Jindabyne Area

Enjoy outdoor adventures and delicious experiences in the Jindabyne region of the NSW Snowy Mountains. The area is a great base for exploring the Kosciuszko National Park, home to Australia’s highest peak, and a great skiing, snowboarding, hiking and mountain biking destination.

With a spectacular mountain backdrop and the pristine waterways of Lake Jindabyne, and giant granite boulders dotting the Monaro Plains, the region is a picture postcard escape at any time of the year.

Horseriding with Snowy River Horseback Adventures


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

You’ll find plenty of things to do and exhilarating tours, from wine tasting at a cool-climate winery to fly fishing in crystal-clear waters teeming with trout. In the winter, the resorts of ThredboPerisher and Charlotte Pass are less than an hour’s drive from the town of Jindabyne.

Discover the striking landscapes around Jindabyne on scenic drives to small towns. On the banks of the Snowy River is Dalgety, once considered a potential site for the nation’s capital.

Fishing on Lake Jindabyne, Snowy Mountains


Berridale was known as the crossroads of the Snowy Mountains in the colonial gold rush when miners passed through on the way to the goldfields. The Berridale Inn dates back to 1863, when it was built as a house and store, before it was converted into an inn in 1878.


Check out the exciting events calendar, from music festivals 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.