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152 Westons Rd, Thredbo Valley
Crackenback, NSW, 2627, Australia
PO Bo 438, Jindabyne
NSW, 2627, Australia
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Snowy Mountains

Things to do while on holiday in Jindabyne

Adjacent to the Australian World Heritage Site Kosciuszko National Park in Australia, a trip to Jindabyne is filled with natural wonders, unbelievable views, and adventures of all kinds. Below you will find just some of the major attractions in the area; there is sure to be something for everyone.

Winter Outdoor Activities

Many thousands of skiers, snowboarders, and snowshoe enthusiasts flock to the area each winter. The operators listed below are available to help with equipment, advice and sales.

Downhill Skiiers: Harro's Sports at Lake Crackenback – phone number: 02 6456 1462 Cross-country skiiers and snow-shoe enthusiasts: Paddy Pallin and Mountain Adventure Centre – phone number: 02 6456 2922

Sailing on Lake Jindabyne

This is an image taken on Lake Kindabyne next to the Snowline Caravan Park. You too can experience the exhilaration and excitement of flowing along with quick winds aboard a windsurfer or one of our catamarans. Both 14' and 16' Hobie Cats and sailboards are available for tuition or hire.

Get in touch at (02) 6456 1195

Canoe or Kayak

You can take control of a boat into your own hands with Paddy Pallin and Mountain Adventure Centre, which provides you with guided beginner or advanced lake and river expeditions. All safety equipment is supplied by the outfit.

Telephone: (02) 6456-2922 Fax: (02) 6456-2836

Walking and Hiking tours

Professional operators working with Paddy Pallin can take you through the mountains. Through their expertise, they can bring you to Alpine Sunsets, Sunrise Walks, or even a Brumbie walk. If you feel the desire, you might consider taking a star-lit stroll in locations including Blue Lake and Mt Twynam, The Sentinel, the Snowy River Headwaters, the Kosciuszko Summit, or the Western Fells.

Mountain Bike tours and hire

There are South East Mountain Biking (SEMCO) shops located in the towns of Tathra and Thredbo. Call 02 6457-6234 for more information or to book services including mountain bike tours through snow-swept mountains as well as through the south-east coast or for expeditions into the exciting down-hill ride in the village of Thredbo. The company also provides bike equipment.

Boat Hire

Snowline Boat Hire is located at the Kosciuszko/Thredbo Road Junction in Jindabyne inside Snowline Caravan Park. We provide open and half-cabin fishing boats perfect for exploring the area equipped with 9.9 hp motors, 2-way radios, rod holders, and have room enough for between 5 and 6 adults. A 5-meter Marlin Broadbill deluxe fishing boat designed for lake fishing is likewise available for usage. You can also enjoy water-skiing along with our professional and experienced driver. Whatever you decide to try, all of our equipment is given to you, with youngsters as small as 8 years old or experienced fishermen as old as 80 are all able to participate. There is fishing tackle, paddle boats, aqua boats and Canadian-style canoes all for hire at any time you might need them. In addition, we provide a wide-range of tackle, lures and live bait for your selection. There are also various other outdoor events including a tennis court with modern super grass and overhead lights.

Call us at 1800 248 148 Fax: (02) 6456 2180

Snowy Mountains Cinema

Kosciuszko Road in Jindabyne. The cinema screens newly released blockbuster movies as well as certain special screenings during the busy season and can be found within the Snowy Region Visitor Centre.

For more information including screening times and schedules please call us at (02) 6450 5609


High Country Fly Fishing – We provide New Zealand Fishing Trip services including fly-fishing, guides, tuition, and sales. Our outfit is located in Jindabyne, Nuggetts Crossing and you can contact us at 02 6456 2989

At the center of Australia’s Snowy Mountains is the Kosciuszko National Park, which in addition to being Australia’s highest national park in terms of sea-level, it is at the same time one of the broadest in area. With its wide ranging area of protection, the park supports a vast range of plants and animals. In excess of 3 million people are motivated by the desire to experience the wilderness and take part in activities at the park every year including bush walking, mountain biking, snow skiing, caving, and camping.

Trout Farm - Eucumbene

Eucumbene Trout Farm. We welcome you to sign up for a guided tour of our trout farm, with the guarantee that you will see every stage of a fish’s growth, including viewing hatcheries and growing areas. At Catch Mountain Trout fishing ponds we guarantee a “Sure Catch”. Our location provides cover for all weather and we are open for business seven days a week.

Ph: (02) 6456 8866

Thredbo Alpine Village

Located within Kosciuszko National Park on the Alpine Way, Thredbo provides you with countless activities regardless of interest or age. There are guided walks that lead to Mount Kosciuszko beginning from a very well-known and popular chairlift ride that provides one with a good “welcome” to the Snowy Mountains. In addition, specialized children’s activities are available during the holiday season that are must-dos for any family. You might also choose to take a dip in our indoor heated pool that comes equipped with a children’s waterslide. Not only can the kids swim, but they might also be interested in riding the Thredbo Bobsled or driving a “golf ball”. Later on you might choose to try out our not-so-scary horizontal climbing wall, or perhaps play squash or tennis. Multi-day activity packages are purchasable upon request.

Snowy Mountains Horse Riding

We are located on Alpine Way at Jindabyne. Whether you wish to ride for one, two, or even three hours, we have the horse rides suited to your tastes and standards. More advanced overnight and day rides can also be arranged through booking. In addition, small or large exclusive group catering is available, with our location only five minutes distant from Skitube. Our facility is open for the entire year.

Call us at (02) 6457 2442

Yarrangobilly Caves

Located only 2 hours and 30 minutes away from Jindabyne, the Yarrangobilly caves provide self- and guided tours of numerous caves as well as temperature-controlled thermal pools for swimming. The facility also provides a picnic area and electric barbecue. You might consider splitting your time between a visit to the caves and a trip to the Cabramurra Tumut 2 power station.

Call us at (02) 6454 9597

Kosciuszko Walk

If you are planning on visiting the mountains, you are sure to want to walk to Mount Kosciuszko. At a distance of about 14 km, walking from the peak of the Thredbo chairlift or from the pass at Charlotte can be easily completed by relatively healthy individuals. All you need to do is be aware of weather conditions and take along enough appropriate clothing to avoid being caught in bad weather without proper equipment since changes in weather occur extremely often and very quickly.

Dining Out

You might choose to visit the Lake Crackenback resort to enjoy fine dining at “Cuisine on the Lake”. Please dial 02 6451 3000 to make restaurant reservations.


Silvertop is home to a significant number of Eastern Grey kangaroo as well as Bennett’s wallabies, echidnas, and hairy-nosed wombats. You might also see emus or brumbies at certain times. Since the Kosciuszko National Park is nearby, when visiting you will have the chance to enjoy countless wild experiences, with an experienced staff there to help you along the way.


No matter if you are looking to bathe in a cool mountain stream, Lake Jindabyne, or even a heated indoor swimming pool, you are sure to find a location that suits your tastes and lets you enjoy the swim of a lifetime.


As a certain motorcyclist once said, “If a playground for biking were to be created, the Snowy Mountains would be the template.” Some of Australia’s best motorcycling routes are found in this region. Combine that with the unique features of the region as well as gorgeous scenery back dropped with Silvertop and there cannot be a more wonderful way to travel.


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