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If you are interested in something exceptionally different from your regular holidays, then Snowy Mountains, or what is lovingly known as “The Snowies”, has much more to offer than your expectations. Holiday makers and adventurers appreciate this beautiful place for its winter sports and comfortable holiday accommodation. Located in the Southern New South Wales, Snowy Mountains is a part of the Australian Alps and the Great Dividing Range. It contains the highest mountain peak, Mount Kosciuszko, which is an interesting place to visit.
Once you have landed and selected an accommodation in Snowy Mountains that suit your requirements, it’s time to go out and enjoy the outdoor activities. To start with, one of the most beautiful places in Australia, Yarrangobilly Caves, located in the North part of Kosciuszko National Park and known for its gorgeous landscape, is certainly worth a visit. You won’t regret a walk through the inspiring Yarrangobilly caves.
The next place to visit is the Kosciuszko Alpine Way that is synonymous to beauty, history and dramatic vistas. The Kosciuszko Alpine Way also includes the Kosciuszko National Park, which has beautiful snow covered peaks, huge boulder fields, deep alpine lakes and, not to forget, the colourful wild flowers.
After calm and beautiful visits to breathtaking views and some rest at your holiday apartment in Snowy Mountains, winter sports will certainly be your priority. For experienced as well as novice skiers there is heaps of fun that Snowy Mountains has to offer. A variety of activities such as skiing, sledding and snowboarding should be high on the priority list during your visit.
Experience the breathtaking ride throughout the Kosciuszko National Park on the chairlift starting from Thredbo, or go out for fishing in the crystal clear mountain streams.
You can also enjoy the lifestyle of the people by visiting the Boggy Creek Shows. The show represents the cattlemen culture in an amphitheatre by thirty different cast members. The best places to shop for clothing (ski clothing) and accessories are Thredbo Village and Perisher Centre.
Before you pack your bags and leave for a relaxing holiday house in Snowy Mountain it is important to consider a couple of things: usually, some of the roads are closed after snowfall, it will be wise for you to get information from one of the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) information centres. It is also important that you check the weather reports and forecasts before venturing.
The higher regions of Snowy Mountain experience an alpine climate. The peaks of the main ranges are subjected to heavy snowfall in winters.
Whether travelling by road, air or coach, The Snowies are easily accessible. You can board the direct flight from Sydney to Snowy Mountains Airport or opt for the more flexible way, that is, to travel the region by car.
Snowy Mountains offers a wide range of accommodation options abounding with mountain, lake and river views. There’s no better way to experience a Snowy Mountains holiday than in the privacy of a self-contained holiday house.
For a fun-filled and adventurous holiday, Snowy Mountains is a destination worth considering for families and couples alike.