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Kiandra heritage precinct

Selwyn area in Kosciuszko National Park

Overview

Kiandra heritage precinct is closed due to severe fire damage. Located on the Snowy Mountains Highway, near Adaminaby, Kiandra was home to goldmining and skiing heritage.

Type
Historic buildings/places
Where
8950 Snowy Mountains Highway, Kiandra, NSW, 2629 - in Selwyn area in Kosciuszko National Park
Price
Free

Kiandra heritage precinct is closed due to severe fire damage.

Kiandra was the birthplace of snow skiing in Australia and saw the shortest and coldest gold rush in 1860.

A convenient stop along the Snowy Mountains Highway, its heritage buildings and walking track provided insights to the fascinating stories and life in the high country during the 1800s and early 1900s.

Kiandra is also known as an access point to the renowned Australian Alps walking track, and many of central Kosciuszko National Park's walks, cycling and horse riding trails, fishing and camping spots.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

 

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A family walk a boardwalk section of Bouddi coastal walk, Bouddi National Park. Photo: John Spencer/OEH.

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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Kiandra heritage precinct, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Murray Vanderveer