The Ultimate Guide to Summer in Jindabyne

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The Ultimate Guide to Summer in Jindabyne
Posted on 13 April, 2021

While most families take a winter trip to the area for snow activities, there is so much more to Jindabyne and the Snowy Mountains. Take advantage of the warm weather and off-season rates for the ultimate summer experience that’s jam packed with fun activities. Need a home base for your stay? The Alpine Activity Centre is the perfect stay for groups of all sizes.


Mountain Biking

Jindabyne is quickly becoming known as one of the best Mountain Biking destinations in Australia. There are a multitude of tracks that can suit a range of different riders, whether you are a beginner or adrenaline junkie. Experience thrills on the Thredbo Valley track, only open through the warmer months, the 35km track travels through the ever-changing scenery of the Snowy Mountains.


Get an in-depth look at the Snowy Mountain Scenery with a hike through one of the area’s many trails. You can take in scenic mountain views along the Dead Horse Gap Walking Track, venture across the Snowy Mountain River to the breathtaking Blue Lake Lookout, brave the Illawong walk that takes you over a swing bridge. The hikes are suitable for all ages and levels and are an amazing way to experience the Snowy Mountains National Park.

Climb Mt Kosciuszko 

No Snowy Mountain trip would be complete without a climb up Australia’s highest peak! Sit on the top of the country with a 18.6km return trip. Make sure to have your camera ready, stunning views of Australia’s highest mountains, historic huts, weathered snow gums and rock formations  await you on the climb up!

Horse riding

Live out all of your “Man from Snowy River” dreams with a horse ride through the beautiful Snowy Mountain landscape. Whether you’re a natural equestrian or a complete novice, you can find the horse and trail to best suit you.


Paddling on Lake Jindabyne – one of Australia’s highest lakes – is a great way to relax, take in some scenery and explore the bays and islands of the lake. Lake Jindabyne is a vast expanse that you could spend the best part of a day paddling around quite easily.

Yarrangobilly Caves

Explore six beautiful limestone caves that are guaranteed to take you breath away! The caves make for a fun and informative day for the whole family. You can even take a dip in the nearby Yarrangobilly thermal pool. Surrounded by eucalyptus trees, the ever-Instagrammable mineral pool is naturally heated to a balmy 27 degrees celsius.