The Snowy Mountains is home to spectacular peaks, clear mountain streams and cool, crisp air. More than half of the alpine habitat in Australia falls inside the Snowy Mountains boundaries and it is the headwater for the mighty Snowy River and Murray River. The region is unique and abundant in its natural attractions. The Kosciuszko National Park is the largest in New South Wales and is home to Mt Kosciuszko, Australia's highest mountain at 2,228 metres. It is the backdrop to Australia's leading ski resorts. Enjoy fine local food, award-winning cool climate wines and local breweries in a region full
Past Times Country Craft Centre is situated five point eight kilometres from Cooma on the way to Jindabyne at Travellers Rest. Travellers Rest was originally opened in 1861 during the Kiandra Gold Rush when 10,000 prospectors sought their fortune in the desolate landscape of Australia. Visit Past Times for something new, unexpected and different. The Craft Centre has a fascinating collection of crafts and products from the Monaro Region. Find special knitting wools, natural and dyed, silk, mohair, alpaca and other fibres, felt, wool products, jumpers, beanies, socks and fashion accessories and a full range of Ashford spinning and weaving
Snowy Wilderness is a true Australian outback adventure. Located in the heart of Australia's spectacular Snowy Mountains, the resort boarders the Australian Alps Wilderness area, famous Snowy River and Kosciuszko National Park. Snowy Wilderness offers 7200 spectacular acres bursting with experiences for you to discover. Snowy Wilderness offers an array of activities for people of all ages and levels of experience. Tours are available on demand rather than to a set timetable and are dependent on availability. Bookings are essential.