In the NSW Snowy Mountains, you can seek out world-class wine, wild swimming, farmgate foraging and cycle NSW’s only rail trail. The Snowy Mountains is home to the regions of Tumut and Tumbarumba.
Top kid-friendly attractions in the Snowy Mountains:
The Yarrangobilly Caves and Thermal Pool can be found in northern Kosciuszko National Park. Explore jaw-dropping caves on a guided tour and swim in the thermal pool.
Nest Cinema-Café Tumbarumba is a cafe, boutique cimena and hosts a variety of events.
The interpretive area at the Adelong Falls Gold Mill Ruins explains the history of the site and has a wheelchair accessible viewing platform. For the more nimble, a walk of about an hour leads down from the platform to Adelong Creek and the ruins.
The mill processed ore from miners from Adelong and the wider district and ceased operation in 1914. The Adelong Falls is a popular swimming hole during the warmer months and a great spot for walking and picnics.
Lookouts to Paddy’s River Falls are located a short walk from the parking area provide perfect views of the Falls and the landscape downstream. To get a closer look, follow the walkway to the bottom. During the warmer months, the cool spray of water as the Falls hit the pool and rocks below provides refreshing relief from the heat. To get there, follow the Tooma Road from Tumbarumba for 18 kilometres as it meanders through the countryside.