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101 things to do in the Albury-W

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					101 things to do in the Albury-Wodonga region
 1. Albury Botanic Gardens

    The Albury Botanic Gardens are located at the western end of Albury’s main shopping area on 4
    hectares. The gardens feature an impressive plant collection of both native and exotic origins.

 2. Albury/Wodonga Croquet Clubs




 3. Libraries

    - Albury
    - Lavington


 4. Albury Performing Arts Centre

    Are committed to providing the local community with a broad range of entertainment to enhance
    cultural activities, introduce new entertainment and create a journey of excitement and passion for
    the Performing Arts

 5. Albury Harness Racing

    The annual Albury Gold cup held during March each year draws record crowds.

 6. Albury Railway Station

    A beautiful historical building which boasts one of the longest platforms in the Southern Hemisphere.

 7. Albury Regional Art Gallery

    Displays some of the worlds best exhibitions as well as the Russell Drysdale Collection

 8. Albury Regional Museum

    Albury Regional Museum displays an ever-changing program of exhibitions including travelling
    exhibitions from Australia’s major museums Semi permanent exhibitions at the museum include: The
    Wiradjuri Room, The Bonegilla Collection, The Chinese Heritage Room, Local Heritage Display

 9. Albury Sports Stadium

    Hosts large basketball and netball carnivals during the year, as well as local sporting events.

 10. Albury Wodonga Woodcrafters Inc

    Locally crafted wooden items. Many crafted from recycled or salvaged timber.

 11. Albury War Memorial

    The War Memorial was built in memory of World War 1 soldiers the 2/23, Albury’s own infantry
    battalion. The memorial is 30.5m high, built of re-forced concrete, which is flood lit by night
12. Twin City Model Aero Club

   Reserve Rd
   Visitors welcome for flying or spectating

13. Antique and Bric-a-brac trail

   A guide to all the antique and second hand stores in the local area. Available at the Information
   Centre

14. Archery

   Twin City Bowmen, Albury

15. Army Museum Bandiana

   This amazing museum features a collection of Army memorabilia and equipment, including weapons,
   clothing, military vehicles of all uses.

16. Arts Space Wodonga

   Art Space Wodonga is a vibrant and accessible contemporary arts venue.

17. Active Flight Tandem Paraglide

   Feel the freedom fly and soar. Enjoy the spectacular scenery of the Alps with our experienced
   instructors.

18. BBQ Locations

   - Albury: Australia Park, Noreuil Park, Hovell Tree Park,
   - Wodonga: Sumsion Gardens, Willow Park

19. Bicycle Paths Albury and Wodonga

   Take a lazy ride around the fantastic bike paths along the Murray and along the causeway from
   Wodonga to Albury

20. Boat Ramps Albury

   Noreuil Park, Murray River

21. Boat Ramps Lake Hume

   -   Bowna Water, Ettamogah, Albury
   -   Ebden Reserve, Wodonga
   -   Lake Hume Resort, Albury
   -   Kookaburra Point
   -   Ludlows Reserve
   -   The Pines

22. Bonegilla Migrant Experience Heritage Park

   The Bonegilla Migrant Experience invites you to come and reminisce or learn about the rich history
   of the former Bonegilla Migrant Reception and Training Centre
23. Border Bushwalking Club

   The Footprints Bushwalking Club meet at the Senior citizens’ meeting Room, Civic Centre Complex
   Wodonga the first Tuesday of each month

24. Browns Lagoon

   Great Fishing Spot

25. Burraja The Journey

   Is an Aboriginal Heritage and Environmental Discovery Centre that offers educational and general
   interest tours and programs that focus upon the elements of Aboriginal culture, heritage and the
   environment.

26. Canoe Hire Albury/Wodonga Backpackers

   Come spend a relaxing afternoon or day paddling your way on the Murray River

27. Myer Centrepoint Shopping Centre

28. Centro West End Plaza

29. Centro Wodonga

30. Centro Lavington

31. Centro Birallee

32. Albury/Wodonga Central Shopping

   Albury Wodonga boasts the best shopping between Sydney and Melbourne

33. Chefs of The Murray

   At participating restaurants:
   - Green Zebra
   - Rutherglen Wine Experience
   - source dining
   - Waddingtons

34. Clubs

   -   Commercial Club
   -   Lavington Panthers Sports Club
   -   North Albury Sports Club
   -   SS & A Club
   -   Thurgoona Club
   -   Wodonga Country Club
   -   Wodonga RSL Club
   -   Albury Club

35. Eastern Hill Rotary Lookout

   This look out is situated off East street, Albury with views north, looking across Albury Airport and
   the Table Top Range.
36. Equestrian Centres - Albury, Wodonga

37. Ettamogah Pub

   Ken Maynards cartoon feature brought to life, the first and original Ettamogah Pub. Fair dinkum
   mate.

