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Distance & Driving times from major cities
Sydney to Cooma
400km - 4.5 hours
Canberra to Cooma
115km - 1.25 hours
Melbourne to Cooma
620km - 7.35hrs
Closest Capital City:
Canberra 115km
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Winter activities: Alpine Skiing, Cross-Country Skiing, Snow Boarding, Alpine touring, Snow shoeing
Summer activities: Mountain biking, hiking, trout fishing, horse riding
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About Cooma

Cooma offers a wide range of accommodation to suit your winter ski and snowboard holiday in the NSW snowy mountains or summer trout fishing on Lake Eucumbene or Lake Jindabyne, bush walking and mountain biking vacation accommodation needs. Cooma accommodation is ideally suited to budget and family ski holidays.

Cooma is situated at the gateway to the Snowy Mountains and services all the NSW ski and snowboard resorts including Thredbo, Perisher and Selwyn Snowfields. It is the perfect base for either summer or winter holidays.

Cooma was an integral part of the Snowy Mountains Hydro Electric Scheme providing accommodation and facilities for workers on the Snowy Hyrdo Scheme.

Cooma in Winter

From Cooma you can drive to either Thredbo, Perisher or Selwyn Snowfields for an excellent range of snow sports including downhill skiing, snow boarding, tobogganing, cross country skiing and snow shoeing.

Cooma in Summer

Lake Jindabyne and lake Eucumbene are both just a short drive and offer a wide range of activities including trout fishing, sailing and windsurfing. As well as the water sports Cooma provides access to mountain biking, bush walking and horse riding.


Cooma is a well serviced town with a variety of restaurants,bars, shops, supermarket and a cinema.

Other facilities include a hospital, several churches, banks, hair dresser and childcare.


A wide range of accommodation is on offer in Cooma including caravan parks, bed and breakfasts, lodges, chalets and motel accommodation.


The climate can vary greatly in a single day.

The average temperatures in degrees Celsius are:
Summer: Maximum 18 ° - Minimum 5°
Winter: Maximum 4° - Minimum -3°

Getting there

Cooma is easily accessed by air, road, and coach.

Most people travel by car as this is the most flexible way of exploring the mountains.

Regular bus services are available and there is an airport located just outside of Cooma. Regular air services are available to Cooma with Rex.

There is a daily fee for vehicles using Kosciuszko National Park. During winter some roads are closed due to snow and others may require the carrying of snow chains which are available for hire.

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