Visit the Birthplace of Federation, and you’ll discover a nationally-significant town, full of history, outdoor adventure and epicurean delights. Corowa is situated on the banks of the mighty Murray River. Enjoy water sports, cycling, golf and gliding, as well as wine tasting in nearby vineyards.
Begin your discovery on the self-guided Corowa History Trail. Learn about the town’s role in uniting Australia’s colonies in 1901 at the Corowa Federation Museum. There are many more things to do, including admiring local artworks at Gallery 294 Corowa, Wacky Bird Gallery and Art Space Corowa.
In the 1860s, Corowa was a thriving river port where paddle-steamers picked up and dropped off goods. Today, the river is popular for swimming, fishing, waterskiing and canoeing. You can hire a bike from the Corowa Visitor Information Centre and explore a network of cycling tracks that reveal historical sights and river scenery.
At Corowa Golf Club, play a round of golf on the magnificent nine- or 18-hole courses. Experience the thrill of tandem gliding in a sailplane with the Australian Soaring Centre. The kids will love riding on the Corowa Apex Miniature Steam Train, while adults will appreciate some pampering at Circa Spa.
In a 1920s flour mill, you’ll find Corowa Whisky and Chocolate. The Rutherglen wine region is just across the Murray. Try local wines at Corowa restaurants, including D'Amico's Italian Restaurantand
Corowa is six hours’ drive from Sydney, just over three hours from Melbourne and only 45 minutes west of Albury. Accommodation in Corowa includes riverside camping, holiday parks, cottages, motels and the luxury boutique hotel Circa 1936.