Sydney to the Snowy Mountains
Plan a road trip from Sydney to the Snowy Mountains
Ready to hit the slopes? Round up your mates and kick-start your adventure with our Sydney to Kosciusko road trip guide. If you need some more leg room for the drive, check out Europcar's wide range of 4WDs and SUVs, which all have plenty of space for you and your mates. Book now and save.
Whether you're looking to explore the city or make a splash at the beach, Sydney is a versatile city that's chock-full of fun things to see and do. For a memorable start to your trip, take a ferry across the Sydney Harbour and cruise past some of Australia's most iconic landmarks. Then, to see another side of the city, hop off at Cockatoo Island and take a self-guided tour through the centuries-old sandstone gaol.
Woollongong 88.5 km
From the CBD, head south on the M1 Motorway towards Wollongong or, for a more scenic trip, pass through the Royal National Park and take the Grand Pacific Drive along the coast. Once you arrive, hit the hiking trails that run along the Illawarra Escarpment or, if you're feeling brave, sign up for a skydive and experience the ultimate thrill over North Wollongong Beach.
Jervis Bay 116 km
Home to white-sand beaches and crystal-clear water, Jervis Bay is a beachgoers dream destination. Hire a kayak and paddle across the bay before pulling up at Hyams Beach for a picnic on the shore. If you're sticking around for dinner, make pit stop at Cape St George Lighthouse and enjoy picture-perfect sunset views before settling in for a bite to eat in town.
Canberra 222 km
After an outdoor adventure on the coast, head inland to Canberra and discover the fascinating history of the nation's capital. Beyond the museums and art galleries, there's a bunch of heritage trails outside of the city, which provide visitors with a rare look at some of the lesser known landmarks in the ACT.
Cooma 113 km
The gateway to the Snowy Mountains, Cooma is the perfect spot to start your next adventure. Come face-to-face with the region's rarest species at North Ridge Reserve or, if you're keen to learn more about the area, take the Lambie Town Walk through the city, which showcases a diverse range of local landmarks.
Jindabyne 62.5 km
Jindabyne may be known as a snow town, but there's more to this seasonal hotspot than skiing and snowboarding. Fish for trout on the lake with the locals, or head north to Eucumbene and learn the tricks of the trade at an authentic trout farm. Before heading south to the mountains, treat yourself to a hearty meal from Brumby Bar & Grill by the foreshore.
Kosciuszko National Park 39 km
Australia's most popular skiing destination, Kosciusko National Park is an absolute must for snow sports enthusiasts. If you're visiting during winter, pick up some skis and hit the slopes at Thredbo. In summer, take advantage of the village's off-peak prices and explore Australia's tallest mountain without breaking the bank.
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