Can you swim in Talbingo?

A buoyed off swimming area has been created on Talbingo Dam. Many tourists flock to this swimming area during the summer months. Follow the signs to the spillway after you travel behind the power station. The top of the dam wall offers a breathtaking view over the domineering pipelines to the waterways below.

What is there to do in Talbingo?

Talbingo Activities

  • Attraction. Yarrangobilly Caves – Castle walk.
  • Tours. Our Snowy.
  • Attraction. Yarrangobilly Caves.
  • Attraction. Jillabenan Cave.
  • Attraction. Yarrangobilly Caves – Glory Farm walk.
  • Attraction. Yarrangobilly Caves thermal pool.
  • Attraction. Old Mountain Road Walking Track.
  • Attraction. Yarrangobilly Caves – River walk.

Does Talbingo have snow?

Closest snow field to Talbingo is Selwyn Snow Resort. During January 2020 Selwyn Snowfields burnt down. Selwyn Snow Resort is about 62 km from Pether Cottage – Talbingo NSW. Very picturesque drive that takes about 45 minute drive depending on road and weather conditions.

Is Talbingo Dam open today?

Dam foreshores Open 24 hours a day, all year round. Entry is free.

What is the population of Talbingo?

Talbingo, New South Wales

Talbingo New South Wales
Population 239 (2016 census)
Postcode(s) 2720
Elevation 410 m (1,345 ft)
Location 454 km (282 mi) SW of Sydney

What shops are in Talbingo?

Local Supermarkets & Grocery Stores in Talbingo NSW

  • Talbingo Supermarket. Supermarkets & Grocery Stores, Talbingo, NSW 2720.
  • IGA Supermarkets. Supermarkets & Grocery Stores, Batlow, NSW 2730.
  • Woolworths.
  • World Experience Supermarket.
  • Coles Supermarket Australia Pty Ltd.
  • Coles Supermarkets.
  • Tumbarumba AUR.
  • Gollan R G & A.

What percentage is blowering dam?

Regional NSW dams and valleys

Storage (recorded date) Storage Capacity (ML) Percent Full %
Blowering Dam Fri Oct 22 2021 1,604,010 97.6
Brogo Dam Thu Oct 21 2021 8,786 104.3
Burrendong Dam Thu Oct 21 2021 1,154,270 100.7
Burrinjuck Dam Fri Oct 22 2021 1,024,750 96.1

Is Cabramurra open?

Cabramurra is currently closed to the public due to damage in the Black Summer Bushfires of December 2019 & January 2020. Cabramurra is situated halfway between Tumut and Cooma within Kosciuszko National Park. At an elevation of 1,481m, this Snowy Mountains town claims to be the highest in Australia.

How big is Talbingo?

410 m

Who owns Blowering Dam?

State Water Corporation

Blowering Dam
Owner(s) State Water Corporation
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Embankment dam
Impounds Tumut River

How full is the Hume Weir?

Facts & Figures

Name Hume Dam
Full Supply Level 192.0 m AHD
Capacity 3,005,157 ML
Area Submerged 20,019 ha
Main Embankment Length 1,616 m

Is Snowy Mountain closed?

Closed areas: Areas closed due to COVID-19 restrictions NPWS campgrounds, accommodation, visitor centres, guided tours, and high-visitation areas are closed in this area until further notice as a result of the NSW Government’s stay-at-home restrictions. Find out more on our COVID-19 update webpage.

Where is Talbingo Dam in Snowy Mountains Australia?

Talbingo Dam is a major dam on the Tumut River, within the Snowy Mountains, approximately 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) south of the village of Talbingo. The dam was constructed by Thiess Bros Pty Limited and, at the time, the project was the largest dam ever built in Australia.

Is there a campground in Talbingo National Park?

Today, it provides convenient boating access to the southern end of Talbingo Reserve. This peaceful campground is surrounded by eucalypt forests, mountain gums and peppermint trees, and offers lovely lake views.

Where is Talbingo mountain retreat in Snowy Mountains?

Talbingo Mountain Retreat is situated in the picturesque township of Talbingo in the magnificent high country at the foothills of the Snowy Mountains. We offer a range of self contained units for families or groups. All are fully self contained with reverse cycle air conditioning fully equipped kitchens and separate bedroom for the kids.

What is the best thing to do in Talbingo?

Talbingo and its surrounding waterways Talbingo and its surrounding waterways offer fisherman superb deep freshwater fishing and for a different challenge numerous crystal clear mountain streams. It is also home to the “Jounama Classic” fishing competition-a once a year opportunity to boat fish on Jounama Pondage.