Boasting a rich history, Corryong is also an adventure lover’s dream destination, offering rock climbing, rafting, horse riding, and a breathtaking natural environment for bushwalks, 4WD tours, cycling and fishing.
Corryong is famous as the final resting place of Jack Riley, considered by many to be the inspiration for the hero in Banjo Paterson’s poem The Man from Snowy River. Visit Jack Riley’s grave at the Corryong Cemetery or learn more about the legend at The Man from Snowy River Folk Museum.
For some unforgettable high country action, visit Corryong in autumn for The Man from Snowy River Bush Festival. Watch a field of riders perform incredible feats in the legendary The Man from Snowy River Challenge then wander through the open-air market listening to storytellers, bands and folk singers.
Corryong’s proximity to the Murray River means you can tackle the challenging rapids then relax with something gentler like raft fishing or a ‘family float’ trip. Spend time fly-fishing for trout, trying your luck at catching the legendary Murray cod at Wawa and Interlard, or embarking on the short walk to the tumbling cascades of Cudgewa Bluff Falls in Burrowa-Pine Mountain National Park.
Call in to the 150-year-old pub at Tintaldra, a favourite stopover for vintage car and motorcycle touring group. Visit the historic Tintaldra Store built in 1864, or stop by the oldest racecourse grandstand in the state, as featured in the film Phar Lap, at the Towong Turf Club.
Corryong is an Urban Location area within the local government area of Towong in Victoria, it is located approximately 305kms from the capital Melbourne and extends over an area of 69.164 square kilometres. Corryong has a recorded population of 1348 residents and is within the Australian Eastern Daylight Time zone Australia/Melbourne.
If you are planning a visit to Corryong we’ve put together some of the things you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one of the buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know Corryong and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.