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. 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,...

  2. Illawong walk

    Illawong walk

    Illawong walk is a gorgeous 5km return walk through Kosciuszko National Park. It begins in the charming Guthega Village and follows along Snowy River Valley through alpine heath and towering, majestic snow gums, all...

  3. White Rock River picnic area

    White Rock River picnic area

    The waterfalls, forest giants and ancient granite tors car touring route will take you right past White Rock River picnic area. Located in the south western side of the park, this great picnic spot features picnic...

  4. Landers Falls Lookout

    Landers Falls Lookout

    Landers Falls Lookout is accessed by a 1.6 kilometre return walk. 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...

  5. Nimmitabel Heritage Walk

    Nimmitabel Heritage Walk

    Take a wander through Nimmitabel and discover its rich history. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. Thredbo River track

    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. Stroll...

  9. Kosciuszko National Park

    Kosciuszko National Park

    Kosciuszko National Park with 673,524 hectares is an area of outstanding beauty with glacial lakes, limestone caves, grasslands and woodlands. In winter the Park is host to some of Australia's best skiing conditions,...

  10. 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,...

  11. Cooma Monaro Railway

    Cooma Monaro Railway

    Train rides have been suspended until further notice, however there is signage available for a self-guided walk around the railway precinct.Cooma Railway Station was opened in 1889. Rail services...

  12. 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...

  13. Thredbo River

    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...

  14. 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...

  15. 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 challenges of looking...

  16. Batlow Historical Society

    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...

  17. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. Lake Eucumbene

    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. ...

  20. Rock Creek snowshoe track

    Rock Creek snowshoe track

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

  21. Cathcart Collectables

    Cathcart Collectables

    Cathcart Collectables is home to an amazing collection of Monaro history and memorabilia from the past through to the present. There are displays ranging from tractors and farm machinery to coins and bottle openers....

  22. Lambie Town Walk

    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....

  23. Thredbo Bobsled

    Thredbo Bobsled

    The Thredbo Bobsled is guaranteed to bring a smile to your face. With 700 metres of luge style track, the bobsled twists and turns its way down the mountain whilst you control the speed with the brake on your cart....

  24. Sawpit Creek picnic area

    Sawpit Creek picnic area

    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 to the park...

  25. 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 impressive colour...

  26. Snowy Valleys Way Touring Route

    Snowy Valleys Way Touring Route

    The Snowy Valleys Way, running from Gundagai, New South Wales to Beechworth Victoria, is a touring route encompassing over 300 kilometres of breathtaking scenery and landscapes, and a whole swag of things to see and...

  27. 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...

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