Jindabyne is located on the edge of Lake Jindabyne in the stunning Snowy Mountains region.
Jindabyne is located 180km (2hr 15 min drive) south of Canberra, via the Monaro Highway. It is 64 km (50 min) from the larger centre of Cooma.
The town is a popular holiday destination due to its proximity to Lake Jindabyne and ski resorts, including Thredbo and Perisher in Kosciuszko National Park.
The closest airport is Snowy Mountains Airport which is located 16km southwest of Cooma (50 minute drive from Jindabyne). Snowy Mountains Airport provides return services from the Snowy Mountains to Sydney and is serviced by Regional Express (Rex).
A coach service operates between Jindabyne and Canberra
Jindabyne is home to more than 1700 people, the median age of residents is 32 years. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people make up just over 1% of the population.
Cooma Hospital and Health Service (45 min drive from Jindabyne) is a 41 bed facility with 24 hr accident and emergency department plus renal and oncology outpatient services onsite.
The closest major hospital is located in Canberra (2 hr drive).
There is a NSW Ambulance Service station in Jindabyne.