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Thredbo Village

At 1,365 metres above sea level, nestled within the Kosciuszko National Park at the foot of the Crackenback Range, is Thredbo and Thredbo Village, located south east of New South Wales, and within driving distance of Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney.

Established in 1957 by a Tony Sponar, a Czechoslovakian Olympian who emigrated to Australia seven years previous, the village has both commercial and club lodges, chalets and commercial guest houses all mostly built in the European architecture with a strong Austrian influence.
 

Popular with ski enthusiasts for those huge skiing sessions. For the serious skier, you can tackle the 4 km long Crackenback Supertrail off the Kosciuszko Express chairlift. There is also the Friday Flat, an easier place to enjoy the snow for beginners and families.

Development includes the largest snow making system in the southern hemisphere, the Merrits Spur development and the Australian Institute of Sport High Altitude Training Centre. The resort boasts an array of indoor and outdoor sports facilities, including skiing, restaurants, sidewalk cafes, shopping and historic bars.

Attractions and activities both in winter and summer include: skiing, bob sled and snowboarding, golf, bush walks, horse riding, trout fishing, tennis, mountain bike riding and white water rafting.

In addition to our listed online travel guide information, contact the local tourism visitor centre for your destination for more attractions, tours, local maps and other information.

Information Centre

Thredbo VillageThredbo Information Centre
Friday Flat Drive, THREDBO NSW 2625
Freecall: 1800 020 589
Web: www.thredbo.com.au

Snowy Region Visitors Centre

Thredbo Climate

At 1,365 metres above sea level, Thredbo has a temperate climate, with the temperature rarely getting too hot. Although record temperature has reached the 30°C, the average daily summer temperature is between 14°C and 21°C. So during those scorching summer weather being experienced around Australia, come to Thredbo.

During autumn the nights do get chilly, but the days remain warm.
  Max. Temp.
(°C)
Min. Temp.
(°C)
Average Rainfall
(mm)
Rainy Days
November 15.7 3.1 159 15
December 18.7 5.2 119 12
January 20.8 6.6 114 11
February 20.6 6.8 82 10
March 18 4.4 114 11
April 13.9 1.8 124 13
May 9.9 -0.5 168 15

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Thredbo - How to Get There

Sydney - it is an easy 5-6 hours drive south of Sydney, most on dual carriageway. There are some great stopovers along the way.

Melbourne - if you come via the spectacular scenic Kosciuszko Alpine Way, the drive will take approximately 7 hours.

Flights - the nearest commercial airport is Cooma (85 km from Thredbo). Cooma is serviced by regional flights ie Regional Express airlines, that link with certain major airline network around Australia. A flight to Canberra means you are only 21/2 hours drive from Thredbo. Transfers and car hires are available from both airports.

Coach and car hire - you can hire a car hire or book with one of several coach companies that service Thredbo.
  Max. Temp.
(°C)
Min. Temp.
(°C)
Average Rainfall
(mm)
Rainy Days
November 15.7 3.1 159 15
December 18.7 5.2 119 12
January 20.8 6.6 114 11
February 20.6 6.8 82 10
March 18 4.4 114 11
April 13.9 1.8 124 13
May 9.9 -0.5 168 15

 

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