The name of the village comes from an Aboriginal word meaning dividing
of the waters. This is the place where
rainfall in the south of the village flows into the Snowy River and rainfall in
the north flows into the Murrumbidgee River.
A popular tourist rest stop, being halfway between
Canberra and the coast, Nimmitabel is the gateway to some great forest country
drives.In addition to our listed online travel guide information, contact the local
tourism visitor centre for your destination for more attractions, tours, local
maps and other information.