Thredbo ski resort is perched high in the Kosciuszko National Park and is famous for its exceptional snowy terrain including the longest runs (5.9km) in the country and a great mix of terrain for everyone. The village is located at 1,365m the peak elevation takes you up to 2,037m, Australia’s highest lifted point. Thredbo ski resort proudly boasts the longest vertical drop 672m of the Aussie ski resorts.
The ski resort is also one of the most cosmopolitan with it’s European-style village. Considered by many to be a relatively upmarket alpine resort Thredbo caters to all skier levels, from the social skier to the most dedicated of enthusiast. In 1989 Thredbo ski resort hosted the only World Cup race ever to be held in Australia putting Australia on the world map as a ski destination.
The terrain at Thredbo ski resort is really diverse and offers long groomed runs, tree skiing, multiple fall lines all supported with the state-of-the-art snowmaking system. Whilst the terrain is the steepest you will find in the country but there are also dedicated areas for beginners and first-timers. Thredbo ski resort offers 5 terrain parks spread throughout the resort including an airbag jump for those who prefer to practice with a softer landing.
The 480 hectares of skiing terrain provides a reasonably good mix of trails for all ability levels. Beginners, intermediates, and experts enjoy lots of groomed cruisers and some steep-ish blues. The trail stats at Thredbo ski resort are beginner 16%, intermediate 67%, and advanced/expert 17%.
Thredbo ski resort features 14 lifts including 3 high-speed express quads that cope with most of the weekend stampedes, as well as a few double chairs, and a handful of T-bars up high which are handy for windy days and provide great access to some tree skiing on Antons and Sponsors.
Thredbo is a charming European-style pedestrian village located centrally within the Thredbo ski resort. Throughout the village, there are many excellent restaurants and bars offering everything from bistro-style food through to gourmet delights, creamy lattes, cocktails, a cold one or a nice drop.
Thredbo ski resort is one of 10 ski resorts on offer in Australia. You can view more ski resorts in Australia here.
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