GPA Swim-In and Ex-Military Vehicle Gathering

Community Event

11 Mar 2019 to 17 Mar 2019

This event is the largest annual gathering of ex-military vehicles in the southern hemisphere. In 2019 they will celebrate the 40th year of this event. The themes will be Year of the Amphibian and Year of the Prototype. People with any type of ex-military vehicle are welcome to attend. Themes for future years are:
2020 41st year and 40th anniversary: Year of the Motorcycle
2021 42nd year: Year of the Jeep
2022 43rd year: Year of the Heavy metal

Wednesday 13 March: Visit to Dookie. Stop at Devenish to view the painted grain silos.

Thursday 14 March: Visit to Kel Baxter’s property at Berrigan.

Friday 15 March: Visit to Corowa South Primary School and Maurice Wilson’s property. In the evening Doug Draeger will be their guest speaker at the Corowa Football Club. They will talk about Back To the Track in 1995 and the Back To the Track 2020 events.

Saturday 16 March: parade through Corowa at 9am followed by a swap meet at the Corowa Racecourse and Showgrounds. In the evening they are planning a dinner to coincide with their presentations in Ball Park Caravan Park.


Broadband Internet Access Carpark Caters for challenges with learning and communication Caters for hearing impairment Caters for high support needs Caters for limited mobility Caters for people with allergies and intolerances. Caters for vision impairment Disabled access available Family Friendly History & Heritage International Paid Wifi Public Toilet Wheelchair access


Free Entry

Event Times

11 Mar 2019 to 17 Mar 2019

Annual Event


Ball Park Caravan Park and Corowa Racecourse and Showgrounds

Bridge Road, Corowa, 2646

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