A popular Australian ski resort, Thredbo boasts a charming town centre, challenging groomed runs and a lively après ski scene. This year-round holiday destination sits on the southern slopes of Mount Kosciuszko and is a mecca for skiers and snowboarders, but also boasts hiking trails, outdoor activities and cultural events in summer.
Things to do in Thredbo
Snow sports are the order of the day, with scenic pistes for every skill level. Whether you want to build your confidence on the bunny slopes, take the kids on a tobogganing adventure or carve up perfect powder bowls, Thredbo offers winter fun for the entire family.
Thredbo is packed with cafes, bars and restaurants, so there's always somewhere to enjoy an early morning coffee or hearty meal. The Village Square is bursting with shops and outfitters where you can pick up everything from ski goggles to groceries.
Things don't slow down in the summer, as Thredbo is considered one of Australia's number one mountain biking destinations. There's also a skate park to keep high-flying trick artists entertained and a golf course if you want to practice your golfing skills.
Thredbo takes its celebrations seriously, especially during school holidays. The annual Easter Adventure Eggstravaganza features two weeks of free family events, while the Summer Adventure Festival includes Christmas carols, outdoor movies, pool parties, a New Year's Eve concert and plenty of outdoor activities. Love music? Don't miss January's legendary Thredbo Blues Festival.
Getting around Thredbo
Located at the base of the mountain, Thredbo Village is compact and easy to navigate on foot. Most visitors arrive by car, with the drive from Sydney or Melbourne taking roughly six hours.