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Yarrangobilly Caves House 1917 section

Kosciuszko National Park


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Stay in the luxurious Yarrangobilly Caves House 1917 section, an award winning heritage house set in a breath-taking part of Kosciuszko National Park. This charming self-contained accommodation is perfect for couples or families who wish to escape the crowds.

Accommodation Details
Accommodation type Lodge
Maximum guests 24
Facilities Barbecue facilities, cafe/kiosk, carpark, drinking water, public phone, showers, toilets
Please note
  • Reservations can be made for any arrival within the next 12 months. Find out more about our terms and conditions, and review frequently asked questions about staying in national parks.
  • Check in 3pm to 5pm. Check out 10am. Keys can be collected from the Yarrangobilly Caves Visitors Centre. Late check-in can be arranged by contacting Yarrangobilly Caves on (02) 6454 9597. Fees may apply for lost keys. 
  • Yarrangobilly Caves House is in a remote location. Please bring all your supplies, including food and fuel. The nearest town is Adaminaby, a 1 hour drive. 
  • There is no mobile reception 
  • For a cosy experience and your own self-contained wing next door, see Yarrangobilly Caves House East and West wings.  
  • Please see visitor info for more information
  • Peak season: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights. All public holidays and school holiday periods in NSW, QLD, ACT and VIC. All of July and August. 
  • Off-peak season: Monday to Thursday. 
  • Minimum 2 night bookings. 3 night minimum for long weekends. 
  • Queen ensuite: $170 per night (peak). $145 per night (off-peak). Includes 2 guests. 
  • King no ensuite: $115 per night (peak). $90 per night (off-peak). Includes 2 guests. 
  • King ensuite: $190 per night (peak). $165 per night (off-peak). Includes 2 guests. 
  • King Suite (king + sofa bed): $190 per night (peak). $165 per night (off-peak). Includes 2 guests. 1 additional child (5-15yrs) or infant (0-4yrs) $25 per night. The infant is free if you bring your own portacot and linen. 
  • Family suite (king ensuite connected to king no ensuite): $230 per night (peak). $205 per night (off-peak). Includes 4 guests. Call 13000 PARKS (1300 072 757) to book a family suite.
Entry fees Park entry fees apply

Use a secure payment gateway to book online at least 2 days prior to your stay. Alternatively, contact the National Parks Contact Centre on 13000 PARKS (13000 72757). All reservations incur an additional booking fee of 2.5%. The property may only be occupied by the number of people specified in the reservation.

Group bookings and functions: If you would like to book for a group of 20 people or more, please email Yarrangobilly Caves or call (02) 6454 9597.

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For a weekend away from it all, head for Yarrangobilly Caves House 1917 section, in the picturesque Yarrangobilly Valley, Kosciuszko National Park. Revel in the wonder of a bygone era and stay in your own deluxe private room, in this grand heritage building. 

Ideal for romantic getaways and celebrating special occasions, Yarrangobilly Caves House is in a spectacular location surrounded by Snow Gums. Spend your days exploring walking track or take guided and self-guided cave tours. You can also catch some fish in the clear mountain streams. Yarrangobilly Caves House is only a short drive to Selwyn snowfields, where you can enjoy a day out skiing the slopes. 

After a hard day of adventuring, dive into the naturally heated thermal swimming pool. Round it off with a relaxing drink on the verandah, gazing across at scenic views of the limestone bluffs. 

Yarrangobilly Caves House also makes a classic wedding or special occasion venue. Completely renovated in 2012, the 1917 section of Yarrangobilly Caves House has won the following awards: 

  • National Trust - 2013 Heritage Award for Conservation - Built Heritage Government and Corporate 
  • Australian Institute of Architects - 2014 Heritage Conservation Architecture Award - Architectural Projects

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info


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Edward River canoe and kayak trail, Murray Valley National Park. Photo: David Finnegan.

Conservation program:

Iconic species - Southern corroboree frog conservation program

An iconic endangered species, the southern corroboree frog, found only in Kosciuszko National Park, faces the grave threat of extinction. Saving Our Species aims to prevent this from happening by battling chytrid fungus, protecting frog habitat from pests, and fostering a captive breeding program. 

Southern corroboree frog (Pseudophryne corroboree), Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: John Spencer
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Operated by

  • Yarrangobilly Caves
  • 9am-5pm daily (closed Christmas Day)
  • (02) 6454 9597
  • (02) 6454 9598
  • Snowy Mountains Highway, Yarrangobilly Caves

Park info

  • in Kosciuszko National Park in the Snowy Mountains region
  • Kosciuszko National Park is open all year round but at times some roads and trails close due to weather conditions or other park management issues, for details click on the alerts button or select contact to get in touch with visitor centre staff.

  • Park entry fees:

    Prices valid to 5 October 2015 (inclusive): $27 per vehicle per day; motorcycles $11; bus passengers $11.45 per adult, $3.60 per child (per day). Find out more about the Winter entry surcharge.

    Yarrangobilly Caves: $3 per vehicle per day, unless park entry has been paid.

    Prices from 6 October 2015:
    Start of June 2016 long weekend to end of October 2016 long weekend: $29 per vehicle per day; motorcycles $12. Find out more about the Winter entry surcharge.

    Rest of the year (southern precinct only): $17 per vehicle per day; motorcycles $7; bus passengers $6.60 per adult, $2.20 per child (per day).

    Yarrangobilly Caves: $4 per vehicle per day, unless park entry has been paid.

    Passes: Day passes (based on daily entry fees above), multi-day passes and annual All Parks Pass available from local visitor centres, local agents and operating vehicle entry stations. Short Breaks Pass: $68 for five-days park entry at price of four days (not valid winter). Pensioners are exempt from park entry fees. Download the exemption form.

    Buy an annual pass.
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    • Scammell Street, Khancoban NSW
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    • Yarrangobilly Caves
      (02) 6454 9597
      Contact hours: 9am-5pm daily (closed Christmas Day)
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Yarrangobilly Caves House, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Murray Vanderveer