The Snowy Mountains region is unlike any other. From dramatic summits to breathtaking ravines, challenging adventure to tranquil solitude; its capacity for contrasts never ceases to surprise and inspire. Now’s the time to discover the Snowies for yourself.

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Getting here is easy

The easiest way to experience the incredible terrain is at ground level – leave Canberra by car or motorcycle and be in the Snowy Mountains in an hour.

Once you’re here, explore the region via a network of roads, boasting diverse and spectacular scenery. Don’t forget to check the seasonal information if travelling in winter.

Fly into Canberra from most capital cities, or direct to Cooma with Regional Express (REX) airlines, who conduct year-round return flights from Sydney into Snowy Mountains Airport.

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When I return to Thredbo and the Snowy Mountains I always get a beautiful warm feeling in my heart because I am coming home. It’s a feeling that the people who live in this wonderful place want to share with you

Stuart Diver, GM
Thredbo resort

The whole year I look forward to winter in the Snowies. Whether it’s skiing in the resorts, skinning in the Kozi backcountry or deep in the Thredbo Village party scene… you can’t keep me away

Tom Tilly
Journalist

From the magic of gumtrees dusted with snow in winter to taking a dip in the pristine rivers in summer, there is nowhere else in the world quite like Australia’s Snowy Mountains.

Rowena Ryan, Editor Digital
Escape

I feel so incredibly lucky to have grown up in the Snowy Mountains, there is just something so special about the place that brings the best out in everyone.

Scott Kneller, 2x Winter Olympian
Latest news
Trial Winter Bus Service Relaunches

Trial Winter Bus Service Relaunches

A trial bus service has again launched in Jindabyne to better connect holiday goers and locals with the Thredbo and Perisher Ski Resorts. Services will run on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 1 July. Member for Monaro Nichole Overall said the trial would make its long-awaited return this winter following a COVID-19 induced false start ...

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Stunning New Walk Opens In The Snowies

Stunning New Walk Opens In The Snowies

The second stage of a world-class multi-day walk, featuring the country’s highest suspension bridge between Guthega and Charlotte Pass in Kosciuszko National Park is now complete. Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW Paul Toole said the spectacular new nine-kilometre track along the upper Snowy River is helping to establish the region as a key ...

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Selwyn Snow Resort Announces Winter 2022 closure

Selwyn Snow Resort Announces Winter 2022 closure

Selwyn Snow Resort has announced that they will no longer be opening their slopes for the Winter 2022 snow season, due to ongoing challenging circumstances. The principal contractor of the Selwyn Snow Resort rebuild project has advised that due to unprecedented recent snowfalls the project is unable to be completed by the 2nd of July.    ...

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5 Scenic Drives In The Snowy Mountains

5 Scenic Drives In The Snowy Mountains

Whether you’re looking to explore the mountains by 2 wheels or 4 wheels, you’ll want to add these five iconic Snowy Mountains scenic drives to your list… Discover Spectacular Mountain Views: The Alpine Way Reaching from Jindabyne to Khancoban, this iconic road trip roams through the southern reaches of Kosciuszko National Park following windy mountain ...

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