Summer Activities in the Snowy Mountains
Visit the Snowy Mountains this summer and experience real alpine adventure. The Snowy Mountains offers great summer activities including, hiking, mountain biking, horse riding, and an abundance of water activities in the Jindabyne Lake including waterskiing, wakeboarding, swimming and fishing.
Thredbo being a true year round alpine resort offers a range of summer activities for families and adrenaline seekers alike. If you’re planning a trip to the mountains why not include one of Thredbo’s concerts or festivals like the, Thredbo Jazz or Blues Festival.
Adrenaline junkies are well catered for with downhill Mountain Biking courses available on the mountain for beginners to advanced riders.
The best part about mountain biking at Thredbo? You get to ride the chairlift back up again so you can save your pedal power for the downhill.
If you’re not after strenuous activities, then why not visit the Wild Brumby Distillery situated along the Alpine Way (towards Thredbo) or take a scenic drive to the micro-brewery at Dalgety. There are an abundance of things to see and do in the mountains and you don’t have to break your bank on your holiday.
Thredbo is one of Australia’s premier mountain biking destinations and this summer it takes freeriding and cross country exploring and action to a whole new level and elevation. With a new trail network and revamped existing tracks there is 25 kilometres of epic riding to enjoy in Thredbo. From downhill, cross country, all-mountain and a BMX style pump track there is lots to love about riding in Thredbo this summer. A brand new trail which currently is 14km long connecting Tyrolean Village all the way through jindabyne and on towards Snowline Caravan park and the turn off for Thredbo is nearing completion. The Tyrolean track can currently be ridden this summer and you will see plenty of enthusiasts in the afternoons tearing up the trails. Thredbo has great 3 days for the price of 2 days
Thredbo Guided Walks
The Australian alpine zone and surrounding area provides a stunning outlook and is a must see for all visitors to the region. Our small team of guides love sharing their specialised knowledge of this unique region of Australia. The high, windswept, tree-less peaks of the Main Range are truly unlike any other landscape in Australia. With the help of our friendly and knowledgeable guides, there is no better way to experience this beautiful and exclusive part of Australia.
The Australian Alps are a truly special and unique environment that we are privileged to be a part of. The main range is the highest and largest piece of true Alpine in the country, with the highest peaks, glacial lakes and unique and beautiful flora and fauna. It is recognised as one of 187 places in the world known for its biodiversity. Our guides are knowledgeable and excited to share their passion for the area and get the public excited about it as well. As a truly unique landscape in Australia, its stunning rugged, tree less, windswept peaks are a must see for all visitors to region.
You’ll be amazed at just how beautiful summer in the Snowies are by horseback. Expect to see plenty of wildlife as you trek through bushland and open green pastures where kangaroo’s, wombats and often Wild Brumbies reside.
Horse rides are suited for novice riders right through to advanced cowboys! You can experience pony rides for the little ones, 1hr to 2hr trail rides, half day tours or maybe even a full day ride with lunch included for you.
Imagine 2 hours of casual riding through the beautiful sub-alpine wilderness in the Snowy Mountains. This ride is most popular with clients who appreciate the Aussie Bush as it gives you more time in the saddle, getting to know your horse while checking out the wildlife and views of the beautiful Thredbo Valley and The wilderness of the Alpine Way.
White Water Rafting
The Mitta Mitta River
Experience adrenalin-pumping action of world-class whitewater on a one or two day journey on the Mitta Mitta River in the majasitc Alpine National Park. Our most popular river trip during Winter and Spring with clients returning year after year to test their skills against Mother Nature’s moods. Plummeting between rock formations for 18km on a one day or double the fun with a two day adventure, will ensure your adrenalin hits overdrive.
SNOWY RIVER BYADBO WILDERNESS EXPEDITION.
WILDERNESS RAFTING FOR THE ADVENTUROUS PADDLER AND NATURE LOVER.
Breath in the breathtaking wilderness while paddling along side platypus playing in the waters gathered from the snowy mountains. Slide pass remote river beaches watching the kangaroos sunning themselves on the hills behind.Fill you head with thousand of stars while listening for the night quolls and wombats looking for tucker. Let our indigenous guide tell you a tale of times gone by, search for artifacts and canoe trees.Feel the thrill of captaining your own river boat along class 1 to 3 rapids. Admire the power and rush of waters on the majestic Snowy River falls. This 4-day epic adventure journey is one that will stay with you for a lifetime.
THE MURRAY GATES
The Gates is the essence of class 4 technical rafting. If you’re after huge thrills, you’ll find them here, in the foaming cauldron of “Hells Gates”, turbulent birthplace of the Murray River. This narrow gorge descends rapidly between enormous boulders and towering cliffs. International river guides aspire to test their skills on the awesome technical rapids, providing one of the most challenging trips on the planet. The action starts immediately as you negotiate seemingly non-existent passage ways through rock-strewn corridors such as Sharks Tooth, Hole in the Head, Guides Mistake and Himalayan wrap. Rapids comprising of tight chutes, tall drops and immense boulders continue for 8kms.