The NSW Snowy Mountains region offers an incredible range of fun activities for the whole family the whole year around. Towns and regions of the NSW Snowy Mountains have plenty to entice families, writes ANGELA SAURINE
The New South Wales Snowy Mountains
It’s well known as a winter playground, but the NSW Snowy Mountains has become a popular year-round destination. Here are some of the activities you should not miss:
NSW Snowy Mountains region offers a lot of fun outdoor activities for families the whole year around!
The region offers a variety of adventure activities, from hiking, horse riding and mountain biking to canoeing and kayaking on Lake Jindabyne. Climb to the top of Australia’s tallest mountain, Mt Kosciuszko; go fishing at Eucumbene Trout Farm, or head to Bombala Platypus Reserve, 1.5 hours’ drive from Jindabyne, to try to spot the unique creatures that reside in the river. And be sure to stop in at The Snowy Hydro Discovery Centre in Cooma to check out the new, interactive flyover through the mountains. Thredbo also has a leisure centre with a pool and waterslide, trampolines and a climbing wall, as well as bobsled rides.