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Kosciuszko National Park

Kosciuszko National Park

Kosciuszko National Park, Thredbo, New South Wales, 2625
Email: srvc@npws.gov.au
Website: www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au
9058899 Phone Number: 61 02 6450 5600
Fax Number: 61 02 6456 1249

Kosciuszko National Park with 673,524 hectares is an area of outstanding beauty with glacial lakes, limestone caves, grasslands and woodlands. In winter the Park is host to some of Australia's best skiing conditions, in spring and summer, the mountains are ablaze with wildflowers and crisscrossed by walking tracks, many above the tree line providing spectacular views over the roof top of Australia. Mount Kosciuszko is the highest point in Australia at 2,228 metres. Count Paul Strzelecki, who climbed it from the western side on the 15th February 1840, named it after a Polish general who fought for the colonists in the War of Independence and led an unsuccessful revolt against the partitioning of Poland in 1794.

Monarch of the Flinders by Alan Grosvenor

Kunama Snowy Mountains Centre for the Arts

Kosciusko Road and, Kunama Drive, Jindabyne East, New South Wales, 2627
Email: office@alangrosvenor.com.au
Website: www.alangrosvenor.com.au
9058901 Phone Number: 61 02 6457 1100
Fax Number: 61 02 6457 1100

Formerly the Kunama Gallery where, from 1972, Alan Grosvenor continuously displayed his work at his studio. Alan passed away in October 2012, leaving behind a lifetime of beautiful landscapes that depict aspects of the Snowy Mountains Region. Renamed Kunama Snowy Mountains Centre for the Arts, the Gallery and surroundings will now showcase the work of artists, sculptors and authors. There will also be a permanent exhibition of Alan Grosvenor's work.

Lavender House

Lavender House in Railway Park

Railway Park, Monaro Highway, Bombala, New South Wales, 2632
Email: tourism@bombala.nsw.gov.au
9055067 Phone Number: 61 02 6458 4622
Fax Number: 61 02 6458 6650

The historic red brick building at Railway Park was once the convent for the sisters of St. Joseph. It now houses a beautiful array of locally produced lavender products, local historic information and tourist information. Essential lavender oil distillations and talks can be arranged with prior notice. A visit to Lavender House allows you the chance to soak up the history of the area and experience the delights of lavender.

Snowy Mountains Bike Riding

Thredbo Downhill Bike Run

Kosciuszko Thredbo, Thredbo, New South Wales, 2625
Email: info@thredbo.com.au
Website: www.thredbo.com.au/activities/summer-activities/biking/
9211154 Phone Number: 61 02 6459 4100

With trails and terrain to suit every level get ready for an action and adrenaline pumped day on Thredbo's famous mountain trails. Thredbo is famous for its legendary downhill track. Thredbo's long ski runs get transformed into downhill mountain biking heaven. The downhill mountain biking runs are accessed by the Kosciuszko Express Chairlift every day from November to May. This makes it the longest lift accessed downhill mountain biking runs in Australia, offering a significantly different experience from cross country riding. To ensure a safe and friendly atmosphere all guests receive qualified instruction and coaching prior to accessing the mountain bike park for their first time. Guides also offer group and individual lessons & clinics catering for total beginners to race ready and everything in between.

Raglan Gallery And Cultural Centre

Raglan Gallery And Cultural Centre

9 -11 Lambie Street, Cooma, New South Wales, 2630
Email: info@raglangallery.org.au
Website: www.raglangallery.org.au
9059141 Phone Number: 61 02 6452 3377

The Raglan Gallery and Cultural Centre showcases the regions talented artists from painters to ceramists, potters and sculptors. Throughout the year the Raglan holds a number of prestigious exhibitions including the Lions/Snowy Hydro Exhibition in February, the Bridgette Mackay exhibition in June and the John Briscoe Awards at Easter. The Raglan was built in 1854 by James Hain, and was licensed as the Lord Raglan Inn. It was named after Lord Raglan who commanded in the Crimean War. It was also Cooma's first bank, a private hospital, a family home and now an art gallery. The Raglan still retains some of the original 100 year old gardens and is supported by the Cooma Monaro Shire, volunteers and art lovers.

