The snowy mountains holidays, also known informally by locals as the “Snowys”, is a unique IBA sub region and the second highest mountain peak in the continent. It has the highest inland mountain peak, Mount Kosciuszko, which reaches to an altitude of 2,208 metres above sea level. This makes it the most popular mountain range in all of the Northern Territory.
Snowy mountains holidays – The second highest mountain peak in the continent
Snowy Mountain is home to a number of indigenous tribes and cultures, including the Pohutukawa and Cenelkong peoples, the Yolngu and Karlaiph peoples, the Hauraki and Papunya peoples and other native groups. It is one of the last pristine forests on Earth. Snowy Mountain National Park covers an area of just over 2 million hectares. The park is divided into three sub-regions: Great Sandy, Lake Bogoria and Central Catchment.
There are numerous activities that you can participate in during your Snowy Mountain holidays. You can go hiking in the beautiful wilderness areas and explore the unique flora and fauna found in the area. You can also visit the many caves and karndean villages found throughout the area, such as Lake Bogoria and Lake Pohutukawa. Snowy Mountain tours offer a wide variety of guided tours, including a self guided tour. The best part is you are able to select the time and day to complete your tour and experience the area at your own pace.