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Après ski and other activities at the snow


Activities at the Snowy Mountains

Prefer the chalet to the slopes? From après-ski to shopping, and snow tubing to tobogganing, you’ll find plenty of activities at the snow.

Must Do

Activities at the snow

Perisher, Snowy Mountains.

The resorts are buzzing with action during the day and the après-ski activities keep the mountain alive throughout the night.

Choose from a great range of restaurants, bars and cafès at Thredbo.  Shop and browse through clothing, homewares and gift stores. Pamper yourself with a massage or facial, go for a swim, or hit the gym at the Thredbo Leisure Centre. 

Taste freshly made donuts at Selwyn Snowfields' The Big D donut bar located outside the Selwyn Centre.

Take the scenic chairlift ride up the mountain at Perisher – you’ll be rewarded with refreshments at the top. Don’t miss the fireworks at the resort every Tuesday night.

Head down to the nearby countryside and explore nature in the Snowy MountainsYarrangobilly Caves in Kosciuszko National Park feature ancient limestone caves and deep gorges.

Skiing, Snowy Mountains

Tips for beginner skiers

First time to the snow? If you don’t know your Nordics from your downhills, or your boots from your bindings, you’ll find great tips here. Discover where to find the best beginner terrains and what to pack for your trip to the beautiful Snowy Mountains.

Selwyn, Snowy Mountains

Getting to the Snowys

Getting to the Snowy Mountains is easy! Drive down the Snowy Valleys Way, or catch a train or coach from your nearest city. Base yourself in nearby Jindabyne and take advantage of the regular bus and coach services between the town and the snow fields.

Koscuiszko, Snowy Mountains


The rugged wilderness and striking mountain peaks of the Snowy Mountains are truly spectacular. Explore Kosciuszko National Park and discover breathtaking views of the valleys and ranges that make up this unique ecosystem.