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Cooma River, Snowy Mountains Cooma and Surrounds Home to the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme.

 

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Fast facts

  • The highest skifields in Australia, all within Kosciuszko National Park
  • Centred on the Snowy Mountains region and crowned by 2,228-metre Mt Kosciuszko, Australia’s tallest peak
  • The summit area of Mt Kosciuszko is a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, which has 20 species of plants that occur nowhere else in the world
  • Great Snow NSW packages available

Why go there

Mountain air doesn’t come any purer than this. Adventure activities, from winter sports to cycling, caving, rafting, kayaking and horse riding – plus bracing mountain walks – make your stay exhilarating. Australia’s highest mountain, Mt Kosciuszko, looks down on sub-alpine snowgum woodlands and tall forests of alpine ash and mountain gum.

In winter you can go night skiing, downhill or cross-country skiing, snowboarding or tobogganing. All resorts cater for novices and experienced skiers as well as families.

In summer the Snowies are perfect for a touring holiday, perhaps staying in one of the region’s many bed-and-breakfast properties. Take in historic country towns, mountain flowers, grazing wallabies and grand scenery.

 

Don’t miss

  • Fishing for trout in mountain streams, crisp lakes and deep dams (fishing licence required).
  • Hiking to Kosciuszko peak, past glacial lakes with breathtaking views of the valleys and ranges that make up one of the world’s unique and most scenically dramatic ecosystems.
  • Tasting cool-climate wines in Tumbarumba, home to many of Australia’s best sparkling wines made from pinot noir and chardonnay.
  • Beautiful scenics hiking in the Snowy Mountains.

    Beautiful scenics hiking in the Snowy Mountains.

Snow NSW PackagesSnow NSW Packages

Start planning a great snow holiday with these top packages from all NSW's resorts.


Kosciuszko Alpine WayKosciuszko Alpine Way

Explore NSW’s alpine terrain on a drive through the Snowy Mountains.

Main Range Walk, Kosciuszko National ParkMain Range Walk, Kosciuszko National Park

This is one of the most inspiring one-day walks in the country...

Areas within

Cooma River, Snowy Mountains Cooma and Surrounds Home to the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme.

 

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