Located near the New South Wales and Victorian borderline, Albury is a city of surprises! You can plan a holiday here that includes adventure, culture, history, art, shopping and so much more. Albury, and its twin city, Wodonga, are located on the Murray River, one of Australia's major waterways. The city preserves its heritage through historical buildings, parks and gardens all while looking to the future as one of the country's most significant transportation hubs. The Hume Highway, a national transport corridor, passes through Albury, which is also a busy river port and an important railhead.
Visitors can experience the history of the city at the restored Albury Railway Station, the Army Museum Bandiana and Bonegilla Migrant Experience Heritage Park. Antique art, as well as modern selections, are on display in the galleries, including the Asbury Regional Art Gallery. The surrounding countryside of Albury is home to many vineyards and wineries that offer tours and tasting sessions. With plenty of cellar doors to visit you can taste test some of Australia's leading wines that are exported overseas.
The local restaurants also offer fine wine and gourmet dining for the food lover in all of us so why not book yourself in to try some of the mouth watering treats that are prepared daily by the chefs. Or perhaps you would be interested to come on board a paddle boat for the afternoon as you make your way down the Murray River for a lunch or dinner cruises with a twist.
The city of Albury and Wodonga offer a range of shopping treats so if you are in search of a good bargin or classic boutique then wander along the quaint streets and see what you can find. There are cafes, shops, retail outlets and shopping malls that are all there to give your bank account a good work out. And as for markets you can look forward to weekly markets every Sunday where the local growers, producers, artist and trinket makers all come together to showcase their fine work.
Golfers can test their skills on one of the several championship courses in Albury. Make your way around the golf course with friends and family and then retire to the country club for a refreshing drink and good meal while the kids play on the playground and be entertained. And as for fishing, if you just can't seem to go a few days without throwing in a line or two then why not get on down to the banks of the river to see what you can reel in or jump on board a fishing charter along the Murray River for the day. Visitors can also enjoy white water rafting, rock climbing, bushwalking and mountain biking when they are holidaying in Albury.
There is every type of accommodation available is Albury from hotels, motels, apartments, caravan parks, B&B's, guest houses and resorts. So whether you are looking to spend a little or a lot you are sure to find the perfect home away from home.
Albury is a fascinating city that has so much to offer! So it doesn't matter if you are planning a trip of adventure, relaxation, enjoyment or all of the above, Albury will serve it up on a silver platter for you!