Welcome To The
Nestled in the foothills of the Great Dividing
Range, west of Mt. Kosciusko and 124 kilometres east of Albury/Wodonga, Corryong
is a beautiful small town with much to offer the seeking tourist.
Drive to Corryong via the Murray Valley Highway or see the map with alternative
Bikers heading for the Phillip Island races and coach companies find the
alternative route from the north preferable to the Hume Highway. The distant
mountain ranges, lush river valleys and good road surfaces add to an enjoyable
Arriving in Corryong via the Western entrance with liquid ambers lining the
divided road which show tremendous variation of colour throughout the Autumn
months, you will find many places of interest and a host of activities.
the centre of town you will find our Visitor Information Centre. The volunteer
staff are most obliging and keen to help you have a wonderful holiday. The
centre has a vast array of brochures and maps for your particular interests.
Sit and relax soaking up the atmosphere while you throw in a line for that
elusive trout or expend some of that energy trekking through the bush enjoying
nature first hand.
Some of the more popular activities and past times are the Man From Snowy River
Folk Museum, recommended to overseas visitors as one of the top ten museums in
Australia is worthy of a visit. Jack Riley's grave in the old cemetery - our Man
From Snowy River! Or check out the Murray 1 Power Station and Inflowmation
Centre - an insight to the workings of the Snowy Mountain Hydro Electric Scheme.
Tintaldra Store Museum - historical relics and records of the first settlement
in the Upper Murray region, or check out the Western gateway to the Kosciusko
National Park at Khancoban. There is always the Pine Mountain National Park -
see Cudgewa's Bluff Falls of trek trough the bush enjoying the walking tracks
below bluff falls.
Man From Snowy River - the most pristine section of the river lies between
Jingellic and Cowombat Flat (Up in the Great Dividing Ranges). Spectacular
photographs of the Murray River Can be taken from Farrans Lookout on your way to
Walwa and Jingellic from Towong Gap on the road to Khancoban.
While visiting Corryong don't forget to check out the Nariel Fish farm and the
Emu farm on the western outskirts of Corryong. Base yourself in Corryong and go
for day trips to Tumut 2 power station where you travel through the mountains by
bus for a guided tour of this section of the Snowy Mountain Power Scheme. A
special colour coded map for day trippers is available at the Khancoban
Information Centre and the Museum. Call into Khancoban on your way to Murray
Power Station and Inflowmation Centre.