Welcome to the Alabaster Motel, Cowra NSW - a 3.5 star property situated on the Mid Western Highway approx 1 km east of the Post Office.
The Alabaster Motel offers a quiet location and friendly atmosphere with the best views in town!
This affordable hotel accommodation is a 10 minute walk to local clubs, restaurants and shops.
The motel consists of 13 rooms, all of which have reverse cycle air-conditioning, refrigerator, electric blankets, tea/coffee making facilities and are connected to Austar, modem outlet for computer, direct dial phones and ironing equipment.
All rooms are also non-smoking, but ashtrays have been provided in convenient locations outdoors.
The deluxe units, set well back from the road are elevated, very spacious and open onto a large balcony offering picturesque rural views. The rooms have comfortable beds with electric blankets.
LATEST NEWS!!!! All Rooms now have broadband wireless internet connection.
Every room has undercover vehicle parking and is perfect for car and motorcycle club activities. Extra parking is also available for trailers and larger vehicles.
Cowra Japanese Garden Binni Creek Road
The multi award winning Japanese Garden features an authentic Tea House, Bonsai House, working Pottery House, Tatami Room, Cultural Centre and new self guided audio tours.
P.O.W. Theatre, Oympic Park, Mid Western Highway
Located at the Visitor's Centre, the P.O.W. Theatre houses an amazing hologram that tells the tragic story of the Cowra Breakout. This is a free nine minute presentation.
Australia's World Peace Bell, Civic Square, Darling Street
Awarded to Cowra for it's long standing contribution to world peace and reconciliation. An audio presentation at the site explains the significance of the World Peace Bell.
Site of the Cowra P.O.W. Breakout , Sakura Avenue.
The site of the largest Prinoner of War Breakout in modern millitary history. Only foundations remain but display boards and monuments provide interpretation.
Japanese & Australian War Cemeteries
Doncaster Drive. The Japanese War Cemetery is the only one of it's kind to be retained in Australia. While the Australian War Cemetery has become a showpiece for modern military cemeteries.
The Cowra vineyard region boasts 36 vineyards covering more than 2000 ha and produces more than 10 million bottles of wine per vintage. Eight cellar doors, all within 6km of town offer wine tasting.
Cowra Fun Museums , Mid Western Highway
Featuring comprehensive collection war, rail and rural memorabilia including P.O.W. and Military Camp displays, mammoth model train layout, working antique engines & much more.
Karana Gooloo Bird Park, Fishburn Street
Set in a beautiful garden environment, the bird park features numerous varieties of Australian parrots in close up, individual aviaries. Guided walks and talks are conducted on the hour.
Didj by the Bridge , Redfern Street
Sells aboriginal art and artefacts from all over Australia and specialises in canvas painting, didgeridoos, boomerangs, bark paintings, prints, emu eggs, wood carvings and ceramics.
Australiana Corner, Kendal Street
Features the largest range of Australiana gifts in the region including a wood gallery, sheepskin products, Australiana paintings, 3D art, pottery, opals and quality Cowra and Aussie souvenirs.
Darby's Falls Observatory ,Observatory Road, Daby's Falls
Explore the universe with one of the largest telescopes available to the public and discover the moon, planets, galaxies, star clusters and nebulae.
Cowra Rose Garden, Olympic Park Mid Western Highway
Located in front of the Vistor's Centre on the Mid Western Highway, the Cowra rose garden features over 1,000 bushes and consists of over 130 different varieties.
Cowra Golf Club, Legh Street
An 18 hole, fully irrigated golf course with the best layout in Central NSW. Features include a comfortable club house, function and conference room and Dave's Golf Shop.
The lake is a clean, vast expanse of water, with a surface area two and a half times the size of Sydney Harbour. Enjoy a variety of water sports including fishing, canoeing, water slides, skiiing and more.