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
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
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
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
Mt Kosciuszko Helicopter Tour
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: (02) 6457 8232
Cost: 30mins | $330 pp | min 2 pax
Location: Flights depart from Cooma Airport
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
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
Location: Snowy River
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
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