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Yarramba Horse Riding


Where the Monaro plains meet the Snowy Mountains, Yarramba is an establishment renowned for its excellent horsemanship and well trained horses.

Located by the Murrumbidgee River between Cooma and Adaminaby, Yarramba is easily accessible for visitors to the Mountains and Kosciuszko areas all year round.

Yarramba Horse Riding specialises in personal trail rides for beginners and experienced riders, allowing just you and your family or friends to ride out and experience bush riding in one of Australia's finest landscapes on Yarramba's well-trained, responsive horses.

Every trail ride is planned to suit your individual requirements, from time, duration, route and horses so you can enjoy the perfect horseback adventure.




1760 Dry Plains Road
Cooma, NSW, 2630

Located 7.3K from Dry Plain

Lake Eucumbene


Lake Eucumbene in the beautiful Snowy Mountains is located around 40 kilometres from Cooma at its closest point. It sits at an elevation of 1200 metres above sea level making it a pristine alpine lake.

The closest town to Lake Eucumbene is Adaminaby. The dam construction was finished in 1958 creating the largest of the Snowy Scheme lakes. It holds around nine times the volume of water that Sydney Harbour does. This lake is one of the best fisheries in the Australian Highlands holding rainbow trout, brown trout and atlantic salmon, the lake is regularly re-stocked with trout by NSW Fisheries which makes it a mecca for trout fishermen.

In the summer months there is a wide spectrum of sporting, freshwater fishing and tourist activities that are available all year round in the Snowy Mountains region of the Mount Kosciusko National Park.




Buckendarra Road
Cooma, NSW, 2630

Located 15.2K from Dry Plain

Selwyn Snowfields


Selwyn Snow Resort is a family owned and operated ski resort located in the beautiful Snowy Mountains of New South Wales. Selwyn takes pride in teaching Australians how to ski and enjoy the snow. It's gently progressing slopes and professional snow sports school provide the perfect first time experience for everyone.

Being a family operated resort, Selwyn remains as dedicated as ever to Aussie families by making everything an easy process. From booking your holiday to experiencing it, Selwyn ensures affordability and friendliness throughout all aspects. Tobogganing and Snow Tubing are just a couple of the other activities to do around Selwyn and provides an option for those who are not interested in skiing or snowboarding.

Selwyn has 10 lifts, an expansive snowmaking system covering 80 per cent of the skiable terrain and a Mini Terrain Park for everyone to learn how to get their jib on.




Selwyn Snow Resort,
Kings Cross Rd
Cabramurra, NSW, 2629

Located 15.5K from Dry Plain

Big Trout


Adaminaby, located 51 kilometres northwest of Cooma, in the Snowy Mountains, is a popular trout fishing spot, so it's an ideal place for the 10 metre high Big Trout to live. This huge fibreglass structure was built by Adaminaby artist, Andy Lomnici, in 1969 and is an icon for the beautiful mountain town of Adaminaby.

The iconic sculpture has been completely refurbished by The Friends of the Fish Committee and after this full restoration, she can once again proudly take her place alongside the 144 other "Big Things" scattered throughout Australia.




Snowy Mountains Highway
Adaminaby, NSW, 2630

Located 16.2K from Dry Plain

Snowy Scheme Museum


Sixty two years after the launch of the Snowy Mountains Scheme by the then Governor-General, Sir William McKell, the current Governor-General, Quentin Bryce, travelled to Adaminaby on Saturday 15 October 2011 to open the museum that showcases this monumental chapter in Australia's history.

The Snowy Scheme Museum is a multi-dimensional insight into the impact on the nation of the construction of the Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Scheme, highlighting achievements of the engineers, the workers, the machinery and the role the project played in the development of the modern Australian nation. The Snowy Scheme is widely considered to be the greatest engineering project ever undertaken in Australia.




Snowy Mountains Highway
Adaminaby, NSW, 2629

Located 16.3K from Dry Plain

Stewarts Visitor Information and Gallery


The Stewarts Information and Gallery has been compiled by Leigh Stewart, a resident of Adaminaby and former resident of Old Adaminaby.

A unique experience and fascinating memories of historic Adaminaby from 1870 to 2004. The display consists of historic photos, newspapers clippings, documents on the history of Adaminaby, Snowy Hydro, Kiandra, the ski run at Selwyn Snowfields. There are also map displays, an historic video and art exhibitions of local artists work.

Books and videos are also available for sale.




3 Denison Street
Adaminaby, NSW, 2629

Located 16.3K from Dry Plain

Dry Plain: Events

Adaminaby Cup Race Day


Adaminaby Cup Race Day is a great local event, held annually in November. This is a fantastic day of country racing. Enjoy fashions of the field, there are prizes to give away, and lots of action on the race track. The feature race is the Snowgoose Cup.

Bookmakers will operate on the local and metropolitan races and there will also be an on course tote. No ATM or Eftpos facilities are available.

Buses are available every 15 minutes from the Big Trout in Adaminaby to the Racecourse.

Food stalls and bar facilities are available on course. Jumping castle and stalls for the children to make it a great family day out.

The rustic Adaminaby Racecourse was the set location for Phar Lap's last race in Mexico in the Phar Lap movie.


Event Dates
2016
      19th Nov


Bobeyan Road,
Adaminaby Racecourse
Adaminaby, NSW, 2630

Located 15.0K from Dry Plain

Snowy River Aviators Inc


The Snowy River Aviators gather monthly for a barbecue and fly in. Meet the members of the club, enjoy a barbecue lunch and maybe even take a flight with one of the members. They meet on the first Sunday of the month at the Kennedy Airfield on the Snowy Mountains Highway a few kilometres from Adaminaby, weather permitting. Sausage sizzle costs AUD5.00 and includes a soft drink.




Snowy Mountains Highway,
Corner of Bobeyan Road
Adaminaby, NSW, 2629

Located 16.3K from Dry Plain

Adaminaby Easter Fair


Held every Easter Saturday, the Adaminaby Easter Fair is a day for the whole family

Highlights include market and food stalls, Easter Bunny and Easter Bonnet Parade, dog high jump, tug-of-war, cooee, pie eating, and the family favourite Wacky Quacky Duck Race with AUD700 in prize money on offer.

There will be competitions and something for everyone happening on the Main Street in Adaminaby.


Event Dates
2017
      15th Apr


Denison Street
Adaminaby, NSW, 2629

Located 16.5K from Dry Plain

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