Local Canowindra Attractions

Let the gentle breeze usher you over the spectacular Orange region, its rolling landscapes and beautiful heritage attractions. Known as the hot air balloon capital of Australia, the historic village of Canowindra is home to airborne adventures, acclaimed vineyards, fascinating colonial history and a unique collection of prehistoric fossils.


Canowindra Historical Society Museum

The Canowindra Historical Museum depicts the development of Canowindra from the 1840s frontier township on the Belubula River to its growth as a rural centre. Horse-drawn vehicles, vintage farm machinery, textiles, household memorabilia and a genuine ancient slab hut and a shearing shed recall the pioneering days.


Age Of Fishes Museum

Imagine a world ruled by fish! Long before the dinosaurs the mighty rivers of the Central West teamed with bizarre ancient fishes - fish with armoured shells, fish with lungs, and huge predators with jaws like crocodiles. Thousands of their fossils were found at Canowindra and give a unique glimpse into the Devonian Period - the 'Age of Fishes'.


Wallington Wines

Wallington Wines is a family owned and operated Organic and Biodynamic farm producing certified grapes and olives just outside the picturesque town of Canowindra in the Central Ranges Region of New South Wales.


Finns Store

Finns Store is a Central West destination in itself! Providing a modern take on clothing, furniture, jewellery and local artwork, Finns Store is situated in the faithfully restored TJ Finn building; a landmark in the heritage listed ‘bendy’ main street of Canowindra. The store is also renowned for serving local wines, regional roasted coffee and bountiful food.


Antonio's Wines

Antonio’s wines are simply created for maximum pleasure. The wines are authentic, varietal, well balanced and offer moreish mouth feel. The first Antonio’s range produced an award winning Pinot Gris from a single vineyard at a national level. They feel it important to continue to develop and evolve their wine styles to match those that enjoy their wines and the modern Australian taste.


Aussie Balloontrek

Experience the beauty of the picturesque Lachlan Valley. All flights are in the Canowindra district - Cowra, Canowindra and Orange Region from the peace and tranquillity of a hot air balloon.

Canowindra is known as the Hot Air Balloon Capital of Australia.