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Snowy River National Park

Victoria, Australia
+61 13 19 63
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Forgotten corner of the mountains

Snowy River National Park is actually the large area of forest south of McKillops Road in the... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
mrdom
iconic australia

to most australian the snowy river is an iconic spot that rustles up visions of banjo patterson... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2017
JohnG3121
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Snowy River National Park, now 114,505 hectares, is dominated by the river that gives its name to the park. Reserved as a national park in 1979, it offers spectacular river scenery, magnificent deep gorges, old growth alpine ash forests of Mt Gelantipy, distinSnowy River National Park, now 114,505 hectares, is dominated by the river that gives its name to the park. It offers spectacular river scenery, magnificent deep gorges, old growth alpine ash forests of Mt Gelantipy and breathtaking wilderness areas. The Snowy River itself is renowned for canoeing and rafting, and this remote park is ideal for those who appreciate magnificent forests, rugged gorges and wild landscapes. McKillops Bridge is one of the few places with conventional vehicle access to the Snowy River. The Deddick River meets the Snowy just upstream of the bridge and wide sandy beaches with shallow rock pools between the rapids make this a great swimming spot. If you're not 4WDing, an ideal way to discover some of the park's special features is by spending a few days touring the area by vehicle with all major roads suitable for 2WD vehicles. There is also a number of walking tracks throughout the Park. The camping areas and other attractions in the park are some distance from towns and shops. When you visit, carry all the fuel, food, drinking water and equipment you will need during your stay. Bush camping areas offering basic facilities are provided at a number of camp sites. The Park is located 390 kilometres north-east of Melbourne and can be approached from a number of directions. From the south, access is via the Princes Hwy and either Buchan or Orbost. From the north, the Barry Way through Jindabyne and the Bonang Main Road from Bombala, NSW give the best access. ctive pine woodlands in the valley, undisturbed catchments of the Rodger River and breathtaking wilderness areas. The Snowy River is renowned for canoeing and rafting, and this remote park is ideal for those who appreciate magnificent forests, rugged gorges and wild landscapes. McKillops Bridge is one of the few places with conventional vehicle access to the Snowy River. The Deddick River meets the Snowy just upstream of the bridge and wide sandy beaches with shallow rock pools between the rapids make this a great swimming spot. The Snowy River National Park is located 390 kilometres north-east of Melbourne, almost half way to Sydney and can be approached from a number of directions. From the south, access is via the Princes Hwy and either Buchan or Orbost. From the north, the Barry Way through Jindabyne and the Bonang Main Road from Bombala, NSW give the best access.
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Snowy River National Park is actually the large area of forest south of McKillops Road in the Deddick Valley, with the Alpine National Park (Victoria) and Kosciusko National Park (NSW) covering the more northerly areas that people might normally think of in relation to the...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

to most australian the snowy river is an iconic spot that rustles up visions of banjo patterson, brumbies etc. its a shame that more people dont visit this spectacular part of australia. words can't describe how beautiful this area is.

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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

I visited Yosemite and Grand Canyon earlier this year. Snowy River Park is up with these. Drove from Bairnsdale through Buchanan to little river falls and little river gorge. Outstanding view. The road from here to McKillops Bridge is the most spectacular drive in Victoria....More

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Reviewed 18 January 2016

We visited as a family unit and loved this area. Drove down to Charlottes Pass and the scenery was absolutely breathtaking. Those beautiful snow gums and wildflowers was something else. The fee charged by Parks was reasonable. We travelled 2,000k on our road trip and...More

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Reviewed 5 December 2014

Fun mountain trail- fingers crossed no one comes in opposite direction.Reaching the track end and walking to the basin just felt so special. Camping zone too.

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Reviewed 24 May 2014

Finally, down the right side of the road is the beginnings of the country made famous by one of Walt Disney’s earliest successful non-cartoon movies. In the early 1980’s, they made a film starring Kirk Douglas called “The Man From Snowy River”. Snowy River National...More

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