Start in the lush pastoral area of Canberra and follow the road as it winds its way through beautiful alpine forests and high-country rich with historical significance. Alpine Way takes you to the heart of the high country.
Discover an adventure wonderland in the magnificent NSW Snowy Mountains, from a summit walk to Australia’s highest peak and fly fishing in pristine mountain waters in warmer months, to skiing and snowboarding in colder months. You’ll enjoy delicious experiences too, such as wine tasting.
After the snow melts, a network of mountain biking and bushwalking tracks is revealed. Horseriding is popular too in the high country, portrayed in Banjo Paterson’s 1890 poem The Man from Snowy River as where ‘the hills are twice as steep’ and the ‘air is clear as crystal’, and this holds true today.
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