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Charlotte Pass

Charlotte Pass is located in the heart of the Snowy Mountains. It is Australia's highest village at 1760 metres above sea level. The resort is snowbound in winter with access only by over snow transport from the Perisher Valley Skitube Terminal.

The village was named after Charlotte Adams who, in 1881, was the first woman to climb Mount Kosciuszko. It is the oldest ski resort in Australia and home to the historic Kosciuszko Chalet that was built in 1930.

In summer it's the starting point for two main trails to Mount Kosciuszko - the nine kilometre Summit Walk and the 12.5 kilometre Main Range Trail. At the beginning of the Trail Heads there is a scenic boardwalk called the Snowgums Boardwalk with an observation tower to view the Main Range of the New South Wales Alps and Mount Kosciuszko.

Charlotte Pass

Charlotte Pass: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Charlotte Pass Snow Resort

Get away from the busy competitiveness of the mountains and enjoy the snow and outstanding accommodation at Charlotte Pass Snow Resort. With friendly and personalised guest service, no lift lines, no cars, uncrowded slopes, and unobstructed views of the snow gum-covered mountain peaks of Mount Kosziuszko, you'll know why you've decided to stay.

After an action-packed day of skiing, snowboarding, and snow shoeing, rest your head in style at Kosciuszko Chalet Hotel, the resort's premier ski-in ski-out hotel. All rooms offer spectacular valley or mountain views, and when it comes time to unwind, there are two bars, a bistro caf?, and a fine dining restaurant.

Charlotte Pass
Charlotte Pass, NSW, 2630

Located 0.7K from Charlotte Pass

Kosciuszko National Park - Charlottes Pass to Snowy River

This walk follows the old Summit Road - closed to public vehicles since 1976 - to Mount Kosciuszko. The walk passes through snow gums, heath and herb fields and provides sweeping views of the Main Range and Snowy River. After crossing the Snowy River (4.5 kilometre) the walk climbs gradually to Seaman's Hut (six kilometre), Rawson's Pass (eight kilometre) and the summit of Mount Kosciuszko. A further trail heads back from Mount Kosciuszko to the chairlifts of the Thredbo Alpine Village.

Type of forest: Alpine, grassy woodland
Walking distance: 4.5 kilometres each way
Time: three hour return
Difficulty: this walk incorporates steep inclines and descents; moderate fitness is recommended.
How to get there: Kosciuszko National Park is near Jindabyne, a five-hour drive south of Sydney. The walk begins at Charlotte's Pass.

Kosciuszko National Park,
Start of Summit Road (Charlotte's Pass)
Kosciuszko, NSW, 2642

Located 0.9K from Charlotte Pass

Main Range Track

The Main Range Track is considered one of Australia's great day walks. Above the tree-line in the alpine area of Kosciuszko there is a 22 kilometre loop walk which begins and ends at Charlotte Pass. The track takes walkers across the Snowy River, up over Mt Carruthers towards the summit of Kosciuszko itself and then by Rawson's Pass and down the hill back towards the starting point. The best time to do this walk is between December and March when the wild flowers are in bloom.

Type of forest: Alpine
Walking distance: 22 kilometre
Time: Dawn to dusk
Difficulty: High levels of fitness are required. Visit the Snowy Region Visitors Centre in Jindabyne to check conditions, register for the walk and hire a Personal Locator Beacon.
How to get there: Kosciuszko National Park is near Jindabyne, a five-hour drive south of Sydney. The walk begins at Charlotte's Pass.

Kosciuszko National Park,
Start of Summit Road (Charlotte's Pass)
Kosciuszko, NSW, 2642

Located 1.0K from Charlotte Pass

JK Gallery and Mountain Shop

Beautiful exclusive pieces for home or to wear. Luxury Scottish cashmere sweaters, scarves, gloves, wraps and throws to keep warm and stylish up in the Alps. Locally handcrafted souvenirs and gifts for friends back home plus a home design service for those with a mountain retreat. be sure to drop in and have a browse!

