Hotels Near Australian Alps Walking Track

Addresses :Walahalla To Canberra (including Kosciusko National Park),
Sawpit Creek
New South Wales,2630
Email Enquiries :info@visitcooma.com.au
Telephone Enquiries :6948 8273
** Before exploring the Alps, walkers must obtain detailed maps of their chosen walking area including a copy of "Alpine Walking Track" by J. Siseman **

The Australian Alps form the largest area of mountainous alpine country in the Nation, extending from Canberra and the nearby Brindabella range, through the Snowy mountains of New South Wales and along the great dividing range to north east of Melbourne. More than ten peaks exceed 2100 metres, including Mt Kosciuszko, Australia's highest mountain at 2228 metres.

The 655 kilometre track generally follows ridges and high plains through some of the highest country in Australia and is mostly remote from any settlement. On the Alps Track you will discover some of Australia's finest mountain national parks You can join the track at many places between Walhalla and Tharwa, as it joins popular walking tracks in the Baw Baw, Alpine, Kosciusko and Namadgi National Parks. You can walk the track in ten weeks, but many people choose to walk shorter sections such as Baw Baw plateau, Bogong high plains, and the Jagungal wilderness.

Walking: - There are many short and long walking tracks within each national park.
Fishing: - Kosciuszko National Park: All year round for trout fishing in lakes Eucumbene and Jindabyne and, Tantangara reservoir. Elsewhere in the park,
the season extends from first weekend in October to last weekend in May. Types of fish include Macquarie Perch, Golden Perch (Yellow Belly), Murray Cod,
Brown and Rainbow Trout.
Canoeing: - Lake Dartmouth, Howqua and Macalister rivers, the Snowy River, the upper reaches of the Murray River, and the Mitta Mitta river.
Horse Riding: - Bogong High Plains and between the Bluff and Mt Howitt, The Cobberas-Tingaringy Unit and the adjoining Snowy River National Park,
Bicentennial National Trail. For actual details on horse riding in Kosciuszko National Park contact National Parks and Wildlife Services.
Caves: - Yarrangobilly Caves, Glory Hole thermal pool where the water temperature stays at 27 degrees Celsius throughout the year.
Cross Country Skiing: - Marked trails at Perisher Blue & Charlotte Pass. In the northern end of the park, trails near Mt. Selwyn and Cabramurra areas.
Downhill Skiing: - Thredbo, Perisher Blue, Charlottes Pass and Selwyn snowfields.

Travel Regions

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  • Cooma
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  • Jindabyne
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  • Snowy Mountains
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  • Thredbo
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  • Corryong
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    Snowy Mountains Location Rating Rate From Lake Jindabyne Hotel Motel JINDABYNE $180.00 Aspire Alpine Gables Jindabyne $230.00 Chalet Jindabyne Jindabyne $1,100.00
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