Jindabyne Area


This area inspired the legendary poems and stories of the mountain horsemen who were most famously immortalised in Banjo Paterson's 1890 poem, The Man from Snowy River.

  • Fishing at Jindabyne, Snowy Mountains
  • Lake Jindabyne, Kosciuszko National Park

About Jindabyne

Located on the road to Kosciuszko National Park and perched on the edge of a meandering lake, Jindabyne and its surrounding towns in the Snowy Mountains make a great base for exploring the region. 

Local towns Berridale, Adaminaby and Dalgety offer plenty of things to see and do, as well as ample restaurant and accommodation options to suit visitors of all ages, lifestyles and budgets. They're also great places to hire everything you need for the snow from fashion to equipment.

In winter, the local snowfields within Kosciuszko National Park- Thredbo, Perisher Valley, Charlotte Pass and Selwyn Snowfields become busy.

In summer, check out other options that include abseiling, rock-climbing, mountain bikinghorse riding and fly fishing tours and lessons.

  • Fishing at Lake Jindabyne


    With cold and calm waters, Lake Jindabyne offers fantastic conditions for fishing. Beginners can sign up for fishing lessons or check out the Gaden Trout Hatchery, home to brook, brown and rainbow trout, and Atlantic salmon. Find out about the region's premier sport fish before you head out to catch your own.

  • Horseriding at the Snowy River Festival


    The mountain scenery of the Snowy Mountains is the perfect backdrop for a horseriding adventure, with wildlife and river crossings that form the setting for the classic Australian poem by Banjo Patterson, ‘The Man from Snowy River’. Choose from rides of an hour in duration up to full day and multi-day rides.

  • Bikeriding through the Snowy Mountains


    Jindabyne is more than just a great place to base yourself for skiing the Snowy Mountains; it offers opportunities for adventure all year round. With snow sports in winter and water sports in the warmer months, there’s plenty to keep you active and occupied.


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Local areas

  • Berridale Berridale features mountain ranges, rolling hills and unique granite boulder formations.
  • Dalgety Dalgety, a peaceful village on the Snowy River, touts rolling hills and unique granite boulders.
  • Jindabyne Close to the snowfields of the Snowy Mountains, Jindabyne is convenient for skiers, snowboarders and adventu