Summer Adventures in the Snowy Mountains

In Adventure & Discovery, Holiday Reviews - Australia, Holiday Reviews - New South Wales by The H4C Team

No matter the time of year, the Snowy Mountains is full of romantic adventures… 

The Snowy Mountains region has more to it than most people think. Much of the attention is focused on the magical winter months, where the NSW ski resorts come to life with snow activity. However, couples looking for an active holiday during the spring, summer and autumn months will find the Snowy Mountains is a veritable adventure playground.

Chairlift up the mountain in Thredbo

World-class mountain biking trials are everywhere and the road cycling is sublime. Bushwalking, running and hiking in the high country is superb and the alpine streams have some of the best fly fishing that you’ll find anywhere.

Horse riding in the Snowy Mountains

The many great lakes dotted throughout the region are host to just about all water sports and let’s not forget horse riding like the ‘Man from Snowy River’ in the vastness of the mountain ranges. A visit would not be complete without a trek to the top of Australia’s highest peak, Mt Kosciuszko, located in the magnificent Kosciuszko National Park. It’s easily accessed by a chairlift ride from Thredbo.

With such a wealth of unique landscapes and waterways the Snowy Mountains provides the perfect natural setting for summer sports activities, adventure and eco-recreation making it a one-stop shop for couples looking for an action packed holiday.

It’s not all just for the adventure seekers though! The Snowy Mountains is also home to a variety of great restaurants and cafés, renowned cold climate wines, beer and schnapps. Fabulous driving routes line the region, encouraging exploration. Discover cellar doors, farm gates and spectacular scenery, as well as an extensive selection of accommodation options.The region is also bursting with a diverse range of festivals and events to see and do during the summer period.

The Snowy Mountains is a multitude of destinations wrapped into one.Take your pick from adrenalin-pumping action or simply relax and unwind away from it all enjoying crystal clear air, pure water, brilliant sunshine and great country hospitality.

So, why not think about a new summer adventure in the Snowy Mountains – there’s more to it than you think!

Abseiling in Thredbo