Canberra Skiing, Snowboarding and the Snowy Mountains

(Canberra, Australian Capital Territory - ACT, Australia)

Canberra Skiing and Snowy MountainsSkiing trips serve as popular excursions from Canberra and the Snowy Mountains are within driving distance of the city. Of note, the journey from Canberra to the Snowy Mountains lasts in the region of two and a half hours.

Winter in Australia is actually summertime in Europe and America. At this time of year, skiing close to Canberra is particularly in demand and there are several world-class ski resorts located close by, in nearby New South Wales (NSW). These busy and lively resorts attract many tourists and visitors from the capital.

The Snowy Mountains can be found in southern New South Wales (NSW) and regular buses, coaches and flights from Canberra are also available. Featuring excellent skiing and snowboarding facilities, there are several highly regarded winter resorts nearby Canberra. These resorts include Charlotte Pass, Jindabyne, Perisher Blue Valley and the Thredbo Village, all of which are home to a good selection of hotels, offering affordable accommodation and lodging.

There are also a number of useful visitors' centres, containing the latest tourist information for the area. Skiwear is available in the skiing resorts, with rental shops offering a variety of different skis and accessories, colourful snowboards, snowshoes, jackets and goggles.

Canberra Skiing and Snowy MountainsThere are an exceptional and diverse range of winter sports and activities available at the Snowy Mountains. These include guided tours of the mountains, exciting night skiing, leisure and sports centres, outdoor adventure schools and scenic walking trails, with superb panoramic views. During the milder months in the summer, outdoor activities at the Snowy Mountains include bobsled, rock climbing and mountaineering, local excursions, fishing, horse riding, cycling, swimming, tennis and hiking.

Canberra Skiing and Snowy Mountains

Aalberg Chalets

Address: 8 Kirwin Close, Jindabyne, Snowy Mountains, New South Wales (NSW), 2627, Australia
Tel: +61 (0)2 6456 2647

AIS Threbo Alpine and Skiing Centre

Address: Thredbo Village, Snowy Mountains, New South Wales (NSW), 2625, Australia
Tel: +61 (0)2 6459 4138

Alpine Gables Skiing Centre

Address: Kosciuszko Road, Jindabyne, Snowy Mountains, New South Wales (NSW), 2627, Australia
Tel: +61 (0)2 6456 2555

Charlotte Pass Ski Village

Address: Charlotte Pass, New South Wales (NSW), 2630, Australia
Tel: +61 (0)2 6457 5247

Kosciuszko Chalets

Address: Charlotte Pass, New South Wales (NSW), 2630, Australia
Tel: +61 (0)2 6457 5245

Perisher Blue Skiing Resort

Address: Kosciuszko National Park, Perisher Valley, New South Wales (NSW), 2624, Australia
Tel: +61 (0)2 6459 4495

Thredbo Alpine Skiing Village

Address: Alpine Way, Kosciuszko National Park, Thredbo, New South Wales (NSW), 2625, Australia
Tel: +61 (0)2 6459 4294