Jindabyne Area

Enjoy outdoor adventures and delicious experiences in the Jindabyne region of the NSW Snowy Mountains. The town of Jindabyne is near Kosciuszko National Park, a winter wonderland for skiing and snowboarding and great for bushwalking, mountain biking and horseriding in warmer months.

This beautiful area inspired poems and stories of the mountain horsemen, immortalised in Banjo Paterson's epic The Man from Snowy River. You can join horseriding tours in the high country, including Snowy Wilderness, Thredbo Valley Horse Riding and Snowy River Horseback Adventure.

Horseriding with Snowy River Horseback Adventures

You’ll find many more wonderful things to do and exhilarating tours to relish, from wine tasting at a cool-climate winery to fly fishing in crystal-clear waters teeming with trout. You can hire or buy equipment for your adventure too, from skis and snowboards to mountain bikes and fishing rods.

Discover the striking landscapes around Jindabyne on scenic drives to small towns, charming places to stay year-round. On the banks of the Snowy River is Dalgety, once considered a potential site for the nation’s capital. Stop in at the Snowy Vineyard and Microbrewery for wine and beer tasting.

Fishing on Lake Jindabyne, Snowy Mountains

Berridale was known as the Crossroads of the Snowy in the colonial gold rush when miners passed through on the way to the goldfields. Towering poplars line the main street. The Berridale Inn dates back to 1863, when it was built as a house and store, and then it was converted into an inn in 1878.

With a spectacular backdrop of Australia’s highest peaks, pristine waterways such as Lake Jindabyne, and giant granite boulders dotting the Monaro Plains, the region is a postcard escape any time of the year. You’ll find plenty of accommodation options to suit various budgets, from camping to resorts.

Check out the marvellous events calendar, from a music festival in the snow season to traditional country shows such as the Dalgety Show, a delightful family day out. You can see the mountain horseman ride in the thrilling Man from Snowy River Rodeo and in the Dalgety Team Penning.

THINGS TO DO AND PLACES TO STAY

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  1. Jindabyne's Man From Snowy River Rodeo

    Friday 28 December 2018 , Jindabyne

    The annual Man From Snowy River Rodeo event has been running since 1943, originally in Old Jindabyne and now at John Connors Oval, Park Road, Jindabyne Sports Ground. The 2018 Rodeo will be bigger and better than ever with it being the…

    28 Dec
  2. Snowies Mountain Bike Festival

    Friday 08 February 2019 to Sunday 10 February 2019 , Jindabyne

    The iconic Snowy Mountains will once again play host to the ultimate mountain bike experience in February 2019. Hosted in conjunction with the Australian Cross Triathlon Championships and MultiSport Festival , the Snowies are set to come…

    08 Feb - 10 Feb
  3. Snowies MTB Festival

    Friday 08 February 2019 to Sunday 10 February 2019 , Jindabyne

    The iconic Snowy Mountains will once again play host to the ultimate mountain bike experience where riders will be challenged with five stages across three days in rugged mountain terrain. Starting at an altitude of 1260 metre, riders will…

    08 Feb - 10 Feb
  4. Snowy Mountains Photography Weekends

    Friday 15 February 2019 to Sunday 17 February 2019 , Jindabyne

    Fill your viewfinder with stunning shots of Snowy Mountain landscapes, cascading rivers and streams, rugged countryside and majestic snowgums. Lake Crackenback Resort and Spa is excited to be offering Landscape Photography Weekends with…

    15 Feb - 17 Feb