. Book online or email or call Icetrek Expeditions on 03 6223 1450.
Please note
  • You will be on the snow for 5 days.
  • You may experience up to 6 hours of exposure to the elements at a time.
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If you’re new to winter backcountry adventure and want to learn from the experts, try this 5-day trip through the alpine winter wonderland of Kosciuszko National Park with Icetrek Expeditions.

Towing small sleds with everything you need, together you'll ski and snow shoe across the rooftop of Australia. Your expert guides will show you how to make a snow camp high in the Australian Alps, and even take you to the snowy summit of Mount Kosciuszko. It's a great way to gain the knowledge and confidence you need to safely embark on your own winter adventures.

Icetrek Expeditions is a licensed commercial tour operator with a Parks Eco Pass.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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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. Single and Multi-Day passes are also available via the Park'nPay app. Short Breaks Pass: $68 for 5 days park entry at price of 4 days (not valid winter).

    Read our Annual Pass FAQs for information.

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