A thriving modern city with a leisurely country style, Albury Wodonga offers a charming mix of stately heritage buildings, established parks and gardens and tree-lined streets.
The Murray River flows between the twin cities, winding through an unspoiled landscape of rolling valleys, hills and lush farmlands. Once a busy trade route for paddle steamers, the river is now very much a part of Albury Wodonga’s relaxed lifestyle and provides excellent freshwater fishing opportunities.
Albury Wodonga is a great place to discover art galleries, fine cuisine and renowned local wineries. Visit the Albury Regional Art Gallery, home to an impressive permanent collection of works by Australian landscape painter Sir Russell Drysdale. Time your trip to coincide with Wodonga’s Carnivale or take a drive and sample local varieties at surrounding wineries.
Uncover the region’s pioneering past at local museums or just take a walk and explore the rich history reflected in the grand architecture of the city’s buildings, most notably the restored Albury Railway Station. Originally completed in 1882, the station remains one of the most significant country stations in Australia.
Discover Australia’s migrant history at the Bonegilla Migrant Experience. Built in 1947, Block 19 Bonegilla was Australia’s first migration reception centre, housing over 320,000 migrants from 1947 to 1971.
Albury Wodonga is about three-and-a-half hours from Melbourne, and is also easily accessible from Sydney and Canberra as it sits at the junction of the Hume Freeway (National Highway One), Olympic, Murray Valley, Riverina and Kiewa Valley Highways.