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Thredbo Alpine Village

Thredbo-Perisher area in Kosciuszko National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Thredbo Alpine Village.

Getting there and parking

Thredbo Alpine Village is in the Perisher-Thredbo area of Kosciuszko National Park.

To get there from Jindabyne:

  • Leave Jindabyne on Kosciuszko Road
  • Turn left onto Alpine Way after 3km
  • On entering Kosciuszko National Park, continue along Alpine Way for another 13km until you reach the village.

To get there from Khancoban:

  •  Head south on Alpine Way and follow for 74km
  • You can turn left onto Banjo Drive which will take you into Thredbo Village, or continue along Alpine Way 1.5km
  • Turn left onto Friday Drive and continue into the centre of the village

Winter road access

Snow chains:

It’s compulsory for all 2WD vehicles to carry snow chains in winter, between June and October long weekends, on:

  • Alpine Way between Thredbo and Tom Groggin
  • Kosciuszko Road (to Perisher)
  • Island Bend/Guthega Road for its full length

The Roads and Maritime Service (RMS) recommends snow chains are carried by all vehicles driving in the park in winter, including 4WD and AWD, in the event of extreme weather.

Read our snow driving safety tips. Visit the Live Traffic website for current conditions. Learn more about winter access to NSW alpine resorts.

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • Snow chains required after snow

Parking

Parking is available at Thredbo alpine village, including several designated disabled spots. Bus parking is also available. It can be a busy place on the weekend, so parking might be limited.

Public transport

NSW TrainLink Regional train and coach services run between Sydney and Cooma, Jindabyne and Bombala, via Canberra, with additional services between Sydney and Tumut and Tumbarumba, via Cootamundra. For more information on public transport to and around the Snowy Mountains check Transport NSW.

Facilities

Thredbo Alpine Village offers a range of accommodation with amenities to suit all ages and budgets. You'll also find shops, hire gear, cafes, bars and restaurants, ATM, the Thredbo Leisure Centre, golf course, tennis courts, the Thredbo Bobsled (summer only) and more.

Toilets

  • Flush toilets

Picnic tables

Cafe/kiosk

Carpark

Drinking water

Public phone

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Adventure sports

Adventure sports like climbing, caving, canyoning and abseiling offer a thrilling opportunity to explore our unique environments. Before you head out, be aware of the risks and stay safe during adventure sports.

Alpine safety

Alpine areas present special safety issues. Conditions can be extreme and may change rapidly, particularly in winter. It’s important to be prepared and find out how to stay safe in alpine areas.

Bushwalking safety

If you're keen to head out on a longer walk or a backpack camp, always be prepared. Read these bushwalking safety tips before you set off on a walking adventure in national parks.

Cycling safety

Hundreds of cyclists head to our national parks for fun and adventure. If you're riding your bike through a national park, read these mountain biking and cycling safety tips.

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

Prohibited

Drones

Flying a drone for recreational purposes is prohibited in this area. Drones may affect public enjoyment, safety and privacy, interfere with park operations, or pose a threat to wildlife. See the Drones in Parks policy.

This area may be a declared Drone Exclusion Zone, or may be subject to Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) rules for flying near airports, aerodromes and helicopter landing sites. See CASA's Drone Flyer Rules.

Commercial filming and photography

Commercial filming or photography is prohibited without prior consent. You must apply for permission and contact the local office.

 

Pets

Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas. The alpine resorts of Thredbo, Perisher, Charlotte Pass, Selwyn, Ski Rider and Kosciuszko Tourist Park are exempt, though some commercial and outdoor places within these resorts may have no smoking areas.


Thredbo Alpine Village

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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. Read our Annual Pass FAQs for information. Short Breaks Pass: $68 for 5 days park entry at price of 4 days (not valid winter). Eligible pensioners can apply for a complementary NPWS concession pass, to get free park entry. Download the exemption form (154KB doc).

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