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Extending over 2,664 square miles, this park contains Australia's highest mountain, Mount Kosciuszko.
Thredbo Village, Kosciuszko National Park, New South Wales, Australia
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 8 February 2014

We live in Canberra, Australia. On 1st February my husband and I stayed at Lake Crackenback Resort for two nights. While we were there walked to the summit of Mount Kosciuszko. We are not hikers but thought we would like to have a go at...More

16  Thank CanberraGirl
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 15 August 2015

Is there a more dysfunctional tourist industry than that of Australia? I got into Jindabyne one afternoon in April, and after checking the website, confirming the Kosciusko chair lift was open 365 days of the year, off I drove to Kosciusko. Bear in mind its...More

16  Thank Karl_10117
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our 4th hike in this park, and it stuns us every time -- just so beautiful. This time we got to spend 3 or so days snow shoeing our way across the Rolling Grounds and onto the Main Range -- which was a...More

Thank Perry_and_Sandi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We caught the chairlift up and walked to Kosciuszko Lookout as the summit track was still closed. The National Park is stunning. The Thredbo express lift was being serviced so we had to use a different lift and the walk from that lift exit to...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hike to the top of Mount Kosciuszko is a relatively simple exercise. During October, a significant part of the raised steel boardwalk is covered by snow, so it is imperative that good footwear and snowshoes are taken if you want to safely reach the...More

Thank thorneta
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mount Kosciuszko may not be the highest mountain in the world but hea! it is the highest in Australia and it is a worthy challenge in the snow. It begins with the ski lift from Thredbo where the essential snow shoes/booths can be hired. The...More

Thank meod
Reviewed 13 October 2018

The walk to the highest point in Australia starts with a chair lift, then a good walk on the boardwalk. It can be very windy and cold and also very popular. The view from the top is worth the walk.

Thank TrevorMP
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Came here with my big group of families for holiday. But we came during the blizzard so for first timer, especially for foreign tourist it may not be that good experience so might as well check the weather and plan the trip carefully. But worth...More

Thank arashiashihanah
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Loved visiting the Park and the snow. The drive from Thredbo to Perisher was resplendent in snow and the free shuttle bus from Smiggins Hole to Perisher was handy. The village of Thredbo is also in the park. For snow season the Kosciusko National Park...More

Thank Canberrascooter
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

My family visited Kosciuszko National Park on a number of occasions over the past week. Entry into the higher peaked area is $30 per car. We were most impressed with the regular snow ploughs, which kept the roads relatively clear, despite the thick snow. We...More

Thank jodie_amanda
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Seeing snow in Australia is a surreal experience, just do it!!!Skiing however is hard but everyone should try to try everything once, great time had

Thank archie15111
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Totally beautiful National Park. I didn’t expect it to be so beautiful. Keep going past the Thredbo ski fields and you get to go through beautiful forest covered in snow. Gun tress in the snow are so beautiful. It’s such a stunning place to ski,...More

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22 October 2018|
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Response from ThredboResort | Property representative |
Hello moruya48, there is such a mix of trails around Thredbo, low level walks that are not too strenuous to steeper more demanding hikes. The hike to Mt Kosciuszko is 13km round trip, with uphill and downhill sections... More
25 September 2018|
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Response from ThredboResort | Property representative |
Hi pkf32, it really does depend on your fitness level, it is approximately 25k's at altitude, definitely can be done, just remember that Mt Townsend is not as clearly defined as the Mt Kozzie trail, so make sure you get... More
Samantha F
18 September 2018|
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Response from ThredboResort | Property representative |
Hi Samantha, Thredbo Sports located at the base of the chairlift sells them for those who self guide.