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. 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...

  2. Dead Horse Gap

    Dead Horse Gap

    Located only a few kilometres from Thredbo, Dead Horse Gap crosses the Great Dividing Range at 1580 metres and is the watershed between the Thredbo Snowy System and the Murray River....

  3. Lavender House in Railway Park

    Lavender House in Railway Park

    The historic red brick building at Railway Park was once the convent for the sisters of St. Joseph. It now houses a beautiful array of locally produced lavender products, local historic information...

  4. Charlotte Pass Snow Resort

    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,...

  5. 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,...

  6. Thredbo Alpine Village

    Thredbo Alpine Village

    Whatever the season, Thredbo Alpine Village is a fantastic place to be based to explore the sublime alpine landscape of Kosciuszko National Park. Thredbo Alpine Village is at an altitude of 1370m,...

  7. Kosciuszko Express Chairlift

    Kosciuszko Express Chairlift

    The Kosciuszko Express Chairlift is the best way to enjoy the spectacular views of Thredbo.

    The scenic chairlift is open 365 days a year. The Kosciuszko Express Chairlift is...

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