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  • Corowa Golf Club
  • Murray River, Corowa


History made in Corowa

There is a wealth of great stories to uncover in Corowa about rural life and politics in 19th-century Australia. In 1893, the historic Federation Conference took place here, paving the way for Australia's first national government.

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About Corowa

The birthplace of Australian Federation, Corowa is 609 km south-west of Sydney and an hour west of Albury. This classic Country NSW town, nestled on the banks of the Murray River, has many fine examples of traditional 19th-century architecture that are easy to explore. Choose from a wide range of accommodation options, including historic homes, farm stays, caravan parks and motor inns when you're in town.

There are plenty of things to see and do around Corowa. If you're interested in Australian history, visit the Corowa Federation Museum. Take a self-guided walking tour around town or enjoy a relaxing picnic on the banks of the Murray. Other activities include golf, tennis, bowling, horseracing, fishing, rowing and an abundance of water sports.

Adventure seekers should check out the Australian Soaring Centre at Corowa. Watch as sailplanes glide above the paddocks and mountains of this world-famous soaring venue.

Foodies will enjoy local wineries, the Murray Bank Yabby Farm and Corowa Whisky and Chocolate.


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Children, Murray river by Rob Blackburn; Destination NSW
Emmylou paddle steamer by Rob Blackburn; Destination NSW