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Kosciuszko backcountry tours and avalanche training

Thredbo-Perisher area in Kosciuszko National Park

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Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of Kosciuszko National Park and learn new skills with expert guides from Alpine Access Australia.

Contact Alpine Access Australia for a tour schedule.
No wheelchair access
Medium. A moderate level of fitness is required and intermediate to advanced snowboarding or skiing ability.

Contact Alpine Access Australia for pricing.

Entry fees
Park entry fees apply
Bookings required. Book avalanche courses online. For backcountry tours, email or call Alpine Access Australia on 0417 673 933.
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Kickstart your adventures in Kosciuszko National Park’s pristine winter environment with a range of tours and courses by Alpine Access Australia.

If you want to go beyond the resorts and ride untracked lines, Alpine Access Australia can take you there. Whether you’re a skier or snowboarder, you’ll find tours guided by experienced instructors. Feel the thrill of making fresh tracks, learn new skills and explore untouched places in the backcountry.

Alpine Access Australia also offers 2-day avalanche skills courses to help keep you safe in the backcountry. Learn from accredited Canadian Avalanche Association instructors in the classroom and on the slopes. At the end of the Avalanche Canada AST1 courses, you’ll have proficient knowledge in avalanche formations, travelling in avalanche terrain and rescue skills.

Alpine Access Australia 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.

    Buy annual pass
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