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Corowa is located on the Murray River on the border between New South Wales and Victoria. Known as the birthplace of Australian Federation, it was at the Corowa local courthouse that the 1893 Federation Conference decided to draw up a constitution for the new nation.

Corowa sits in the middle of the region's food and wine growing area and is well known for its golf, mining, timber milling, and the cultivation of wool, cereals and stock.
Located right next doors to one of Australia's best known wine regions Corowa is a great place to stop and stay while you indulge in great food and wine.

The town has great examples of 19th century architecture, relaxing picnic spots and many water sports on the Murray River. The national Parachute Training School and the Australian Soaring Centre operate out of Corowa.

Corowa

Corowa: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Corowa Aquatic Centre


With plenty of grass and shade as well as picnic facilities the Corowa Aquatic Centre is the ideal place to cool off with the family on a hot day.

Features include that it is set amidst the picturesque sporting hub and tree lined facility, a six lane 50 metre pool, learn to swim (middle sized pool), toddlers pool, kiosk, change rooms with hot showers and lockers.




100 Edward Street
Corowa, NSW, 2646

Located 0.1K from Corowa

Federation Story Self Guided Walking Tour


Corowa is steeped in history, playing a significant role in the 1901 Federation of Australia. The Federation Story self-guided walking tour around the historic buildings within Corowa tells the story of the Birthplace of Federation; including where the original conference was held to put into place the proposal that started the wheels in motion to declare Australia a Federation.

A self-guided historical map is available from the Corowa Visitor Information Centre and gives you the history of the beautiful old buildings in the town and their significance to The Federation Story, with a detailed map pointing out the historic buildings and sites.




100 Edward Street
Corowa, NSW, 2646

Located 0.3K from Corowa

Corowa Foreshore


No matter the season, there is always something to do along the Corowa Foreshore!

The Corowa Lagoon is the perfect place to launch your boat, take a dip in the Murray River, enjoy a family picnic on the lawn or the picnic tables provided, or try your luck with the catch of the day.

Rowers Park also has a quiet launching facility just for your for canoes and kayaks and a lush lawn area perfect for a long lunch with the free to use barbecues. Right next door, the Rivalea fishing platform is a great spot to sit back and try your hand at catching the elusive Murray Cod or Golden Perch.

For some sporting action, John Foord Oval backs on to Rowers park and during Winter the Corowa - Rutherglen Kangaroos can be found during the season.

The Corowa foreshore, all your river experiences in one.




Bridge Road
Corowa, NSW, 2646

Located 0.4K from Corowa

Corowa Apex Miniature Steam Train


The Apex Miniature Steam Train runs around Bangerang Park Corowa on the first Sunday of the month, weather permitting.
The train rides coincide with the Corowa Rotary Farmers and Community Market and all proceeds go back into maintaining the train and tracks.
The train has run for many years and many parents are bringing their children to Corowa to relive the fun they enjoyed as children on the miniature train.




Bangerang Park, 100 Edward Street
Corowa, NSW, 2646

Located 0.4K from Corowa

Corowa: Events

The Bald Archy Prize


The Bald Archy Prize exhibition will be on display at Corowa Art Space from Saturday, September 15 until Saturday, October 7.

The 2017 exhibition is controversial, critical and above all very, very, comical.

The Bald Archy exhibition is known throughout the world for providing artists of all styles and standards with a genuine opportunity, ranging from the hilarious to the bizarrely vulgar, to create portrait paintings of humour, dark satire, light comedy, or caricature. Andand it is the only art event in the world to be judged by a sulphur-crested cockatoo named Maude.


Event Dates
2017
      26th Sep
      27th Sep
      28th Sep
      29th Sep
      30th Sep
      1st Oct
      2nd Oct
      3rd Oct
      4th Oct
      5th Oct
      6th Oct
      7th Oct


100 Edward Street
Corowa, NSW, 2646

Located 0.3K from Corowa

Corowa Easter Lawn Tennis Tournament


The Corowa Easter Lawn Tennis Tournament is a tennis tournament with Singles, Doubles and Mixed Events over four days. Categories include juniors to seniors, open, A, B and C grades and age events.

There is a canteen running all days selling cold drinks, tea and coffee, afternoon tea and a barbecue. There is strictly no bring your own (BYO) alcohol to this event.

Come along and watch the tennis with free viewing for people not playing in the tournament.


Event Dates
2018
      31st Mar
      1st Apr


100 Edward Street
Corowa, NSW, 2646

Located 0.3K from Corowa

GPA Swim-In and Ex-Military Vehicle Gathering


The GPA Swim-In and Ex-Military Vehicle Gathering is an annual gathering of people who collect ex-military vehicles from all parts of Australia and overseas to the town of Corowa, on the Murray River. Most bring a vehicle to display while others are spectators.

Every year sees a new theme, with next event being the Year of the Chrysler and Year of the Tank, in honour of the 37th consecutive event - Corowa has come a long way since the first ad-hoc swim-in of amphibious vehicles in 1980!

Corowa 2016 will once again see collectors, restorers and enthusiasts from around the globe, enjoying the 37th consecutive annual Swim-In, in which they expect the largest number of ex-military vehicles ever seen together in one place in the southern hemisphere! A parade and swap meet will be held on Saturday 19 March 2016.

More information is available on their website.




Bridge Road
Corowa, NSW, 2646

Located 0.3K from Corowa

Corowa New Year Fireworks


To welcome the arrival of 2018, the Rotary New Year's Eve Fireworks will fill the skies twice during the evening at John Foord Oval.

The first Junior Show at 9:30pm will entertain families and others looking for an early celebration, while the second show officially marks the start of the New Year at midnight.

A safety exclusion zone covering the fenced area around the fireworks will be in place during the course of the display. Please note that people or animals are not permitted in this area for safety reasons from 6am New Years Eve 2016 to 8am New Years Day 2018.


Event Dates
2017
      31st Dec


Bridge Road,
John Foord Oval
Corowa, NSW, 2646

Located 0.3K from Corowa

Corowa Rutherglen Junior Football Netball Club Fun Run


Dig out your runners and join in the first Corowa Rutherglen Junior Football Netball Club Fun Run.

A 10 kilometre fun run starting at John Foord Oval to Ball Park Oval and return.

A family friendly event open to athletes, recreational runners and walkers of all abilities.

The event will happen on Sunday December 10 and registrations are on the day.


Event Dates
2017
      10th Dec


Bridge Road
Corowa, NSW, 2646

Located 0.3K from Corowa

Corowa: Travel Tips

Corowa Visitor Information Centre


Start your Corowa Shire experience at the Visitor Information Centre taking pride of place at the front of the Corowa Civic Centre building. The friendly, professional staff and volunteers can book your accommodation and tours as well as provide detailed information on Corowa Shire and the surrounding region. A comprehensive display of regional visitor guides, maps, souvenirs and local products are available.




100 Edward Street
Corowa, NSW, 2646

Located 0.3K from Corowa

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