Nanny Goat Hill Lookout

Nanny Goat Hill Lookout

Massie Street, Cooma, New South Wales, 2630
Email: info@visitcooma.com.au
Website: www.visitcooma.com.au
9057991 Phone Number: 61 02 6455 1742
Fax Number: 61 02 6455 1798

The Nanny Goat Hill Lookout offers extensive views of the Cooma township and surrounding grazing country. The lookout is also part of the historic Lambie Town Walk. A sculpture of a nanny goat sits by the lookout. The sculpture was created by local artist, the late Chris Graham, who was also instrumental in the erection of the Mosaic Time Walk.

Boggy Creek Shows

Boggy Creek Show

55 Boggy Creek Road, Tumbarumba, New South Wales, 2653
Email: boggycreekshows@bigpond.com
Website: www.boggycreekshow.com.au
9059749 Phone Number: 61 02 6948 8273
Fax Number: 61 02 6948 8273

The Boggy Creek Show is an outstanding representation of Australia's unique Snowy Mountains heritage. Their presence for three generations in these wild and wonderful mountains has left them with a legacy from the past, with which they live today. You are invited to come and be inspired with breathtaking landscapes and experience this legacy through an authentic mountain farm show. The two hour live performance includes: amazing Snowy Mountains horsemanship with stock and packhorse, mustering, whip cracking, working Kelpie dogs, unique Aussie humour (laughs and legends), stories about Australian history and mountain heritage, farm animals, sheep shearing, learn about a working Angus cattle stud; spectacular views of Mt Kosciuszko, Australia's highest mountain. There is an under cover seating area, billy tea, cake and biscuits. Boggy Creek is located 12 kilometres from Tumbarumba, NSW and is halfway between Sydney and Melbourne.

Snowy Wilderness

Snowy Wilderness

2911 The Barry Way, Ingebyra via, Jindabyne, New South Wales, 2627
Email: info@snowywilderness.com.au
Website: www.snowywilderness.com.au
9056665 Phone Number: 61 02 6457 2317
Fax Number: 61 02 6457 9722

Snowy Wilderness is a true Australian outback adventure. Bordering the Kosciuszko National Park and Snowy River, Snowy Wilderness is a sanctuary for Australia's wild brumby and offers 7,500 spectacular acres bursting with experiences for you to discover. Run free with the brumbies, ride horseback through the rugged mountain terrain, explore the wilderness by four wheel drive, camp under the stars or sit back and relax in luxury accommodation - the resort offers something for everyone. Dawn and dusk are spectacular and this is when nature comes into its own - you're welcome to stay the night. Curl up in the lap of luxury in one of the new high country lodges or indulge yourself at the luxuriously appointed homestead.

Take lessons with the Guthega Main range in the background - beautiful!

Perisher Ski Resort

Kosciuszko Road, Perisher Valley, New South Wales, 2624
Email: info@perisher.com.au
Website: www.perisher.com.au
9059109 Phone Number: 61 02 6459 4495
Fax Number: 61 02 6457 5485

Perisher Ski Resort is Australia's largest ski resort encompassing the four resort areas of Perisher, Smiggins, Blue Cow and Guthega, plus the Skitube Alpine Railway and The Station Jindabyne. During winter up to 47 lifts operate across the resort areas, including the New Guthega Freedom Chair in 2014! A family snow holiday at Perisher is a truly magical time to spend together, especially for the kids! There's no need to spend every minute skiing or snowboarding either, Perisher has a great variety of family friendly activities available with Night Skiing, Fireworks displays, Tube Town (the resort's own snow-tubing park), scenic chairlift rides, heaps of après entertainment and its famous progressive terrain parks and halfpipes that kids just love. Perisher has something for everyone, please visit the web site for more information.

Snowy Mountains Hydro Discovery Centre

Snowy Mountains Hydro Discovery Centre

Monaro Highway, Cooma, New South Wales, 2630
Website: www.snowyhydro.com.au
9059213 Phone Number: 61 02 6453 2004

The Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme is one of the engineering wonders of the modern world. With seven power stations, two of which are underground, 16 major dams and over 140 kilometres of trans-mountain tunnels, it is a symbol of Australian endeavour at its best. The Snowy Hydro Discovery Centre is a state of the art visitor facility showcasing the amazing story of the Snowy Mountains Scheme, from the early construction days to the role the Scheme plays today in the development of Australia. The centre houses a comprehensive exhibition hall that includes; a photographic collection, models, exhibits and interactive displays. The centre also has two theatres, souvenirs, maps and a cafe.