Welcome to Dalgety

Snowy River Holiday Park is the only Holiday Park in NSW on the Snowy River. Situated in Dalgety a charming village that could have been so different had the vision of a Federal royal commission been adopted, back in 1903.
The Holiday Park has 10 self contained cabins, 20 powered sites, 16 unpowered sites with a fully equipped camp kitchen on 5 acres of land adjoining the Snowy River. All sites share a refurbished amenities block with a drying room for the skiers in the Winter and a full disability bathroom. There is a under cover BBQ.
Fishing, swimming, canoeing, platypus and wombat spotting are only a few activities available without getting back in the car. Within 45 minutes from the Park you can enjoy fine dinning, mountain bike riding, hiking, horse riding and many other activities. As of December 2017 we are the only 4 Star Holiday Park in the region. For the last 3 years we have received an excellence award from Trip Advisor.

About Dalgety

The historic village of Dalgety, on the banks of the Snowy River, is the only town left on the River in New South Wales. After the Snowy Hydro Electric Scheme was built in the 1950’s, the old towns of Jindabyne and Adaminaby were flooded. 

Previously known as Buckley’s Crossing, the township was surveyed in 1874 by Surveyor General J.R Campbell. Dalgety was once a major stock crossing when bullock trains were an important mode of transport. Before the bridge was built in 1888 a punt was used to carry stock and travellers across the river. This is situated just north of the Holiday Park.

Dalgety History

In 1902 Dalgety was gazetted as the site for the National Capital. Although there was much debate, it was finally thought to be too close to Victoria so Dalgety missed out to Canberra.

Many buildings in Dalgety were built in the 1880’s and are part of the Historic Town and River Walk. Most of these buildings are now private residences.

Sue and Col were wonderful hosts who went out of their way to ensure we were comfortable. Their dog Cheese also helped to make the kids welcome wandering up with a soccer ball in his mouth keen to play. The cabin was clean, warm, and fitted out well, the bed was super comfy. Being able to step out on the deck of our cabin and take in the winter serenity and view the Snowy River was a great way to escape from the hustle and bustle. Wandering down to the river we saw platypus swimming in the river! Being only a short drive from Jindabyne and the Ski fields was a real bonus. Would highly recommend this park to families and couples who want to escape and slow down. Room Tip: Ask for the cabin next to the main house. Wonderful place to visit and access the Snow Mountains

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