Best know as the hot air balloon capital of Australia, the historic town of Canowindra is 45 minutes from Orange, 15 minutes from Cowra and has a population of 2,259. Being the hot air balloon capital of Australia, the best way to see the town is of course by air and with two dedicated hot air balloon services, you can take to the sky anytime.

The event of the year in Canowindra is the International Balloon Challenge, a spectacular event that turns the sky into a fiesta of colour. Held annually during the April school holidays, the event welcomes over 10 thousand visitors to see the balloons.

The median house price in Canowindra is $275,000 and the median rent price is $300 per week.


Local Favourites

Age of Fishes

Nargar National Park

Morris Park

Rosnay Organic Wine

The Plague and I

Little Art Co

Finns Store

Canowindra Hotel

Blue Bowerbird

Historical Museum

wallington wines

The Old Vic Inn

canowindra Pool

Balloon Joy Flights

Country Bakehouse

Aussie Balloon Trek

M.Barber Galleries

Royal Hotel