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BASECAMP Cafe is located at the GUTHEGA MOUNTAIN CENTRE with beautiful alpine views over the Main Range, the Snowy River & the Guthega Dam. Located on the middle floor, park right out the front & enjoy a meal, fine coffee & a Jindabyne Brewing ale inside or on the balcony. With access to the greater Perisher lifting system Guthega is a great place to start your ski day. If backcountry skiing is your go Guthega is the best backcountry trail head in the Australian Alps & come summer the Snowies Alpine Walk starts right from our front door. Pop in to the SMBC hiking shop on the same floor. Whether you are resort or backcountry skiing, hiking the Alps or just want to eat out at a venue with amazing views, service & menu come to Guthega, park right out the front. See ya soon!

Opening Hours:

Winter 7:30am - 4pm

Summer 10am - 4pm

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  • Bacon & Egg Baguette

  • Bacon quesadilla

  • Banana bread

  • Chia berry pudding

  • Fruit toast & fresh baked muffins


  • Panini's

  • Gourmet Wraps off the hot plate

  • Home made soups

  • Goulash

  • Pulled pork burgers

  • Kransky rolls

  • Beef bean chilli

  • Lentil dahl



VehicleFollow Guthega Rd to the end where you will see the Guthega Mountain Centre, we are upstairs on the middle floor. Be sure to carry chains at all times as it is legally required from the June long weekend to the October long weekend, drive to conditions at all times & listen to local radio stations for road condition updates 94.7FM. Allow longer times if necessary.

  • From Jindabyne

    • take Kosciuszko Rd & turn off onto Guthega Rd & follow it 19km to the end. Allow an hour & longer for fresh snow days.

  • From Perisher

    • If arriving by vehicle from Perisher take the Link Rd between Smiggins & Guthega Rd if open, this road closes in winter & may only be open very early & late season. If closed take the Guthega Rd turn off from the Kosciuszko Rd & proceed to the Rd’s end. Allow about 45mins if road is clear.

Skiing to BASECAMP Cafe at Guthega: take Norwegian Rd, look for Snowy Mountains Backcountry sign then then turn right onto Home Trail. Ski to the bottom of the Car Park Double Chair where you will find the Guthega Mountain Centre. BASECAMP Cafe & Snowy Mountains Backcountry are located on the middle floor. Access through the resort on skis can be limited by seasonal conditions, lift & run opening/closing times, refer to a trail map for lift operating times. 

When the Guthega Home Trail is closed the Guthega Mountain Centre can still be accessed by downloading on the Car Park Double Chair.

SNOWY MOUNTAINS BACKCOUNTRY: Ever thought about taking a backcountry skiing, splitboarding, snowshoeing or hiking adventure? Drop in to Snowy Mountains Backcountry located on the same level as BASECAMP & chat about your next backcountry guided adventure.

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