People who visit the Snowy Mountains get caught up here, there is something enchanting and captivating about the location and scenery but also about the people, characters and the lifestyle. Maybe it is the fresh mountain air.
Located in the stunning Crackenback Valley. Tinkersfield is exactly half way between Thredbo Village and Jindabyne.
Nestled in the valley, surrounded by beautiful gum trees and native grasses with the mountains to the west and Lake Jindabyne to the east everyone who visits is instantly at ease with nature… you can see the stress of life in the fast lane fade as the minutes pass.
Tinkersfield is a 5 1/2 hour drive from Sydney and Melbourne is 6 1/2 hours away.Canberra is a quick two hour drive perfect for the impromptu getaway.Once guests arrive they will find themselves in the heart of the Snowy Mountains.
Whether you’re a family of beginners, expert shredders or somewhere in the middle, there’s an alpine resort to suit all your skiing and snowboarding needs.
Thanks to Tinkersfield's privileged location, you have the chance to ski and snowboard at two of Australia’s most popular ski resorts. You’ll be staying just a short 15 minute drive away from Thredbo and an even shorter five minute drive away from the Ski Tube which will transport you to Perisher in no time.
Discover the breathtaking beauty of Australia’s legendary high country on horse back. The heritage of Australia’s high plains and valleys are indelibly linked to The Man from Snowy River and its’ fabled high country cattlemen. Our history is covered with stories and adventures just waiting to be shared by local horse riding experts. Our guides and horses are local to the area and know everything there is to know about the Snowy Mountains, so you can rest easy knowing you’re in the best of hands.
Thunder down a rocky trail through a sea of gums. Gently climb from valley bottom to high country meadow covered with wildflowers. Let gravity pull you along a trip across the Mountain’s spine. You won’t soon forget the discoveries over the 50 kms of gravity riding, cross country and MTB action trails at Thredbo. There are all levels of bike riding just minutes away from Tinkersfield. The Thredbo Valley Track meanders along the banks of the mighty Thredbo River, riders maintain flow through open alpine, snow grass fields and ancient eucalyptus forests.
The foothills of the Snowy Mountains offers a wide variety of fishing choices which range from alpine streams, world-renowned rivers, and lakes like Eucumbene, Jindabyne and Khancoban Pondage. Endless opportunities await, with a thousand plus kilometres of wild trout water to wade in. The Snowy Mountains is a must as it is New South Wales' premier trout fishing area. Pursuing these wild mountain fish is one of our favourite spring, summer and autumn activities.
With expert guides keen to take you to high fishing spots and also discuss their fishing secrets, no experience is essential. Besides, what better way to experience the tranquillity of the Snowies, than by the side of an alpine stream in the wilderness or by boat on one of our beautiful lakes. A memory that will last a life time.
A chance to hike is waiting at every turn, with a trail system spanning from the sun-drenched, rocky ridge tops at the mountain’s crest to the cool, damp creek bottoms and hollows in the valleys. Test your endurance and climb Mt Kosciuszko, or take in a more relaxed, contemplative experience along the Thredbo Valley Trail. Along the way learn about the local plants and animals that inhabit the mountainside with our well-versed, knowledgeable team of guides.
Our wild backyard’s lush natural beauty begs to be discovered. Venture out in search of waterfalls, hidden hollows and rocky mountaintop vistas.
Surrounded deep in the beauty of the foothills of the Snowy Mountains, spending time on our many local waterways is one of our favorite ways to spend a spring or summer day. Explore mountain lakes, streams, and wetlands from a canoe, kayak, or standup paddle board, breath in the beauty of the local plant and animal life and the 360 degree views of the mountains. Whether it be sitting at the water's level in a kayak or standing on a stable board above it, these watersport experiences are a great family and group experience and a true guest favourite.
The Snowy Mountains is a very special part of Australia and we’re in the heart of it. The High Country is achingly beautiful, profoundly challenging & spiritually uplifting. It exerts a powerful influence on those drawn to it, which does not dim, but rather grows overtime.
Everything about us links back to our origins and to this pristine, beautiful environment we’re lucky enough to call home.