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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 (145)

Visit NSW's snow resorts

A skier and snowboarder speed down snowfields at Perisher Resort in Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Images supplied courtesy of Perisher Ski Resort

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 snowboarder kicks up snow while descending the slopes at Thredbo, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Thredbo Resort

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.

Explore further afield

Aerial view of kayakers on Pinch River, Lower Snowy River area of Kosciuszko National Park.

Discover Snowy Mountains and surrounds

The Snowy Mountains region is packed with year-round experiences. There’s so much more than snow sports and alpine walks. Discover exhilarating mount biking, superb kayaking, fishing and horse riding.

Yarrangobilly adventures

Explore Castle Cave, at Yarrangobilly Caves in Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Murray Vanderveer/OEH

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.

Stay in the Snowy Mountains

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