Author Archives: The Australian Alps National Parks

About The Australian Alps National Parks

Inspire and challenge your spirit of adventure! The Australian Alps National Parks are a cross state and territory partnership which conserve and promote Australia's alpine region as one biogeographical entity.

NSW events for April 2014

6th Tumut Bushwalkers – Blackjack Mountain Fire Tower Trevor Potts 0400119027
13th Tumut Bushwalkers – Witzes Hut Phil Crane 0269473232
15th Yarrangobilly Cultural Experience. Join Aboriginal Discovery Rangers at Yarrangobilly Caves. Times: 11am and 1:30pm (1hr duration). Adults $20, concession $15, Family $48. Tumut Visitor Centre` 0269477025
16th WilderQuest Wetlands Habitats – join Aboriginal Rangers at the Riverglade Caravan Park Visitors Car Park at 10:30am to 12pm $15 per child, adults free. Tumut Visitor Centre 0269477025
18th Coolamine Picnic Day – Coolamine Homestead 10:30 to 2pm, gold coin donation. BYO lunch and picnic rug. Join Aboriginal Discovery Rangers at Coolamine. 0269477025
19th
New Chum Hill Guided Walk at Kiandra 2pm – bookings essential
TRVC 0269477025
20th
New Chum Hill Guided Walk at Kiandra 2pm – bookings essential
TRVC 0269477025
21st Enjoying an Ancient Landscape, join Aboriginal Discovery Rangers at Kosciuszko Education Centre, Jindabyne. Time 1pm – 3pm cost $10 per participant Kosciuszko Education Centre 0264513700
23rd Nocturnal Night Stalk. Join Aboriginal Discovery Rangers at the Riverglade Caravan Park visitors car park 7:30pm to 9pm Tumut Visitor Centre 0269477025
24th Yarrangobilly Cultural Experience. Join Aboriginal Discovery Rangers at Yarrangobilly Caves. Times: 11am and 1:30pm (1hr duration). Adults $20, concession $15, Family $48. Tumut Visitor Centre 0269477025

 

For more information on walks in the region, please contact the one of the Kosciuszko National Park offices.

NSW events for March 2014

Tumut Bushwalkers have a number of walks scheduled throughout March

2 March 2014 –  Tumut Bushwalkers | Three Mile Dam Canoe/Walking Day and General Meeting |  Contact: Cathy Conroy – 02 6947 3058

9 March 2014 –  Tumut Bushwalkers | The Three Huts Walk |  Contact: Ted Conroy – 02 6947 3058

16 March 2014 –  Tumut Bushwalkers  |  Vickerys Hut Promotion Day |  Contact: Michelle Johnson – 02 6947 3890

23 March 2014 –  Tumut Bushwalkers  |   The Gilmore Creek Walk  |  Contact: Nancye McInerney – 02 6949 1632

For more information on walks in the region, please contact the one of the Kosciuszko National Park offices.

CVA and PV put call out for voluntourists

MEDIA RELEASE | Date: 17 December 2013

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Conservation Volunteers Australia (CVA) and Parks Victoria are, for a second year, partnering to repair and restore remote sections of the 650km Australian Alps Walking Track in the Alpine National Park.

Known as the toughest long distance walk in Australia, the track traverses the Australian Alps, which is an iconic conservation and tourism destination.

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Alpine National Park Bioscan complete

MEDIA RELEASE | Date: 17 December 2013

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Photo: Museum Victoria/Parks VictoriaParks Victoria, Museum Victoria and 4WD Victoria have completed one of the most comprehensive wildlife, geology and palaeontology surveys ever conducted in the Eastern area of the Alpine National Park.

Over two weeks, the 100+ member team of researchers, park rangers and 4WD Victoria volunteers descended on the Park, focusing on a wide range of habitats including sphagnum moss bogs and streams, alpine meadows and grasslands, snow gum forests, boulder fields, limestone caves, rivers and adjacent riparian zones, rocky knolls and mixed eucalypt woodlands.

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