Things to See and Do
Near Albury, New South Wales, Australia
Albury-Wodonga is situated between Melbourne (310km), Canberra (367km) and Sydney (552km). There are plenty of things to see and do in and around Albury. Beautiful parklands hug the riverbanks and provide picturesque settings for family picnics, swimming, canoeing and cycling river trails. Visitors can even try their luck at catching an elusive Murray cod. Nearby, Wonga Wetlands provide a tranquil…
Albury-Wodonga is situated between Melbourne (310km), Canberra (367km) and Sydney (552km). There are plenty of things to see and do in and around Albury. Beautiful parklands hug the riverbanks and provide picturesque settings for family picnics, swimming, canoeing and cycling river trails. Visitors can even try their luck at catching an elusive Murray cod. Nearby, Wonga Wetlands provide a tranquil setting to relax in, with a walk around lagoons and billabongs. Mungabareena Reserve and the Water Works are both popular swimming and picnic areas that have significant cultural values for the many Aboriginal tribes in this region. Enjoy the picnic facilities, a boat ramp and walking trails to explore the significant flora and fauna. Albury is renowned for its magnificent heritage buildings. Find a fascinating collection of stories and objects at the award-winning Library Museum or drop into one of the country's best regional art galleries and performance spaces. The wider Albury area has good shopping and accommodation as well as many fine restaurants. Kids will love Oddies Creek Playspace and the magic of the Children's Garden at the city's Botanic Gardens.
Featured Things to See and Do
Distance is calculated point-to-point. If landmarks, waterways or rivers are nearby, the distance may be further by road.
Albury is arguably best experienced on a bike. The city centre and surrounds provide many paths and cycleways around beautiful buildings, the Murray River, and Wonga Wetlands. Longer rides can also take you to the shores of the beautiful Lake Hume. Bikes are available for hire from the Wodonga Visitor Information Centre.
The picturesque Belvoir Park has a scenic walking track circling around a large lake, full of different kinds of birds. The park also has a great children's playground with swings, musical instruments, slides and climbing structures. Here you can also enjoy a picnic on the grass or even a bbq under the sheltered bbq facilities.
Albury Botanic Gardens
The Albury Botanic Gardens make up four hectares of over 1000 native and exotic plant species. The gardens have won multiple awards and are visited by an estimated 200,000 people each year. Go for a stroll, enjoy the sun, or sit down for a picnic on the lawn. The perfect holiday relaxation spot while visiting Albury.
Discover a great selection of Australian wines from one of the most recognised regions in Australia. The Cellar Doors are located in Rutherglen Victoria, a scenic 40 minute drive from the park and the perfect day trip destination.
The characteristic Albury Railway Station is located in a beautiful old Victorian building a must-visit during your stay at BIG4 Albury Tourist Park.
Hume Dam and Lake Hume
Enjoy a beautifully relaxing walk around the Hume dam while you're visiting. A stunning place to take a picnic and enjoy your surroundings. Go for a swim, or jump in the boat on Lake Hume for a great day out on the water. A definite must do while you visit BIG4 Albury Tourist Park here in Albury Wodonga.
The Murray River
The Murray River forms part of the border between New South Wales and Victoria at Albury Wodonga. The river is the perfect place to try your luck at freshwater fishing, water sports, scenic walks, running, bike riding, swimming or why not go for a paddle?