Guthega to Blue Lake via Little Twynam
  • Length: 17.4km

  • Duration: 8 hrs

  • Grade: 5

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Illawong Walk, Kosciuszko National Park

  • End: -36.4060313075, 148.3172580866

  • Closest Town: Guthega

  • Location: Kosciuszko National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 502 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -36.3820351916

  • Longitude: 148.3725873935


Guthega to Blue Lake via Little Twynam is a 17.4km, grade 5 Return hike located in Kosciuszko National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 8 hrs to complete.


This great walk starts at Guthega and explores the area east of Blue Lake. The walk heads to the Illawong Lodge via the Blue Cow Creek flying fox and then crosses the famous Snowy River at the suspension bridge. The walk then winds up the long ridge to the top of Little Twynam and down to Blue Lake. From Blue lake there are optional side trips to Headley Tarn and up to the Blue Lake lookout before returning to Guthega.

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