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Walks, Hiking & Bushwalking
NSW Snowy Mountains



Self Guided Walks & HikingWalking in the Snowy Moutains

Snowy Mountains bushwalking is unique and varied from high country walks to the forested sub-alpine terrain with its abundance of wildlife, wildflowers and alpine huts. We can offer you a range of satisfying walks that inspire, uplift and exhilarate you. The walking season opens late October (you may need snow shoes in the alpine area) and extends right through to the end of May just before the first winter snows. Walking in the Australian alpine area is truly addictive with its cool temperatures and lofty altitudes with stunning views.

Visit Kosciuszko National Park Website for a list of self guided walks in the area including; maps, distances, estimated time to allow and difficulty level.

If you choose to head out without a guide be sure and take a topographical map and compass and know how to use them. The weather in the alps can change quickly so always pack both cool and warm clothing, and take sunscreen, insect repellent and a broad rimmed hat.


Guided Walking & Tours

Experience the beauty of the Kosciuszko National Park with one of the following guided treks.

MT KOSCIUSZKO DAY WALK - 13 kms return
Moderate walk to Mt Kosciuszko with a difference! Our guides take individuals, families and small groups on a scenic route to Mt Kosciuszko so you can appreciate the natural beauty of the mountains, their special environments and unique ecology. We will share with you a wealth of knowledge and experience in the mountains and personal attention on your special journey.

  • COST - $45 Adult; $31 Child; $90 Family; $15 Walk add on per adult or child.
  • DATES - Tues, Thurs & Sat: 24 October 2015 to 28 April 2016. Sunday Walk available 27 December 2015 & 3, 10, 17 January 2016
  • INCLUSIONS -
    Guided walk to Mt Kosciuszko 

    Scenic chairlift access 

    Mt Kosciuszko Certificate 

    Kids Play Free applicable product

    
Adult: 18 years & over. Child: 17 years and under. Family: 2 Adults & up to 3 Children aged 17 years & under. Family pricing based off 2 adults and up to 3 children free of charge. Additional children charged at the child rate. 
*Walk Add On for Mt Kosciuszko Day Walk is available for All Mountain Pass holders or for guests with valid scenic chairlift access.



ALPINE LAKES WALK- 19 kms
This walk across the top of Australia visits the major glacial lakes with spectacular views along and across the Great Dividing Range. A full day with plenty of opportunities for mountain gazing, photographs and time to dip your toes in the Snowy River. Relax afterwards at Charlotte Pass with a cold drink of beer or a glass of champagne and some savory nibbles before returning to Thredbo in the courtesy vehicle.

  • COST -$76 per adult; $50 Walk add on per adult.
  • DATES - 5, 19 December 2015 2, 9, 23 January 2016 13, 27 February 2016 , 12, 26 March 2016 2, 16 April 2016
  • INCLUSIONS -
    Guided walk from Thredbo to Charlotte Pass via the main range track
    One Way Scenic Chairlift Access
    Return transport from Charlotte Pass to Thredbo.
    A cold beer or glass of champagne upon arrival at Charlotte Pass ( juice available as well) 


    A savoury tasting plate to enjoy with your beverage of choice 

    Guest a
    ge: 15 years & over. The Alpine Lakes Walk is not suitable for children under the age of 15.

    *Walk Add On for Alpine Lakes Walk is available for All Mountain Pass holders or for guests with a valid scenic chairlift access.



SUNSET WALK - 13 kms return
This wonderful twilight walk starts in thredbo in the late afternoon known as the magic hour, take in the magical scenery as you make your way to Mt Kosciuszko. Here you can watch the spectacular colours of an alpine sunset with a nice cup of hot chocolate and some nibbles before returning to Thredbo under the gaze of the majestic stars above you.

  • COST -$99per adult; $50 Walk add on per adult.
  • DATES - 1, 17, 27 December 2015 6, 13 January 2016 10 February 2016 9 March 2016 6 April 2016
  • INCLUSIONS -
    Guided walk to Mt Kosciuszko
    Return 4WD trip to the start of the Kosciuszko Walking Track. 

    Hot drink and savoury tasting plate.


    Age: 15 years & over. The Mt Kosciuszko Sunset Walk is not suitable for children under the age of 15.


