Thredbo is a popular ski village and resort in the Snowy Mountains, about a five and a half hour drive from Sydney, it is a great weekend getaway. With activities on offer in both the winter and summer months, the snow season begins on the Queen's birthday weekend in June and closes in early October. Thredbo is well connected to the Snowy Mountains, which means that you'll get first access to the ski tracks. Thredbo's weather is sunnier than other Snowy Mountains towns and is an easy drive from Jindabyne. Thredbo Alpine Village is a great base to begin with, close by to the ski slopes and with over 280 hectares of land to explore. With a choice of 13 ski lifts sitting at 1,380 metres above sea level the Kosciuszko Express chairlift links ski runs and showcases the incredible views across the mountain range.
If you plan to base your trip around Thredbo you can choose from a number of accommodation options to suit a variety of budgets. Choose from The Denman Hotel, Elevation Apartments, Onyx Apartments, Snowstream Chalets and many more.
From the village, experience guided walks, bobsleds, horse riding and fishing activities with mountain bike trails taking you to Thredbo Valley Track. Abseiling is even on the cards to experience incredible heights. The Thredbo River crosses through the village and is filled with trout, which makes it a wonderful fishing ground.
Great for both winter and summer holidays, Thredbo's beautiful scenery will leave you wanting to explore more of the Kosciuszko National Park. After you've given the slopes your all, or perhaps trekked around the national park, choose from over 30 places to wine and dine at. Thredbo brings a mix of live music, bars, restaurants and cafes to choose from. Grab a drink at Mumm Alpine Bar with its European feel, DJ set, pool and hot tub depending on the season you visit. For a cocktail stop by Lounge Bar, which begins in the early evening with a cozy fireplace, making it a great place to warm up after a snow session. For a bite to eat with an incredible view try Eagles Nest Restaurant, Australia's highest restaurant - take the Kosciuszko Express Chairlift to the top and discover 270-degree views while dining with Italian fare on offer. Thredbo brings a mix of restaurants that suit all types of budgets making it easy to please everyone. Whether you're looking for a quiet bite to eat or a relaxing sit-down meal the dining options are scattered throughout the village.
In the summer months, take the Kosciuszko Express Chairlift and enjoy the hike up Australian's highest peak. The Mount Kosciuszko summit walk is a beautiful trail, and when spring comes, watch the beautiful wildflowers scattered across the mountain blossom. Enjoy panoramic views of the national park and the crisp mountain air.
The relaxed atmosphere of the Snowy Mountains makes it a great choice of escape for those wanting to disconnect and indulge in the luscious terrain. Experience Thredbo and the choice of scenic adventures on offer.