38. Farmers Market

   Why not try a different way of shopping? The Farmers Market held every second Saturday morning
   at the Gateway Village on the Lincoln Causeway offers an opportunity to buy the best of local food
   and products

39. Five Star Adventure Tours

   Our exclusive Day Tours are designed to totally inspire. We drive in comfort with a specially fitted
   out 4 wheel drive offering you absolute peace of mind. Come and join us for the best Day Tour
   you’ll ever experience

40. Funtasia

   Play time for kids of all ages. Indoor activities and coffee shop

41. Flying Fruit Fly Circus

   Albury Wodonga’s favourite circus act.

42. Gateway Island

   Excellent range of food, craft and local souvenirs BBQ area and picnic grounds

43. Golf Courses

   - Commercial Club
   - Thurgoona Club
   - Wodonga Country Club

44. Gerogery Doll Museum

   The largest collection of dolls in the South West.

45. Harvey’s Fish and Fun Park

   Is a fascination fish farm and an exciting fun park as well.

46. Hawksview Heritage Tour

   Enjoy a morning visit to an Historic Woolshed

47. Henri’s Bakery

   Home to the World’s largest rolling pin.

48. HMAS Holbrook / Submarine

   Explore HMAS Otway (yes it is real) and find out more about Commander Holbrook after whom the
   town was renamed.
49. Hot House Theatre

   Australia’s leading regionally based theatre company. A regional voice on the national stage

50. Huon Hill Lookout

   Rising 263 metres above the Murray and Kiewa floodplains, Huon Hill offers spectacular views of
   Lake Hume, Kiewa Valley, the Alpine region, the Murray and Kiewa rivers.

51. Hume and Hovell Walking Track

   Follows the famous footsteps of Hamilton Hume and William Hovell on their expedition to Port Phillip
   in 1824

52. Hume Weir Trout Farm

   Come and sample some of Australia’s freshest and best trout produce, taste test a range of trout
   products.

53. Intensity, Theatre Complex

   Test your skills with dare devil games and simulators

54. Indulgence Fly Fishing

   Experience the Northeast Victorian rivers and streams. Indulge yourself with the greatest pleasures
   in life. Great food and some of Australia’s best fly fishing

55. Jazz Clubs

   Enjoy the sound of Jazz at Elgins Wodonga

56. Jindera Pioneer Museum

   Experience the life style of the pioneers at the period store residence, wattle and daub cottage, slab
   hut, 2 galleries, machinery, wagons and 1870’s blacksmith shop

57. Kinross Woolshed

   Once a large shed used for shearing up to 2,500 sheep, now the shed displays woolly "lambs"
   swinging from the rafters and highly original murals decorate the walls, These are made from soft
   fabric sewn on boards and covered with plaster, these murals alone are worth a visit to Kinross
   Woolshed

58. Lake Hume and Hume Weir Spillway

   One of the borders most defining features is undoubtedly Lake Hume, keeper of water for irrigation
   and haven for recreational boaters, skiers, swimmers and anglers

59. Murray River Walks

   Enjoy a stroll along the banks of the Murray at Norieul Park

60. Model Train Rides

   Lake Hume Model Engineers, Lincoln Causeway. Wodonga Runs every third Sunday of the month
61. Murray Conservatorium of Music

62. Nail Can Hill Walking Track

   A challenging walk for all fitness levels

63. Nurserys

   Albury and Wodonga host some of the best nurseries in the area
   a. Valibo Bonsai
   b. Salvias Sue Templeton’s
   c. Valley View
   d. Peards Nursery / Garden World
   e. Woods
   f. Wodonga Plant Farm
   g. Stuart Gibbs

64. O.Z.E. Wildlife Sanctuary

   The Ultimate wildlife adventure

65. Parklands (Albury / Wodonga) – Trails and Attractions

   Albury Wodonga’s regional parklands provide opportunities for people to access and experience the
   extraordinary range of natural and developed open space in and around Albury Wodonga.

