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. 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...

  2. Jacks lookout

    Jacks lookout

    Jacks lookout, in the Lower Snowy Mountains region of Kosciuszko National Park, a scenic drive from Thredbo, offers superb views across the southern Australian Alps. Located south of Jindabyne's Snowy Region Visitor...

  3. 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...

  4. Nest Cinema Cafe Books

    Nest Cinema Cafe Books

    Nest is a licensed cafe, boutique armchair cinema and beautiful bookstore, all in one cosy space in the mountains. Nest loves using local produce from their wonderful surrounds and creating food for the seasons....

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. Willis picnic area

    Willis picnic area

    Willis picnic area, at the tail-end of Lower Snowy drive, offers one last place to settle down and rest on this side of the Black-Allen line (NSW/Victorian border). Snowy River roars past on the other side of Barry...

  8. Kosciuszko Education Centre

    Kosciuszko Education Centre

    Kosciuszko Education Centre near Sawpit Creek picnic area is a wonderful place to learn all about Australian wildlife and our national parks in a fun, interesting environment. Displays and indoor interactive...

  9. Tadeusz Kosciuszko Monument

    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...

  10. 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....

  11. Ray Killen Gallery

    Ray Killen Gallery

    Situated midway between Cooma and Jindabyne in the beautiful hamlet of Berridale, the Ray Killen Gallery offers you a wide selection of quality landscape photographs from around Australia.Each...

  12. Major Clews Hut walking track

    Major Clews Hut walking track

    Diversity's the name of the game on this fantastic day walk. Lace up your walking shoes, fill up your drink bottle, and set off through a host of ever-changing landscapes on Major Clews Hut walking track. Begin...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. Thredbo Resort

    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...

  17. 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;...

  18. Perisher


    The thrill of carving fresh tracks down a snow-capped mountain is an exhilarating experience you've got to try at least twice. So when it's time to hit the slopes, gather family or friends and head to Perisher,...

  19. Main Range Track

    Main Range Track

    The Main Range Track is considered one of Australia's great day walks. Above the tree-line in the alpine area of Kosciuszko there is a 22 kilometre loop walk which begins and ends at Charlotte Pass. The track takes...

  20. 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...

  21. 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. ...

  22. Round Mountain Hut walking track

    Round Mountain Hut walking track

    Pack a picnic to take advantage of exquisite scenery and fascinating alpine heritage while bushwalking along Round Mountain Hut walking track. Beginning at the Tooma Road trailhead, this short Snowy Mountains walk...

  23. 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...

  24. 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....

  25. 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 nearly two kilometres...

  26. Nanny Goat Hill Lookout

    Nanny Goat Hill Lookout

    The Nanny Goat Hill Lookout offers extensive views of the Cooma township and surrounding grazing country. The lookout is also part of the historic Lambie Town Walk. A sculpture of...

  27. Snowy Wilderness

    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...

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