Kosciuszko National Park

Kosciuszko National Park is the largest National Park in New South Wales covering an area of 6900 square kilometres.

The Kosciuszko National Park came into existence as the National Chase Snowy Mountains on December 5, 1906. In 1944 this became the Kosciuszko State Park, and then the Kosciuszko National Park in 1967

The various walking trails around the park are spectacular with beautiful lakes, caves and bushland. There is a daily entrance fee into the park, so if you are visiting several times then it is worth buying the annual pass. Weather can change quickly in the mountains and snow can fall at any time of the year.

Snowy Mountains, New South WalesCamping, fishing, cycling, rafting, caving and kayaking are popular. In winter, it's all about the snow. The hot spots for skiing, boarding and other snow sports include Thredbo, Perisher Blue, Charlotte Pass and Selwyn snowfields.

There are various ways to get to the park and mountains. Greyhound Pioneer offer coaches to the area where shuttle buses can take you onto the resort, or area you are visiting.

Kosciuszko National PatkThere is also a Skitube which is probably the best way to get around during the winter months. If you are driving then you must be prepared for difficult driving conditions by carrying snow chains. There are various places to stay around the park with further accommodation in all of the resorts.

Snowy Mountains, New South WalesOn the Western side of the mountain ranges is the Alpine Way which has spectacular vies of the Snowy Mountains and across the Kosciuszko National Park.

The best lookouts are Olsens Lookout and Scammell's Lookout, just off of Alpine Way. You can get great views from here, so definitely travel along the Alpine Way if you have time.

You should also visit the Tumut area to the north west of the mountains. The area is extremely pretty and has various places to visit.

Two places in particular which are well worth seeing are the Buddong Falls and Yarrangobilly Caves. The area is well worth exploring.

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2 Day Snow Weekend Package to Perisher
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Spend an action packed weekend at the Snowy Valley Resort as you hit the slopes! With a coach to and from accommodation, you need only focus on the skiing and snowboarding at acclaimed Australian snow...

3 Day Snow Package to Perisher
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Enjoy three days of snow filled fun on this inclusive coach tour to the Snowy Valley Resort in Jindabyne. With transport from Sydney or Canberra and shuttles up and down the mountain each day included...

6 Day Snow Fix to Perisher
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This 6 day tour offers the ultimate snowbound experience. Staying in comfortable accommodation you are assured to have a great time with shuttles up and down the mountain every day. No matter what lev...

Perisher Valley Hotel Early Season 2 Night Package
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The Perisher Valley Hotel Early Season 2 Night Package includes two nights accommodation at the Perisher Valley Hotel during the early snow season between 11th June 2012 to 19th June 2012. This pa...

Perisher Valley Hotel Holiday Season 3 Night Package
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The Perisher Valley Hotel Holiday Season 3 Night Package includes three nights accommodation at the Perisher Valley Hotel during the holiday seasons between 20th June 2012 to 26th June 2012 and 29th A...

Perisher Valley Hotel Late Season 2 Night Package
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The Perisher Valley Hotel Late Season 2 Night Package includes two nights accommodation at the Perisher Valley Hotel during the late snow season between 12 September 2012 to Close. This package in...

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