Mon, 06 Sep | Kosciuszko National Park

Women Embrace Snoeshoeing - Kosciusko National Park NSW

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Time & Location

06 Sep, 5:00 pm – 10 Sep, 5:00 pm
Kosciuszko National Park, Kosciuszko National Park NSW 2627, Australia

About The Adventure

Join Women Embrace Adventure for a fully guided, pack free,  4 night/5 day Snowy Mountain Snowshoeing tour. What is Snowshoeing i hear you ask! Well it is really hiking in the snow - how much fun does that sound? And think of the amazing scenery!! Walk the highest mountains in Australia in Kosciuszko National Park and be surrounded by winter white in every direction. Fabulous granite formations, alpine vistas and broad views in all directions make for an excellent walking holiday.

After each day we will head back to our chalet for a sauna or spa - your choice, some nibbles and drinks by the open fire and a hearty home cooked meal. We guarantee an adventure you will never forget, one that is full of fun, laughter and new friendships. 

Adventure Overview:

Tour Length: 4 nights /5 days

Start Date:   Monday 6th  September 2021

Finish Date:  Friday 9th  September  2021

Distance: approx 41km over 4 days

Fitness Level: A moderate to a high level of fitness is required. Preparation will make the experience all the more enjoyable.

Group Size: Maximum 6 Women (plus 2 WEA leaders and Park Trek guide) - this ensures everyone has a great time,gets to know each other and is well looked after throughout the adventure.

Going Solo? No problem, we welcome solo travellers and guarantee a supportive group of fun-loving women to share your journey with.

Age: For women 18 years and above

Accommodation:  Combination of a hotel in Canberra and beautiful lodge style accommodation in Thredbo. All twin-share unless upgraded to a single supplement (ss is limited available for an additional cost) The lodges style accommodation has a shared bathroom between 2 rooms.

Snowshoeing Distances per day:

DAY 1

DAY 2 - 10km

DAY 3 - 10km

DAY 4 – 13km

DAY 5  - 8km

Your Package includes:

  • Two Women Embrace Adventure Leaders (both Wilderness First Aid qualified) and One Snoeshoe guide.
  • Snoeshoeing instruction
  • Snoeshowing equipment – snowshoes, poles, waterproof boots
  • 4 evening meals, including welcome dinner on night one and hearty home cooked meals on the other nights
  • 4 Breakfasts, a mix of continental and cooked breakfast depending on the day
  • 4 Lunches
  • morning/afternoon tea and snacks each day on the tour
  • 4 nights Twin-share accommodation. 1 night Hotel in Canberra, 4 nights lodge accommodation in Jindabyne
  • Emergency communications and first aid kits carried by your guide and leaders
  • Women Embrace Adventure t-shirt and buff
  • Transport from Canberra to the Snowy Mountains and returning back to Canberra in a comfortable 12-seater mini-coach with a trailer attached for luggage.
  • Guaranteed fun, laughter and as usual, some Women Embrace Adventure surprises along the way!

Your Package DOES NOT include:

  • Flights or transport to Canberra
  • Travel Insurance

Cost Details:

The full cost of the tour is only $3250/pp twin share, this amount covers all inclusions outlined "Your Package Includes." *T&C apply see below

Requirements:

  • Have a moderate to high level of fitness
  • Be over 18 years of age
  • Travel insurance

Itinerary:

Day 1 - Monday 6th September

Make your own way to Canberra. You can book in anytime from 2 and the entire team will meet in the foyer at 6 where we will head out for a team dinner.

Accommodation – Crowne Plaze (1 Binara Street, Canberra)

Meals - D

Day 2 - Tuesday 7th September

Today we leave early and make our way to Jindabyne via Cooma. In Cooma we will check out the Snowy Hydro Discovery Center, have some morning tea and pick up our Snowshoeing gear. After Cooma we head straight to our accommodation for a lite lunch, put on our snow shoeing gear and head of for our first afternoon of fun in the snow.

PORCUPINE ROCKS RETURN is todays hike and an amazing snow shoe afternoon that takes us slowly upwards through ancient Snow Gums to capture sensational views along the Thredbo Valley and towards the Main Range. Picnic at Hanging (: Porcupine Rock before traversing through a high hanging valley then descend to Eyre Cafe - the best food on the mountain. Easy 2 km walk back to Perisher for Hot Chocolate / Gluwein then back to a warm fire, Sauna and Spa at Penderlea Chalets.

