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Colo

The spectacular Colo Region, locally known as adventure country, offers accommodation, shops and many outdoor recreation activities. From paintball skirmish to horse riding, 4WD touring, canoeing bring your own canoe, abseiling and bushwalking. Or just have a simple family picnic, next to one of the last pristine river systems in New South Wales. This area comprises of the Wollemi and Yengo National Parks and the Parr State Recreation Area. Accommodation nearby of Bed and Breakfast or if you prefer Camping at Upper Colo, either way you will not be disappointed.

Colo: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Ebenezer Church


Ebenezer Church is Australia's oldest church, established in 1809 at Ebenezer, New South Wales. It was the first Non-conformist, then Presbyterian, Church in Australia and was a pioneer in education in the colony, beginning a school in 1810.

The church is open each day, visitors can take a self-guided tour using pamphlets provided. The pamphlet contains information on the historic precinct of the church, cemetery, churchyard and the tree across Coromandel Road.

A visit to the Schoolmaster's House contains photographs and memorabilia on the church's interesting history.

Casual visitors may enjoy devonshire teas/coffees (lunch available for large groups only) and purchase locally made jams, craft, souvenirs and family and church history books.

Groups such as coaches, car and social clubs need to make bookings for teas/lunches. A talk on the fascinating history of Ebenezer Church is offered at no extra charge.




95 Coromandel Road
Ebenezer, NSW, 2756

Located 15.5K from Colo

Tobruk Sheep Station


Tobruk Sheep Station - showcasing the very best of the Australian Outback. Australian owned and operated, this beautiful property is set on 50 acres on high plateau above the Hawkesbury River Valley overlooking the Blue Mountains.

The Australian Outback Show is an exciting, entertaining and engaging experience for all ages. The show runs most days and includes skilful demonstrations, performances and authentic Aussie tucker, all delivered with a sense of fun.

The Tobruk program includes a stockman on horseback to meet you on arrival, Aussie billy tea and damper around the campfire, a working dog demonstration and a live sheep shearing demonstration. Then enjoy a hearty two-course lunch in the licensed Woolshed Restaurant.

In the afternoon watch whip cracking and boomerang throwing displays, and try your hand at cracking a whip and throwing a boomerang under the watchful eye of experts. Open for individuals, groups, special events and incentives.




5050 Old Northern Road
Maroota, NSW, 2756

Located 15.8K from Colo

Colo: Events

East Kurrajong School of Arts Hobby Show


Come and visit the beautiful Hawkesbury and Historic Windsor district, then travel up Putty Road and visit the East Kurrajong School of Arts Hobby Show.

See and explore exhibits of all types at the Hobby Show.

The Hobby Show will feature many exhibits, some of which include classic vehicles, antique machinery, lawn mowers, drawing and painting, games, photography, candle making, crafts, handmade toys, jewellery making, militaria, poultry, retro wares, slot cars, stamps, coins and ephemera, trains and woodworking.

On Saturday morning at 9am the Tractor Trek will arrive, having travelled from Freemans Reach.

Homemade refreshments are available. Enjoy sausages, bacon and egg rolls, home made soup and damper, home made cakes and slices, tea, coffee, milo and soft drinks.

Want to be part of the show? Any enquiries please contact Ann on the phone number provided in the evenings.


Event Dates
2016
      4th Jun
      5th Jun


East Kurrajong School of Arts,
1090 East Kurrajong Road
Kurrajong East, NSW, 2758

Located 10.1K from Colo

Trash and Treasure at East Kurrajong School of Arts


Come and visit the beautiful Hawkesbury and historic Windsor district, then head up to the East Kurrajong School of Arts Hall for their annual Trash and Treasure sale.

Find some bargains or clean up your unwanted items and make some money.

The raffle prize is a load of firewood, sponsored by Lindsay Brown Fencing and Firewood.

Refreshments will be available including: bacon and egg rolls, home made soup, home made cakes and slices and hot and cold drinks.



Event Dates
2016
      2nd Jul


East Kurrajong School of Arts,
1090 East Kurrajong Road
Kurrajong East, NSW, 2758

Located 10.1K from Colo

Twilight Markets at East Kurrajong School of Arts


The Christmas Twilight Markets are an annual event at East Kurrajong School of Arts.

Beat the heat, stroll through the stalls, and enjoy your shopping in the cool of the evening.

Stalls with collectables, vintage china and glassware, crafts, stamps, coins, hand made jewellery, clothing, books, plants, candles, skincare, vintage advertisements, bloke stuff and more.

Check out the display of vintage Christmas advertisements from Arnotts, Cadburys et cetera, from the 1940s and 1950s era.

Refreshments available including homemade cakes and slices.

The market commences at 4pm.

Contact Ann on the phone number provided, or via email, for further information.



Event Dates
2016
      26th Nov


East Kurrajong School of Arts,
1090 East Kurrajong Road
Kurrajong East, NSW, 2758

Located 10.1K from Colo

True Grit - Australian 24 Hour Enduro


For those who have smashed the 10 to 12 kilometre courses, True Grit wanted an even bigger challenge and have taken it to the next level.

True Grit has teamed up with the Obstacle Course Racing Association of Australia (OCRA) to bring you an Australian 24 hour Obstacle Course event.

Basically, the course will be open from 2pm on the Saturday afternoon to 2pm on the Sunday afternoon. That's 24 hours of True Grit obstacle racing.

This 24 hour challenge isn't just for the fittest man, woman or team on the planet. They will be there for sure.

It's open to everyone who has enough GRIT to register!


Event Dates
2016
      11th Jun
      12th Jun


312 River Road
Lower Portland, NSW, 2756

Located 10.2K from Colo

True Grit Military Inspired Obstacle Challenge


True Grit is the first military style obstacle course designed by Australian Special Forces. The courses are designed over 10 to 12 kilometres with over 30 obstacles per event. Their aim is to deliver a truly unique experience to those that dare. Make a team and invite your friends to attend. You will find working through the course with a group is much more fun.


Event Dates
2016
      11th Jun
      12th Jun


312 River Road
Lower Portland, NSW, 2756

Located 10.2K from Colo

JAM Festival


Set on the majestic Hawkesbury River in Lower Portland, JAM Festival is a participative wakeboard and music festival. Fully licensed, this all ages event is Australia's biggest participative wakeboarding event.

With overnight accommodation, on site food, boat ramp and fuel sales, JAM Festival has everything for your ultimate weekend away.

The JAM Festival line up will see Australian DJ's and bands put on an outstanding show for festival goers.





Cliftonville Lodge Resort,
1557 River Road
Lower Portland, NSW, 2756

Located 11.1K from Colo

Stamp, Coin and Collectables Fair


At the Stamp, Coin and Collectables Fair there will be an interesting variety of philatelic and numismatic material available to purchase from Clubs and Dealers, such as stamps and covers, Australasia, Pacifics, World, Thematics, Cinderellas, and accessories.

Also a good range of Collectables including ephemera, motor vehicle paraphernalia, antique furniture, retro wares, china, vintage tins, and more.

There will be food and drinks available for refreshments.

Come and visit the beautiful Hawkesbury and Historic Windsor district, then travel up Putty Road and visit East Kurrajong School of Arts.

The April 2016 Fair was at Richmond NSW, and the August Fair will see a change of venue to East Kurrajong School of Arts.


Event Dates
2016
      13th Aug
      14th Aug


East Kurrajong School of Arts,
631 East Kurrajong Road
East Kurrajong, NSW, 2758

Located 11.4K from Colo

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