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Khancoban Visitor Centre

Khancoban area in Kosciuszko National Park

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Khancoban Visitor Centre, on Alpine Way at western entry point to Kosciuszko National Park, is a great place to pick up maps, information and buy a parks pass for your Snowy Mountains adventure.

Visitor centres
2 Scammel Street, Khancoban, NSW, 2642 - in Khancoban area in Kosciuszko National Park in Snowy Mountains
Entry fees

No park entry fees apply at the visitor centre.

Opening times
  • Winter (June to September): Open 9am to 4pm Monday to Friday and 10am to 2pm on weekends.
  • Rest of year: Open 9am to 4pm daily.
  • Closed Christmas Day
Please note
  • The visitor centre is located outside the park. Park entry fees apply within areas of Kosciuszko National Park. 
  • There's a self-serve machine available 24 hours a day to buy day and multi-day park passes.  
  • You can fill in a trip intention form and hire a Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) for free at Khancoban Visitor Centre.
  • There's limited mobile reception in this area of the park.

If you’re planning to explore Kosciuszko National Park, then stop off at Khancoban Visitor Centre in historic Khancoban, near the Victorian border. Here you can get the lowdown on local and park information, ask our friendly staff for advice and tips, and buy your day or annual parks pass.

NSW National Parks products such as books and maps are also available and you’re invited to enjoy the free displays and facilities. Stop in to check on weather conditions and road closures before heading into the park.

Khancoban Visitor Centre is conveniently located on Alpine Way, which links Jindabyne to Khancoban. It's also the starting point for the Khancoban to Kiandra scenic drive (partly closed in winter), past some of the impressive dams of the Snowy Mountains Hydro Scheme,  historic huts, and Australia's highest town, Cabramurra. 

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info


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A family walk a boardwalk section of Bouddi coastal walk, Bouddi National Park. Photo: John Spencer/OEH.

Conservation program:

Southern corroboree frog conservation project

An iconic endangered species, the southern corroboree frog, found only in Kosciuszko National Park, faces the grave threat of extinction. Saving Our Species aims to prevent this from happening by battling chytrid fungus, protecting frog habitat from pests, and fostering a captive breeding program. 

Southern corroboree frog (Pseudophryne corroboree), Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: John Spencer

Operated by

  • Khancoban Visitor Centre
  • Winter (June to September): Open 9am to 4pm Monday to Friday and 10am to 2pm on weekends. Rest of year: Open 9am to 4pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.
  • 02 6070 8400
  • 2 Scammel Street, Khancoban NSW 2642

Park info

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