Thredbo and snow

Thredbo ski resort is located in Mt Kosciusko National Park NSW. Which forms part of the great dividing range of Australia.The village is very much influenced by people who came to work on the snowy river scheme hence its  European feel. Many of the runs are named after the people who established it. A lot of the architecture has a Tyrol’s ,Bavarian crossed with early Australian Alpine style. Thredbo is renown for its restaurants and night life and boast the longest run in Australia . The mountain has over 50 runs with 16% for beginners,67% for intermediates and the  rest are black runs. Friday Flats offers a gentle slop for beginners with special children learn to ski programs.

Thredbo Accommodation Options and Packages

Thredbo Alpine Resort has a wide range of accommodation options including Hotels, YHA/Hostel , Lodges ,apartments and even houses. Many of the lodges offer European styled accommodation and foods with a bit of bum slapping Austrian dancing , all makes for a good night out. The village is divided into  3 main areas Thredbo Village, Woodridge near Friday Flat and Crackenback Ridge near Thredbo golf course.

Thredbo Lift Ticket and Lesson Pricing

Its always worth checking to see if there are accommodation  packages that include lift tickets and lesson. This can be quite a saving on the list price. Or ask your accommodation provider to see if they can help.

Thredbo Ski Hire, Snowboard and Clothing Hire

Thredbo offers a wide range of ski and snowboard hire options with some lodges even doing  ski and snow board hire. Some accommodation providers may even have discounts with certain providers.

Getting To Thredbo

In winter you have 2 option of getting to Thredbo either by bus or by car.Buses leave Sydney and Canberra on a regular bases see bus tours.From Sydney Thredbo is about 5 to 6 hours drive,from Canberra about 3 hours.

Thredbo Parking & Transport

Theres large designated day and overnight car parks with  many of the  accommodation houses having on-site parking but for those that don’t offer it, overnight parking is available at Friday Flat. There is a free shuttle bus that operates throughout Thredbo at regular intervals from 7.30am – 9pm (midnight on Friday and Saturday nights).

Thredbo Facilities

  • Police / Medical Centre / Doctor
  • Nightclubs / Bars / Bottle Shop / Restaurants
  • Ski/Board Hire & Repair Outlet
  • Boutique Shops
  • ATMS
  • Supermarket / Chemist / Newsagent
  • HairdresserSnowsports School / Childcare
  • Church
  • Post Office / Souvenir / Gift Shops