ATTRACTIONS & ACTIVITIES

ALBURY

The gateway to the wonders of the Murray region and to some of the most beautiful scenery in Australia.

Top Attractions

• Albury Regional Museum - Built in 1854, this museum displays items and photographs relating to the history of Albury and various towns of the Upper Murray.

• Albury Regional Art Centre - Albury’s main art gallery features displays of ceramics, paintings and photographs, including a collection of works by Russell Drysdale and a series of photographs depicting media personalities and their families. Touring Exhibitions occur regularly.

• Gateway Complex - The major tourist centre for Albury/Wodonga featuring a number of stalls displaying local arts and crafts.

• Botanic Gardens - These gardens date back to the 1800’s and are the showpiece of Albury. They feature ornamental ponds, a fern walk and a Calabrian pine grown from a seed and taken from the Lone Pine in Gallipoli.

• Lake Hume - Contains a power station that provides northern Victoria and southern New South Wales with electricity. It is also a pleasant place for recreation with plenty of activities including fishing, sailing, water-skiing and swimming available.

• Hume Weir Trout Farm - Located 15 kilometres east of Albury, this farm is the oldest commercial trout farm in New South Wales. Catch your own trout, take a guided tour of the farm or simply relax in the beautifully landscaped picnic grounds.

• Ettamogah Sanctuary - Located 16 kilometres northeast of Albury, this is an absolute heaven for nature lovers. The sanctuary houses a number of native animals and birds, some of them casualties that are being nursed back to health.

• Tandanya - An Aboriginal cultural centre featuring galleries, a workshop and performing areas.
Top Activities

• Drive Tours - One of the best ways to see the Albury/Wodonga region is by taking a drive tour put together by the tourist centre.

• Paddlesteamer Cumberoona - Take a trip on this wood-fired paddlesteamer for a closer look at the beautiful Murray River.

• Walking on the Albury/Wodonga Trail System - A series of easy-medium grade walking tracks cross the two cities, providing interesting views and picnic spots.