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. 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 the challenging...

  2. 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 area or Kosciuszko...

  3. Boggy Creek Show

    Boggy Creek Show

    The Boggy Creek Show is an outstanding representation of Australia's unique Snowy Mountains heritage. Their presence for three generations in these wild and wonderful mountains has left them with a legacy from the...

  4. 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 meandering path, so it...

  5. Cascade Hut trail

    Cascade Hut trail

    Cascade Hut trail is one to try in every season. In summer, bring your hiking boots or mountain bike: the remote path twists through snowgum woodland and the untouched beauty of Pilot Wilderness Area. In winter the...

  6. Mosaic Time Walk

    Mosaic Time Walk

    The Cooma-Monaro Time Walk was a community project for the Bicentennial Year of 1988. Colour and design students of Cooma TAFE College created designs based on historical information supplied by Cooma-Monaro...

  7. Sawpit walking track

    Sawpit walking track

    This short and easy stroll is perfect for the whole family. Beginning from the northern end of Sawpit Creek picnic area, the walk follows Sawpit Creek through woodland, taking in candlebark, bark sallee, white sallee,...

  8. 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. It's gently...

  9. Dead Horse Gap walking track

    Dead Horse Gap walking track

    Scenic mountain views on Dead Horse Gap walking track will astound you as they sweep over exquisite alpine country. At almost 600m above the valley floor, at the top of the Crackenback chairlift, this walking track is...

  10. Sugarpine Walk

    Sugarpine Walk

    Sugarpine Walk is one of Batlow's best kept secrets. Take the short stroll amongst a dense stand of enormous sugar pines planted in 1928. This species is the largest and tallest of all pines....

  11. Gaden Trout Hatchery

    Gaden Trout Hatchery

    Come and see how premier sport fish are bred and raised at Gaden Trout Hatchery!The Gaden Trout Hatchery, located on the Thredbo River near Jindabyne, is one of Australia's main centres for...

  12. Goldseekers track

    Goldseekers track

    Follow this lovely self-guided loop track from Three Mile Dam campground as it meanders through snow gum woodlands, across snowgrass flats, and past an abandoned ore-crushing battery. The scenery is nothing short of...

  13. Bombala Historic Railway

    Bombala Historic Railway

    Bombala Historic Railway opened in 1921. It is a precast concrete building with a tin goods shed. The goods shed houses a small museum and lavender distilling plant. It also has a turntable and weighbridge. The...

  14. 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 artists displaying a...

  15. Nichols Gorge walking track

    Nichols Gorge walking track

    You won't be very far into this challenging 7km walk - just 500 metres or so - before you'll come across the opening of Cooleman Cave. Make sure you've got a torch with you so that you can explore inside. Back out in...

  16. 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, up to 8,000 people...

  17. 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 regions of Kosciuszko...

  18. Clarke Gorge walking track

    Clarke Gorge walking track

    As you hike through the narrow gorge cut by Cave Creek, spectacular limestone cliffs, and cave formations on either side, you'll never imagine that Clarke Gorge walking track could get any better. But it does,...

  19. Flea Creek picnic area

    Flea Creek picnic area

    Surrounded by the Brindabella mountains, Flea Creek picnic area is a great place to get away from the city for the day and idle away the afternoon under the shade of the casuarina trees. It's also a perfect lunch spot...

  20. 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 establishment of...

  21. Centennial Park at Cooma

    Centennial Park at Cooma

    The lush green Centennial Park is in the centre of town and was originally designated a market square in 1849 by the white settlers of the town. The park's music shell was built in 1959 and provides a sheltered...

  22. Thredbo Downhill Bike Run

    Thredbo Downhill Bike Run

    With trails and terrain to suit every level get ready for an action and adrenaline pumped day on Thredbo's famous mountain trails.Thredbo is famous for its legendary downhill track. Thredbo's long...

  23. Black Perry Lookout

    Black Perry Lookout

    Black Perry Lookout is an excellent place for perspective, giving you a real sense of the expansive wilderness areas in Kosciuszko National Park's north.Pull in from Snowy Mountains Highway to...

  24. Lower Snowy drive

    Lower Snowy drive

    Kosciuszko National Park is so vast, that you need a car to be able to explore all it has to offer. Lower Snowy drive is perfect for just that - it's a sprawling, open-ended road trip that swings past some outstanding...

  25. Tumut Art Society 5Ways Gallery

    Tumut Art Society 5Ways Gallery

    Tumut Art Society 5Ways Gallery has been operating for 60 years. Art and Craft from local region artisans is exhibited in the Gallery and includes featured artist of the month exhibitions. The Annual Tumut...

  26. 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 strip...

  27. Old Mountain Road Walking Track

    Old Mountain Road Walking Track

    The track, near Jounama Creek campground, is ideal for bushwalking if you're seeking a heart-pumping challenge, with birdwatching opportunities and scenic views along the way. Take in breathtaking views of Bogong...

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