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  1. Cowra Bridge Pylons

    Cowra Bridge Pylons are situated beneath the Lachlan River Bridge and feature aboriginal murals on the pylons. The murals were painted by local aboriginal artist, Kym Freeman and depict the history of the Wiradjuri people who inhabited the …

  2. Fly Oz Scenic Flights

    Fly Oz offers a comprehensive range of flying training and testing services for pilots at all levels. Fly Oz also offers Trial Flights which provide locals and visitors with an opportunity to experience flying a plane with a Flying Instruc…

  3. Cowra Italy Friendship Monument

    The Cowra Italy Friendship Monument was officially opened on Australia Day 1998 to celebrate the Italian link to Australia. In particular it was erected in recognition of the Italians POW's and Internees in Cowra during World War Two. Many…

  4. Darbys Falls Observatory

    At Darbys Falls Observatory visitors can explore the universe with one of the largest telescopes available to the public, a 500 millimetre Newtonian! Also available are the 400 millimetre, 300 millimetre and 200 millimetre F10 Schmidt-Cass…

  5. Rose Garden Coffee House

    Conveniently located next door to the Cowra Visitor Information Centre, we offer breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks throughout the day. Plenty of parking, including nearby caravan and truck parking.…

  6. Wyangala Dam

    Wyangala is located a short drive from Cowra at the junction of the Lachlan and Abercrombie Rivers. The lake is a clean, clear vast expanse of water. The surrounding area offers excellent accommodation and camping facilities. There are bung…

  7. Cowra Canola Tours

    The Cowra 'Fields of Gold' Canola Tours offer a two hours guided experience including spectacular views of Cowra's Canola Region, visits to canola 'hot spots' for unique photo opportunities, complimentary morning tea, a Cowra Town Tour and …

  8. Prisoner of War Camp Site

    This site is listed as one of the Top Heritage Sites in NSW. In 1944 over 1000 Japanese Prisoners of War (POW) staged a mass breakout that was the biggest in British and Australian War History. 231 Japanese POW and four Australians lost …

  9. Cowra Railway Station

    The Cowra Railway Station is open for visitors on the last Sunday of every month between 9am and 3pm. Take a stroll around the magnificent building that played a key role in Cowra’s railway heritage. Since the first train arrived in 1886 un…

  10. Lachlan Valley Hotel

    The Lachlan Valley Hotel is one of Cowra's most iconic venues. The hotel features two very distinct bars, with a relaxed and friendly vibe for all ages to enjoy. A Major feature is the dining room which serves good food, cold beer and great…

  11. Peregrines Brasserie

    Peregrines Brasserie is the ideal way to enjoy a delicious family meal, a quick bite to eat or even a relaxing coffee with friends. Offering a full selection of affordable menu items, Peregrines Brasserie provides the perfect location to ex…

  12. Ironbark Walking Track

    Ironbark walking track is a pleasant 1.5 hour looped bushwalk that winds its way along a ridge and up onto a broad flat plateau, which overlooks Cherry Creek. Here, you can stop and admire the scenic views looking out east to Cowra and the …

  13. Ochre Arch Farm

    Visitors to 'Ochre Arch' have the opportunity to experience a guided farm tour, personally hosted by the owners Phillip and Jan Diprose. The 480 hectare farm is a fully operational beef and wool producing business with a practical real sust…

  14. The Morton Gallery

    The Morton Gallery in Cowra showcases a lifetime of art in the form still life, landscape and portraits by local artists Ann Morton, Ron Morton and Glen Morton. Ann Morton travels six days a week to her studio on Grenfell Road, Cowra an…

  15. POW Hologram Theatre

    The P.O.W. Theatre is a nine minute hologram that recounts the tragic story of the Cowra Breakout in 1944. The Theatre is a small tin hut that is a replica of the Nissen huts found at the Cowra Prisoner of War Camp during World War II. Th…

  16. Kalari Wines

    Kalari is a family owned boutique vineyard set on the banks of the Lachlan River, an easy four minute drive from Cowra's town centre. Award-winning wines may be tasted in its stylish Cellar Door, nestled amidst the vines. While sipping on …

  17. Cowra Golf Club

    Cowra Golf Club boasts the best 18 hole, fully irrigated kikuyu fairways golf course west of the Blue Mountains where true country hospitality is assured. The 5954 metre Par 71 has four of the most challenging finishing holes on any co…

  18. Cowra Garrison Gates

    Resolutely standing guard within Cowra’s residential area, on the corner of Binni Creek Road and Amaroo Avenue, you’ll find the Garrison Gates. The brick structures mark the original entrance to the headquarters of the 22nd Garrison Battali…