Albury-Wodonga

Highlights

Enjoy a lively cultural scene and outdoor adventure in Albury-Wodonga, twin cities on the banks of the iconic Murray River. Relax on a river cruise, hire a canoe and paddle along the waterway, try fishing and boating on Lake Hume, explore riverbanks on a bicycle, and marvel at great art in MAMA.

  • Albury Botanic Gardens
  • Murray River, Albury

About Albury-Wodonga

On the banks of the mighty Murray River, the vibrant twin regional cities of Albury and Wodonga are a charming destination. You’ll be delighted with the wonderful cultural scene, delicious food and wine experiences, and exhilarating outdoor adventures such as fishing, canoeing and camping.

A great base for day trips to the Snowy Mountains and Rutherglen wine region, Albury-Wodonga enjoys lively arts, theatre, dance and music. The exciting events calendar is brimming with shows, festivals, exhibitions and markets. The weekly Albury Wodonga Farmers Market is held on Saturdays.

Food and wine, Albury

Among the many enjoyable things to do and see, MAMA - Murray Art Museum Albury - is one of the best regional galleries in Australia. You’ll be delighted with MAMA’s dynamic collections, including important indigenous works. A free guided MAMA tour on Monday mornings explores the gallery.

You’ll find plenty of accommodation options in Albury-Wodonga, which is 3h 30min drive northeast of Melbourne and 5h 30min southwest of Sydney. You can fly directly from Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane to Albury Airport. Arriving by train at the grand colonial Albury Railway Station is a delight.

Norieul Park Albury, The Murray. Image credit: Rob Blackburn

The young and young at heart will be thrilled with the many outdoor activities, from Wodonga Creek Miniature Railway and Oddies Creek Adventure Playspace to swimming and cycling. You can hire canoes or join a guided tour with Canoe the Murray. Fishing and boating is popular on Lake Hume.

An enchanting way to experience the iconic Murray River is on a riverboat, such as Sienna Daisy. You can hire a bike and pedal on the Wagirra Trail and amble in Wonga Wetlands and Albury Botanical Gardens, a beautiful picnic spot. Golfers will enjoy strolling on the superb Commercial golf course.

Fly into Albury Airport

Albury Airport is 5 km from Albury’s city centre. Use the shuttle bus and taxi services at the front of the terminal to take the short journey southwest into the city centre. Alternatively, rent a car from the hire services at the airport and explore the region at your own pace.

Albury is home to the third-busiest airport in regional NSW with around 180 flights a week in and out of the city. Qantas Airlines and Regional Express operate daily direct flights to and from Sydney and Melbourne, while Virgin Australia operates daily direct flights to and from Sydney. JETGO Australia now also flies directly between Albury and Brisbane.

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