Applies from Wed 10 May 2023, 9.01pm. Last reviewed: Tue 30 May 2023, 11.28am
Safety alerts: High altitude walks - snow covered
The following high altitude walks are currently snow covered:
Main Range walk
Mount Stilwell walk
Guthega to Charlotte Pass Walk
Other walks have shorter sections of snow and ice cover. Snow covered walks can be more difficult to follow, slippery, icy and steep. There is also a risk of long falls and slides as you cross slopes. You should be prepared for winter conditions with:
Solid walking boots
Navigation skills and map, compass and GPS
Plans for walks to take longer than normal.
For more information, contact the local NPWS office.
Applies from Sun 7 May 2023, 9.40am. Last reviewed: Wed 17 May 2023, 4.16pm
Closed areas: Snow Gums boardwalk closed due to snow and ice
The Snow Gums boardwalk in Kosciuszko National Park is closed until further notice due to snow and ice on the track. Conditions will be monitored and the boardwalk will re-open should conditions allow.
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).