Winter Activites - Fun in the Snow

Mt Selwyn -  Snowy Mountains.

Selwyn Snowfields is a family friendly snowfield located in the Northern section of the Kosciuszko National Park. Beside from Selwyn Snowfields' ideal family terrain, extensive snowmaking and friendly, dedicated and helpful service, Selwyn Snowfields offers a variety of programs and action-packed experiences that families are sure to treasure for years to come


Number of Ski Lifts ... 10  (plus 1 snow tube lift)

Resort Altitude: 1520
Winter Season: June - October
Terrain Overall: 45 ha
Beginner: 40%
Intermediate: 48%
Advanced: 12%
Lift System: 10  Highest Elevation: 1614m
Lowest Elevation: 1492m
Vertical: 123m
Longest Run: 3km
Terrain Parks: 1 progressive park with jumps and boxes.
Snow Sports: skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing, snow shoeing, cross country, Telemarking, tobogganing
Facilities: Equipment hire, gift shop, cafeteria, snow-sports lessons, toilets, public telephones 

Perisher Valley - Snowy Mountains

Perisher Valley , Smiggins Holes, Blue Cow and Charlottes Pass provide the largest skiing playground in the Southern hemisphere.

The area is easily accessed by road from Cooma and there is free parking. Obviously snow chains must be carried. There are also regular shuttle buses from Jindabyne and you can also choose the ski tube to access the area.

For the skier, Perisher Blue provides 50 lifts which include an 8 seat express chairlift and two express quad chairs. The mountain provides 1245 hectares with a vertical drop of 355 metres. There is also a super pipe and mini pipe together with terrain rails for the enthusiast. There are also areas that allow for night skiing. Snow making equipment is used if Mother Nature does not supply the goods.

Number of Ski Lifts ...  50

Resort Altitude 1720m - Summit height 2054m
Winter Season June - October
Beginner: 22%
Intermediate: 60%
Advanced: 18%
Highest Lift 2034m
Lowest Lift 1605m
Vertical 429m
Longest Run 3km
Snow Sports skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing, snow shoeing, cross country, Telemark, tobogganing
Facilities night clubs (1), restaurants (18), child care, supermarket
ski hire, ski school
Distance from Cooma – 80 klms (Approx 1 hour drive)

Thredbo - Snowy Mountains.

The Thredbo Village is on the Alpine Way, 5 minutes drive from the Skitube, which provides hassle free all-weather transport to Perisher Blue. Perisher Blue is the largest ski resort in the Southern Hemisphere. It is a picture perfect resort with the longest ski runs in Australia. If you’re looking for some real ‘Fun in the Snow’ , Thredbo is about 90 minutes drive from Cooma. 

When the snow thaws, alpine meadows bloom with wildflowers and trout fill the streams. In the warmer months the mountains have an amazing list of things to see and do. Bushwalking, fishing, mountain biking, horse riding, golf, water skiing and white water rafting are waiting for you to come and discover.  

of Ski lifts.. 14

Highest elevation: 2037m
Winter Season June - October
Number of lifts: 14
Hours of lift operation: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Terrain: 480ha
Beginner: 16%
Intermediate: 67%
Advanced: 17%
Vertical Drop: 672 metres
Base Elevation: 1365 metres
Summit Elevation: 2037 metres