They tamed the river...but not their lives.
In this epic Australian drama set in 1949 in one of the most untamed spots on Earth, a flood of secret desires, outrageous schemes and scandalous behaviors are about to be unleashed.
Up to now, the Logan family's remote hotel has been home to the occasional traveler or a handful of transient local cattlemen. With the building of an enormous dam on the Snowy River comes a horde of outsiders, all eager to start over in this Australian boomtown.
Suddenly, the Logans are part of a wild new frontier, The "Snowy Mountain Scheme" holds tantalizing promises of riches and power, plus a heyday for the pimps, gamblers and other opportunists descending on the area. As the rush of hopeful immigrants and colorful characters take refuge in their hotel, the Logans begin a new life touched by love, danger, political intrigue...and passion-fueled secrets.