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Kosciuszko National Park

The Elliot Way - Links Road

The Elliot Way is a scenic touring route between Tooma and

Cabramurra. The road name then changes to Links Road until

Kiandra, where it meets the Snowy Mountains Highway. The Elliot Way

is a popular route to the Mt. Selwyn Ski fields in winter and

Yarrangobilly Caves during the rest of the year.

Things To Note *Snow chains must be carried in winter. All visitors to the Kosciuszko National Park need to collect or purchase a Park Pass. Highlights From the Upper Murray, travellers wishing to drive the Elliot Way into the Kosciuszko National Park need to travel 18 km north of Tooma along the Tooma Road to a well sign posted right turn into Elliot Way, near Paddy's River. 1. The first section  of the Elliot Way into the Kosciuszko National Park travels through private farmland and the Bago State Forest. At dawn and dusk it is not uncommon to sight a mob of brumbies,  who frequent this area. The forested public land, before the official entrance into the Kosciuszko National Park is called the Maragle State Forest. 2. There is little of special interest to view until the rapid descent into the Tumut Valley, where there are beautiful views of the southern end of the Talbingo Reservoir. At the base of this descent, there is a rest and camping area, popular with fishing groups. The Tumut River flows into the reservoir near this spot. 4. The road continues to follow the Tumut River upstream for several kilometres and provides many picturesque river views. The climb back up the valley winds around the mountain to the road turnoff to Cabramurra. 5. If not wanting to stop in at Cabramurra, Australia’s highest town, for light refreshment and a toilet break then continue on the main road towards Mt. Selwyn, 
another 11 km further. Look out for the road sign to the right at Kings Cross Road and if wanting to visit the ski field (only operating in winter), turn right and drive 2 km to the snowfield. 6. Back on the main road, now referred to The Link Road, travel around 5 km to Kiandra and the Snowy Mountains Highway. 7. Kiandra, a very rich gold field in 1859/1860, has several interesting signboard-enriched walks, retracing the former settlement’s past. A stamp battery, located at Kiandra, is one of a few relics of the rich gold history of the area. The gold rock was crushed into a fine powder by the battery and then was taken away for further processing. 8. At the T intersection with the Snowy Mountains Highway, you can turn right towards Cooma or turn left towards Tumut. If you would like to visit the Yarrangobilly Caves, turn left and travel 28 km to reach a road sign pointing left to Yarrangobilly Caves. The Yarrangobilly Caves are a series of interesting limestone caves, some with guided tours, which could provide an interesting and educational highlight to this day trip. 9.  Several hundred metres from the Caves car park, is the thermal pool and the Yarrangobilly River. It is a steep walk down to these attractions. Toilets and picnic facilities are available. The walk back up to the car park is challenging! Take your time. * Mt. Selwyn is 111 km from Corryong (2 hrs) * Yarrangobilly Caves are 155 km from Corryong (2.45 hours)
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