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Kosciuszko avalanche and mountain safety tours

Kosciuszko National Park

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Gain essential avalanche and mountain safety skills on these exciting guided tours with the experts from Blizzard Academy in Kosciuszko National Park.

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No wheelchair access
Medium. Suitable for adults 16 years and above. Difficulty and fitness requirements vary across tours.
Contact Blizzard Academy for pricing.
Entry fees
Park entry fees apply
Meeting point
Location dependant on conditions.
Bookings required. Book online or email. Bookings also available on request.
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Step into the thrilling world of avalanche training on a single or multi-day experience with Blizzard Academy. Whether you’re a seasoned adventurer or new to the backcountry, there's a guided tour that will suit you.

Your seasoned guides will take you through a curriculum rooted in Avalanche Canada’s accredited avalanche awareness course. You'll gain critical skills in avalanche awareness, alpine navigation, ski mountaineering, glacier travel and crevasse rescue.

Join Blizzard Academy for the perfect blend of outdoor exploration, good fun and skill development and come away with the tools you need to thrive in alpine environments.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Park info

  • in Kosciuszko National Park in the Snowy Mountains region
  • Opening times

    Kosciuszko National Park is open all year but at times some roads and trails close due to weather conditions or park management issues. For details, click the local alerts or contact the park's visitor centres.

  • Park entry fees:

    Winter peak From Friday June long weekend to Monday October long weekend: $29 per vehicle per day (24hrs); motorcycles $12; bus passengers $11.45 per adult, $3.60 per child per day (24hrs). Find out more about the Winter entry surcharge.

    Rest of the year From Tuesday after October long weekend to Thursday before June long weekend: $17 per vehicle per day (24hrs); motorcycles $7; bus passengers $6.60 per adult, $2.20 per child per day (24hrs).

    Yarrangobilly Caves (year-round) $4 per vehicle per day, unless general park entry has been paid.

    Passes: Single and Multi-Day passes available from entry stations, NPWS visitor centres and pay machines. For Thredbo-Perisher area, Khancoban area and Selwyn area, Single and Multi-Day passes are also available via the Park'nPay app.

    Annual Passes available for purchase online or at NPWS visitor centres. Short Breaks Pass: $68 for 5 days at price of 4 days (not valid winter) is available at local NPWS visitor centres and entry stations on Alpine Way and Kosciuszko Rd. Find out more about park passes for Kosciuszko National Park.

    Buy annual pass