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Arriving In Thredbo

Get ready to explore Australia’s premier adventure destination! Here is the ultimate guide with all the information you need to ensure a smooth arrival in Thredbo.

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Family Guide


Getting Here & Parking

Thredbo is located in the heart of the Kosciuszko National Park in Snowy Mountains, NSW and is conveniently accessed by car, bus or plane.

Roughly 5.5 hours’ drive from either Sydney or Melbourne and 2.5 hours drive from Canberra, Thredbo offers both day and overnight car parking facilities.

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First Day In Thredbo

From the car park, make your way along Friday Flat Drive to the main hubs in Thredbo:

  • Friday Flat (2 mins walk) – access to Friday Flat beginner area, Snowsports meeting area, Easy Does It Chairlift & Gunbarrel Chairlift
  • Valley Terminal (12 mins walk) – access to Kosciuszko Chairlift, Merritts Gondola & Snowgums Chairlift
  • Thredbo Village (12 mins walk) – restaurants, bars, shops & accommodation

Village Map


Opening Hours & Lift Status

The Resort Report is updated daily and is the best way to plan around the weather, lift opening times, trail statuses and more.

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MyThredbo Card Kiosks

On arrival your first step is to pick up your MyThredbo card, your personal key to Thredbo. The 24-7 MyThredbo Card Kiosks are located near the base of the chairlifts at Friday Flat and Valley Terminal.

Offering ease and convenience, your MyThredbo Card is linked to your Thredbo profile so whenever you buy a lift pass or lesson it will be loaded onto this card.

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Trails & Mountain Map

Our mountain has trails for all abilities and Australia’s only alpine gondola to get you up the mountain with ease.

Discover convenient equipment rental at the base of the mountain, places to eat and drink on and off the mountain, plus all of Thredbo’s amenities on one map.

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What's On

After a big day on the mountain, there is always something happening in Thredbo. Enjoy on-mountain events, live music, festivals, kids school holiday activities, dining and more.

Events & Gigs


3-Day Adventure Itinerary

First time visiting Thredbo in summer and keen to get a taste of all the adventure on offer? From hiking to mountain biking and non-stop activities in between, this 3-day itinerary is the perfect way to try it all!

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3-Day Thredbo Wellness Itinerary

Whether you’re watching the sunset over Australia’s highest peaks, hiking through wildflowers, or immersing yourself in an alpine rockpool, Thredbo offers a myriad of ways to boost your emotional, physical and spiritual wellbeing in summer.

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Help Us Protect Our Environment

Learn more about protecting the amazing alpine for future generations.

What You Can Do

Thredbo sits on the traditional land of the Monero – Ngarigo people who have looked after this land, water and community for over 60,000 years. We thank them for all they have done and continue to do to look after their country, a special place which we all love and respect.

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