Things to See and Do in Corowa


There are plenty of things to do around Corowa including: holiday sightseeing, shopping, cultural entertainment, dining out and tourist activities.




Following are a list of web links that you might find useful:

Corowa Visitor Information Centre
88 Sanger Street, Corowa, New South Wales, 2646
Ph: (02) 6033 3221 | Toll Free: 1800 814 054 | Fax: (02) 6033 3587 | Visit website


Fast facts

  • The birthplace of Australian Federation
  • A heritage town with traditional 19th century architecture nestled on the banks of the Murray River
  • Located only 3 hours from Melbourne, 4 hours from Canberra and 6 hours from Sydney
  • Great climate and vibrant atmosphere
  • Population 5,628 (as at 2006 Census)

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Steeped in history, the broad main street of this classic country town leads down to the northern banks of the Murray River. Nearby is Howlong, loved by anglers, Lake Mulwala and the Rutherglen wine region.

The acclaimed Australian artist Tom Roberts visited nearby Brocklesby Station to finish his famous "Shearing of the Rams", which now hangs in the Ian Potter Centre: National Gallery of Victoria.

Places of Interest

Former Corowa Railway Station John Street, was constructed in the 1880s and is typical of vernacular railway architecture featuring a single-storey brick building with front verandah and cast-iron supports. The platform roof is of iron over cantilevered steel brackets. It has a National Trust classification.

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Australian Soaring Centre located at Corowa Airport, Redlands Road. The club operates between November and March every year. The district is renowned for its thermals and during summer it is common to see many gliders circling and climbing to gain altitude. It is quite common for flights to reach distances of 300-1000 km. Air experience/joy flights are often available. Visit website

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Corowa Jump Shak - Skydive Victoria Corowa Airport. Professional instructors teach pupils on the techniques of solo and tandem jumping. As the weather conditions and facilities are excellent, Corowa has become the most active parachute jump area outside of the capital cities and has hosted the National Parachute Championships The championships are held during December and January. Visit website

The Original Beechworth Bakery 27 Camp Street, Beechworth VIC 3747. Open 6am to 7pm every day except Christmas day. Set in the enchanting surroundings of the highlands, the very first Beechworth Bakery opened its doors here in a charming historic building in the center of town. Growing since 1984, the bakery carries on Tom O’Toole’s vision and passion for customer service and quality product, which runs through the foundation of all our bakeries. Visit website

Ellerslie Gardens Federation Avenue, classified by the National Trust with heritage significance. The gardens feature a mounted bust of Queen Victoria.

Ellerslie Gardens

Corowa Whisky and Chocolate You are invited to come and experience the feel of the old flour mill, taste and purchase our famous chocolate, licorice and whisky range. Come relax and enjoy the ambience and feel of an important part of Corowa's history. Visit website

Enjoy a picnic along the Murray or wander along a wetlands trail to see native birds and wildlife.

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Royal Hotel Corowa Corowa's finest hotel located in the middle of the main street. The recently renovated Royal Hotel has the best atmosphere in town with new pokie lounge, modern bar, full TAB facilities, Sky channel, a top class bistro and beer garden, accomodation, off stret parking and under cover BBQ area. Contact details: 95 Sanger St, Corowa, NSW 2646. Ph (02) 6033 1395 Fax (02) 6033 3760 Email

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Corowa NSW 2646
Phone: (02) 6033 2088
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