Perisher is the perfect snow holiday for families, first-timers and experts, with over 3,000 acres of skiing and snow sports across Perisher Valley, Guthega, Blue Cow and Smiggin Holes.
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Snow sports facilities
Selwyn Snow Resort is closed due to severe fire damage. For more information about this family-friendly snow resort in central Kosciusko National Park please visit the Selwyn Snow Resort website.
Winter or summer, Thredbo Alpine Village is the ideal base for your Kosciuszko National Park adventure. This year-round resort serves up skiing, hiking, biking, festivals and fishing galore.
Head to Charlotte Pass Ski Resort for outstanding skiing, snowboarding, and show shoeing, plus intimate ski-in/ski-out chalet accommodation in the Snowy Mountains, near Jindabyne.
Take it easy or work up a sweat on Perisher's many uncrowded cross-country ski trails in the Snowy Mountains.
Swap your skis for snowshoes to explore the winter wonderland of Perisher ski resort at your own pace, along scenic Rock Creek in Kosciuszko National Park.
Cascade Hut trail is a popular mountain biking and walking trail that takes you to an historic alpine hut. In winter, strap on cross-country skis or snowshoes to enjoy this trail near Thredbo.
For high altitude mountain biking with alpine huts and spectacular Snowy Mountain views, try Geehi Reservoir ride via Schlink Pass, near Perisher, in Kosciuszko National Park.
Pilot Wilderness mountain bike ride in Kosciuszko National Park is a challenging, long-distance mountain bike trail that is suited to experienced mountain bike riders.
- Free. Park entry fees apply.
- 53km one-way
- Lower Snowy River area in Kosciuszko National Park in Snowy Mountains
Mount Kosciuszko summit lookout marks the top of Australia’s highest mountain, in Kosciuszko National Park. Hike up from Charlotte Pass or Thredbo and soak in majestic views across the high country.
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.
Whether you’re headed for the backcountry in Kosciuszko National Park or dreaming of an overseas adventure, these avalanche safety courses with Snow Safety Australia are designed to give you a solid foundation in safe backcountry travel.
Challenge yourself on this guided winter course with the qualified instructors of Allie Pepper Adventures. It’s a great way to broaden your horizons in the world of mountaineering and backcountry survival.
Discover the pristine winter beauty of Kosciuszko National Park by ski, snowboard or snowshoe with the expert guides of Snowy Mountains Backcountry.
This iconic day walk from Thredbo will have you conquering the summit of Mount Kosciuszko in a couple of hours. You'll quite literally be on a high as you soak in the epic views from Australia's highest point.
Get ready for a day of high altitude adventure. Hike or ride from Charlotte Pass to the summit of Mount Kosciuszko, through the high peaks of Kosciuszko National Park.
A scenic walk along the Thredbo River, you'll enjoy delighful views of the river and Kosciuszko wildflowers. Keep an eye out for trout and platypus.
This self-guided 3km loop track in Kosciuszko National Park is great for birdwatching, bushwalking, and nature photography during the warmer months and is a cross-country skiing or snowshoe track in winter.
Schlink Hut walking track is a high alpine hiking or mountain biking adventure near Perisher, visiting 3 historic huts in Kosciuszko National Park. Winter access is by snowshoe or cross-country skiing only.
Dead Horse Gap walking track is the ideal Snowy Mountains walk for sweeping views of the Ramshead Range, Crackenback Mountain and the Thredbo Valley, in Kosciuszko National Park.
Mount Stilwell walk is a short mountain hike near Charlotte Pass, offering views of the rocky peaks of Kosciuszko National Park's Main Range, on its way to a scenic lookout.