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Address: 50 Bridge Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2004, Australia
Phone Number: +61 (0)2 6452 1777
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Well worth the effort, allow plenty of time to get the most out of your visit...

Snowy Hydro Limited operates the Snowy Mountains Hydro-electricity Scheme. The company's head office is in Bridge St, Sydney NSW. The Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Scheme itself... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Greater Adelaide, Australia

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Snowy Hydro Limited operates the Snowy Mountains Hydro-electricity Scheme. The company's head office is in Bridge St, Sydney NSW. The Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Scheme itself covers some 5,124 square km in the Snowy Mountains region of NSW (around 450km from Sydney). The Scheme was a major post WW2 engineering achievement, comprising 7 major power stations, a pumping station, 16 large... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

The Snowy Mountains Hydro Discovery Centre is located in Cooma NSW. This contemporary facility showcases the amazing history of the Snowy hydroelectric project which commenced in the 1950s and remains as Australia's greatest civil engineering project. Under construction the scheme drew a multinational workforce. The discovery centre provides a fascinating multimedia display of the project and its key role in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013 via mobile

The Snowy Mountains hydro scheme truly is a great engineering accomplishment and the visitors centre is well worth a stop to get an understanding of the construction phase as well as current operations. Good overview provided on the tour. The drive through the mountains also provides insight into the scale of the project. Really interesting.

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