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Wolgal Hut

Selwyn area in Kosciuszko National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Wolgal Hut.

Getting there and parking

Wolgal Hut is closed until further notice due to bushfire damage. Wolgal Hut is in the Kiandra precinct of Kosciuszko National Park.

From Cooma, take Snowy Mountains Highway via Adaminaby towards Kiandra for approximately 90km.

From Tumut travel south on the Snowy Mountains Highway for almost 100km.

Please ensure you have winter mix diesel vehicles in winter months, to avoid the fuel freezing.

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 Wolgal Hut. However, during the winter months you might need to park closer to the highway to ensure you aren’t snowed in.

Facilities

  • Pillow cases and bottom sheets are provided. It can get quite cold so come prepared for cold weather.
  • Wolgal Hut is fully-furnished and has a full kitchen with gas appliances and two bathrooms.
  • You must be self-sufficient operating a generator (fuel supplied) and gas appliances including heater, fridge and stove.
  • There is no DVD player, television or stereo in the accommodation.
  • There are no laundry facilities
  • Outdoor fires may only be lit where barbecues are provided
  • Please leave the premises clean and tidy, with cutlery and cooking utensils washed and put away, or additional cleaning fees may be charged.
  • If possible, please take all rubbish with you upon departure. Otherwise place in the bin behind the hut.
  • We advise you boil the water at Wolgal. Wolgal Hut is operated with a combination of ULP generator and solar/batteries and gas.
  • Guests must read the instructions provided at the hut for operation. Use of multiple devices may drain electricity supplies.

Maps and downloads

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.

Fire safety

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus 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 and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

Accessibility

Disability access level - no wheelchair access

Prohibited

 

Camping

Caravans and camping are not permitted in the Kiandra Heritage precinct.

Drones

Flying a drone for recreational purposes is prohibited in this area. Drones may affect public enjoyment, safety and privacy, interfere with park operations, or pose a threat to wildlife. See the Drones in Parks policy.

This area may be a declared Drone Exclusion Zone, or may be subject to Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) rules for flying near airports, aerodromes and helicopter landing sites. See CASA's Drone Flyer Rules.

Commercial filming and photography

Commercial filming or photography is prohibited without prior consent. You must apply for permission and contact the local office.

Pets

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

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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