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  1. Cooma Golf Club

    Cooma Golf Club has an 18 hole golf course with bent grass greens and top class fairways, teeming with abundant birdlife and wildlife. It is by far the finest golf course in the Snowy Mountains. Enjoy the magnificent...

  2. 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...

  3. Yarramba Horse Riding

    Where the Monaro plains meet the Snowy Mountains, Yarramba is an establishment renowned for its excellent horsemanship and well trained horses.Located by the Murrumbidgee River between Cooma and...

  4. 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....

  5. Snowy Mountains Cookies

    Indulge your taste buds with a visit to Australia’s highest bakehouse. Peek through the glass into the kitchen and see how it all happens! Located in Jindabyne, New South Wales, visitors can purchase ‘imperfect’ but...

  6. Gaden Trout Hatchery

    Come and see how premier sport fish are bred and raised at Gaden Trout Hatchery! The Gaden Trout Hatchery, located on the Thredbo River near Jindabyne, is one of Australia's main centres for breeding and...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. Black Perry Lookout

    Black Perry Lookout is an excellent place for perspective, giving you a real sense of the expansive wilderness areas in Kosciuszko National Park's north.Pull in from Snowy Mountains Highway to...

  10. 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,...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. Snowy Scheme Museum

    Sixty two years after the launch of the Snowy Mountains Scheme by the then Governor-General, Sir William McKell, the current Governor-General, Quentin Bryce, travelled to Adaminaby on Saturday 15 October 2011 to open...

  14. Thredbo Alpine Village

    Whatever the season, Thredbo Alpine Village is a fantastic base to explore the sublime alpine landscape of Kosciuszko National Park and the rooftop of Australia.The intimate village is at an altitude of 1...

  15. 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...

  16. 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. The reference...

  17. 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...

  18. 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....

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

  21. 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...

  22. Thredbo Downhill Bike Run

    With trails and terrain to suit every level get ready for an action and adrenaline pumped day on Thredbo's famous mountain trails.Thredbo is famous for its legendary downhill track. Thredbo's long...

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

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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.