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AlburyAustralia

This border city along the Murray River has a proud Aboriginal history and charming heritage architecture. It also gives easy access to the region’s scenic wineries and ski fields.

Albury Wodonga is the gateway to the Victorian High Country and Murray Region. The Murray River meanders through the twin city, which is nestled in the foothills of the magnificent Great Dividing Range. Albury is part of New South Wales and Wodonga is in Victoria.

Albury Wodonga has always been a meeting place, first for indigenous people and later also for farmers. It’s a convenient stopover between Sydney and Melbourne, which was why the 19th-century Albury Railway Station was built. Today, you can meet locals at the Hume Murray Farmers’ Market, held each second Saturday of the month. Other events include sports tournaments and dragon boat races in February.

Find showcases of the city's greatest athletes and musicians, among other displays, at the interactive Albury Library Museum. The Albury Regional Gallery features the work of local artists; however, it is closed until September 2015 for a major redevelopment.

Get outdoors at one of the city's many parklands. See native and exotic plants at the 130-year-old Albury Botanic Gardens, which has a fun Children’s Garden. Stroll through Noreuil Park to see the region’s distinctive red river gum and plane trees. Get a more panoramic view from Monument Hill where there is a memorial dedicated to the men and women who served in World War I.

Experience the basics of Aboriginal life in the sanctuary’s traditional Wiradjuri campsite in the Wonga Wetlands bird sanctuary. Walk or cycle the Wagirra Trail along the river, which was also a Wiradjuri initiative. Another significant indigenous site is Mungabareena Reserve and Waterworks, which is great for swimming.

Just outside Wodonga is Block 19 Bonegilla, a former army camp that became a major migrant centre after World War II and is now a fascinating interpretive centre.

Albury Wodonga has good car, plane, train and bus links to Sydney and Melbourne. As a regional centre, it’s a good place to stock up for outdoor adventures in the region. In winter, ski down the slopes of Mount Hotham, Falls Creek and Mount Buffalo. On a sunny day, discover Victoria’s Rutherglen wine region and the quaint gold mining town of Beechworth.

Where to stay in Albury

Top Hotels in Albury

Mantra Albury Hotel
Mantra Albury Hotel
4.5 out of 5
524 Smollett Street, Albury, NSW
The price is ¥11,228 per night from Jan 29 to Jan 30

Situated in Albury, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Albury Art Gallery, Albury Library Museum, and Albury Botanic Gardens. Hume and Hovell Walking ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (729 reviews)

"Great place to stay! Beautiful room and excellent location."…"

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2021

Mantra Albury Hotel
Albury Manor House
Albury Manor House
4 out of 5
593 Young Street, Albury, NSW
The price is ¥6,447 per night from Feb 5 to Feb 6

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Albury Library Museum and Albury Art Gallery. Commercial Golf Resort and Albury Botanic Gardens ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (1,327 reviews)

"Overall a good experience.Happy to recommend and will stay there again.Very comfortable bed and clean room, nice evening meal in the dining room."…"

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2021

Albury Manor House
Quest Wodonga
Quest Wodonga
4.5 out of 5
46 Reid Street, Wodonga, VIC
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is ¥11,373 per night from Feb 20 to Feb 21

This family-friendly Wodonga aparthotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Belvoir Park and Wodonga Golf Course. Albury Library Museum and Monument Hill are also within ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (537 reviews)

"Clean and location was central Room did smell a little - perhaps carpets need steam cleaning"…"

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2021

Quest Wodonga
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Vacation Rentals in Albury

Quest Wodonga
Quest Wodonga
4.5 out of 5
46 Reid Street, Wodonga, VIC
The price is ¥11,373 per night from Feb 20 to Feb 21

This family-friendly Wodonga aparthotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Belvoir Park and Wodonga Golf Course. Albury Library Museum and Monument Hill are also within ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (537 reviews)

"Clean and location was central Room did smell a little - perhaps carpets need steam cleaning"…"

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2021

Quest Wodonga
Discovery Parks – Lake Hume
Discovery Parks – Lake Hume
3.5 out of 5
33 Boathaven Road, Ebden, VIC
The price is ¥6,566 per night from Feb 7 to Feb 8

Located in Ebden, this cabin is 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Bonegilla Nature Conservation Reserve and within 3 mi (5 km) of River Murray Reserve and Bonegilla Wetland ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (254 reviews)

"This place gives you everything. I am glad we stayed here after a horrible experience in another Motel in Albury."…"

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2020

Discovery Parks – Lake Hume
Albury Caravan Park
Albury Caravan Park
3 out of 5
7 Catherine Cres, Lavington, NSW
The price is ¥7,171 per night from Feb 7 to Feb 8

Located in Lavington, this cabin is 1.9 mi (3 km) from Charles Sturt University - Albury-Wodonga Campus and within 6 mi (10 km) of Commercial Golf Resort and ...

4.4/5Excellent! (144 reviews)

"We stayed here for 3 days and each time we drove past the office it was closed. The only communication we had with them was when we arrived when we called and the lady was very rude and abrupt. The accomodation was average. The sofa was really uncomfortable and sagged when we sat on it to make it ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2020

Albury Caravan Park
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Nov 11, 2019

Beautiful downtown with many unique shops and restaurants.

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Dec 30, 2018

We stayed overnight to break the drive from Sydney to Echuca.

5/5 - Excellent

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Oct 11, 2018

Enjoyed our stay thanks

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