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.

Scenic bike ride along Lake Jindabyne in the Snowy Mountains

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. Snowy Mountains Photography Weekends

    Friday 18 May 2018 to Sunday 20 May 2018 , 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 …

    18 May - 20 May
  2. Pete Murray Live at The Station

    Saturday 25 August 2018 , Jindabyne

    The first big entertainment announcement of the season is Pete Murray playing at The Station on Saturday August 25. One of Australia’s most loved musicians, Pete Murray is celebrating his stunning remix of his song Heartbeats, by ARIA-awar…

    25 Aug
  3. Snowtunes Music Festival

    Friday 31 August 2018 to Saturday 01 September 2018 , Jindabyne

    Snowtunes, Australia’s only music festival in the snow returns to Lake Jindabyne this September featuring some of the hottest Australian and International artists as headlining acts. Snowtunes combines the elements of snow sports and entert…

    31 Aug - 01 Sep
  4. Kids Fishing Workshops - Jindabyne

    Friday 05 October 2018 to Saturday 06 October 2018 , Jindabyne

    NSW Fisheries runs two four hour kids fishing workshops for eight-14 year olds on consecutive days. The kids learn how fish responsibly in a safe and fun environment. NSW DPI fishing workshops include fun lessons on fishing techniques, in…

    05 Oct - 06 Oct
  5. L’Étape Australia by Le Tour de France

    Thursday 01 November 2018 to Monday 31 December 2018 , Jindabyne

    The count-down is on for the first Tour de France event to be held in Australia! L'Étape Australia by Le Tour de France is a cycling event run under professional conditions for amateurs. Featuring closed roads, a challenging route, a Spr…

    01 Nov - 31 Dec
  6. Snowy Ride

    Saturday 03 November 2018 , Jindabyne

    The Snowy Ride is a motorcycle event run annually with the aim of involving motorcycle riders from all over Australia to raise money for Childhood Cancer Research. It's an opportunity for riders to enjoy a weekend away with friends and fam…

    03 Nov