Tag Archives: Kosciuszko National Park

Road trip from Canberra: Summer in Thredbo

By 2 February 2016
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tl;dr: Escape the heat by heading to Thredbo for summer. Play tennis or golf, take a ride on a bobsled, swim in the river, hike the national park.
While Thredbo is known mainly as a skiing hot spot, my favourite time to go to Thredbo is in summer. It’s warm enough to be outside, but cooler than the [...]

Canberrans stuck in Kosciuszko

By 19 August 2011 have a tale of derring do with a Canberra man walking 25 km through a blizzard in Kosciuszko National Park to bring rescuers to his wife and child in a stuck car:
The 37-year-old father, his 39-year-old wife and their 18-month-old son spent the night in the car before the man set off on foot [...]

Bushwalking in Canberra

By 30 November 2010

Hi all,
One of the things I love most about Canberra is the fact that you can see the mountains from the city, particularly those in the distance beyond Tuggeranong. The Brindabellas?
I assume it must be possible to go bushwalking / hiking in these mountains and was after some advice.
My basic question is: I would like [...]

ACT Brumbies told to get off the Road

By 21 December 2008

The Canberra Times has this article on the removal of wild Brumbies from Kosciuszko National Park so that they don’t cuase accidents for motorists. No mention is made of how many accidents have occurred so far though. Still I’d prefer to see them moved on than sent to the knackers.

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