"Snowy Mountains and Kosciuszcko NP" Top 5 Page for this destination Snowy Mountains by martin_nl

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After a brief stopover in Jindabyne we drove on to Thredbo. This ski-ing village is very European like. Very steep streets that tested my driving skills a lot. Luckily I didn't bump into anything or anyone.

In the wintertime the slopes of the mountain are filled with skiers from all over the place. In summer the town has a lot of people that want to walk tracks in the National Park. Mount Kosciuscko is the highest mountain in Australia and attracts many ozzies aswell as tourists, that want to do the hike to the top of the mountain. And so did we.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Excellent views and many activities
  • Cons:The flies and the wind
  • In a nutshell:Climb up to Mount Kosciuszko
  • Last visit to Snowy Mountains: Jan 2004
  • Intro Updated Oct 22, 2005
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  • jumpingnorman's Profile Photo
    Feb 25, 2009 at 3:14 PM

    Nice tips...specially the wombat watching! Norman :)

  • Cristian_Uluru's Profile Photo
    Jun 5, 2007 at 1:34 PM

    Great page!!! I'd like to see it in the future! Ciao

  • Jim_Eliason's Profile Photo
    Oct 1, 2006 at 6:25 AM

    Nice tips, I am thinking of visiting Australia next year.

  • Myndo's Profile Photo
    Apr 14, 2006 at 7:48 AM

    Nice page here! I was a little more "away" from the touristy spots, but really liked the place. Are these skiing kangaroo signs real .. or did someone use his artists skills?

  • chewy3326's Profile Photo
    Feb 18, 2006 at 8:54 PM

    Too bad you didn't make it to the top... though you still have really beautiful pics! Great page, I hope to see the Snowy Mts. someday!

  • CandS's Profile Photo
    Jan 2, 2005 at 2:20 PM

    I just got back from Thredbo...we got to the top of Mt Kosi and it was beautiful!!! What a pity the wind was so strong for you...

  • iandsmith's Profile Photo
    Nov 27, 2004 at 11:05 PM

    At least you got away from some of the normal haunts.


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