Whether you are staying in Summer or Winter, Alpine Habitats is the ideal place to stay in the Australian Alps. Alpine Habitats is 15 minutes drive to Thredbo, 5 minutes to the Ski Tube (Perisher) and 10 minutes drive to Lake Jindabyne.
Using unique design and construction techniques; Alpine Habitats provides high quality holiday accommodation, employing energy efficient operations to ensure a reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.
Alpine Habitats is a 'Nature Based Eco Tourism Resort', defined by council as; "an ecologically suitable tourist accommodation with onsite waste management and attractions involving support for, enjoyment of, and education about the natural characteristics of the land on which it is located and its surrounding landscape"
Surrounded by the Snow Gum Woodlands of the Thredbo Valley, the Alpine Mountain regions of the Kosciuszko National Park are right at your doorstep.
The Snowy Mountains ski resorts of Thredbo and Perisher Blue are popular for skiing and snowboarding in winter. And once the snow has melted there is fishing, mountain bike riding, bushwalking & waterskiing.Alpine Habitats Services and Facilities:
- Espresso Coffee is available in reception to get you going in the morning!
- For your entertainment we offer Board Games and Books in reception.
- For your conveniance we offer facsimilie & photocopying services.
- Gourmet Breakfast Hampers are available. (Gluten Free is available)
- In house Massages
- Childrens Theme for Bedrooms
The concept behind Alpine Habitats is to create luxurious holiday accommodation in the NSW Snowy Mountains whilst ensuring that the environmental impact on the area is kept to a minimum.
The steps Alpine Habitats has taken to achieve this are as follows;
- Minimalise Environmental Effects
- Collection of Rain/Bore Water
- Worm Farm Waste Management System (with flushing toilets
- Minimise water use
- Low impact construction techniques including driven pile foundations & high thermal performance buildings
- Services laid under road
- Visual impact has been kept to a minimum - Habitats are nestled amongst trees using recessive colour schemes.
- Passive Solar architectural design
- Certified renewable electricity
- Eco Smart Fire Places
- High Quality Energy Efficient Appliances
Alpine Habitats is within walking distance of the Schnapps Distillery & Crackenback Restaurant.
18 unobtrusive self contained Habitats are scattered amongst 40 acres of bush land.
Alpine Habitats Accommodation
Each Alpine Habitat is self-sufficient with:
- Luxury Furnishings
- 2 Bedroom (Sleeps 4)
- Options - 2 x King, 4 x Single or King & 2 x Single
- Complete Cooking Facilities
- Filtered Rain/Bore Water
- Ecosmart Open Fire
- In-slab Heating
- Drying Cupboard
- In House Movies
- 2 Car spaces per Habitat
- Boat Parking Available
- Shared Laundry Facilities
- Disabled Friendly
- Guest Laundry
- Guest Parking
- Guest BBQ
- Kitchen Facilities
- Internet Access
- King Beds in Rooms
- Iron in Rooms
- Hair Dryer in Room
- Non Smoking Rooms
- Seperate Shower
- Fridge (Large)
- Alarm Clock
- Pay for view Movies
- Tea/Coffee Facilities
Alpine Habitats Information Summary
The Thredbo Valley Distillery, makers of Wild Brumby Schnapps, is located directly accross the raod within easy walking distance. Crackenback Cottage Restaurant and Maze is on the opposite side of Alpine Way about 500 meters away. Jindabyne is a short drive of 10km, Thredbo 23km and the ski tube 7km - that will take you via underground train to Perisher during winter.
In Google Maps - search for Alpine Habitats and that will point you directly to us. Use the "directions" feature in Google Maps to get detailed directions from where ever you are. We are located on the corner of Alpine Way and Wollondibby Road. Our entrance is 110 meters up Wollondibby Road on the left. Driving from Sydney/Canberra - Travel to Jindabyne via Cooma and Berridale. Pass through Jindabyne (straight through both roundabouts) then turn left onto the Alpine Way, about 2.6 km past the last roundabout. This is the Thredbo turn off. Travel approximately 9km then turn left into Wollondibby Road (You will see the road sign 200m prior to turn off). Alpine Habitats entrance is 110 metres up the road and on to your left. If you see the Schnapps Distillery on your left or Crackenback Cottage Restaurant on your right, then you have just missed the left turn into Wollondibby Road. If you happen to find yourself at the National Parks entry gate - you have definitely gone past us! Driving via Thredbo (if you are coming over from Albury way) - travel approximately 22 km past Thredbo and turn right into Wollondibby Road. Alpine Habitats entrance is 110 metres up the road and on to your left.
You will see Crackenback Cottage on you left and the Schnapps Distillery on your right just before the turn off. If you end up seeing Lake Jindabyne and get to a T intersection, you have missed us. There is mobile phone range the whole way and at Alpine Habitats so if you get in to trouble, please give us a call.
Thredbo Valley Distillery, Crackenback Cottage, and a large range of options in Jindabyne or Thredbo.
Bushwalking, bike riding, relaxation!