Albury Wodonga is a place of wonderful contrasts - where the great outdoors meets the latest in urban culture, and where visitors can easily discover the best of both worlds.
You'll find Albury Wodonga easily accessible, with unexpected discoveries around every corner. Use our Official Visitors Guide or our handy Top Ten Experiences and make the most of this diverse part of Australia.
Albury Wodonga sits at the centre of the Melbourne–Sydney–Canberra triangle and at the foothills of the Great Dividing Range. The cities are separated by the beautiful Murray River, which forms the border between NSW and Victoria. Getting here by air, bus and train or car is just as easy as getting around on foot or by bike.
Day-tripping and Surrounding Towns
Albury Wodonga is perfectly placed to explore the best the region has to offer. Situated on Australia's longest and most iconic river, the mighty Murray River is a great place for a holiday. Within a 90 minute drive of Albury Wodonga, the adventures of Victoria's High Country, and Falls Creek await. Day trip just a little further and take in the iconic Snowy Mountains region with its unique landscapes and spectacular lakes. Remember to visit the Murray 1 Power Station while you're there. For something a little closer to home, day-trip through the beautiful Towong valleys. Nature enthusiasts, adventure seekers and history buffs will be well catered for with a short trip to the Greater Hume Shire. Make sure to visit the Wymah Museum and take a ride on the heritage listed Wymah Ferry; one of two surviving ferries on the Murray River.
Albury Wodonga is known for its rich cultural life. This is the home of the renowned Flying Fruit Fly Circus and performing art spaces such as The Cube Wodonga, Hothouse Theatre and Albury Entertainment Centre:
Riverside parks are popular with kids of all ages. Pack a picnic or fire up the barbecue. Bring your bike and ride the trails or explore the dinosaurs at Albury Botanic Gardens. Take in a movie at the cinema centre or try your hand at laser tag. Whichever you choose, you're sure to have a ball:
Explore Albury Wodonga's natural woodlands, manicured gardens, waterways and outdoor fun for all seasons. There are more than 90 kilometres of beautiful trails in this region, so, whatever speed you’re going you’re bound to be inspired:
A relaxed meal, an evening drink with friends and live music is an established part of Albury Wodonga nightlife. If you like exploring local food scenes, you’ll love the range of wine bars, pubs and tapas venues serving up a top mix of local fare:
From big brand names and major retail chains to a treasure trove of curated objects for the home. Shopping in Albury Wodonga offers amazing variety for unique and innovative products from Australia and around the world:
Glorious settings and manicured greens are a feature of golf courses in this region. Whichever side of The Murray you choose, Albury, Wodonga and surrounds offer a choice of rewarding courses for players of all abilities:
Whether travelling solo, with a partner or with the family, explore Albury Wodonga’s best cafes, galleries, museums and natural environments in one, two or three days. You may even find time to enjoy one of the many events happening in Albury Wodonga:
Attend one of our many and varied live performances and share in Albury Wodonga's love of live entertainment. Be it rock, drama, ballet or comedy there's always something happening in our awesome performing art venues.
Cycle along the Murray River or wander through a local farmers market. Swim at Lake Hume in the morning, visit the Bonegilla Migrant Experience in the afternoon, then treat yourself at one of the region's acclaimed restaurants at night. It's all here and ready to be experienced, side by side: