Thredbo-Perisher area in Kosciuszko National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Bullocks track .
Features of this track
30min - 1hr
Quality of markings
Clearly sign posted
No experience required
Quality of path
Formed track, some obstacles: The track is 0.6m wide and hard-packed ground mixed with grass at Thredbo Diggings. As you near Bullocks Hut, the track becomes 2.4m wide, flat and concrete.
Occasional steps: There are occasional steps throughout the walk that go both uphill and downhill. The sections with steps don't have handrails.
If you start the walk from Bullocks Hut and head towards Thredbo Diggings, there's a 450m section of track where the track is 2.4m wide, flat and concrete. This part of the walk is suitable for wheelchairs, prams, and people with reduced mobility.
Getting there and parking
Get driving directions
Bullocks track is in the Thredbo area of Kosciuszko National Park. To get there:
- Leave Jindabyne on Kosciuszko Road
- After 3km, turn left onto Alpine Way towards Thredbo
- Continue around 17km then turn right at the Bullocks Flat Skitube turnoff and follow the signs to Carpark D
- You can also continue another 2km along Alpine Way and turn right at the Thredbo Diggings campground turnoff.
All 2WD vehicles need to carry snow chains in winter, between June and October long weekends, on:
- Kosciuszko Road (to Perisher)
- Guthega Road
- Alpine Way between Thredbo and Tom Groggin
Snow chains are recommended for all vehicles driving in the park, including 4WD and AWD, in the event of extreme weather. Read our snow driving in Kosciuszko tips.
If you start the walk from Bullocks Hut, the nearest parking is in an asphalt carpark at Bullocks Flat Skitube Terminal carpark D. The carpark includes 3 accessible parking spots. It can be busy on weekends and holidays so parking may be limited
If you start the walk from Thredbo Diggings campground, there's limited day use parking in a gravel carpark. This carpark does not have any accessible parking spots.
There are non-flush toilets at both ends of the track:
- Thredbo Diggings campground has 3 ambulant non-flush toilets
- Bullocks Hut has 1 accessible non-flush toilet
There are also picnic tables and fire rings at Thredbo Diggings campground.
Maps and downloads
Disability access level - hard
There's a 450m section of the track, starting from Bullocks Hut, that's 2.4m wide, step-free, flat and concrete. This part of the walk is suitable for wheelchairs, prams, and people with reduced mobility.
After 450m, the track narrows to 0.6m wide and becomes hard-packed ground mixed with grass. This section of the track has occasional uphill and downhill steps. People with reduced mobility may need assistance on this part of the walk.
There are accessible toilets at Bullocks Hut and ambulant toilets at Thredbo Diggings campground.
There are 3 accessible parking spots at the Bullocks Hut end of the track, at Bullocks Flat SkiTube terminal carpark D.
You can fish in rivers and streams between the October and June long weekends. A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required to fish in all waters. Fishing in dams and lakes is permitted year-round, but some waterways may close temporarily or have restrictions. Refer to the NSW Recreational Freshwater Fishing Guide for information.
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
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.
- Snowy Region Visitor Centre
- 8.30am to 5pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.
- 02 6450 5600
- 49 Kosciuszko Road, Jindabyne NSW 2627
- 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. Single and Multi-Day passes are also available via the Park'nPay app. Short Breaks Pass: $68 for 5 days park entry at price of 4 days (not valid winter).
Read our Annual Pass FAQs for information.Buy annual pass