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  1. 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 spectacular acres bursting...

  2. Pheasants Peak Walking Track

    Go walking through tall eucalypts and alongside huge granite boulders. Stop to take in the view as you look across the Monaro Plains towards the Snowy Mountains.Ascend through lush old growth forest, passing...

  3. Tuross Falls walking track

    If you’ve got a half-day to while away in Wadbilliga National Park, making the journey along the Tuross Falls walking track is highly recommended. This medium-difficulty, 4km return bushwalking track will reward your...

  4. 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...

  5. Big Trout

    Adaminaby, located 51 kilometres northwest of Cooma, in the Snowy Mountains, is a popular trout fishing spot, so it's an ideal place for the 10 metre high Big Trout to live. This huge fibreglass structure was built by...

  6. Pallaibo walking track

    Pallaibo walking track in Kosciuszko National Park is a popular walk for fishing and picnicking by the river, birdwatching, or enjoying nature or wildlife photography. It can be completed as either a one-way walk (5...

  7. Tumut Valley Violets

    Tumut Valley Violets is a small business with a difference, it started off as a hobby in the early 1980's and is now a major tourist attraction in the Tumut region. Set in the grounds of the old...

  8. Nimmitabel Heritage Walk

    Discover the rich history of the village of Nimmitabel. The Heritage Walk explores the township and can be completed in an hour, or can be broken into 10 to 20 minute walks. The walk encompasses Geldmacher...

  9. 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...

  10. Khancoban to Kiandra Drive

    Khancoban to Kiandra drive crosses central Kosciuszko National Park as it connects Alpine Way with Snowy Mountains Highway. As it winds up through mountain forest to the alpine plains, there are plenty of attractions...

  11. Thredbo River Track

    Take the lovely Thredbo River track for a taste of Kosciusko’s beautiful sub-alpine flora.See gums growing around granite boulders and watch the river race beneath your feet as you cross the footbridges....

  12. Batlow Historical Society

    Explore eclectic collections significant to the history of the Batlow region at the Batlow Historical Society. Experience the hardships of early pioneers and the drive of visionary Herbert Velvin...

  13. Thredbo Mountain Biking

    Thredbo MTB is an exciting business aimed to make Thredbo one of the key mountain biking destinations in Australia.You can hire everything you need in Thredbo or bring your own equipment. There are easy...

  14. 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,...

  15. Thredbo Valley Track

    Kosciuszko National Park is a mecca for mountain bikers, and Thredbo Valley track is one of its most popular (and easiest) adventures on two wheels.Soak in the views of Ramshead Range, and enjoy the fresh...

  16. 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 impressive colour...

  17. Thredbo River

    If the lakes offer tranquillity, the often thunderous torrents of the mighty Thredbo River in a spring defrost are a completely different prospect. A place where the fish jump and hide and race for rapids and...

  18. 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 600 metres above the valley floor, at the top of the Crackenback chairlift, this walking...

  19. Perisher

    Feel the thrill of carving fresh tracks down the snow-blanketed mountains of Kosciuszko National Park's Snowy Mountains, near Jindabyne. With four massive ski areas, Perisher Valley is Australia's most popular ski...

  20. 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...

  21. 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...

  22. Tadeusz Kosciuszko Monument

    Located at the northern entrance to Cooma, the Tadeusz Kosciuszko Monument was a bicentennial gift from the Federal Council of Polish Associations in Australia to the town. The monument commemorates the discovery and...

  23. Lambie Town Walk

    Discover Cooma's Rich History as you take this self-guided tour around some of Cooma's historic landmarks. You can walk, drive or cycle, and maps are available from Cooma Visitor Information Centre. This...

  24. 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 for friends back...

  25. Lake Eucumbene

    Lake Eucumbene in the beautiful Snowy Mountains is located around 40 kilometres from Cooma at its closest point. It sits at an elevation of 1200 metres above sea level making it a pristine alpine lake. ...

  26. Rainbow Lake Walking Track

    Wind through wide expanses of snowgrass framed by snowgum trees and dotted with delicate alpine wildflowers the region is renowned for, like billy buttons, paper daisies, and silver snow daisies. Though snow-covered...

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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.