8 Squatters Run
Thredbo, NSW, 2625

Located 7.0K from Charlotte Pass

Perisher Ski Resort

Perisher Ski Resort is Australia's largest ski resort encompassing the four resort areas of Perisher, Smiggins, Blue Cow and Guthega, plus the Skitube Alpine Railway and The Station Jindabyne. During winter up to 47 lifts operate across the resort areas, including the Freedom Chair at Guthega!

A family snow holiday at Perisher is a truly magical time to spend together, especially for the kids! There's no need to spend every minute skiing or snowboarding either, Perisher has a great variety of family friendly activities available with Night Skiing, Fireworks displays, Tube Town (the resort's own snow-tubing park), scenic chairlift rides, heaps of apr?s entertainment and its famous progressive terrain parks and halfpipes that kids just love.

Perisher has something for everyone, please visit the web site for more information.

Kosciuszko Road
Perisher Valley, NSW, 2624

Located 7.2K from Charlotte Pass

Charlotte Pass and Lookout

At 1760 metres, Charlotte Pass Village is the highest resort in Australia and is snowbound for most of the ski season. The ski lifts are right on the doorstep, there are no long queues and you get more time on the snow. The Village is ideal for parents and children, with gentle slopes for beginners, plenty of intermediate terrain, challenging advanced runs and cross-country trails.

Eight kilometres past Perisher Valley towards Mount Kosciusko, Charlotte Pass Village is the highest village in Australia. Access is by over snow transport from the Perisher Valley Skitube terminal.

Charlotte Pass Lookout and Boardwalk are accessible during the summer months by car. Enjoy the majestic views and there are numerous walking tracks you can take in Kosciuszko National Park.

Kosciuszko Road
Charlotte Pass, NSW, 2630

Located 7.6K from Charlotte Pass

Charlotte Pass: Events

Peak Festival Perisher

The Peak Festival is back in 2017! The festival will celebrate the opening weekend of the 2017 snow season at Perisher Valley. Over four days, the Peak Festival will feature concerts over several venues in the unique environment of the Perisher snowfields!

Weekend festival pass and accommodation packages offer great value, especially when combined with a Perisher Lift pass, at prices only available to Festival goers. See details at the Peak Festival website.

Peak Festival begins on Friday evening and continues at pace over Saturday and Sunday, finishing with a not-to-be-missed finale concert on Monday afternoon.

Event Dates
      9th Jun
      10th Jun
      11th Jun
      12th Jun

Perisher Valley, NSW, 2624

Located 7.3K from Charlotte Pass

Fly Fishing Expo

Take your fly fishing to the next level at the free Fly Fishing Expo!

Over two action packed days you will learn all the skills and tricks to master fly fishing from your host Craig Daly, the owner of ClearWater Fly Fishing Guides, and his special guest instructors.

The Fly Fishing Expo will feature beginner, intermediate and advanced fly fishing casting classes, equipment demonstrations, fly tying, a casting competition with prizes and much more.

Please refer to the website for further details.

Event Dates
      18th Feb
      19th Feb

Friday Drive
Thredbo, NSW, 2625

Located 7.9K from Charlotte Pass

Australia Day Weekend Poolside Party

Refresh from conquering Kozzie at the free Australia Day Weekend Poolside Party! From 2pm enjoy the relaxing atmosphere, classic tunes from the band, refreshing drinks, a sizzling barbecue and splash into the outdoor pool and heated spa.

Thredbo is the place to spend your Australia Day weekend. They've got more activities planned than you can wave a flag at!

Check the website for the full Australia Day program.

After more details? Drop by the Thredbo Alpine Hotel reception desk to talk to their friendly staff, or call them on the phone number provided.

Event Dates
      28th Jan

Friday Drive,
Poolside Bar
Thredbo, NSW, 2625

Located 7.9K from Charlotte Pass

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