Summit Trail – Charlotte Pass to Seamans Hut
  • Length: 12km

  • Duration: 4 hrs 30 mins

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Kosciuszko Rd, Kosciuszko National Park

  • End: -36.4500620331, 148.2821878055

  • Location:

  • Closest Town: Charlotte Pass

  • Distance from CBD: 501 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -36.43185547

  • Longitude: 148.3282798

Keep the Trail Access info current...

Click Edit to Modify

Select items to indicate conditions for access to the trail.

2WD Access

4WD Access

Public Transport

Bitumen Road

Gravel Road

Steep Road

Winding Road

Speed Bumps

Vehicle Ford

Entry Fee

Large Car Park

Small Car Park

Accessible Parking

Accessible Toilet

Public Toilets

Drinking Water

Untreated Water

Picnic Shelter

Picnic Table

BBQ Facilities

Campfire Pit

Camping Area

Keep the Trail Features current...

Click Edit to Modify


Select items to indicate features found along the trail.

Concrete Path

Timber Boardwalk

Gravel Path

Sandy Trail

Rough Trail

Undefined Trail

Prams & Strollers

Manual Wheelchair

Motorised Wheelchair

Bicycle Trail

Mountain Bike Trail

Historic Rail Trail

Dog Friendly

Urban Walk

Coast & Beach

Historic Lighthouse

Waterfalls & Lakes

Rainforest Walk

Goldfields & Mining

Heritage Walk

Aboriginal Art

Alpine Region

Alpine Huts

Exposed Ledges

Rock Scrambling

Steep Terrain

Bush Bashing

River Crossings

Scenic Viewpoints

Well Marked

Drinking Water

Untreated Water

Fishing Spots

Swimming Spots

Overnight Campsites

Trail Running

Horse Riding


Summit Trail - Charlotte Pass to Seamans Hut is a 12km, grade 4 return hike, located in , New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 4 hrs 30 mins to complete.

Hike Summary

This nice walk starts from Charlotte Pass and follows the old Kosciuszko Road through the mountains to Seamans Hut crossing the famous Snowy River along the way. Seamans Hut is a great place to enjoy lunch and is openly available for day use (and for emergency use at night). Most of this walk gives excellent grandstand views across the valley and down the Snowy River. The walk follows a well defined management trail (that was once a public road) with signposts along the way.

Download maps and tracknotes for Summit Trail - Charlotte Pass to Seamans Hut hiking track from

Hikes Nearby

One thought on “Summit Trail – Charlotte Pass to Seamans Hut (12km)

Leave a Reply