Fishing in the snow at Providence Portal
A snowy day at Providence Portal, Lake Eucumbene
Remains of Adaminaby Convent
Ghost Trees in Lake Eucumbene
Remains of St Mary's Catholic Church, Old Adaminaby
Remains of an old farm house at Old Adaminaby
Providence Portal, Lake Eucumbene
Providence Portal, Lake Eucumbene
Kangaroos near Providence Portal, Lake Eucumbene
Boating on lake Eucumbene
Fishing at Old Adaminaby, Lake Eucumbene
Boating on Lake Eucumbene
The 50% full trees at Old Adaminaby
old tree atop Warrick Island, Lake Eucumbene
Lake Eucumbene from Old Adaminaby on a deceptively cold winters day. Temp was only 4 deg when this photo was taken
Welcome to Lake Eucumbene
Australia's Premier Year-Round Alpine Water Resort
Old Adaminaby - Anglers Reach - Providence Portal - Buckenderra - Middlingbank - Braemar Bay
About Lake Eucumbene
Lake Water Level History
Where is Lake Eucumbene
(from Old Adaminaby)



Coordinates of Lake Eucumbene
(from Old Adaminaby)

Lake Eucumbene construction announced

Construction period

Surface area of Lake Eucumbene

Normal full supply level of Lake Eucumbene

Minimum operating level of Lake Eucumbene

Storage capacity of Lake Eucumbene

Water volume of Lake Eucumbene

When full Lake Eucumbene holds

Average depth of Lake Eucumbene

Greatest depth of Lake Eucumbene

Current Lake Eucumbene water level

Lake Eucumbene dam height

Lake Eucumbene residence time

Lake Eucumbene weather


Lowest level of Lake Eucumbene

Shoreline Villages





Fish species in Lake Eucumbene


Is boating permitted on Lake Eucumbene?


Is camping permitted around Lake Eucumbene?



Can you fish all year round in Lake Eucumbene?


Do you need a fishing licience to fish in Lake Eucumbene?




Snowy Mountains, NSW
Adaminaby: 7km
Cooma: 55km
Canberra: 110km

36deg 08's / 148deg 42'E


17 October 1949

1956 to 1958

145sq km

1,165m asl

1,115m asl

480 000 ml

6,735,3000 m3

9x the water volume of Sydney Harbour

33 meters

107 meters

See lake level history

116.1 meters

1,953 years

Summer: 11°c to 25°c
Winter: -1°c to 7°c

9.4% of capacity - 14 July 2007

Old Adaminaby
Anglers Reach
Providence Portal
Buckenderra
Braemar Bay

Rainbow, Brown and Brook Trout. Atlantic Salmon

Yes (inc. power boats)


Yes (in Kosciuszko National Park). Camping & accommodation is available at lakeshore tourist parks.

Yes. Moving streams closed June to October.

Yes. Licences available from local tackle shops, service stations & caravan parks. Also available from NSW Fisheries.
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