Accommodation – PenderLea Chalets

Distance: 10kms

Meals – B,L,D

Day 3 - Wednesday 8th September

After breakfast you will pack your lunch, snacks and thermos at the chalet and then head out for a full day in the mountains

and take on the RAMSHEADS RAMBLE! This is one of the most beautiful Snow Shoe trails in the mountains. Catch the Kosciuszko Express Chairlift to get high fast. Wander past Eagle’s Nest cafe and climb through the amazing rock tours to a high plateau. A little more climbing and suddenly the world of beauty opens up: Kosciuszko South Ridge, the Abbotts, and on a blue bird sky day, the Victorian High Country. The Ramsheads massif is not to be underestimated, you will Summit one of the equal “fourth” highest peaks in the Snowy Mountains - Mt Ramsheads. The route back is enjoyable and scenic with views across the Big Boggy and suddenly, you have another chance at hot choccies, schnapps ….then back to base where the Sauna, Spa and open fire awaits.

Accommodation – PenderLea Chalets

Distance: 10kms

Meals – B,L,D

Day 4 - Thursday 9th September

Today is the day most people are waiting for. It’s time to head to the highest point in Austrlaia – the summit of  MT KOSCIUSZKO

Unmissable in winter! What is not to love about being surrounded by winter white in every direction. Snow Shoe the “direct route” from the top of the Kosciuszko Express Chairlift towards the top of Australia. Summit and see the amazing 360 degrees views towards the Victorian High Country and to the north, Mt Jagungal. An amazing, exhilarating “top shelf” experience. Back to base via the Kosciuszko Express Chairlift with the chance to grab some schnapps or hot chocolate at Eagle’s Nest before heading to the Penderlea Sauna, Spa and fireside snacks. A day you will never ever forget!

Accommodation – PenderLea Chalets

Distance: 13kms

Meals – B,L,D

Day 5 - Friday 10th September

This morning we pack up and leave the chalet after breakfast and head out for our last Snow shoe.

SNOWY RIVER SUSPENSION BRIDGE

From Guthega we head past Illawong Chalet, cross the amazing suspension bridge on the wonderful Snowy River and head high towards the flank of Little Twynam. Here, we are really amongst the best of treeline to alpine vegetation successions with potential views over the steeps of the Main Range with wilderness views that go on forever.  Cruise back to Guthega , Stop for some schnapps and lunch at Wild Brumby and  then bus to Canberra.

Distance: 8kms

Meals – B,L

How to Secure Your Spot:

Book now and pay your non-refundable deposit of $600 to secure your spot, payable by credit card or PayPal. Balance due 23rd June 2021. We hope you can join us on this amazing adventure.  Remember this trip is open to a maximum of only 6 lucky ladies!

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: 

Email info@womenembraceadventure.com.au with any questions

Stay Safe Procedures: To prioritise the wellbeing of women, staff and our community, the Women Embrace Adventure team are taking important measures to limit the transmission of COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

*Contactless registration

*Zero share equipment, utensils

*Providing hand sanitiser to use at the start and during each adventure

*Ensuring social distancing throughout the adventure

Before attending an adventure, please:

*Stay home if you or your family are unwell

*Wash your hands before joining us and use hand sanitiser often

*Continue to social distance

*Read our full Covid-19 T&C's for full details https://www.womenembraceadventure.com.au/t-c

*Conditions apply. This is a women's only adventure. Valid for travel for a6th September 2021departure. Valid for sale until sold out. Advertised prices are per person, twin share and do not include return airfares. Prices are correct as of 25th Feb 2020 and are subject to availability, withdrawal and change at any time without notice due to fluctuations in charges and currency. A non-refundable deposit of $600 per person is required to secure a booking. Full price $3,250. The final balance of payment is due, 23rd June 2021. This is a women’s only tour, all prices are per person based on twin share.  Credit card fees apply. Cancellation Fees Apply: between 75 -30 days prior to trip departure - 75% Of the Tour Cost. between 29 - 15 days prior to trip departure - 85% Of the Tour Cost. Within 14 days of the trip departure - 100% Of the Tour Cost.

Other conditions apply.  By purchasing this ticket you have agreed to our Terms and Conditions. Full terms and conditions http://www.womenembraceadventure.com.au/t-c.

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