The Upper Murray and Corryong Victoria
Welcome to the magnificent Upper Murray
Corryong is the vibrant rural hub of the magnificent Upper Murray region of North East Victoria and southern New South Wales with breath-taking scenic beauty all year round.
Every season is spectacular in Corryong and the surrounding towns in North East Victoria. Spring brings lush pastures of green and brimming creeks and rivers ideal for fishing enthusiasts and nature lovers.
Lingering warm summers draw visitors to the many waterways of the area in pursuit of aquatic delights and the mighty Murray River is crystal clear
Autumn in the Upper Murray rivals none with it’s display of red, gold, and orange leaves making this an ideal time to sight-see and heaven for photographers.
Snow capped mountains, cool crisp air and cosy log fires herald the arrival of winter. Watch out for the famous Corryong fog! The BEST views of the Australian Snowy Mountains is from various lookouts and scenic drives in the Upper Murray just a few kilometres from Corryong Victoria.
Located in the picturesque foothills of the Snowy Mountains and the birthplace of the mighty Murray River, the Upper Murray has something for everyone, the romantic, adventurous, indulgent, sportsman, the nature lover, the art lover, coffee snob, and families.
The area’s beauty is only matched in it’s magnificence by the friendly country hospitality offered by it’s locals. The changing seasons, and a variety of activities with which to pass the time, offer visitors to the Upper Murray an experience not easily forgotten.
It’s so easy to pass time in Corryong and it’s surrounding towns in the Upper Murray. Camping, fishing, canoeing, bushwalking, four wheel driving, white water rafting, hang gliding, water skiing, touring or just relaxing and enjoying the scenery, the people, the peace which makes this part of Australia a pure delight to visit.
Getting to the Upper Murray and Corryong Victoria
West of Mt. Kosciusko and 124 kilometres east of Albury/Wodonga on the scenic route between Melbourne and Sydney, Corryong is a beautiful small rural town and the largest town in the Upper Murray in North East Victoria. Here you will find the Upper Murray Visitors Information Centre. The volunteer staff are locals with a broad knowledge of the region and are keen to help you have a wonderful holiday. The Visitors Centre is well stocked with maps, information, and local products and souvenirs and local knowledge.
Drive to Corryong via the Murray Valley Highway or see the map below with alternative routes. Follow the river downstream from Towong to the Hume Dam and enjoy “The Great River Road” experience. On the way stop at some of the wayside stops along the river and the experience the tranquillity of the townships of Tintaldra, Walwa and Jingellic.
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