Snowy Mountains Attractions

Attractions in the Snowy Mountains

The Snowy Mountains region is an alpine wilderness and home to Mt Kosciuszko, Australia’s highest mountain. In addition to being a popular winter destination, due to its ski resorts and plentiful mountain scenery, the Snowy Mountains hosts an assortment of events and attractions all year round.

There is plenty to see and do in the Snowy Mountains area. Take in the plains of the region on horseback and enjoy the area’s diverse landscape. There’s plenty of native flora and fauna waiting to be discovered. Visit a local vineyard or enjoy the many cafés in the area.

Kosciuszko National Park is a haven for a wide range of outdoor activities including bushwalking, fishing and mountain biking. If you’re the exploring type, there are also a number of excellent drives that allow you to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the region. At the northern end of the park you’ll find the Yarrangobilly Caves that are approximately 440 million years old.

Located 33 km from Jindabyne, Thredbo is a year-round resort offering as many activities in summer as in winter. Ride the Kosciuszko Express Chairlift for fantastic photo opportunities and to get close to the summit. Nestled at the bottom of the Thredbo Valley is a European-style ski village where you can mingle with fellow visitors and locals.

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  1. Waterfall walking track

    Waterfall walking track

    Waterfall walking track is a great option for most weather conditions as it's a sheltered walk which is also conveniently close to Jindabyne. You can start the walk at either Sawpit Creek picnic...

  2. Charlotte Pass and Lookout

    Charlotte Pass and Lookout

    At 1760 metres, Charlotte Pass Village is the highest resort in Australia and is snowbound for most of the ski season. The ski lifts are right on the doorstep, there are no long queues and you get...

  3. Pioneer Women's Hut Museum

    Pioneer Women's Hut Museum

    The Pioneer Women's Hut at Glenroy Heritage Reserve is one of the best and most unusual small museums in Australia. Cleverly themed, it reflects the ingenuity of women in finding solutions to the...

  4. Ray Killen Gallery

    Ray Killen Gallery

    Situated midway between Cooma and Jindabyne in the beautiful hamlet of Berridale, the Ray Killen Gallery offers you a wide selection of quality landscape photographs from around Australia...

  5. Snowy Mountains Cookies

    Snowy Mountains Cookies

    Indulge your taste buds with a visit to Australia’s highest bakehouse. Peek through the glass into the kitchen and see how it all happens! Located in Jindabyne, New South Wales, visitors can...

  6. Thredbo Valley track

    Thredbo Valley track

    There's something for everyone along the Thredbo Valley track. Load the car up with your mountain bikes; the track is easy, so offers great riding for all levels. You can also hike along it, taking...

  7. Geehi Flats

    Geehi Flats

    Geehi Flats is an extensive camping and picnic area, in the Kosciuszko National Park, beside the sparkling Swampy Plains River. The river is brimming with trout, and kangaroos graze the old air...

  8. Raglan Gallery And Cultural Centre

    Raglan Gallery And Cultural Centre

    The Raglan Gallery and Cultural Centre showcases work by the region's established and emerging artists, from painters to ceramicists, potters, sculptors, jewellers, craftspeople and artisans....

  9. Mount Kosciuszko Summit walk

    Mount Kosciuszko Summit walk

    Follow Mount Kosciuszko Summit walk in Kosciuszko National Park to enjoy amazing displays of wildflowers including marsh marigolds, silver snow daisies, mountain roses, and buttercups blossoming...

  10. Lavender House in Railway Park

    Lavender House in Railway Park

    The historic red brick building at Railway Park was once the convent for the sisters of St. Joseph. It now houses a beautiful array of locally produced lavender products, local historic information...

  11. Mount Stillwell walk

    Mount Stillwell walk

    Wander through ancient snow gum forests along mountain ridges on Mount Stillwell walk. This medium difficulty hike in Kosciuszko National Park takes in breathtaking, unbroken views of Main Range,...

