Escape to the Cowra region and discover why this area of the Central West is one of the best kept secrets in New South Wales. Cowra is a scenic four hour drive from Sydney and a two hour drive from Canberra. Cowra has a wealth of country experiences from relaxing along the extensive waterways to exploring the tranquil Japanese Garden.
Take a trip down memory lane and experience Cowra's fascinating history, from the days of steam trains to the largest Prisoner Of War breakout in modern military history. Food and wine buffs can tour Cowra's ever expanding vineyards to sample the superb local food and wine that is available. Where better to enjoy fine wine and delicious food, than right in the heart of where it is actually produced.
The outlying area is not to be overlooked. Many hidden treasures can be found in the surrounding villages. Of particular interest are the villages of Wyangala, Darby's Falls, Woodstock, Koorawatha and Greenthorpe. The nearby town of Canowindra is known as the ballooning capital of Australia and a walk through the historic main street will reveal a museum, antique shops, specialty boutiques, art galleries and fashionable cafes. Also recognised for the quality of it's wine, Canowindra has a number of cellar doors open for wine tasting.
Temperatures for Cowra Area
Cowra Area has hot summer temperatures. The summer high temperature for Cowra Area is approximately 30 °c. The summer low temperature is approximately 15 °c.
Cowra Area has mild winter temperatures. The winter high temperature for Cowra Area is approximately 13 °c. The winter low temperature is approximately 4 °c.