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Day 5
09:00 am
20h 51m
Estimate time
04:51 am
14,299 km
Day 6

Travel Tips

Of course! Canberra, Thredbo, and Jindabyne offer a mix of city fun and natural beauty in the Australian continent. Here are some tips to make your trip enjoyable:

Best Time to Visit:
The best time to visit Canberra is during spring (September to November) where you can witness the city in full bloom during the Floriade flower festival. You can visit Thredbo and Jindabyne in winter (June to August) for skiing and in summer for mountain biking and hiking.

Route and Accessibility:
If you're starting your journey from Canberra, both Jindabyne and Thredbo can be reached by a scenic drive through the Monaro Highway a and Alpine Way road. It takes around 2 hours drive to reach Jindabyne and further 30 minutes to reach Thredbo from Jindabyne.

Altitude and Acclimatization:
Canberra is at a low altitude. Thredbo is at a higher altitude and is part of the Snowy Mountains, but acclimatization is not typically an issue here.

Accommodation and Booking:
There are numerous options for accommodations in Canberra, Thredbo, and Jindabyne, ranging from hotels and lodges to mountain resorts. If you plan to visit during the ski season or special events, advance booking is highly recommended.

Clothing and Essentials:
Be sure to pack your clothing according to the season. Thermals, jackets and snow boots are recommended for skiing during winters in Thredbo and Jindabyne. Light clothing is generally suitable for Canberra's weather, but night-time can get colder especially in winter and spring.

Health and Safety:
If you're engaging in activities like skiing, ensure that you have the right safety gear, and preferably have an instructor if you’re a beginner. If you tend to be affected by allergies, be prepared as Canberra has high pollen levels during spring.

Local Etiquette and Respect:
Australians are known for their friendly and laid-back disposition. A little respect goes a long way. Be considerate while participating in outdoor activities and respect the native flora and fauna.