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
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Marketing and Communications Officer, Tourism Snowy Mountains

Marketing and Communications Officer, Tourism Snowy Mountains

The Board of Tourism Snowy Mountains (TSM) is seeking an experienced tourism professional with a strong communications background to engage as a Marketing and Communications Officer.

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A Food Lover’s Guide to Road Tripping Around the Snowy Mountains.

A Food Lover’s Guide to Road Tripping Around the Snowy Mountains.

Thanks to its diverse landscape, contrasting seasons and abundance of local producers, the Snowy Mountains region pairs itself perfectly with anyone who has a thirst for adventure and a love of fine foods...

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Exploring the History of the Snowy Mountains

Exploring the History of the Snowy Mountains

The history of the Snowy Mountains has rolled out over thousands of years. The land provided sustenance and a spiritual home to two aboriginal tribes, the Ngarigo and Walgal people. Europeans arrived in the early 1800s, drawn by the distinctly changing seasons and rich soil. Grazing gave way to a gold rush in 1859, which in turn signalled the start of the ski industry...

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How to Explore the Snowy Mountains as a Family

How to Explore the Snowy Mountains as a Family

The Snowy Mountains is an ideal holiday destination for any adventurous family. Breathe deeply after hiking to the top of Mount Kosciuszko or feel the air rush past while riding mountain bikes through lush alpine landscapes.

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