The snow covered town of Thredbo is situated on the Snowy Mountains in southern New South Wales, about half way between Australia’s 2 biggest city’s Melbourne and Sydney, and under 3 hours from the nation’s capital, Canberra. Thredbo has possibly the best skiing conditions in the entire country. Thredbo Mountain is covered in snow without fail between June and October, so for the best skiing, the best accommodation and the best nightlife of all Australian skiing locations, Thredbo is the only place you need to stop.
The best thing about Thredbo is unquestionably the snow. From amateurs to experts, from youth to adult, and from beginners to veterans, the snow on Thredbo Mountain thrills and delights all skiers. If you don’t know how to ski, then don’t worry, hire an instructor and you will be whizzing down the slopes in no time. If skiing is not your thing, then grab a snowboard and race your mates down the mountain. With so many ski runs on offer, there is something to please everyone on this snowy mountain. After a day of skiing, return to the village for a hard earned meal. There is a variety of delicious food on offer as well as a rollicking night life. Ski during the day and dance away the night at a number of available bars and clubs. After a night of dancing, or an exhausting day of skiing, you will want a comfortable place to sleep and thankfully, there are numerous places for you to stay on your ski trip. Families will love staying at the magnificent ski resorts and lodges, or for something more affordable, there are some fantastic self contained apartments available. If you have come up with a group of mates, there are numerous budget hotel or backpacker hostel options available.
While the snow is the main attraction, Thredbo is a fascinating place to visit all year around. There are plenty of walking trips to take you to some beautiful sites and let you see some breathtaking views. The walks vary from easy to challenging. Take the walking trail circling Lake Cootapatamba, Australia’s highest lake, or scaling Mount Kosciuszko, Australia’s highest mountain. The views from the top will take your breath away. Entertainment doesn't disappear in the summer either, with the popular Blues Festival in January always a hit. Come, listen to the music and stay at one of numerous wonderful hotel and motel options, from luxury hotels, to more budget hotel and motel accommodation. Stay at these great Thredbo accommodation choices and take a short day trip to the Jindabyne area, and sail on the beautiful Lake Jindabyne. For a longer day trip, head to the peaceful country town of Cooma. No matter what the season, there is always something to do in the vibrant town of Thredbo.