Adaminaby & Eucumbene

Adaminaby home of the ‘Big Trout’ boasts a rich heritage deeply intertwined with Australia’s pastoral history and the engineering marvels of the Snowy Hydro Scheme. Once relocated in 1958 to make way for the creation of Lake Eucumbene, the town preserves its heritage through charming architecture and landmarks, offering a glimpse into the pioneering spirit of its early settlers. Visitors can enjoy exploring the self-guided heritage trail, visit the Snowy Scheme Museum, and step back in time in the historical cemetery. Adaminaby stands as a testament to resilience, blending its historical significance with the breathtaking natural beauty of the Snowy Mountains, making it a captivating destination for visitors seeking both history and adventure.

The region encompasses the town of Adaminaby itself, Old Adaminaby, Anglers Reach, and Providence Portal. Visitors can also use Adaminaby and its surrounds as a base to explore the northern end of Kosciuszko National Park and the mighty Snowy Scheme.

The famous Big Trout has had its home in Adaminaby for over 50 years. It was constructed in 1973 by local artist and fisherman, Andy Lomnici.

You can also view Lake Eucumbene on the Live Lake Webcam

Photo courtesy of Darren Giles