  12. JK Gallery & Mountain Shop

    JK Gallery & Mountain Shop

    Beautiful exclusive pieces for home or to wear. Luxury Scottish cashmere sweaters, scarves, gloves, wraps and throws to keep warm and stylish up in the Alps. Locally handcrafted souvenirs and gifts...

  13. Round Mountain Hut walking track

    Round Mountain Hut walking track

    Pack a picnic to take advantage of exquisite scenery and fascinating alpine heritage while bushwalking along Round Mountain Hut walking track. Beginning at the Tooma Road trailhead, this short...

  14. Khancoban to Kiandra drive

    Khancoban to Kiandra drive

    Khancoban to Kiandra drive links Alpine Way drive with Snowy Mountains Highway, winding through breathtaking mountain forests. Along the way are plenty of opportunities to stop and take advantage...

  15. Rennix walking track

    Rennix walking track

    Rennix walking track crosses several small, forested ridges and offers scenic views over Snowy River to the west, as well as Lake Jindabyne to the east. Seasoned hikers and casual walkers will love...

  16. Snowy Wilderness

    Snowy Wilderness

    Snowy Wilderness is a true Australian outback adventure. Bordering the Kosciuszko National Park and Snowy River, Snowy Wilderness is a sanctuary for Australia's wild brumby and offers 7,500...

  17. Early Settlers Hut

    Early Settlers Hut

    Situated one kilometre south-west of the township of Delegate on the Bonang Highway, the Early Settlers Hut is not only of unique local significance, but has associations going back to the earliest...

  18. Patons Hut walking track

    Patons Hut walking track

    Best walked in the warmer months, Patons Hut walking track gives you an opportunity to see the historic side of Kosciuszko National Park. Bushwalking this well-defined track, you can gaze at an...

  19. Jacks lookout

    Jacks lookout

    Jacks lookout, in the Lower Snowy Mountains region of Kosciuszko National Park, a scenic drive from Thredbo, offers superb views across the southern Australian Alps. Located south of Jindabyne's...

  20. Yarrangobilly Caves – Castle walk

    Yarrangobilly Caves – Castle walk

    A spectacular and inspiring walk for photographers, birdwatchers and bushwalkers, Castle walk, near Yarrangobilly Caves, follows Yarrangobilly River past Glory Arch and South Glory Cave. With the...

  21. Selwyn Snowfields

    Selwyn Snowfields

    Selwyn Snow Resort is a family owned and operated ski resort located in the beautiful Snowy Mountains of New South Wales. Selwyn takes pride in teaching Australians how to ski and enjoy the snow....

  22. Kiandra heritage track

    Kiandra heritage track

    Take a beautiful and fascinating walk into the history of Kiandra, home to one of the shortest gold rushes in Australian history. Lasting from November 1859 to March 1861, at its peak in April 1860...

  23. Lobs Hole Ravine 4WD Trail

    Lobs Hole Ravine 4WD Trail

    For a reviving dose of nature and breathtaking mountain views, load up the 4WD and head for Lobs Hole Ravine 4WD trail. This trail leads from Jounama to Wallace Creek lookout through the northern...

  24. Dead Horse Gap

    Dead Horse Gap

    Located only a few kilometres from Thredbo, Dead Horse Gap crosses the Great Dividing Range at 1580 metres and is the watershed between the Thredbo Snowy System and the Murray River....

  25. Monaro Woodworks

    Monaro Woodworks

    Monaro Woodworks is located in Cooma on Sharp Street in the Snowstop village next to subway.
    They are a collective of artists selling hand made goods.
    They have over 40 local...

  26. Snowy Mountains Hydro Discovery Centre

    Snowy Mountains Hydro Discovery Centre

    The Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme is one of the engineering wonders of the modern world. With seven power stations - two of which are underground, 16 major dams, and over 140 kilometres of...

  27. Yarrangobilly Caves – River walk

    Yarrangobilly Caves – River walk

    On a warm sunny day, there's not a lot more enticing than a picturesque stroll along Yarrangobilly River. You could easily do the walk in a couple of hours, but what's the rush? This is a gently...

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