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Snowy Mountains region


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 (134)

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 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.

Skier atop Thredbo's highest lift point at sunrise, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Thredbo Resort

Thredbo Resort

Thredbo Resort is the ultimate base for your Kosciuszko National Park adventure. This year-round alpine destination serves up skiing, snowboarding, hiking, mountain biking and more.

Cross-country ski and snowshoe trails

Try shoeshoeing Perisher's Rock Creek in Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: John Spencer/OEH

Rock Creek snowshoe track

Swap your skis for snowshoes to explore the winter wonderland of Perisher ski resort at your own pace, along scenic Rock Creek in Kosciuszko National Park.

Two mountain bike riders cycle past Cascade Hut, in remote Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Murray Vanderveer/DPIE

Cascade trail

Cascade trail is a popular mountain biking and walking trail that takes you to an historic alpine hut. In winter, strap on cross-country skis or snowshoes to enjoy this trail near Thredbo.

Exterior of Schlink Hut, near Guthega in Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: John Spencer © OEH

Schlink Hut walking track

Schlink Hut walking track is a high alpine hiking or mountain biking adventure near Perisher, visiting 3 historic huts in Kosciuszko National Park. Winter access is by snowshoe or cross-country skiing only.

Explore by pedal power

A group of horse riders cross Swampy Plain River along National trail in the Khancoban area of Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Murray Vanderveer © DPIE

National trail: Tom Groggin to Geehi

Ride, cycle, or hike 21km of National trail in Kosciuszko National Park. Saddle up your horses for a day of high-country adventure on this epic ride from Tom Groggin to Geehi horse camp.

Exterior of Keebles Hut made from river-rock, along Geehi huts track, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Elinor Sheargold © OEH

Geehi huts walking track

Explore Geehi huts walking track by foot, bike, horse or 4WD. This short track, near Khancoban, boasts historic huts, river crossings and magnificent views of the Snowy Mountains in Kosciuszko National Park.

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

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.