Welcome to Jindabyne! Located 61 km from Cooma and 462 km from Sydney it is 991 metres above sea level. It lies below the snowline but is close enough to the ski resorts of Thredbo and Perisher-Blue Cow to be an ideal accommodation spot for people not wanting to stay in the chalets on the snowfields.

Jindabyne is a town created after the original settlement was drowned by the Snowy Mountains Hydro-electricity Authority in the late 1960s

Nestled along the shores of Lake Jindabyne, modern day Jindabyne is a true year round destination for visitors. During the winter the population of Jindabyne grows to accommodate visitors and staff of the ski resorts. The rest of the year visitors enjoy a multitude of experiences – hiking, lake sports, fishing, mountain and road biking, horse riding and golf, art galleries and shows and yoga retreats just to name a few.

Jindabyne is growing every year and boast many major businesses and infrastructure that service the entire region.

When staying or travelling through Jindabyne on your way to one of the ski resorts you can stock up on food from the big supermarket, fill up with fuel, rent equipment needed for your mountain stay (including snow chains, ski and boarding equipment and clothing and mountain bikes), visit National Parks and visitors centre to learn about the history of the area and plan your hiking adventures etc within our beautiful environment.


Thredbo is located approximately 33km from Jindabyne up the Alpine Way. Thedbo is located at 2037m above sea level.

Thredbo is one of the most popular and luxurious alpine destinations in the southern hemisphere. It is a veritable winter and summer paradise, with a huge range of outdoor activities for the whole family. Romantic getaways, skiing holidays, and endless summer adventures are all par for the course at Thredbo.

Thredbo has seen millions of dollars spent on better infrastructure and entertainment facilities since then. Purpose built skiing terrains, better lifting systems, and outdoor facilities have been added. Private investments in accommodation, pubs, restaurants, retail, and shopping have boosted the facilities at Thredbo.

In winter skiing and snowboarding down some of the longest vertical runs in Australia are the main drawcard. There are purpose built areas and ski school for newbies and shredders alike with Terrain Parks for the more experienced and Friday Flat for people just starting out or getting their legs back!

Thredbo now boasts of an impressive summer events calendar. This draws over 300,000 visitors every summer, and features family activities during holiday times,  fantastic festivals (blues and jazz), sports, and outdoor adventures such as hiking, flyfishing, 9 hole golf course, tennis courts, indoor leisure centre with pool and gym, mountain biking on trails or on the downhill runs. If this sounds a little too taxing there is plenty of fresh mountain air and looking at the wild flowers and native animals around the National park or just reading a book with a beverage by your side while taking in the views.

Thredbo is now the 21st century home of luxury winter holidays and adrenalin packed or relaxing summer adventures. Almost a million visitors now come to Thredbo each year.

The choice is yours. Whatever you decide, you can bet it’ll be fantastic.