Set on the shores of beautiful Lake Jindabyne this town boasts an endless range of diverse and value for money hotel and resort accommodation with plenty of restaurants and entertainment to choose from including live bands and nightclubs. Jindabyne offers easy access to Smiggins, Perisher Blue & Thredbo ski resorts - just a 30 minute drive; with shuttle services for those without a car.
Jindabyne, also known as "Jindy", is the Gateway to the Snowy Mountains. Less than a
three hour drive from Canberra, and just over a six hour drive from Sydney, Jindabyne is
certainly the central launch pad for both Perisher and Thredbo. Perisher and Thredbo are
an easy half-an-hour drive away, via the Alpine Way for Thredbo, and via Kosciusko Road
or take the Skitube to Perisher.
There are two shopping centres in Jindabyne, offering supermarkets; liquor stores; chemist; newsagent; bookshop; bakeries; souvenir shops; banks; ski and clothing hire outlets; post office; video shop; cinema; cafes; restaurants; nightclubs; medical centre and an indoor heated pool.
The National Parks and Wildlife Service Centre is located on Kosciusko Road includes the regional office of the NPWS, visitor centre, 180 seat theatre and cafe.
If you don't wish to ski everyday in the region, Jindabyne is a great base for other activities, such as:
- Cruise on Lake Jindabyne
- Visit the Trout Farm & Hatchery
- Snowy River Winery
- Art & Photography Galleries
- Angora Goat Stud
- Horse Riding
- The Snowy Mountains Hydro Electric Scheme