Skiing & snowboarding

Visitors come to Jindabyne for a number of reasons, but the main one is, hands down, hitting the slopes!

Whether you’re a skier or boarder, you’re in the gateway to the Snowy Mountains, with Chalet Alpina just a 10-minute drive to the snow chutes. You can be at either Perisher or Thredbo resorts within half an hour’s drive, and the Selwyn Snow Resort in a couple of hours.

Click the links below for more on each resort.

Bush Walking & Hiking

In the summer months, as the snow melts to reveal nearby Kosciuszko National Park’s stunning natural landscape, you’ll find yourself in hiking and bush walking paradise.

Whether you’re climbing the highest mountain in NSW, Mount Kosciuszko, or exploring the gentler routes, there’s no better way to connect with nature and reconnect with yourself, than by strapping on the boots and hitting the trails.

Click the links below to plot your paths.

Mountain Biking

If wheels are your preferred method of travel then the region around Jindabyne is calling you! From the Mount Kosciuszko Summit Trail, to the Cascade Hut Trail that immerses you in the snow gum trees of the Pilot Wilderness Area, the mountains are a mountain bikers playground.

Plus, just a 10-minute drive from Chalet Alpina, you’ll find the Bungarra Alpine Centre’s professionally built 20km mountain bike trail network, which also includes skills areas. Click the links below for all you need to know.


Chalet Alpina is located just a stone’s throw fromĀ  beautiful Lake Jindabyne, renowned as one of the premier trout fishing spots in Australia.

Whatever time of year you stay with us, you’ll find lake Jindy’s pure alpine waters home to Rainbow, Brown and Brook Trout, as well as Atlantic Salmon.

For the lowdown on casting your line into the pristine waters, click the links below.


Take inspiration from The Man from Snowy River and saddle up to explore the vast sub-alpine wilderness of the Thredbo Valley.

If you’re an experienced rider, or new to the ponies and looking to walk in the footsteps of the brumbies, the region’s horse riding options cater to all ages and abilities.

For more on the joy of discovering the Snowy Mountains on horseback, click the links below.

Helicopter flights

From scenic flights and wilderness picnic chopper experiences, to bespoke photographic tours, the excitement of exploring the Snowy Mountains by helicopter will stay with you forever.

Come snow or sun, and everything in between, the region’s helicopter tours can provide a unique perspective on one of Australia’s most breath-taking natural landscapes.

To find a flight that’s right for you, click the links below.

Hot Air Balloon

The crisp air on your face, the beauty of Lake Jindabyne and the Snowy Mountains laid bare beneath you, there is nothing like exploring the region from the air.

As the hot air balloon moves with the natural wind patterns – and the expert guidance of the pilot – you’ll experience both serenity and euphoria as you sail among the clouds.

Find your ballooning experience by clicking the links below.

Our Rooms

From individuals to families, whatever your needs, we have a room for you – all with private bathrooms.

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Select your preferred room and dates to secure your stay at Chalet Alpina. We look forward to welcoming you!