Summer Family Guide
Let the kids run free in Thredbo in the ultimate outdoor playground.
Australia’s premier adventure destination transforms into a biking and hiking mecca for families in summer with over 35kms of graded mountain bike trails and over 20 hikes for everyone to explore. For the ultimate bucket list experience, you can even hike with the family to the top of Mt Kosciuszko and stand at the roof of Australia.
There are plenty of other activities including bobsled rides, tennis, golf, alpine bungee trampolines, and more! And did we mention the two-week-long Kids Summer Adventure Festival?
Make Thredbo your family holiday destination this summer! Book early & save 15%.
Plan Your Visit
There’s a summer pass that caters to everyone. From mountain biking, hiking, alpine bobsled and more…we’ve got the perfect pass to suit your summer adventure in Thredbo.
Buy your lift passes 7 days or more in advance online and save up to 15%!
Accommodation in Thredbo offers stunning mountain views, convenience and comfort. You can choose from lodges, hotels, chalets, luxurious apartments and self contained units. Everything is within easy walking distance or a quick free shuttle bus to the base of the mountain.
The Thredbo Mountain Park is the perfect activity for families with a large range of downhill and cross-country trails for all abilities and ages.
Learn the basics of mountain biking on the valley floor trails and skills parks before progressing to lift-accessed gravity trails.
The unveiling of the new entry-level gravity mountain bike trail “Sidewinder” gives kids the chance to learn the basics on a fun beginner gravity trail before progressing to the more advanced trails.
Thredbo MTB School
Thredbo MTB School offers a range of mountain bike clinics to suit all levels of riders in a safe and fun environment. Learn To Ride clinics give juniors as young as 5 to learn the fundamentals of riding and gain confidence on the valley floor before progressing to the lift-accessed trails from ages 7 years & above.
Kids can progress their skills in intermediate and advanced clinics run by experienced MTB instructors.
Check out the School Holiday MTB Camps in December and January – a great way for kids to develop their gravity skills over 5 or 10 days.
Take the kids to the top of Australia by heading to Thredbo this summer and summit Mount Kosciuszko. There are over 20 family-friendly hikes all offering unique views of glacial lakes, unique flora and fauna and the vast Snowy Mountains.
Educate the kids on the surrounding natural landscape by joining one of our guided hikes run by our team of experienced, knowledgeable guides.
School Holidays & Events
Keep an eye on Thredbo’s events calendar to see what’s on over the summer holidays. From live music to mountain bike events, there’s a range of events in the schedule to keep the family entertained.
For a fun activity for the whole family enjoy a ride on Thredbo’s Alpine Bobsled. The 700m bobsled twists and turns its way down the mountain whilst you control the speed with a brake on your sled.
Alpine Bungee Trampoline
Take your height to a whole new level this winter. Open on weekends, public holidays and school holidays (weather defendant), Alpine Bungee is a high adrenaline experience for all ages and abilities. Visit us under Merritts Gondola at Valley Terminal and get your bounce on!
Merritts Gondola is a must-do while visiting Thredbo in summer! Ride to the base of the Crusier Area in comfort in the European style Gondola cabins for incredible mountain views and tasty dining options at Merritts Mountain House.
New This Summer | The gondola will be open for scenic passengers and mountain bikers on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and during the school holidays.
Disc Golf is a fun activity for the kids or family during your stay in Thredbo. Head over to the exciting and scenic course at Thredbo Golf Course and enjoy this fun family game.
Thredbo Leisure Centre
Enjoy the family friendly Thredbo Leisure Centre during your stay, located just a 5 minute walk from Thredbo Village Square.
Open to everyone, the Thredbo Leisure Centre offers a variety of activities ranging from the waterslide and Mission Inflatable to trampoline sessions at our world class facility, Zero Gravity. With the pool, indoor sports hall, bouldering wall, squash court and weights gym Thredbo Leisure Centre is jam-packed with fun activities for everyone.
Lift Pass & MyThredbo Card
Your MyThredbo card is your personal key to Thredbo. When you buy a lift pass or lesson online it will be loaded onto this card. All guests need a MyThredbo Card to access the mountain. Better yet, load MyMoney to your MyThredbo Card and enjoy contactless payment at all Thredbo outlets!
Collect your MyThredbo Card at one of Thredbo’s 24-7 MyThredbo Card Kiosks, conveniently located in Thredbo and Jindabyne, or at Guest Services in Thredbo.
Torah Bright takes a family hike to the top of Australia!
Aussie Snowboard legend Torah Bright recently came to Thredbo with her family to hike to the top of Australia!
Best Snowy Mountains Bike Rides | Thredbo Valley Track
It’s one of the most scenic rides in the region and this week we experienced the Thredbo Valley Track first-hand.
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