Snowy Mountains is a popular destination of hikers – there is a great number of marked trails. The trails leads through a beautiful land full of lakes and wild nature. There are five wonderful glacial lakes in the part of Snowy Mountains known as the Main Range. The biggest of them is called the Blue Lake. One of the most popular trails leads to the peak of Mount Kosciuszko .
The highest mountain of Snowy Mountains and in the same time the highest peak of all Australia is Mount Kosciuszko . Mount Kosciuszko is 2228 meters high, and it is situated in a national park of the same name.
Snowy Mountains are well known as a major Australian ski centre. There are the largest ski resorts in the country. Among the best known belong Perisher Ski Resort , which is reportedly the largest ski resort in the Southern Hemisphere and the Thredbo .