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Escape the Noise This Summer…Get Your Head in the Clouds in Thredbo

November 15, 2017 Destination Global No Comments Email Email

Escape the noise this summer…

Get your head in the clouds in Thredbo

Beep, beep, next station, red light, traffic jam, crowds, rush hour. STOP….Breathe….

This summer, Thredbo is encouraging everyone to flee the busyness of everyday, the distractions of the daily grind and head into the mountains to refresh, recharge and reconnect with a mountain escape that will have you at nature’s heart, high in sky in the breathtaking Kosciuszko National Park in the NSW Snowy Mountains.

While most famous for its exceptional snowy slopes in the winter, Thredbo is just as spectacular in summer when the mountain and village provide the perfect place to experience and explore the best of alpine Australia with activities ranging from thrilling to relaxing and enchanting.

With the Australia’s highest mountain range on Thredbo’s doorstep there is plenty to explore. The year round chairlift whisks you to the closest access point to Mt Kosciuszko, from the top of the Thredbo you are only 6.5km’s from the top of Australia. Once at the top, take your time to take in the incredible views that sweep across the Great Dividing Range, encompassing the Victorian High Country, the majestic Main Range to the mighty Monaro.  They are undoubtedly some of the best views in Australia.

For those looking for an adrenaline rush, Thredbo’s Mountain Bike Park, that opens Saturday November 18, is Australia’s premier mountain biking destination with something for every level of rider thanks to a mix of gravity and cross country trails, skills parks, kids only area and a fast flowing pump track.

There is also a host of other in-resort activities to enjoy :

  • Skate Park
  • 18 hole Disc Golf Park
  • Bobsled
  • Thredbo Leisure Centre – pool, waterslide, gym sportshall
  • ACE Trampolining
  • Play Park
  • Skate Park
  • Bike Pump Track
  • 9 hole golf course
  • Floodlit tennis courts
  • Kids Skills Park
  • Self-guided Walks
  • Fly Fishing
  • Chairlift to the top

Thredbo’s also heating up the events calendar this summer with a packed schedule for everyone to enjoy, from Australia’s biggest mountain bike events to music and foodie festivals and a special program for kids in the holidays.  Some of the highlights include:

  •  November 18 – Thredbo Mountain Bike Park Opening Day
  • 6-10 December – Cannonball Mountain Biking Festival
  • 23 December – 6 Jan – School Holidays Adventure Festival 
  • 20 February – Thredbo Craft Beer Festival
  • 24-25 February – Thredbo Super Enduro Mountain Bike Event
  • 10 March – High Country Wine & Cheese Festival
  • 30 March – 2 April – Easter in the mountains

For a full listing of events check out the full calendar here.

In Thredbo the activities and prices are family friendly. The Kids Play Free deal is available on a variety of products with all-inclusive activities. When two adults purchase an Alpine Adventure Pass, Kosciuszko Pass or Mt Kosciuszko Guided Day Hike up to three children 17 years and under get their pass free.

There is a great mix of accommodation and activity packages available including the popular stay and play for 3 but pay for just 2. Check them out here

Brimming with charm and natural beauty, Thredbo is where you have Australia’s highest mountain range on your door step, waiting to be explored and ready to be conquered. There’s never been a better time to visit Thredbo in summer and get your head in clouds.

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