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Day Trips

The Snowy Mountains area is an amazing part of Australia with lots of incredible experiences to explore. Taking a longer getaway to the region? Check out some of our favourite local area day trips…


Wildbrumby Schnapps Distillery

Enjoy a bottle of local Schnapps, surrounded by a contemporary sculpture garden where you can sit outside and soak up the stunning surrounds.

Enquiry: (02) 6457 1447
Location: Wildbrumby Schnapps Distillery is situated right in the heart of the Australian high country between Jindabyne and Thredbo
Open: Wildbrumby Schnapps Distillery Door and Café are open all year round

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Snowy Hydro Discovery Centre

Visit the new Snowy Hydro Visitor and Education Centre and unravel the design and technology of the Snowy Scheme.

Enquiry: (02) 6453 2004
Location: Cooma, Monaro Highway, 2kms north of Cooma CBD
Open: 7 Days, 8.00am – 5.00pm Mon – Fri, 9.00am – 2.00pm Sat – Sun & Public Holidays

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Yarrangobilly Caves

There are six stunning caves open for exploration including the North Glory, Jilabenan and Jersey caves.

Booking: (02) 6454 9597
Location: The Yarrangobilly caves are located 156km north west of Thredbo
Open: 9am – 5pm

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Snowy Wilderness Horse Riding

Snowy Wilderness has a large selection of horses for the alpine environment and a team of local snowy horsemen to guide you through the spectacular terrain.

Enquiry: 1800 218 171
Location: Snowy Wilderness Woolshed reception, 29km from Jindabyne on the Barry Way

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Snowy Mountains Helicopters

Take a helicopter tour and see the pristine expanse of the National Park from a whole new vantage point and view the majestic peaks and wilderness areas while listening to interesting and informative commentary.

Booking: 1300 950 718
30min Mt Kosciuszko Scenic Flight – $290pp
60min Snowy Mountains Experience Scenic Flight – $570pp
Location: All flights depart from Jindabyne Airport, just a few minutes drive from Jindabyne

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Gaden Trout Hatchery

Gaden Trout Hatchery is situated on the picturesque banks of the Thredbo River near Jindabyne, and is one of Australia’s main centres for breeding and rearing cold water sport fish.

Enquiry: (02) 64 578 311
Guided Tours: 10am – 2pm Daily
Location: Jindabyne

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Alpine River Adventures

Alpine River Adventures was born out of a desire to offer small group, hands-on explorations in some of the most inspiring places in South-East Australia. With a strong commitment to soft impact eco-tours, our small boats introduce adventurers to places, encounters, and activities sure to leave an impression that will last a lifetime

Booking: 0428826938
Location: Snowy River

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Snowy Vineyard & Microbrewery

The Snowy Vineyard Estate Winery, Restaurant and Microbrewery on the Snowy River are open for Brunch & Lunch, Wine & Beer tastings. If you are looking for wines with a unique flavour, Snowy Vineyard Estate has the wine for that special occasion. We also have a microbrewery on site, which offers six beer styles.

Enquiry: 1300 766 608
Location: Werralong Road (via Rockwell Road, Berridale) Dalgety, NSW, 2628
Open: Wednesday – Sunday

Book Your Thredbo Stay

Thredbo sits on the traditional land of the Monero – Ngarigo people who have looked after this land, water and community for over 60,000 years. We thank them for all they have done and continue to do to look after their country, a special place which we all love and respect.

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