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10 Things to Do in Jindabyne You Can’t Miss

Now that the weather is warmer, and we don’t have to worry about snow storms or frostbite, it’s time to get out and enjoy activities in Jindabyne. There are so many things to do here during this time of year. Here are some of my favorites:

boat on the clear water of a beach in Jindabyne during summer

Things to Do in Jindabyne

Horseback riding

Riding horses is a great way to see the town and countryside, as well as wildlife. The stables are conveniently located and can be easily accessed via taxi or car. If you’re looking for a unique way to explore the area around Jindabyne, horseback riding should be your first choice!


Sailing is a great way to spend a summer day in Jindabyne! It’s also fun for the whole family and provides an excellent opportunity to see the scenery of the town from a different perspective. Plus, it’s a great way to get some exercise and learn something new.

Water sports

If you like the water, there are plenty of activities to enjoy in Jindabyne. Kayaking, water skiing (ski ropes), and canoeing can be enjoyed on both Lake Jindabyne and Lake Lyell. If you prefer a more exciting sport, you can try windsurfing or kitesurfing at the lakefront. For those who enjoy surfing but don’t have their board, there are also opportunities to take lessons from local instructors.

Finally, if you’re looking for something a little less active than swimming or surfing, why not just relax with some friends by having lunch on one of the many patios overlooking both lakes?

Related Read: Best Water Activities in Australia 

Skiing & Snowboarding

Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, skiing and snowboarding are great ways to enjoy winter in Jindabyne. They’re also good for your health since they get you out of the house and into the fresh air.

You can do this activity with friends or family, so it’s a fun way to spend time together with those who matter most to you. Or if there’s not enough snow for skiing or boarding, head on over to the local ice rink instead!

Indulge in local food and wine

  • Try the local wine. There are some wonderful wines in this region, and you can enjoy them at any number of tasting rooms or wineries.
  • Try the local beer. If you like craft beer, there’s a brewery in town that’ll give you a taste of their wares—and even if you don’t normally drink beer, it’s worth it just to try something new!
  • Indulge in local cheese while visiting Jindabyne! The region is especially known for its dairy products, so why not stop by a cheese shop and sample some delicious cheeses?

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Fishing is a great way to relax and take in the scenery. There are many different types of fish in the lake, so you have a good chance of catching something! If you don’t have any equipment or licenses, stop by one of the local shops and pick up what you need.


Jindabyne is a perfect place to kayak. The town’s many lakes are surrounded by stunning scenery, and it’s an ideal place to try out this fun activity. Even if you’re not an experienced kayaker, don’t worry about getting stuck on the water for hours—rentals are available at most of the lakeside resorts.

Kayaking is a great way to get some fresh air and exercise while enjoying beautiful views of the Australian countryside. It’s also a great activity for families with young children; many companies offer canoes that sit lower in the water than traditional kayaks so your kid won’t have trouble staying afloat!

A kayaking wetsuit is a neoprene suit that keeps you warm and waterproof while you’re paddling. It’s also called a kayaking drysuit or a paddling drysuit look at plus size wetsuit. You can use a kayaking wetsuit for other activities like sailing, surfing, kiteboarding, windsurfing, and fishing.

Snowmobile tours

Snowmobile tours are a great way to explore the snow-covered wilderness of Jindabyne. You’ll be able to see the beautiful scenery as you speed through the hills, valleys, and forests that surround large bodies of water like Lake Jindabyne.

If you’re interested in taking a snowmobile tour while visiting Jindabyne during summertime, here’s what you need to do:

  • Book your tour beforehand. You can book these tours through various companies in town.
  • Bring appropriate clothing with you on the tour—you’ll be riding in cold temperatures!
  • Note how long your tour will take—the average length is about 2 hours but some last longer than others depending on how far off-road they go or how many stops there are along the way (for example lunch at a restaurant).

Generally speaking though if all goes well then most people find themselves back home again within 4-6 hours after leaving their hotel room so don’t worry!

Related Read: Everything You Need To Know About Snowmobiling Tours

Lake cruises

I’m sure you’ve heard of a river cruise before, but have you ever taken an Australian lake cruise? It is an excellent way to explore the area and do some bird watching. During peak season in summer, these cruises are available year-round. You can choose from different types of boats and tours that cater to your needs – whether it’s for family or couples or groups.

You might even see one of the many local wildlife species such as platypus (platypuses), echidnas (echidnas), dingoes (dingoes), kookaburras (kookaburras), goannas (goannas), koalas(koalas) and wombats(wombats). Or if you’re lucky maybe even a platypus! Take note: the wildlife on these tours may not always be visible due to weather conditions so don’t worry if they don’t show up!

There are a lot of things to do in Jindy during the summer months.

There are a lot of things to do in Jindy during the summer months.

  • Go swimming at the local pools or beaches.
  • Come and visit the town’s many museums, galleries, and local attractions.
  • March down Main Street, and see all of its beautiful buildings and statues.


There are plenty of things to do in Jindy during the summer months. If you’re looking for a little adventure, there are plenty of things to keep you busy. You can go sailing or kayaking on Lake Jindabyne, go skiing and snowboarding at Thredbo or ski fields nearby like Bullocks Flat or Perisher, try some water sports at Lake Jindabyne, go fishing or even take a ride on a horseback ride through the mountains near town. There are also many local food & wine tours available throughout Jindy which will give you an insight into what makes this beautiful place so special!

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