Thredbo ski resort in the Snowy Mountains, in the heart of the famous Kosciuszko National Park, is the highest in Australia. Without doubt, it has the longest runs, good off piste, deep powder bowls, natural features and terrain parks. Hence it is one of the best ski resorts in Australia.
Thredbo ski resort is a beautiful vibrant alpine village set at the base of the mountain. Here you’ll find all the accommodation, restaurants, bars, cafes and retailers, for the most part within walking distance.
After every ski day, the village becomes a vibrant alpine environment with live music, festivities and events for the whole family to enjoy.
The terrain at Thredbo suits all ages and abilities. Firstly, there is a purpose built area designed for beginners to progress in a safe environment. Secondly, intermediate skiers can enjoy Australia’s longest runs and a wide variety of terrain. Thirdly, advanced skiers and snowboarders will find challenging on- and off- piste runs, powder bowls and natural features.
Thredbo is one of the Best Ski Resorts for…
Skiing in Thredbo.
By Plane. Nearest Airports.
Canberra is the nearest International Airport. International arrivals at Brisbane or Melbourne should opt for a 2 hour domestic transfer to Canberra. From Sydney there is the option of a domestic transfer to Cooma in the Snowy Mountains with Regional Express. For the last leg of the journey see ‘By Road’ below.
By Train. Nearest Railway Stations.
Canberra is the nearest Railway Station on NSW Transport from Sydney and Melbourne. For the last leg of the journey see ‘By Road’ below.
By Road. Driving, Bus and Transfers.
The journey from Sydney or Melbourne is around 6 hours and around 2.5 hours from Canberra. There are scheduled coaches on both these options. This includes day trips and weekend excursions.
There is plenty of parking around Thredbo. You’ll find designated car parks for day trippers and overnight stays. Most of the accommodation also has its own parking.
Vehicle access to Thredbo from Jindabyne requires a Kosciuszko National Park permit which can work out quite pricey. Anyone driving to Thredbo should ensure their vehicle is prepared for snowy and icy road conditions.
Those arriving at Canberra or Cooma airports can pick up a shuttle transfer to Thredbo. Taxis and car hire are also available.