An outdoor lover’s paradise, Berridale is a picturesque town nestled at the base of the Snowy Mountains. This charismatic region is renowned for its fishing, spectacular mountain landscapes and year-round adventure sports.
Things to do
Head to Poplar Drive, located on the Jindabyne side of town, which boasts exquisite yellowing poplars during autumn. It’s also home to a National Trust-listed old schoolhouse, located on Oliver Street. Reflect upon education during the 19th century and snap a photograph of the unique curved iron roof.
Travelling with the kids? Take a trip to the Eucumbene Trout Farm to see Highland cattle and alpacas. Drop your line in at the privately stocked Stony Lake, take a fly fishing lesson and enjoy a fish dinner or an alpaca burger at the Eucumbene Farm cafe.
Journey to Kosciuszko National Park for an unforgettable experience in the Snowy Mountains. During summertime you can hike, mountain bike, climb or embark on a guided white-water expedition, while in winter the area serves as a popular skiing destination. The truly adventurous can climb to the summit of Mount Kosciuszko, the highest point in Australia standing at over 2,200 metres.
If you want to unwind with a drink in hand, visit the Snowy Vineyard and Microbrewery, situated on the banks of the Snowy River. Taste a wide variety of craft beers or sip a vintage wine on the patio while the kids enjoy the trampoline and petting zoo.
The nearest airport is Snowy Mountains Airport, located about 15 minutes’ drive from Berridale. Cooma is the closest town, about 30 minutes’ drive away. The easiest way to get around is by car.
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What are the best hotels in Berridale?
147 reviews rated Southern Cross Motor Inn with an average score of 7.7/10. It may also be worth looking into the Snowdream Motel, which received a rating of 8.2/10 from 227 reviews.