Albury Regional Museum
Albury Regional Museum is the perfect place to learn more about the Albury Wodonga region.The museum features both permanent as well as travelling exhibitions
Albury Botanic Gardens
The Albury Botanic Gardens are located at the western end of Albury’s main shopping area on 4 hectares. The gardens feature an impressive plant collection of both native and exotic origins
Wonga Wetlands is a five minute drive from the centre of Albury along the Riverina Highway (Howlong/Corowa Road).
Wineries and Breweries
Whether you’re a wine connoisseur or collector, someone who simply enjoys a glass or two with friends, or are just plain curious, then prepare yourself to experience some truly unique sensory pleasures.North eastern Victoria and southern NSW are blessed with the greatest diversity of altitude, soil types, rainfall and temperature in the country. This provided far-sighted winemakers with the rare opportunity of growing vines in cool climate alpine valleys, on hot plains, in rich sandy loams, granite-based soils and volcanic soils, to produce extremely different styles of wines in a relatively small area
The famous original Ettamogah Pub stop, shake off the dust and visit the original Ettamogah Pub Albury, built in 1987, is situated on the New South Wales and Victorian border.There’s a new bar and restaurant and a great range of souvenirs and Ettamogah merchandise.
Bandiana Army Museum
The Bandiana Army Museum houses a magnificent display of Australia’s military history. Located on the Gaza Ridge Barracks, the museum provides an extensive display of military medals and uniforms, armoured vehicles, and anti-aircraft and field guns. Open Monday to Saturday 9.30am to 4.30pm (excluding some major holidays).
Try your luck at some gold prospecting in one of North East Victoria’s preserved gold rush towns. Beechworth is located at the gateway to the Victorian Alps and contains a vibrant mix of cafes, restaurants, boutique stores and galleries, and is host to many festivals throughout the year. Venture further into the Beechworth historic wine region’s small vineyards to experience excellent chardonnay, pinot noir and other cool-climate wine varieties.
Aspiring country singers and country music lovers alike will be right at home at Corryong. Home to Jack Riley, a local stockman who it’s claimed was the inspiration for the famous Banjo Patterson poem ‘The Man from Snowy River’; Corryong is worth the hour and 30 minute drive for The Man from Snowy River Museum. It provides interesting insight into this local legend and the history of the region.
High Country Rail Trail
You can Ride or Walk though some of the best country areas with the High Rail Trail which traverses farmland near the shores of Lake Hume and forest further up at Shelley, as well as Huon Reserve ,Tallangatta and Derbyshire. The trail is undulating with some moderate gradients. The Derbyshire to Shelley section is all uphill at the steepest gradient trains could manage. Trail surface is of varying quality.
Lake Hume & Dam Wall
Bring your bathers down to the lake and enjoy some swimming, or lounging by the shore reading this year’s bestseller. Have your camera on hand to steal a few spectacular shots from one of the lookouts around the lake. Take advantage of the local fishing charters or even hire a boat and head to your own fishing nook, or maybe just watch the sunset over glassy waters with your family.
Rutherglen Wine Region
Explore over 20 wineries (responsibly, of course) in Rutherglen. While there are many traditional wine styles to be found in the region, the area is also producing exciting new whites such as marsanne and viognier, while tempranillo and zinfandel add to the varieties of reds. Visit the cellar doors with a designated driver, book a local wine tour, or try the Pedal to Produce cycle trail to sample the best wine and produce from the region.
The Bonegilla Migrant Expierence
Drop by the first home for over 300,000 migrants who were misplaced in Europe after the Second World War. The migrants lived in army bunks while they learnt English and looked for employment. Today, Bonegilla is a public memory place, and tourism attraction, providing insights into post-war migration, refugee experiences, and honouring contributions made by migrants in the on-going formation of our multi-cultural society.
OZ.e Wildlife Sanctuary
A community owned, non-profit wildlife sanctuary.
The P.S. Cumberoona offers picturesque Murray River tours every Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday from August to May, river levels permitting, and every day during the New South Wales and Victorian school holidays.
Harveys Fish & Fun Park
Hours of Fun for all the Family