At the foothills of the Snowy Mountains, the area around Tumbarumba is a pristine wilderness where melting snow feeds crystal-clear streams and rivers - ideal for all styles of fishing.
Nature holidays around Tumbarumba
Tumbarumba and Khnacoban are located on the western side of Australia's alpine region. They offer a range of nature-based experiences.
Famous for its trout-filled streams, Tumbarumba sits at the foothills of the Snowy Mountains where melting snow feeds its crystal-clear streams and rivers, making it ideal for all styles of fishing.
Combine bushwalking with history on the Hume and Hovell Track that passes through Tumbarumba on the Henry Angel Trackhead that follows in the footsteps of the early explorers along a 12 km stretch, passing through a tunnel built during gold-mining days.
Good bushwalking tracks can also be found through the forests of Laurel Hill, Buddong Falls and Paddy's River Falls.
Enjoy a picnic by the beautiful Paddy's River Falls, go climbing on the cliffs and slopes, enjoy white-water rafting along the many snow-fed rivers and streams, or horse riding and cycling along scenic bush trails.
Selwyn Snowfields are just over an hour's drive from Tumbarumba; the resort's gentle slopes provide a perfect place to learn how to ski or snowboard.
Country scenic, Tumbarumba
Country scenic of farm and country Tumbarumba, Snowy Mountains. Image Don Fuchs, Tourism NSW
Snowy Mountains streetscape
Craft and Tourist Information Centre, Tumbarumba
Paddy's River Falls, Tumbarumba
Waterfall scenic of Paddy's River Falls, Tumbarumba, Snowy Mountains. Image Don Fuchs, Tourism NSW