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Tumut Visitor Centre

Tumut area in Kosciuszko National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Tumut Visitor Centre.

Getting there and parking

Tumut Visitor Centre is just outside the northern entry point to Kosciuszko National Park, on the corner of Snowy Mountains Highway and Gocup Road, in Tumut.

Road quality

  • It's recommended that all vehicles carry snow chains from the June to October long weekends. Read our snow driving in Kosciuszko tips.
  • Roads can close in extreme weather, so it’s a good idea to check weather and road conditions before setting out.

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather


There's parking in a bitumen carpark at Tumut Visitor Centre. The carpark includes 2 designated accessible parking spaces on either side of the visitor centre entrance.



There are accessible toilets that you can reach via double doors located to the left of the visitor centre entrance. The doors have knob handles and can be heavy to open – people with reduced mobility may require some assistance.


Step-free access

  • Step-free main entrance to the building

Accessible doorways

The main entrance to the building is a single doorway with a lever handle. The doorway opens outward.

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Safety messages

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.

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).


Disability access level - easy

Tumut Visitor Centre is single-level and flat, with step-free access from the carpark to the main entrance.

  • The entrance has a single door with a lever handle.
  • There's step-free access around the inside of the building to the retail, information facilities and exhibitions.
  • There are accessible toilets to the left of the main entrance to the visitor centre. The double doors to the toilets have knob handles and are heavy – people with reduced mobility may need assistance to open them.
  • There are 2 accessible parking spots in the bitumen carpark.



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 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.


NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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