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Yarrangobilly Caves House 1917 section

Yarrangobilly area in Kosciuszko National Park


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Stay in the luxurious Yarrangobilly Caves House 1917 section, an award winning heritage house set in a breathtaking part of Kosciuszko National Park. This charming self-catered 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, electric power
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 towns are Tumut and 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.  
  • 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: $170 per night (peak). $145 per night (off-peak). Includes 2 guests. Private bathroom is located next door.
  • King Suite (king + sofa bed): $200 per night (peak). $175 per night (off-peak). Includes 2 adults and 1 child or infant on the sofa bed.
  • Family suite (2 interconnecting rooms with king, 2 singles, and ensuite): $250 per night (peak). $200 per night (off-peak). Includes 4 guests.
Entry fees Park entry fees apply

Use a secure payment gateway to book online at least 2 days before 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 in 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 tall forests. Spend your days exploring walking tracks 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 day of adventuring, slip 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
  • Canberra Region Tourism Awards – 2015 and 2016 Commendations – Unique Accommodation

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 Visitor Centre
  • 9am-5pm daily (closed Christmas Day)
  • (02) 6454 9597
  • (02) 6454 9598
  • Yarrangobilly Caves Entrance Road, off Snowy Mountains Highway, Yarrangobilly Caves NSW

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Yarrangobilly Caves House, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Murray Vanderveer