What to do: in and around Thredbo
Thredbo’s exciting outdoor activities don’t just stop with the snow. In the warmer months there are plenty of options to suit whatever your pace. You can keep the adrenalin pumping with a wild mountain bike blast, explore the magic alpine environment as you climb to the roof of Australia, or try your luck at fly fishing.
Try your luck at fly-fishing on the beautiful Thredbo River Wet a line and try your luck at fly-fishing. The Thredbo River is filled with fresh tasty trout just waiting to be caught. Learn to cast like a pro with Craig Daly from Clearwater Fly Fishing Guides. Lessons for all skill levels are available with equipment provided. Book at Thredbo Sports.
Have you ever dreamed of a horse riding holiday, exploring the wonders of the Snowy Mountains?
We'll be your personal trail guide, your chef, your hosts. Find yourself in good company, enjoy our delicious candle lit three course meals, the cosy lounge and log fireplace. It's all part of this horseback adventure.
Kosciuszko Express Chairlift
The scenic chairlift is open 365 days a year. The Kosciuszko Express Chairlift is 1.8km long and rises 560 vertical metres. The ride takes 15 minutes one way and offers spectacular valley views as you are lifted to the closest access point to Mount Kosciuszko.
Kosciuszko Summit Guided Walk
When you visit the Kosciuszko National Park a trip to the top of Australia is a must. Not only will you discover the unique wildlife, take in the amazing views and soak up the fresh alpine air, you’ll feel a sense of freedom and achievement like no other. Our guide will give you an informative talk on the unique flora, fauna, geological features and the history of the area. Those who reach the summit receive a Souvenir Certificate.
Where better to pedal about on a mountain bike than in the Snowy Mountains. You can hire everything you need in Thredbo or bring your own equipment. There is easy trail and village riding for all to enjoy or for those that get their thrill from an adrenalin rush, try taking the Kosciuszko Express to the top and riding the Thredbo Downhill trail.
Snowy Mountains Climbing School
View the High Country from a different angle as you step over the edge and begin abseiling. The superb granite tors above Thredbo are a spectacular place to have a go at this exciting sport. Qualified instructors from Snowy Mountains Climbing School will show you the ropes and ensure that your experience is not only fun, but safe.
In Thredbo there are swimming options both inside and out. When the sunshine is out and the weather is warm, the best place to head is to the snowmaking ponds. Located at the northern end of the village, they are the perfect place to have a picnic and a dip. Both the Thredbo River and Merritts Creek have beautiful swimming holes located along their lengths.
Work on your tennis skills at one of our four floodlit tennis courts Thredbo has four flood lit tennis courts that are available from 7am until 10pm daily in the summer months. Tennis racquets and balls can also be hired from Thredbo Sports.
The Thredbo Bobsled is guaranteed to bring a smile to your face. With 700m of luge style track the bobsled twists and turns its way down the mountain whilst you control the speed with a brake on your cart. It’s great fun for all the family. To ride the bobsled on your own you must be 9 years of age or older and over 130cms tall. For the kids under 9 you double up with a responsible adult.
Thredbo Golf Course
Your Ball goes further in Thredbo
Play a round of golf on Australia's highest course. The nine hole, AGU rated course is bordered by the Thredbo river and has unique and challenging features such as the snake pit and Wally Wombat's House. Equipment hire and green fees can be paid at Thredbo Sports. In the cool of the evening sit for a bit beside the Thredbo river, and watch for platypus.
Thredbo Leisure Centre
You can pump up at altitude and fine tune your muscles, take part in a fitness class, swim a few laps in the Olympic sized heated pool, play all your favourite games in the huge sports hall, have a hit of squash or climb the bouldering wall. For the kids (and young at heart) there’s Mission Inflatable, the blow up, floating obstacle course and the wicked waterslide, both sure to keep the good times rolling on. The centre is open every day of the year except Christmas Day.
Thredbo Leisure Centre Pool
The Thredbo Leisure Centre has both a 50m and 25m heated pool, so when it's cold outside the pool is the place to be! The Leisure Centre pool also has a waterslide and Mission Inflatable, a slippery bouncy obstacle course strung across the pool. New for 2011/12 is the Torpedo Topple a 20m long inflatable snake that is certainly a challenge to master.