9) Australian Mainland: Kosciuszko (7,310’/2229m) (36° 27′ 27″ S, 148° 15′ 44″ E)Mount Kosciuszko is Australia’s highest mountain, at 2,228 meters (7,310 ft) above sea level. It is located on the Main Range of the Snowy Mountains in Kosciuszko National Park, part of the Australian Alps National Parks and Reserves, in New South Wales, Australia, and is located west of Crackenback and close to Jindabyne.A simple walk-up on the otherwise relatively flat Australian continent. But if you want to be very precise, there is a volcano that Australia has in her territory on Heard Island – Mawsons Peak, 9005’/2745m. It is an active volcano about 2500 miles off the western coast of Australia e.g. the middle of the Indian Ocean and the island has no ports or villages.Crowded in summer with over 100,000 people climbing it each year.
When you think of winter activities, the first thing that pops your mind is skiing. Australia is definitely covered in that department. Perisher is Australia's and Southern Hemisphere's largest ski resort destination. It's set amidst Kosciusko National Park which is Australia's famous Snowy Mountains. This terrain attracts the world's best skiers and snowboarders from the second week of June to the first week of October.Leaving you with some photos from our amazing trip!