Australia''s high country is home to spectacular peaks, clear mountain streams and cool, crisp air, which make an interesting setting for any holiday. Natural occurring features in the Snowy Region abound and are for the most part easily accessible by car. More than half of the alpine habitat in Australia falls inside the Snowy Mountains boundaries. Coupled with the abundance of unpolluted freshwater streams, the famous Murray and Snowy Rivers, magnificent valleys and undulating meadow, the region is proudly unique and abundant in its natural attractions. National Parks cover a fairly large area of the Snowies, including Kosciuszko National Park,
The historic red brick building at Railway Park was once the convent for the sisters of St. Joseph. It now houses a beautiful array of locally produced lavender products, local historic information and tourist information. Essential lavender oil distillations and talks can be arranged with prior notice. A visit to Lavender House allows you the chance to soak up the history of the area and experience the delights of lavender.
Discover the real Snowy Mountains Natural Beauty and Cultural Heritage. Snowy Mountains Touring Company provides Scheduled Tours and can provide you with a licensed and experienced mountain driver/guide to drive your vehicle or accompany your coach party through the mountains and give insights and information on the area, its history and current issues as you enjoy the scenery. The Scheduled Tours will take you from Jindabyne to Khancoban or Jindabyne to Yarrangobilly Caves allowing you to experience the wonders of the Snowy Mountains.