If you’re looking for somewhere a little bit country and a little bit city this King’s birthday long weekend, Albury Wodonga has the goods. Hugged by nature and jam-packed with creativity, Albury Wodonga is a curious mix of culture, nature, history and cuisine. To make the most of your long weekend, fill your phone with road trip tunes and load the car early before hitting the road to our riverside cities.
Food and Wine
Our eateries know how to deliver the delicious! From breakfast to dinner and everything in between, you’ll find an absolute treat for your taste buds. Coffee like a local or indulge your inner sweet tooth, and at the end of the day there’s plenty of evening dining options waiting for you settle in and savour the flavour.
Once you’ve had your fill, there’s more to discover in the local and diverse wine regions surrounding Albury Wodonga.
Nature in abundance
After a day of indulgence, a leisurely stroll may be required. A favourite amongst locals is the Wagirra Trail. Extending from South Albury to Wonga Wetlands in the West, the trail hugs the river banks of the Murray and showcases Albury’s natural beauty. The trail also includes the Yindyamarra Sculpture Walk which features sculptures created by local Aboriginal artists.
Art and culture
In need of a hit of culture? You can be inspired by wandering through exhibition spaces or exploring vibrant street art. Stop by Murray Art Museum Albury (MAMA) for exciting contemporary exhibitions.
Reflect upon our past
A short drive east of Albury Wodonga is Bonegilla Migrant Experience. It is here where over 330,000 post-WWII migrants began their lives in Australia. Take a self-guided tour to learn and connect with our past.
Go further back in time at Jindera Pioneer Museum, one of regional Australia’s best museums for over 50 years. Explore over two acres of grounds with a variety of authentic pioneer to late Victorian architecture and furnishings.
It wouldn’t be right to spend a weekend away without enjoying a shopping spree. Our compact cities offer amazing variety. Local boutique stores Zeinert and Co and Di Billiet serve up gorgeous homewares, clothing and giftware.
Once the shopping bags are filled and your tank is empty, recharge with a bit of quality me time. Basq Beauty Spa and Wellness and Endota Spa are ready and waiting to give you the pampering you deserve.