Thredbo

Fast Facts
  • Country: Australia
  • Region: Sydney / Snowy Mountains
  • Nearest City: Canberra, ACT – 2.5 hours (200kms)
  • Nearest Domestic Airport: Canberra Domestic Airport – 2.5 hours (180kms)
  • Nearest International Airport: Sydney International Airport – 6 hours drive (500kms)

Resort Overview

Thredbo is one of Australia’s premier alpine resorts, located in the heart of the Australian Alps, only 6 kilometres from Australia’s highest mountain, Mt Kosciuszko.

Thredbo’s village is one of the most picturesque in the Snowy Mountains region and home to a wide range of snow experiences.

Established in 1957, Thredbo’s rich history has created a culture and community unlike any other resort in the country.

Thredbo boasts close to 1200 acres of riding terrain, Australia’s longest runs and a vertical drop almost double that of any other Australian resort.

Resort Overview
  • Ski Season: 5 June - 5 October 2016
  • Overall Height: 2037 metres
  • Snow fall (Avg Annual Snowfall): 2m
  • Nearest township: Jindabyne, NSW
  • Accommodation: On-Mountain
  • Resort Services:

    Accommodation, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars/Nightclub, Shopping, Supermarket, Doctor/Medical Centre, Chemist, Post Office, Information Centre, Police, Petrol Station, Bank/ATM, Child Care Centre, Ski Hire

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Activities and Attractions

There’s a trail to keep every rider happy and four feature filled terrain parks, making it a popular destination for intermediate and advanced skiers, snowboarders and snow enthusiasts of all ages.

The dedicated beginner area allows first timers to master their technique, while private or group lessons are available for those looking to improve their skills.

You can choose from a range of other activities both on and off the snow. Ride a toboggan or snow tube in the free snow play area, explore the mountain on a snow shoe tour or spend an afternoon with the kids at the indoor leisure centre.

The vibrant calendar of events includes family fun nights, live music and ski and snowboard events and demonstrations.

Resort Services

After a day of snow adventure, step straight into the bustling village that makes Thredbo Australia’s top destination for alpine shopping, bar hopping, dining and dancing. Thredbo is home to over 40 cafes and restaurants and abundant accommodation options such as luxury hotels, chalets and self-catered apartments.

Located approximately half way between Sydney and Melbourne and only 2.5 hours from Canberra it is easy to get to Thredbo. Whether you fly, drive or jump on a bus, make Thredbo a part of your Australian holiday.

Activities & Attractions
  • Total Ski Area / Distance: 480 Hectares
  • Total Ski Lifts: 14
  • Total Ski Runs/Trails: 50+
  • Beginner Ski Area: 16%
  • Intermediate Ski Area: 67%
  • Advanced Ski Area: 17%
  • Ski / Snow Activities:

    Downhill skiing, Snowboarding, Snow play area, Terrain park, Snow Tubing, Night skiing, Snow shoeing, Scenic chairlift rides

  • Leisure Activities:

    Spa/Massage, Fitness Centre, Museum

  • Address: Thredbo Alpine Village, Friday Drive, Thredbo, NSW View website