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.
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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.
Intrepid hikers can tackle the challenging Main Range walk, which takes in glacial lakes, historic huts, and the summit of Mount Kosciuszko, across alpine high country in 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.
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.
Rainbow Lake walking track is a short and easy walk for the whole family, with great opportunities for picnicking, birdwatching, and enjoying the fresh Snowy Mountains air.
Waterfall walking track is ideal for a bushwalk, easy jog, and even birdwatching through Kosciuszko National Park, close to Jindabyne.
Reconnect with nature on a short, easy walk along Bullocks track, which follows the Thredbo River between Thredbo Diggings campground and Bullocks Hut, in Kosciuszko National Park.
Illawong walk in Kosciuszko National Park, near Thredbo and Perisher, is a 5km return bushwalk where you can enjoy birdwatching, picnicking by the river, wildlife photography, or swimming in Snowy River.
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
Cross Kosciuszko National Park on a 7-day, self-guided walk with Auswalk. Absorb the sights of the Snowy Mountains, including Thredbo Valley, Charlotte Pass and the summit of Mount Kosciuszko.
Escape to the Snowy Mountains and explore Kosciuszko National Park with Park Trek. This 5-day guided walking holiday visits highlights like Blue Lake, Thredbo Valley and Mount Kosciuszko.