Best Things To Do In Thredbo

Play, Travel / 27 June 2024
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Best Things To Do In Thredbo

Play, Travel / 27 June 2024

Strap on your skis (or sense of humour, for the less coordinated), because here are the best things to do in Thredbo – Australia’s very own Alps.

Situated in the heart of the Snowy Mountains, Thredbo is a charming ski village just a 5.5-hour drive from Sydney CBD, perfect for a winter road trip with your nearest and dearest. Thredbo offers Australia’s longest ski run with the village run (a whopping 5 km!), but it also has outdoor hot pools, delicious food, and warming winter beverages. Here’s our guide to the best things to do in Thredbo!

Best Things to do in Thredbo - Kareela Hutte restaurant

Kareela Hutte

Dine-on-mountain at Thredbo’s Kareela Hutte – Thredbo’s premier ski-in/ski-out eatery. Renowned for its European-inspired cuisine, lengthy wine list, and heavenly food menu, Kareela Hutte offers everything from classic dishes to shareable platters and melt-in-your-mouth desserts. Whether you prefer a casual lunch or an unforgettable evening complete with a snowcat ride and fireworks display (or both!), Kareela Hutte caters to all tastes and experiences. They have a series of events running throughout winter, too! Find out more here.

Thredbo best things to do this winter - Jai yoga

Jai Yoga

Thredbo has partnered with Jai Yoga to offer weekly yoga classes for all skill levels. These sessions are a perfect way to unwind and rejuvenate after a day on the slopes. The yoga classes are held in the Tate Room at the Thredbo Alpine Hotel. You can book online beforehand. They’ll provide all of the necessary equipment, but you’re welcome to bring your own yoga mat. With Hatha yoga classes on Wednesday and Saturday mornings and Yin on Thursday evenings, there’s a session to suit everyone’s schedule. Find out more here.

Eagles Nest Thredbo - Best Things to do in Thredbo this winter

Eagles Nest

Craving lunch above the clouds, with panoramic mountain views? Then Eagles Nest, Australia’s highest restaurant, is the place. This sky-high restaurant offers everything from fluffy buttermilk pancakes to a mouth-watering Wagyu beef burger. They have an extensive wine list, and feature rotating weekly specials. With an Aperol Spritz in one hand and fresh bruschetta in the other – it’s the perfect apres-ski experience! Find out more here.

Sunrise Sessions by Range Rover Thredbo

Sunrise Sessions by Range Rover

Commencing on the 30th of July, Range Rover will be running sunrise sessions in Thredbo, now labeled as Australia’s most iconic on-snow experience. Expect a brekkie and a mimosa on the mountain before taking on Australia’s longest ski run! Meeting time varies depending on the time of sunrise. Book your spot here.

dead horse gap thredbo experiences

Dead Horse Gap Tour

A half-day backcountry tour – perfect for experienced skiers and advanced snowboarders. This one is for those who can handle the ungroomed terrain of the stunning Dead Horse Gap. The 3-hour tour takes you through the iconic snowgum trees, with an expert guide sharing the history of the area and teaching you those essential backcountry skills. You’ll enjoy untouched snow and phenomenal scenery while gliding downhill – the best way to experience the beauty and tranquility of Thredbo’s backcountry. Find out more here.

Best Things to do in Thredbo - Merritts Mountain House beers and burgers

Merritts Mountain House

Reachable by gondola or foot, this 1,660-meter perch boasts stunning mountain views, a European market vibe, and a crowd-pleasing menu. They’re serving up their legendary hot chocolate and providing live weekend entertainment all winter. Expect delicious comfort foods like goulash, Bratwurst sausages, and soup to leave you feeling warm and fuzzy. Merritts Mountain House – the perfect family affair! Find out more here.

So there you have it – whether you’re a seasoned skier looking for an untouched backcountry, a yogi seeking some mountain serenity, or a family wanting to vacation with stunning views and hot chocolates, Thredbo has something for everyone. So get ready to pack your thermals and head to Thredbo, a winter wonderland experience in the heart of Australia!

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