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Khancoban Visitor Centre

Khancoban area in Kosciuszko National Park

Overview

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.

Type
Visitor centres
Where
Khancoban area in Kosciuszko National Park
Accessibility
Easy
Price
Free
Entry fees

No park entry fees apply at the visitor centre.

Opening times

Monday to Friday, 9am to 4.30pm. Closed 12.30pm to 1pm. 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 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:

Iconic species - Southern corroboree frog conservation program

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

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Khancoban Visitor Centre, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Elinor Sheargold