Selwyn Snow Resort
Selwyn Snow Resort is popular with families and beginner skiers and snowboarders, offering varied terrain and a snow park for tubing and tobogganing. The family-run resort has a snowmaking system and 45 hectares of skiable terrain.
Skiing and snowboarding in Selwyn Snow Resort
There are 10 lifts and runs for beginners, intermediate and advanced skiers and snowboarders. The gently progressing terrain is ideal for first-timers, and a team of instructors will have you gliding down the gentle slopes on skis or a snowboard in no time.
Group and private skiing and snowboarding lessons are available for all levels. In the mini terrain park, you can practice your freestyle skills on rails, boxes, jumps and bumps. For off-piste adventure, enjoy exploring cross-country skiing trails, ranging from 2.5km to 15km.
There are special activities for the kids, too, including a snow-awareness program for children as young as 18 months. You can hire all your essential equipment, including skis, boards, boots and outwear, at the snow resort.
Enjoy beautiful natural attractions around Selwyn Snow Resort in Kosciuszko National Park, from majestic snow gums to the Yarrangobilly Caves filled with amazing formations. You’ll find a fun range of outdoor adventures including bushwalking and mountain biking.
Selwyn Snow Resort hiking and mountain biking
A delightful trail for walking and mountain biking is Four Mile Hut from Selwyn Snow Resort. The 10km return journey winds through snow gum forests to grasslands blanketed with pretty wildflowers in summer, such as golden-stemmed billy buttons and orange everlasting daisies.
On the nearby Goldseekers track meander in snow gums and summer wildflowers, and keep an eye out for endangered pygmy possums in the hollows of old snow gums. The 3km track is also used for cross country skiing in winter.
Other Activities in and around Selwyn Snow Resort
The Yarrangobilly Caves are only 35 minutes’ drive north from Selwyn Snow Resort. These six caves contain stalagmites, stalactites and cave corals, created around 440 million years ago. Tickets for guided tours can be purchased from Yarrangobilly Caves Visitor Centre.
The Thermal Pool walk near the limestone caves leads to spring waters naturally heated at 27 degrees, perfect for a steamy dip surrounded by snow in the colder months and relaxing swim in the summer.
The warmer months are a lovely time for horse riding treks in the high country and fly fishing in pristine waters in mountain streams. For spectacular alpine scenery, visit the clifftop Wallace Creek lookout for the extraordinary beauty of the Great Dividing Range.
Getting to Selwyn Snow Resort
The surrounding areas of Tumbarumba, Tumut and Cooma are great bases for day trips, with accommodation options to suit various budgets. If you’re driving, please read these snow-driving safety tips before you set out for a fun day on the beautiful slopes.