Snowy Mountains Readers Writers Festival Demo Options
Snowy Mountains Readers Writers Festival

General Information

Information about the festival. Accommodation – Getting There – Parking – Venues – Facilities


If you are in need of accommodation, we can recommend several beautiful lodges who have very reasonable rates for the festival. Please view the links for more information and contact the lodges directly via phone or web to make bookings, and don’t forget to mention the Writers Festival!

Lantern Apartments

Luxury four-star accommodation with all the modern facilities. Various bed/room sizes available, all located within easy walking distance to everything in Thredbo.

The Denman

A hotel and spa, The Denman is luxury accommodation, with several room types available all with modern facilitites. Centrally located, it also boasts well-known restaurant The Terrace.

Candlelight Lodge

Spacious, comfortable and convenient, all rooms with great views. Candlelight Lodge has a fully licensed restaurant and many more features for your pleasure and relaxation.


Pet friendly with beautiful gardens, relaxed & peaceful…. cottages and guesthouse… 20 minutes on Alpine Way to Thredbo.
Facebook:  Bimblegumbie Mountain Lodge



Getting There

Thredbo is located 2 1/2 hours drive from Canberra, located in the Kosciuszko National Park. It’s a beautiful drive along the Monaro Highway into our unique Alpine environment. Places to stop for tea/coffee along the way are Cooma and Jindabyne. For entry into the National Park with your vehicle you will be required to purchase NPWS pass. $16 in the summer season. Once in Thredbo be sure to walk one of the many bush tracks, catch the Kosciuszko Express chairlift or even walk to the summit of Australia’s highest peak, Mt. Kosciuszko.

canbtothred Parking

Plenty of parking within walking distance from the venues, all day/overnight parking approx. 200mts distance, any closer parking may be time limited. Bare in mind areas of Thredbo can be steep, so people with limited mobility should use vehicle drop off.