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  1. 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...

  2. Bullocks Hut

    Some places are so remarkable, they seem tailor made for special occasions. Bullocks Hut, not far from Jindabyne and Thredbo in Kosciuszko National Park, is just such a place.Framed by dramatic mountains and...

  3. Tuross River 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. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. Thredbo River picnic area

    Spread out a blanket, lace up your walking shoes and enjoy the beautiful setting of Thredbo River picnic area. The relaxing backdrop of the river and surrounding forest combined with picnic tables and access to free...

  7. Charlotte Pass Snow Resort

    Get away from the busy competitiveness of the mountains and enjoy the snow and outstanding accommodation at Charlotte Pass Snow Resort. With friendly and personalised guest service, no lift lines, no cars, uncrowded...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. Thredbo Resort

    Thredbo provides a snow experience like no other resort in Australia. With a beautiful alpine village right at the base of the mountain with over 30 bars and restaurants, dedicated beginners ski slopes and snow play...

  11. 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....

  12. 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...

  13. Perisher Ski Resort

    Perisher Ski Resort is Australia's largest ski resort encompassing the four resort areas of Perisher, Smiggins, Blue Cow and Guthega, plus the Skitube Alpine Railway and The Station Jindabyne. During winter up to 47...

  14. Bombala Platypus Reserve

    Due to the high numbers of platypus found in their pristine rivers and streams, the Bombala region is known as Platypus Country. Located 4.2 kilometres from Bombala on the Delegate Road, the Platypus Reserve is an...

  15. Skitube

    Skitube is a convenient and innovative train ride travelling from Bullocks Flat through Ramshead range, into the Kosciuszko National Park and onto Perisher Valley and Blue Cow Mountain. The distance is 8.5 kilometres,...

  16. Wallace Creek Lookout

    For scenic views with altitude, Wallace Creek lookout, in the Kiandra region of Kosciuszko National Park, offers spectacular alpine scenery. Within easy access from the carpark, this cliff-top lookout is moderately...

  17. Thedbo 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...

  18. 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 bike, and maps are available from Cooma Visitor Information Centre....

  19. 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,...

  20. 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. Tadeusz Kosciuszko Monument

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

  22. Rock Creek Snowshoe Track

    Strap on some snowshoes and enjoy the freedom of going places you just can't go with skis along Rock Creek snowshoe track.Don't worry if you've never snowshoed before, this gentle track is excellent for...

  23. Wallace Craigie Lookout

    A terrific place to break up a drive down along Snowy River can be found at Wallace Craigie lookout, just off the road. This vantage point over the most southern precinct of the park offers superb views along the...

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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.