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Reids Creek: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Khancoban Pondage


Khancoban Pondage is a three kilometre long lake that forms part of the Snowy Mountains Hydro Scheme and around its foreshores lays the town of Khancoban, a town built specifically to house the workers of the Snowy Mountains Scheme, which commenced in 1949. Unlike the higher altitude lakes and impoundments of the Scheme, Khancoban, at only 298 metres altitude, is more dairy country than high country. However, with the awesome backdrop of Australia's highest snow covered mountains, the scenery is stunningly beautiful. In Spring and Autumn, with wildflowers and falling leaves of all colours, it is a photographers paradise!

The lake is accessible to all forms of fishing and boats are well catered for with an easy access cemented boat ramp.




Khancoban
Khancoban, NSW, 2642

Located 5.4K from Reids Creek

Murray 1 Power Station


Murray 1 Power Station is the second largest power station in the Snowy Mountains Scheme. There are 10 turbines at Murray 1, each capable of producing enough electricity to supply over 95,000 houses. The Murray 1 Power Station is 10 kilometres out of Khancoban on the Alpine Way.

Next to the power station is the Murray 1 Visitors Centre. This centre offers an exciting interactive experience with a wide range of displays, hands on models and exhibits. There are barbecue and picnic areas by the water that are open to the public. Light refreshments are available in the Cafe.

Safety is important at all times while visiting the Scheme. For more information on Scheme safety, please contact the Visitors Centre.

Murray 2 Power Station is unavailable for tours but can be viewed from a viewing area on Waterfall Farm Road.




Alpine Way
Khancoban, NSW, 2642

Located 8.5K from Reids Creek

Geehi Flats


Geehi Flats is an extensive camping and picnic area, in the Kosciuszko National Park, beside the sparkling Swampy Plains River. The river is brimming with trout, and kangaroos graze the old air strip.

The historic huts have been restored after damage by the 2003 bushfires, the bush walking opportunities are inspiring, and the views of the Main Range of the Snowy Mountains will take your breath away.




Geehi Flats Access Road
Geehi, NSW, 2642

Located 13.4K from Reids Creek

Corryong Op Shop


The Corryong Op Shop is a fully stocked, air conditioned second-hand retail shop situated in the heart of the main street of Corryong.

The Shop provides an extensive range of second-hand goods including mens, ladies and children's clothing from vintage to modern day, footwear, jewellery, books, DVDs and videos. Collectable china and crockery, tins, pottery, dolls and spoons are often featured as well as snow gear, swimwear, camping and sporting equipment.

In need of extra linen then a visit to the Corryong Op Shop will ensure you leave supplied with what you require. Children are extensively catered for with toys, dress-up specials, board games and puzzles.

Come in and place your bid on the mystery auction item which is a special feature of this fantastic store.

The Corryong Op Shop has something for everyone.




15 Hanson Street
Corryong, VIC, 3707

Located 19.7K from Reids Creek

Man From Snowy River Museum Corryong


The Man From Snowy River Museum is a volunteer run community museum located in the beautiful Upper Murray region of North East Victoria.

The extensive collection includes a number of nationally significant and locally significant items.

Highlights include the Jim Simpson POW knitted rug, a comprehensive collection of early skiing memorabilia and Jack Riley mementos and stories.




103 Hanson St
Corryong, VIC, 3707

Located 20.1K from Reids Creek

Reids Creek: Events

Upper Murray Challenge


*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***

The Upper Murray Challenge is Australia's most scenic and challenging one day multisport race for individuals and relay teams, consisting of a 38 kilometre mountain bike section, followed by a 26 kilometre paddle section and finishing with a 25 kilometre run, taking between five and a half hours and nine hours to complete.

This annual event, held in an inspiring location in the Upper Murray River area with views of Mount Kosciuszko and the main alpine range, challenges both the recreational and serious competitor.


Event Dates
2016
      1st Oct


Various locations in Khancoban
Khancoban, NSW, 2642

Located 7.3K from Reids Creek

Upper Murray Challenge


The Upper Murray Challenge has been postponed for 2015. The event will be held in October 2016. Keep checking the website for details.

