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Yarrangobilly Caves House 1917 section

Kosciuszko National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Yarrangobilly Caves House 1917 section.

Getting there and parking

Yarrangobilly Caves House is in the northern precinct of Kosciuszko National Park. To get there: 

From the Monaro Highway: 

  • At Cooma, take the Snowy Mountains Highway and continue for approximately 110km 
  • Turn left on to Yarrangobilly Caves Entrance Road 
  • Follow the unsealed road for approximately 6km to Yarrangobilly Caves House 

From the Hume Highway: 

  • At Gundagai, take the Tumut exit and follow Gocup Road to Tumut 
  • Continue on Snowy Mountains Highway south for approximately 90km 
  • Turn right on to Yarrangobilly Caves Entrance Road 
  • Follow the unsealed road for approximately 6km to Yarrangobilly Caves House 

The closest service stations are in Talbingo and Adaminaby. 24-hour fuel is only available in Gundagai or Cooma. Cabramurra also has a 24/7 card-only service.

Road quality

  • It's recommended that all vehicles carry snow chains from the June to October long weekends. Read our snow driving in Kosciuszko tips.

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • Snow chains required after snow

Parking

Parking is available at Yarrangobilly Caves House. Bus parking is available – contact the visitor centre on (02) 6454 9597 for access.

Facilities

Yarrangobilly Caves House 1917 section has: 4 x queen ensuite. 1 x king no ensuite. 2 x king suite (king + sofa bed). 2 x family suite (2 interconnecting rooms with king and 2 single beds)

  • The family suite accommodates 4 people (maximum). All other rooms have a maximum of 2 occupants, with the following exceptions:
  • The king suites accommodate 2 people, and an additional child or infant on the sofa bed. The infant is free if bringing your own portacot and linen.
  • Room 10/11 (one of the family suites) can accommodate one additional child or infant in a folding bed or portacot (for hire). The infant is free if bringing your own portacot and linen
  • All king beds can be made up as single beds on booking request.
  • King (no ensuite) has a private bathroom located next door. Guests will be given a key upon check-in.
  • There are 2 shared kitchens, 2 family/lounge rooms, a dining room that seats 24 people, a verandah and outdoor barbecue area.
  • The main kitchen includes a stove, a cook top, microwave, slow cooker and a full range of baking pans and utensils for 3 complete cooking stations.
  • There are gas fires in lounge rooms and heaters in bedrooms
  • Washing machine and drying room available
  • There is no DVD player, television or stereo at the accommodation.
  • View the floor plans in maps and downloads
  • Please ensure you leave the accommodation in a clean and tidy manner, with all dishes washed up and put away. Any unreasonable cleaning will be charged an additional cleaning fee.
  • A function room is available for hire. For more information, please email Yarrangobilly Caves or call (02) 6454 9597.

Toilets

  • Flush toilets

Barbecue facilities

  • Gas/electric barbecues (free)

Cafe/kiosk

The Visitors Centre has a limited range of snacks, soft drinks and ice cream, personal items and basic supplies.

Carpark

Drinking water

UV-treated on site

Public phone

Calls paid for at the Visitor Centre on check-out

Showers

  • Hot showers

Electric power

Hydro and diesel power

Maps and downloads

Fees and passes

Please note there is a $4 site fee (valid for 24hrs) for vehicles without a day pass or annual pass.

  • All Parks Pass - For all parks in NSW (including Kosciuszko NP) $190 (1 year) / $335 (2 years)
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Safety messages

Alpine safety

Alpine areas present special safety issues. Conditions can be extreme and may change rapidly, particularly in winter. It’s important to be prepared and find out how to stay safe in alpine areas.

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency + app before you visit; it helps emergency services locate you, using your smartphone's GPS.

Please note, there is limited mobile phone reception in this park. You’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

Accessibility

Disability access level - hard

Wheelchairs can access this area with some difficulty.

  • Caves House 1917 has 1 wheelchair-accessible King suite

Permitted

Cavers must be part of a registered caving association and have a cave permit for all recreational caving activities.

Fishing

A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.

Prohibited

For the benefit of others, noise should be kept to a minimum and should end by 10pm.

Camp fires and solid fuel burners

Please note outdoor fires may not be lit.

Camping

Gathering firewood

Pets

Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the OEH pets in parks policy for more information.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Map of Yarrangobilly Caves House 1917 section, Kosciuszko National Park. Image: OEH Book now

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 contact one of the park's visitor centres.

  • Park entry fees:

    Winter (Alpine Way, Kosciuszko Rd and Link Road) From start of June long weekend to end of October long weekend: $29 per vehicle per day (24hrs); motorcycles $12; bus passengers $11.45 per adult, $3.60 per child per day(24hrs). Find out more about the Winter entry surcharge.

    Rest of the year (Alpine Way and Kosciuszko Road only) $17 per vehicle per day (24hrs); motorcycles $7; bus passengers $6.60 per adult, $2.20 per child per day (24hrs).

    Yarrangobilly Caves (year-round): $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. Read our Annual Pass FAQs for information on upgrades. 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.
    • Snowy Region Visitor Centre - Jindabyne
      (02) 6450 5600
      Contact hours: 8.30m-4.30pm daily (closed Christmas Day)
    • 49 Kosciuszko Road, Jindabyne NSW 2627
    • Email: srvc@environment.nsw.gov.au
      Fax: (02) 6456 1249
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    • Khancoban Visitor Centre
      (02) 6076 9373
      (02) 6076 9382
      Contact hours: 9am-4pm (closed 12.30pm-1pm) Monday to Friday. Open daily during peak summer season and school holidays.
    • Corner Scammell Street and Alpine Way, Khancoban NSW 2642
    • Fax: (02) 6076 9567
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    • Yarrangobilly Caves Visitor Centre
      (02) 6454 9597
      Contact hours: 9am-5pm daily (closed Christmas Day)
    • Yarrangobilly Caves Entrance Road, off Snowy Mountains Highway, Yarrangobilly Caves NSW
    • Fax: (02) 6454 9598
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    • Perisher Office
      (02) 6457 4444
      Contact hours: Winter: 8am-4pm Monday to Friday, 8am-12pm and 1-4pm Saturday and Sunday. Summer: 8am-12pm and 1-4pm Monday to Friday. Closed Saturday and Sunday.
    • NPWS Building, 9914 Kosciuszko Road, Perisher Valley NSW 2624
    • Email: perisher@environment.nsw.gov.au
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Yarrangobilly Caves House, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Murray Vanderveer