An Off Grid Dream

Over the river and through the windy roads of the Kosciuszko National Forest you'll find yourself at the doorstep of Crafters Cabin that sits only 10 min outside Jindabyne. Set atop a serene hilltop it's just you and the kangaroos. The Cabin is cozy and you'll find a perfect spot to relax and enjoy the well-crafted design and views. All the details were thoughtfully designed by Mitch and Daniel -- you'll feel rich AF when you step into the double shower head luxurious bathroom they put together.

The cabin is great for a romantic getaway with lots to do in the area. Spend time by the lakes and rivers in the summertime or hit the slopes in the winter. We lucked out with some gorgeous weather so we took ourselves down to a humble river campground for an afternoon chill. Our new friend Stefan at Takayama told us about a great (and easy) hike to the top of Mt. Stilwell.

This was the perfect place to unwind and live the slow life, something we had been desiring after months in the city. The cabin had everything we needed for our lovely 2-night stay.

Things We Did

  • Food & Drink
  • Swim
  • Hike
Sushi at Takayama
Pull up a chair at the bar at Takayama. Our new pal Stefan will take care of you. He owns the only sushi joint in Jindabyne, inspired by his time working abroad in Japan. We feasted on some fresh Tassie salmon sashimi and a little Karatamba saki. It was delicious, highly recommend!...
Birchwood for Brekkie
Don't pass up this hip and healthy spot to grab brunch. Andy opted to get the banana smoothie but gave it his signature twist by adding two espresso shots. I enjoyed the fish tacos and a chai latte. It has a light and breezy ambience for naughty or nice eats. You choose your poison....
Refreshing River Dip
Thredbo Diggings Campground was a great spot to park and take an afternoon dip. I was too cold to get in, so I sat and enjoyed the sun while Andy cooled off his Tassie blood in the snow melted waters. There's only a little bit of parking for day use of the river, but we lucked out and got a weekday spot. Try your luck, it's worth it.

If you can't find a park turn around and head out to the lake in Jindabyne for your water fix. Not as much of a vibe but it'll do the trick.
The Hike Less travelled - Mt Stilwell
This was an easy 3.8km return hike to a very windy but beautiful summit. Andy had broken his foot 3 months ago, and he could do this hike with some ease. We were the only ones up there for sunset, which was a nice change of pace. We found a break behind the rocks from the wind and watched the golden hues dance across the mountains—a really lovely way to end our time in Jindabyne....

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