The Upper Murray Challenge is a one day, multi sport event that is nestled in the foothills of Mount Kosicuszko and traverses through the beautiful towns of the Upper Murray region.

Section one is the Snowy Mountains Climbing School Ride. This section incorporates a 38 kilometres mountain bike ride travelling through hilly forest trails, along four wheel drive tracks and open paddocks in and around the township of Khancoban.

Section two is the Meek Kayaks Paddle. An 11 kilometre paddle down the quick-flowing Swampy Plains River to meet the Murray River. This section incorporate tricky, fast-flowing water and at times, high standing waves.

Section three is the Run. Competitors follow a gently undulating trail for seven kilometres, before hitting a steep climb and gaining 500 metres to the Summit of Mount Elliot. From here, runners follow the four wheel drive track before descending into Thougla Valley before finishing off in Corryong.

There are some exciting prizes on offer for those who participate with presentations to be held at 6.00pm.


Event Dates
2016
      1st Oct


39 Hanson Street
Corryong, VIC, 3707

Located 19.8K from Reids Creek

Garden Getabout


The Garden Getabout is held on the second weekend in November each year. Run over two days, the weekend offers visitors the chance to view some beautiful open gardens in Corryong and the wider Upper Murray region.

Gardens are not professionally designed, rather tended to and cared for by people who love their gardens and take pride in what they have created in their front and back yards. Some gardens come small, medium or large, however all gardens have something different on offer for visitors to see, whether it be a rare plant, a design feature, a problem solved, or simple a surprise!

Garden owners are on hand during the day to answer any questions visitors have or just have a chat about their passion for gardening.

A weekend pass can be purchased from the Corryong Neighbourhood Centre and will allow you access to all gardens on display.


Event Dates
2016
      12th Nov
      13th Nov


Hanson Street
Corryong, VIC, 3707

Located 20.3K from Reids Creek

Corryong Historic Machinery Club Rally


Come along to the ninth annual Corryong Historic Machinery Club Rally. Held at the Corryong Recreation Reserve, head along to view continual working displays, a tractor pull, vintage and classic tractors, cars, trucks and motorcycles, stationary engines, farming and household memorabilia, tools and craft stalls amongst a range of other historic machinery displays.

Discuss the workings behind a range of vintage engines with other like minded enthusiasts.

Scenic helicopter rides available throughout the day.

Exhibitor displays are free. Please contact the club to reserve a space.




Event Dates
2016
      1st Sep


Jardine Street
Corryong, VIC, 3707

Located 20.4K from Reids Creek

Reids Creek: Travel Tips

Corryong Visitor Information Centre


Corryong Visitor Information Centre provides exceptional insights into the region so you can experience all that the Upper Murray and Australia's iconic Man from Snowy River legend has to offer.

The legend of Jack Riley, renowned as the authentic Man from Snowy River who inspired Banjo Paterson with his tales of chasing wild Brumbies in the mountains behind Corryong, is closely woven into Corryong's history. This is iconic Australia, this is the home of the legend and the spirit of Jack Riley lives on today in the Upper Murray. Come and be part of the legend.

The Upper Murray region is also home to some of Australia's most pristine natural environment located in the foothills of the Snowy Mountains and at the headwaters of the mighty Murray River.

It provides easy access to nearby Kosciuszko National Park and Victoria's Alpine National Park. Of significance is Burrowa-Pine Mountain National Park which is home to the largest monolith in the southern hemisphere and features some amazing and unique flora.

With arguably one of the best climates in Victoria, the region has a pristine environment for visitors to explore and reconnect with nature. Fresh rivers and streams run crystal clear and the mountain air is invigorating.

Take the time to explore Australia's High Country heart by touring the Snowy Valleys Way to Corryong. A natural alternative to travelling the Hume Highway, the Snowy Valleys Way links Wangaratta to Corryong (via Beechworth) and onwards to Gundagai (via Tumbarumba) in New South Wales. You will not be disappointed.

Discover unique histories, quaint country pubs, a diversity of nature based activities; open gardens, festivals and events, boating, golfing, fishing, four-wheel driving, bushwalking, Arts and crafts, flora and fauna and much more.





50 Hanson Street
Corryong, VIC, 3707

Located 19.9K from Reids Creek

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