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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