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Snowy Mountains region

Overview

Home to Kosciuszko National Park, the Snowy Mountains region is a unique alpine wonderland of rivers, mountains, ski fields, caves, and glacial lakes.

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The Snowy Mountains offer exhilarating walking and mountain biking trails, spectacular limestone caves and winter snow sports. Head to Kosciuszko National Park to climb Mount Kosciuszko, Australia's highest mountain, and enjoy sweeping views from the summit.

Explore the famous Snowy River, and go skiing or snowboarding on the slopes of Perisher and Thredbo - or camp under the stars at some of the most picturesque campgrounds in NSW.

Glorious wildflowers blanket the alpine landscape of Kosciuszko National Park during summer, and if you love adventure sports there's rock climbing, caving, mountain biking, and 4WD touring activities to get your heart racing. You'll never forget the rugged alpine scenery of Australia's largest national park.

Activities in this region (120)

Hit the slopes

Perisher Range Ski Resort, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: A Lloyd/ Perisher

Perisher

Perisher is the perfect snow holiday for families, first-timers and experts, with over 3,000 acres of skiing and snow sports across Perisher Valley, Guthega, Blue Cow and Smiggin Holes.

A skier on the slopes at Thredbo, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Steve Cuff, Destination NSW

Thredbo Alpine Village

Winter or summer, Thredbo Alpine Village is the ideal base for your Kosciuszko National Park adventure. This year-round resort serves up skiing, hiking, biking, festivals and fishing galore.

Selwyn Snow Resort, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: K Heatley/NSW Government

Selwyn Snow Resort

Selwyn Snow Resort in central Kosciusko National Park is a great place for families and beginners looking for an affordable snow holiday.

Stay in an alpine lodge this winter

A group of friends outside Creel Lodge, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Boen Ferguson/OEH.

Creel Lodge

Creel Lodge offers luxurious accommodation overlooking Lake Jindabyne. It's the perfect base for the walks, rides, fishing, paddling and snow sports of nearby Perisher, in Kosciuszko National Park.

A family in the snow outside Numbananga Lodge, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Murray Vanderveer/OEH

Numbananga Lodge

Numbananga Lodge offers year-round accommodation at Smiggin Holes, near Perisher. Enjoy easy access to winter snow sports and summer alpine adventures in Kosciuszko National Park.

Wolgal Hut, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Murray Vanderveer

Wolgal Hut

Wolgal Hut in historic Kiandra offers comfy lodge accommodation with nearby walking, skiing and fishing in Kosciuszko National Park near Adaminaby.

Cave adventures

A couple tour Jillabenan Cave, Yarrangobilly Caves, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Destination NSW

Yarrangobilly area

The Yarrangobilly area is a highlight of northern Kosciuszko National Park. Explore jaw-dropping caves on a guided tour and swim in the thermal pool. Stay at historic Caves House and enjoy the walks and wildlife.

Top Snowy Mountains getaways

A couple walk outside Creel Lodge, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Boen Ferguson/OEH.

Top Snowy Mountains getaways

From alpine Creel Lodge above Lake Jindabyne, to historic huts in the high plains, and charming Yarrangobilly Caves House, Kosciuszko National Park spoils you for choice for your Snowy Mountains getaway.

Snow covered mountain, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: John Spencer