High Plains area in Kosciuszko National Park
Rustic Daffodil Cottage offers heritage accommodation in the Currango Homestead precinct with walking, fishing and horse riding in Kosciuszko National Park.
|Where||306 Port Phillip Trail, Tantangara, NSW, 2629 - in High Plains area|
|Facilities||Picnic tables, barbecue facilities, drinking water, showers, toilets|
|What to bring||Bed sheets, blankets, pillows, towels, toilet paper, torch|
Daffodil Cottage is closed in winter between June and October long weekends.
Park entry fees are not required to access Daffodil Cottage but do apply in other areas of Kosciuszko National Park.
|Bookings||Book online or call the National Parks Contact Centre on 1300 072 757.|
Daffodil Cottage was once the overseer’s residence for the historic Currango Homestead. Located high in Kosciuszko National Park, it now offers a glimpse of life on a pastoral station in the rugged high country, over 100 years ago. With no mobile phone reception, it’s the perfect getaway from the modern world.
Have a cuppa on the shady verandah and watch the kangaroos grazing on the lawns. Explore the majestic plains and rugged mountains of the Australian Alps along a range of walking tracks, or experience Yarrangobilly Caves. Try your luck at fishing in the crystal clear mountain streams, or saddle up your horse and ride the trails in true pioneer fashion.
In the evening, you’re bound to taste the difference as you’re tucking into a mouth-watering roast cooked on the heritage woodstove. Round it all off with a log fire, a bottle of the finest red and a selection of your favourite after-dinner munchies.
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- National Parks Contact Centre
- 7am to 7pm daily
- 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
- Tumut Region Visitor Centre
- 9am to 5pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.
- 02 6947 7025
- The Old Butter Factory, 5 Adelong Road, Tumut NSW 2720
- in the High Plains area of Kosciuszko National Park in the Snowy Mountains region
Long Plain Road and Tantangara Road (beyond the dam wall) are closed in winter from June to October long weekends. This period may be extended so it’s a good idea to contact the Tumut Visitor Centre. Areas may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
No park entry fees apply in the High Plains area. See vehicle entry fees for other areas in Kosciuszko National Park.Buy annual pass