This iconic day walk from Thredbo will have you conquering the summit of Mount Kosciuszko in a couple of hours. You'll quite literally be on a high as you soak in the epic views from Australia's highest point.
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 (76)
- 4WD touring
- Adventure sports
- Birdwatching and wildlife encounters
- Road trips and car/bus tours
- Snow sports
- Wildflowers (seasonal)
- Aboriginal culture
- Cafes and kiosks
- Educational activities
- Historic heritage
- Picnics and barbecues
- Show cave tours
- Visitor centres
Walk to the top of Mount Kosciuszko
Get ready for a day of high altitude adventure. Hike or ride from Charlotte Pass to the summit of Mount Kosciuszko, through the high peaks of Kosciuszko National Park.
Intrepid hikers can tackle the challenging Main Range walk, which takes in glacial lakes, historic huts, and the summit of Mount Kosciuszko, across alpine high country in Kosciuszko National Park.
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.
Explore by pedal power
Jump on your mountain bike or walk Thredbo Valley track in the Snowy Mountains, as it follows the river from Thredbo Alpine Village to historic Bullocks Hut.
Cascade Hut 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.
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.