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.
Sawpit Creek picnic area, next to Sawpit Creek and nestled among beautiful black sallee gums is a great place to stop for a picnic or barbecue lunch. It's easily accessible from Jindabyne and is close...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/kosciuszko-national-park/sawpit-creek-picnic-area/picnic-bbq
When Kosciuszko National Park turns from warm and green to chilly and white, come and play at this family-owned and operated winter wonderland; Selwyn Snowfields. This ski resort is ideal for families...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/kosciuszko-national-park/selwyn-snowfields-ski-resort/ski
37km (one way) - 3 hour
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 ...
Are you curious about the rich penal history of NSW? Then the Corrective Services Museum in Cooma is just the place for you to visit.
The Museum is located between Cooma Court House and the C...
5.6km (one way) - 2 hour - Medium difficulty
Pallaibo walking track in Kosciuszko National Park is a popular walk for fishing and picnicking by the river, birdwatching, or enjoying nature or ...
After a small steep climb from the 4WD carpark, you'll reach the first of two lookout points. From here, you can see the steep cliffs and valley below as well as the serenity of Talbingo Reservoir. Yo...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/kosciuszko-national-park/landers-falls-lookout/lookout
Snowy Mountain's newest brewpub, the Banjo Paterson Inn, has Kosciuszko Pale Ale available on tap directly from the brewery storage tanks, located beneath the main bar area. From the vat to the tap: o...www.banjopatersoninn.com.au/kosciuszko-brewery.php
Located in the northern end of Kosciuszko National Park, the Yarrangobilly Caves are set inside the deep gorges and rugged bluffs of the Yarrangobilly River Valley and contain many stunning decoration...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/kosciuszko-national-park/yarrangobilly-caves/historic-site
2km (return) - 1 hour (each way) - Easy difficulty
This short and easy stroll is perfect for the whole family. Beginning from the northern end of Sawpit Creek picnic area, the walk follows Sa...
4km (one way) - 1.5 hour - Medium difficulty
Old Mountain Road walking track, near Jounama Creek campground, is ideal for bushwalking if you're seeking a heart-pumping challenge, with birdwat...
5.4km (return) - 1 hour (each way)
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 w...