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Hike Australia's Highest Mountains

Experience the natural beauty of Australia’s highest mountains in summer as you walk and hike some incredible alpine trails. Whether it’s a family friendly hike to the top of Mt Kosciuszko or an advanced day hike across the Australian Main Range, there’s something for every age and ability to enjoy. With glacial lakes, unique flora and fauna and mountains as far as the eye can see, it’s a must do whilst visiting Thredbo throughout summer.

To get the most of your walks, check out our in depth hikes track report before heading out.

Snowy Mountains Bucket List Hikes

Summer

Mt Kosciuszko Hike

Australia’s Highest Peak
Distance: 13km return
Grade: 3
Hike Type: Guided or Self Guided
Guided Hike Schedule: Every Tue, Thu & Sat from 20 Nov 2021

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Dead Horse Gap

Snowy Mountains Best Hikes
Distance: 10km circuit
Grade: 3
Hike Type: Guided or Self Guided
Guided Hike Schedule: Every Sunday from 21 Nov 2021

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Alpine Lakes

Australia’s 5 Highest Glacial Lakes
Distance: 19km return
Grade: 4
Hike Type: Guided Only
Guided Hike Schedule: 7-28 Jan 2022 or book a private guide

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Off the Beaten Track

Sunset Hike – Mt Kosciuszko

Sunset & Stargazing from Australia’s Highest Peak
Distance: 13km return
Grade: 3
Hike Type: Guided Only
Guided Hike Schedule: Once a fortnight from 29 Dec 2021

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Mt Townsend

Australia’s Second Highest Peak
Distance: 22km return
Grade: 4
Hike Type: Guided Only
Guided Hike Schedule: Book a private guide

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Ramshead

Our Most Photogenic Hike?
Distance: 7km or 15km return
Grade: 4
Hike Type: Guided Only
Guided Hike Schedule: Book a private guide

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Full Moon Hike – Mt Kosciuszko

Distance: 13km return
Grade: 3
Hike Type: Guided Only
Guided Hike Schedule: Once a month from 18 Jan 2022

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Geminids Meteor Shower – Mt Kosciuszko

Distance: 13km return
Grade: 3
Hike Type: Guided Only
Guided Hike Schedule: 14-15 Dec 2021

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Self Guided Hikes

Enjoy the freedom of picking up a trail map and choosing your own adventure to embark on for the day! From a family friendly hike to the top of Mt Kosciuszko or an adventure through Thredbo’s different alpine zones on the Merritts Nature Track, there’s awesome trails for every age and ability.

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We acknowledge the Traditional Owners and Custodians of country throughout Australia and their continuing connection to land, waters and community. We pay our respects to them and their cultures, and Elders past, present and future.

Any Questions?

For more information please contact Thredbo’s knowledgeable guides at guides_thredbo@evt.com 

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