For active families, an outdoor action packed Thredbo holiday wins hands down over other destinations. Thredbo is tops and April is the perfect time to get out and about in the mountains. ?Having brought our kids up in Thredbo we know all about keeping them active and there are plenty of things to do. Of course there are ?the big drawcards?like conquering?Mt Kosciuszko, downhill mountain biking and Thredbo's attractions like the ?Bobsled ?and fun in the leisure centre but the?top 10 tips below are all winners and many of them are FREE. Here are our Top 10 Thredbo activities for kids holidays in April to get them outdoors and busy. 1. Jump Down the stairs on the Merrit's Nature Trail.? For kids 5 years and up on a family Thredbo holiday, this can be a fantastic way to burn energy and see some unique mountain scenery. ?The ?Merrits Nature trail is a 2 hour walk from the top of the Kosciuszko Express chairlift back down to the village. [caption id="attachment_12790" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Alpine Ash Forest in Thredbo[/caption] On the way down you will pass the ?granite cliffs and outcrops at the top of the mountain and find little detours ?along the way. ?Some of the best are:
- Scramble on the boulders in the Merrit's Falls, at the top of Merrits Creek.
- Explore a magic forest of towering Alpine Ash trees with a lush understorey of ferns that would make most kids think of hobbits, elves or other mystical creatures.
- Visit the Wombat Camp ?forest hide away or throw stones in the beautiful Merrits Creek as it tumbles past you in a pristine glade near the bottom of the trail.