The Pines Cottage
High Plains area in Kosciuszko National Park
Spend your time walking, fishing and mountain biking the high country at heritage The Pines Cottage in the remote northern Kosciuszko National Park, near Adaminaby.
|Where||312 Port Phillip Trail, Tantangara, NSW, 2629 - in High Plains area|
|Facilities||Picnic tables, barbecue facilities, drinking water, showers, toilets, indoor fireplace, kitchen, plates and cutlery, pots and pans|
|What to bring||Bed sheets, blankets, pillows, towels, toilet paper, torch, firewood|
The Pines Cottage is closed in winter between June and October long weekends.
Park entry fees are not required to access The Pines 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.|
For a reminder of the important things in life, try this rustic getaway, high in the Australian Alps in Kosciuszko National Park, near Adaminaby. The Pines Cottage is part of an historic complex of buildings that include Currango Homestead and Daffodil Cottage, dating back to the late 1880s. Originally built to provide accommodation for stockmen, it’s perfect for large groups.
Once you’ve unloaded the car, breathe in that clean, crisp mountain air and take in the sweeping plains under the curious gaze of kangaroos grazing on the lawn. From here, you can explore the high country with a wide range of activities that include walking, horse riding, mountain biking and fishing.
When the sun sinks and the night fills with stars, it’s time to head indoors, stoke up the wood stove, and cook up a feast fit for a stockman. Settle in for a night of wine and song around the big open fire.
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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.
- 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