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    Kosciuszko National Park spoils you with snow sports, walks and mountain biking in the Snowy Mountains. Go camping, explore caves, climb Australia's highest mountain, or stay in heritage accommodation.

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    From Jindabyne to Tumut, NSW's largest national park will keep you busy for a weekend or for weeks. Ski or snowboard the highest runs in the country at Thredbo and Perisher. Try cross-country skiing. Hike to the summit of Mount Kosciuszko, or descend underground to magical Yarrangobilly Caves.

    Adventure seekers can get their thrills on the many walks and mountain bike trails. Why not challenge yourself on Main Range walk or ride popular Thredbo Valley track.Saddle up for a horse ride in the High Plains or near Khancoban.

    There are also historic huts, dazzling wildflowers, and awe-inspiring lookout views to discover. Need inspiration? Ask at the park's visitor centres about tours.

    There's great fishing and paddling in the lower Snowy and upper Murray rivers. Throw a line in a mountain stream or reservoir like Blowering, Eucumbene and Tantangara. The scenic Alpine Way and Snowy Mountains Highway drives are the perfect way to get around and see it all.

    After a day exploring this certified Ecotourism Destination, relax at a riverside campground. You can also book your own mountain cottage to recharge for a new day of adventures.

    Thredbo-Perisher area

    Thredbo-Perisher area is your gateway to Mount Kosciuszko. Find NSW's favourite ski resorts, top alpine hikes, mountain bike trails, and endless adventures in the Snowy Mountains.

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    Lower Snowy River area

    The Lower Snowy River area embraces the wild south of Kosciuszko National Park. Camp by the Snowy River, explore the scenic trails on a walk, bike or horse ride. See another side of the Snowy Mountain...

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    Khancoban area

    Khancoban area is the western gateway to Kosciuszko National Park. Discover Geehi and Tom Groggin's camp spots, fishing and riding. Marvel at the Western Fall views, or explore huts and hikes in the J...

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    Selwyn area

    The Selwyn area is your perfect base to explore the walks, rides and top fishing spots of central Kosciuszko National Park.

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    Yarrangobilly area

    The Yarrangobilly area is a highlight of northern Kosciuszko National Park. Explore jaw-dropping caves on a guided tour and swim in the thermal pool. Stay at historic Caves House and enjoy the walks a...

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    Tumut area

    The Tumut area is your launch pad into northern Kosciuszko National Park. Discover water sports and wildlife at Blowering Reservoir. Camp and explore hidden walks and waterfalls in the foothills of th...

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    High Plains area

    The High Plains area spoils you with summer walks, horse rides and bike trails to mountain huts, caves and gorges. Camp, stay in Currango's heritage cottages, and discover Kosciuszko's wild north-east...

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    General enquiries

    • National Parks Contact Centre
    • 7am to 7pm daily
    • 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
    • parks.info@environment.nsw.gov.au


    • in the Snowy Mountains region
    • Opening times

      Kosciuszko National Park is open all year but at times some roads and trails close due to weather conditions or park management issues. For details, click the local alerts or contact the park's visitor centres.

    • Park entry fees:

      Winter peakFrom Friday June long weekend to Monday October long weekend: $29 per vehicle per day (24hrs); motorcycles $12; bus passengers $11.45 per adult, $3.60 per child per day (24hrs). Find out more about the Winter entry surcharge.

      Rest of the yearFrom Tuesday after October long weekend to Thursday before June long weekend: $17 per vehicle per day (24hrs); motorcycles $7; bus passengers $6.60 per adult, $2.20 per child per day (24hrs).

      Yarrangobilly Caves (year-round) $4 per vehicle per day, unless general park entry has been paid.

      Passes: Single and Multi-Day passes available from entry stations, NPWS visitor centres and pay machines. For Thredbo-Perisher area, Khancoban area and Selwyn area, Single and Multi-Day passes are also available via the Park'nPay app.

      Annual Passes available for purchase online or at NPWS visitor centres. Short Breaks Pass: $68 for 5 days at price of 4 days (not valid winter) is available at local NPWS visitor centres and entry stations on Alpine Way and Kosciuszko Rd. Find out moreabout park passes for Kosciuszko National Park.

      Buy annual pass
      • Snowy Region Visitor Centre
        02 6450 5600
        Contact hours: 8.30am to 5pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.
      • 49 Kosciuszko Road, Jindabyne NSW 2627
      • Email: srvc@environment.nsw.gov.au
      • Tumut Region Visitor Centre
        02 6947 7025
        Contact hours: 9am to 5pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.
      • The Old Butter Factory, 5 Adelong Road, Tumut NSW 2720
      • Email: tumutrvc@environment.nsw.gov.au
      • Khancoban Visitor Centre
        02 6070 8400
        Contact hours: Winter (June to September): Open 9am to 4pm Monday to Friday and 10am to 2pm on weekends. Rest of year: Open 9am to 4pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.
      • 2 Scammel Street, Khancoban NSW 2642
      • Email: info.khancoban@environment.nsw.gov.au
      • Yarrangobilly Caves Visitor Centre
        02 6454 9597
        Contact hours: 9am to 5pm daily. Closed Christmas Day
      • 50 Yarrangobilly Caves Road, Yarrangobilly, NSW 2720
      • Email: yarrangobilly.caves@environment.nsw.gov.au
      • Perisher Valley office
        02 6457 4444
        Contact hours: Winter (June to October long weekends): Daily 8.30am to 4pm. Closed 12 to 1pm. Rest of year: Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4pm. Closed 12 to 1pm weekdays, all day Saturday and Sunday.
      • 9914 Kosciuszko Road, Perisher Valley NSW 2624
      • Email: perisher@environment.nsw.gov.au
      • School excursion inquiries - Kosciuszko Education Centre
        02 6451 3700
      • Email: kosci.education@environment.nsw.gov.au


    In this park:

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    • Birdwatching and wildlife encounters (6)
    • Cafes and kiosks (2)
    • Canoeing/paddling (2)
    • Cycling (16)
    • Educational activities (1)
    • Fishing (11)
    • Historic heritage (13)
    • Horse riding (5)
    • Other experiences (2)
    • Picnics and barbecues (16)
    • Road trips and car/bus tours (6)
    • Show cave tours (6)
    • Sightseeing (22)
    • Snow sports (26)
    • Swimming (6)
    • Visitor centres (6)
    • Walking (50)
    • Waterfalls (6)
    • Wildflowers (seasonal) (12)

    Tours (26)

    Camping and accommodation (54)

    • Accommodation (10)
    • Campgrounds (44)

    Volunteering (3)

    School excursions (12)

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