Mountain hut on guided walk

FULL MOON WALK - 13 kms return
A must do experience! Heading up the mountain in a 4x4 as the resort is closing down, you will travel to Mt Kosciuszko on foot under the night sky. Enjoy a hot chocolate and savory plate at Mt Kosciuszko summit before returning to Thredbo under the full moon.

  • COST -$110
  • DATES - 26 November 2015, 24 January 2016, 23 February 2016
  • INCLUSIONS -
    Guided walk to Mt Kosciuszko
    Return 4WD trip to the start of the Kosciuszko Walking Track. 

    Hot drink and savoury tasting plate.


    Age: 15 years & over. The Mt Kosciuszko Full Moon Walk is not suitable for children under the age of 15.



LUNAR ECLIPSE WALK- 13 kms return
The full moon walk with a twist! This Heavenly phenomenon is where the moon passes through its penumbral phase changing colours, its often called the blood moon. You will get to see this event in all its glory as you make your way out to Mt Kosciuszko, with no light pollution to restrict your viewing experience.

  • COST -$110
  • DATES - 23 March 2016
  • INCLUSIONS -
    Guided walk to Mt Kosciuszko
    Return 4WD trip to the start of the Kosciuszko Walking Track. 

    Hot drink and savoury tasting plate.


    Age: 15 years & over. The Mt Kosciuszko Lunar Eclipse Walk is not suitable for children under the age of 15.


AUSTRALIA DAY WALK - 13 kms return
Australia day from the rooftop of Australia! Spend the nations day with your family in the snowy mountains, with activities for the kids its a wonderful adventure for all the family at the country's highest point.

  • COST -$45 Adult; $31 Child; $90 Family; $15 Walk add on per adult or child.
  • DATES - 26 January 2016
  • INCLUSIONS -
    Guided walk to Mt Kosciuszko 

    1 Day Scenic Chairlift Access 

    Mt Kosciuszko Certificate 

    Kids Play Free applicable product 

     Lots of resort run activities at Rawson Pass 


    Adult: 18 years & over. Child: 17 years and under. Family: 2 Adults & up to 3 Children aged 17 years & under. Family pricing based off 2 adults and up to 3 children free of charge. Additional children charged at the child rate. 
*Walk Add On for Australia Day Walk is available for All Mountain Pass holders or for guests with valid scenic chairlift access. 



VALENTINE'S DAY SUNSET WALK  - 13 kms return
Explore the romance of the main range as you make your way to Mt Kosciuszko with your partner on Valentine's day. take in the magical scenery as you make your way to Mt Kosciuszko. Here you can watch the spectacular colours of an alpine sunset with a nice cup of hot chocolate and some nibbles before returning to Thredbo under the gaze of the majestic stars above you.

  • COST -$99
  • DATES -14 February 2016
  • INCLUSIONS -
    Guided walk to Mt Kosciuszko 

    4x4 transport up and down the mountain 

    Hot drink and savoury tasting plate 
Guest Age: 15 years & over. The Valentine’s Day Sunset Walk is not suitable for children under the age of 15. 



DEAD HORSE GAP WALK - 10 kms
A beautiful aesthetic walk through the unique flora and fantastic scenery with granite tors poking through the ground. As most of the walk is downhill its a great option to get you started on walking in the snowy mountains.

  • COST -$45 Adult; $31 Child; $90 Family; $15 Walk add on per adult or child.
  • DATES - 21,23, 30 December and 7 January 2016
  • INCLUSIONS -
    Guided walk to Dead horse Gap
    One Way Scenic Chairlift Access 
 

    Kids Play Free applicable product 



    Adult: 18 years & over. Child: 17 years and under. Family: 2 Adults & up to 3 Children aged 17 years & under. Family pricing based off 2 adults and up to 3 children free of charge. Additional children charged at the child rate. 
*Walk Add On for Australia Day Walk is available for All Mountain Pass holders or for guests with valid scenic chairlift access.





Accommodation Packages in Jindabyne, Thredbo or the Alpine Way can be arranged in conjunction with your walking tours, to contact us call 1800 766 997 or why not send us and email.

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Jindabyne, NSW 2627, Australia

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