Visitor Information Centre services are located at Albury LibraryMuseum, corner Kiewa and Swift Streets.

National Dragon Boat Championships

Welcome to Albury Wodonga 
20-24 April 2023, Gateway Lakes, Wodonga.

Welcome competitors and spectators! Albury Wodonga is excited to host you for the National Dragon Boat Championships. We invite you to enjoy our special place here on the border of Victoria and NSW. With our city-like amenities and easy-going regional lifestyle, we have plenty of surprising and soulful experiences for you to enjoy.


Albury Wodonga offers plenty of accommodation options nearby to Gateway Lakes. Book an apartment for your crew at the Best Western Hovell Tree Inn or Quest Wodonga. The Albury Paddlesteamer Motel and the Blazing Stump Motel and Suites are comfortable and convenient choices too.
There are other perfect places to rest after a big day of competing, so let us help you find the perfect stay here
Be sure to check out Deals & Packages that might suit your stay. 

Accommodation room at Best Western Plus Hovell Tree Inn
Enjoy a comfortable stay at the Best Western Hovell Tree Inn

Eat & Drink

You’ll have a big day ahead of you on the Lake so fuel up first with a hearty breakfast. For a caffeine kickstart we can tell you how to coffee like a local. For celebratory drinks and the best dining options around town see our mouth-watering guide to the best cafes, pubs and restaurants around town. Check out some special dining deals and discounts on offer for competitors.

Two people prepare coffee and food behind a counter at the Ebden & Olive cafe
Great coffee and tasty take-away options at Ebden & Olive

Things to see & do

Albury Wodonga has something for everyone, whether you’re into history & heritage, art & culture, or just want to explore the natural beauty of our region. 

History & heritage

Create your own history tour, of Albury Wodonga. Drive to Lake Hume and see the Hume Dam Wall, and then make your way over to The Bonegilla Migrant Experience and Bandiana Army Museum. If you would prefer a walking tour, check out the Albury CBD History and Heritage Walking Tour, with a map and downloadable app to guide you. Closeby, Monument Hill War Memorial pays homage to the Anzacs and gifts an inspiring view over Albury’s CBD. Read our Best Lookouts blog for more inspiration.

Art & culture

Visit the renowned Murray Art Museum Albury (MAMA) and Hyphen Wodonga Library Gallery for contemporary art housed in fascinating architecture. Gateway Village is home to both Burraja Gallery and Creators Art Space. Take a stroll along Crossing Place Trail and Yindyamarra Sculpture Walk trails, and enjoy the beautiful sculptures created by local indigenous artists. There’s plenty more to see on the Albury Wodonga public art trail, see the public art map here.

Young couple admiring wall mural artwork

Nature for everybody

After a big day of competing take the time to relax and enjoy the natural sights of Albury Wodonga. Wander through Albury Botanic Gardens or around the lake at Sumsion Gardens in Wodonga. Take a stroll along one of our river-side cultural trails – Crossing Place Trail on Gateway Island or Yindyamarra Sculpture Walk in Albury. For the nature enthusiast, a hike through Huon Hill Parklands in Wodonga or Wonga Wetlands in Albury will soothe your adventurous soul.

Read our Back to Nature blog for more information. 

Base yourself in Albury Wodonga, then explore our surrounds

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