jindabyne town

Jindabyne is the gate way to the Snowy Mountains a town in south-east New South Wales, Australia that overlooks Lake Jindabyne, in Snowy Monaro Regional Council. is a beautiful Australian town at the foot hills of Snowy Mountains, close to  Mt Kosciusko national park . The town follows the contours of lake jindabyne offering majestic views of the Snowy Mountains.There is a mixture of country Australia meets Europe influence ,due its link with the snowy river scheme . In winter the town is a hive of activity due Its  closeness to the two ski resorts of Thredbo and Perisher.  Many vacationers will choose to stay at Jindabyne to save on costs and for the choice of either skiing or boarding  at Perisher or Thredbo.

Jindabyne Activities

Jindy  offers many outdoor and adventure activities. Go fishing, skiing, white-water rafting, mountain biking, camping, horse riding, sailing, windsurfing or canoeing. Picnic by the scenic lake or drive to one of the many lookouts along the Alpine Way. Visit the Gaden Trout Hatchery on the banks of the Thredbo River.

Jindabyne Accommodation

Jindabyne Packages

Accommodation in Jindabyne is located on the  shores  of  Lake Jindabyne and is  the gateway to the  Snowy Mountains of Perisher and Thredbo ski resort. Accommodation in Jindabyne  include hotel, which can include breakfast and some with restaurants on site,  lodge accommodation, many with  a breakfast package (and some also have dinner included to save you the hassle of finding a suitable restaurant each night) or you can  choose from the many  self-contained Jindabyne apartment with great aspects of the lake. There’s accommodation to suit all budgets. In winter accommodation can be in short supply so its a good idea to pre book.

Jindabyne Ski and Snowboard Hire

There no shortage of great ski or snow board rental places . They all cater from the beginner through to the  quality high end , all with  very competitive prices. When booking your accommodation as ask if they can help in getting you a good rental discount for your  Snow holiday.

Getting to Perisher from Jindabyne

Apart from driving up the mountain you can take the ski tube from Bullocks Flat. Its location  about 20 klm fron Jindy. The train  takes  you to Perisher or Blue Cow.  It’s very efficient. There is ample parking and you don’t need chains to get to Bullocks Flat.Its saves you from driving on the dangerous ice roads.Besides there is no night parking at Perisher .

If you driving up to the resorts, National Parks charge an entry fee, about $27 a day.  As usual, you must carry chains in the car.

Jindabyne Location

Located at the foot hills of Mt Kosciusko national park, Jindabyne is 34 Klm from Thredbo and 31 Klm from Perisher.   From Canberra Jindabyne is a 2 hr drive and 178 klm, Sydney is 5.5 hrs and 458 klm. Melbourne via Hume is 6 and half hours drive and 580 kilometers.

Jindabyne Parking & Transport

There is plenty of parking all year round for cars and buses, though in winter its gets a bit cramped. Generally speaking its not to bad. The main source of public transport to and from Jindabyne is the bus service. In winter buses run every day from Canberra with pickups in Civic and Canberra airport. From Sydney there are bus tours in winter as well as standard public bus services picking up and dropping along its route. Greyhound and NSW Transport offer public bus services to Jindabyne.

Jindabyne Maps and Guides

The maps and guides provide information of the local area with contact information for local restaurants and town services. Directions  for  getting  to  Jindabyne,  Thredbo  and Perisher  from Melbourne  and  Sydney  via  Air,  Coach  transfers  and  driving.  Jindabyne street  maps  and  accommodation  map  showing  where  your  accommodation is.

Jindabyne Facilities

  • Accommodation
  • Cinema
  • ATMs
  • Restaurants
  • Church
  • Police
  • Medical Centre
  • Fire Station
  • Ambulance
  • Nightclub
  • Bars
  • Supermarket
  • Newsagent
  • Post Office
  • Souvenir/Gift Shops
  • Bottle Shop
  • Estate Agents
  • International Travel Agent
  • Childcare
  • Ski & Board Hire & Repair Outlets
  • Ski & Board Shops

Map of Jindabyne