66. Picnic Spots

   -   Albury Park, Hume Highway, South Albury
   -   OZ.E. Wildlife Sanctuary
   -   Mungabareena Reserve, Opposite Airport, East Albury
   -   Albury Botanical Gardens, Cnr Dean St. and Wodonga Place
   -   Sumsion Gardens Wodonga

67. Playgrounds

   -   Norieul Park
   -   Hovell Tree Park
   -   Australia Park
   -   Harvey’s Fish and Fun Park
   -   Fredericks Park

68. Paddle Steamer “Cumberoona”

   The Murray River is the major natural attraction of the Albury-Wodonga region and what better way
   to experience Australia’s greatest river that from the paddle steamer P.S. Cumberoona

69. Pioneer Cemetery Albury

70. QE11 Square

   Sit and relax in the beautiful surroundings, right in the heart of Albury




71. Rail Trail Wodonga to Tallangatta

   Run Ride or walk on one of Australia’s Premier Rail Trails along the shores of Lake Hume
72. Regent Cinema Centre Albury

   Enjoy the option of 9 cinemas and an ever enjoyable Gold Class cinema

73. Rotary Market

   Every Sunday Tax office car park 8am – 12noon

74. Roller-blading

   - Village Skateland, Albury
   - Walking/Bike Path from Albury Swimming Pool to Sumsion Gardens
   - Willow Park in Wodonga 10km of paved track

75. Rumble Tumbles

   Albury’s ultimate indoor play centre designed to stimulate your child’s mind to play and explore

76. Scenic Drives

   Travel through the meandering roads between Lake Hume and Albury then out towards Tallangatta

77. Showgrounds, Albury and Wodonga

   Albury Show held November Wodonga show held March

78. Sumsion Gardens Wodonga

   Beautifully kept lake and gardens which include covered BBQ’S and picnic facilities, toilets,
   playground, island with gazebo and is surrounded by a walking/cycle path

79. In door Skating – Village Skate Land, Albury

   Skate with friends and family on this indoor rink. Skate hire, kiosk facilities

80. Skate Bowls

   a. Greenfield Park, Albury
   b. Willow Park, Wodonga
   c. Thurgoona

81. Schmidt’s Strawberry Winery

   Renowned throughout Australia, these magnificent full flavoured Allans Flat Strawberries are
   generally in season from mid October to mid January

82. Stonleigh Cottage

   Built in 1857 it is one of the oldest residences in Wodonga, if not the oldest

83. Table Top Mountain

   Enjoy privacy and seclusion when you visit Table Top Mountain. Explore this 1,200 acre property by
   walking or bicycling on 14kms of well maintained tracks
84. Swimming Pools

   -   Albury Swim Centre
   -   North Albury Swimming Pool
   -   Wodonga Swim Centre
   -   G T Aquatic

85. Ten Pin Bowling – Albury, Wodonga

   Knock them down at Ten pin bowls.

86. Tennis

   a. Albury Tennis Centre
   b. Wodonga Tennis Centre
   c. Thurgoona Tennis Centre

87. The Heritage Buildings Walk as per brochure

   Discover the heritage buildings along Dean Street, Albury. Relive the past

88. The National Museum of Australian Pottery

89. V.M.R. Army Museum

90. Wandoo Aboriginal Corporation Nursery

91. Walking Tracks

   -   Lavington to Albury Path
   -   Albury Hovell Tree Path
   -   Union Bridge Murray River Path
   -   Union Bridge to Wodonga Station Path
   -   Union Bride to Willow Park, Wodonga
   -   Felltimber Creek Ridge Walk

92. Witches Garden Mitta Valley

   Explore over five acres of magnificent cottage garden featuring a physicians garden of medicinal
   plants. Devonshire Tea’s also available

93. Wine de Tour

   Travel in VIP deluxe comfort and leave it to us to show you the region’s finest wines and attractions.

94. All Saints Estate

   Set in a beautiful 120 year old castle with stunning grounds enjoy the atmosphere of years gone by

95. Woodland Grove

   Serene gardens to enjoy right in the heart of Wodonga

96. Water Skiing

   - The Great Aussie Resort
   - The Hume Weir
   - Lake Quarrie on the Causeway, Wodonga
97. Wiraminna Environmental Education

   Wirraminna was created by the community and features walking trails, picnic facilities, wildflowers
   and wetlands

98. Water Slides

   -   Lake Hume Resort, Albury
   -   Albury Swim Centre
   -   Harvey’s Fish and Fun Park
   -   Wodonga Sports and Leisure Centre

99. Wodonga Radio Control Cars

100.         Wodonga Racecourse

   Wodonga Gold Cup November each year

101.         Wonga Wetlands

   An absorbing natural conservation area featuring amazing 600 year old Murray River red Gums and
   an astonishing number of birds.

				
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