PHONE: 1300 908 825


The following accommodation providers all support the event financially. With over 10,000 visitors this accommodation fills up very quickly, additional accommodation is available by contacting Cowra Tourism or The Canowindra Home page.


We encourage caravan and motorhome owners to bring your "home on wheels" with you. There are plenty of sites at the Canowindra showgrounds which may be booked here. We have many caravan and motorhome clubs who make an annual pilgrimage to the event.

Canowindra Riverview Motel

Address: 3 Tilga St, Canowindra, New South Wales 2804, Australia

Phone: (02) 6344 1633

Email: info@rvmotel.com.au



The Canowindra Riverview Motel is a modern boutique motel offering friendly service to its guests. The rooms have queen beds, tea/coffee facilities, R/C air conditioning, family rooms, disabled room, direct dial phones, breakfast to rooms, free WIFI, 5 mins walk to restaurants and shops, swimming pool across the road.


The Riverview Cottage is a quaint home great for families and groups. It can sleep up to eight comfortably.




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The Old Vic Inn

Address: 56 Gaskill Street, Canowindra NSW 2804

Phone: 02 6344 1009

Fax: 02 6344 1001

Email: info@oldvicinn.com.au



The Old Vic Inn is a magnificent heritage listed building located in the picturesque historic main street of Canowindra.


Built at the beginning of last century, the Old Vic Inn is a fine example of late Victorian architecture with the splendid iron-laced verandah.


The Old Vic Inn hosts a spectacular wooden staircase to the second floor, spacious rooms with high ceilings and polished wooden floors – creating a classic country ambiance of times past.




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Canowindra Caravan Park

The leafy, well appointed Caravan Park is nestled amongst trees overlooking the Belubula River, This park is close to town and features clean modern amenities.


Adjacent to the village swimming pool and a short walk to the historic shopping precinct or the river makes this park an ideal family stay.


For bookings phone the caretaker: 0428 634 410


Canowindra Showground

This is the location of the daily balloon pilots pre-flight briefings at 5.30am and 3.30pm to which the public are welcome. Balloons may launch from here daily depending on wind direction. It is also the site of the 2018 Balloon Glow and "Forever Diamonds" Concert. Just across the road is the main balloon launch site at the Sports Ovals. Thus it is located right in the center of the balloon action all week.


Full facilities, showers, toilets, dump site, waste bins, powered and unpowered sites, water at some sites. Suitable for larger caravans and motorhomes. Please note this is country showground which is used as a campground for this event. Some facilities may be of a lesser standard than some privately run campgrounds. There is a new ablutions block opened in October 2016.


Click on this pic to zoom in to enable you to select which area you wish to camp in.


For bookings click below or phone 1300 908 825.

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E: info@canowindrachallenge.org.au

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