1 Hostels in Jindabyne, Australia

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Get to know Jindabyne (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Jindabyne. To help you make friends with Jindabyne before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

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Jindabyne is most commonly known as a gateway town to the ski resorts in the Snowy Mountains of New South Wales, situated approximately two hours' drive from Canberra it can be a good place to find a hostel as your base in the area. Jindabyne or “Jindy” as it is known by locals, is dominated by Lake Jindabyne. The original town of Jindabyne sits below the present lake.

The two nearby ski resorts, Thredbo and Perisher, are popular in winter and summer. Most people who choose to stay in Jindabyne rather than Thredbo or Perisher are intending to save some money, as accommodation prices in the actual resorts can be very high in peak season. Ski apparel can be rented from a number of outlets in Jindabyne. Drivers who are are not in a 4x4 will be required to have mandatory snow chains in winter (these can be hired from shops in the town).

Jindabyne lacks the après-ski that is possible in Thredbo. However, at night during peak season, it is reasonably busy, particularly at weekends. Why not visit Brumby Bar & Bistro, where you can cook your own steak inside flame-grilled just the way you like it?

There are summer activities to do in Jindabyne, with most centered on the lake such as wakeboarding, waterskiing, and fishing. The lake is melted snow, so wetsuits are recommended!

There are a few popular backpacker hostels in Jindabyne and there are camping grounds with holiday chalets for rent on either side of the lake. Prices vary depending on the time of year and the amount of snowfall that has occurred.

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Jindabyne comes alive during the months of June through to September when the winter snow season is in full swing.There are good pubs and restaurants all within walking distance of each other. Check out the live music or maybe grab a steak at the one of the restaurants after a great day skiing or snowboarding.

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Your Packing List for Jindabyne

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You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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