Enjoy regional lifestyle in Albury Wodonga
ALBURY Wodonga reflects all of the things visitors love best – relaxing, enjoying good times with family and friends, getting into the amazing outdoor activities the region is famous for and savoring great local food and wine.
The town’s stunning location on the banks of the Murray River gives easy access to some of Australia’s most exciting skiing, oldest wineries, tastiest regional produce and best-preserved historic towns.
The unique atmosphere of our cities blends an urban vibe with laid-back charm, tradition with innovation, and adrenalin-charged action with quiet afternoon strolls.
Whatever brings you here and however long your stay, visitors are welcomed in the border region and will find many reasons to return.
If you’re heading out for a picnic, try the Wonga Wetlands, Lake Hume Village overlooking the dam wall and the lake, Huon Hill, Hovell Tree Park (bonus points if you happen to be in town on a Sunday when the Community Wood Fired Ovens are in action – for dates and details check www.alburycity.nsw.gov.au or phone (02) 6023 8111), Albury Botanic Gardens, Sumsion Gardens, or Gateway Island, on the banks of the Murray.
If you’re into water activities, you’ll love what’s on offer in Albury Wodonga.
Hire a canoe and paddle the Murray or bring your own equipment and enjoy the thrills and spills of water skiing, jet skiing, windsurfing or parasailing on Lake Hume.
There are also plenty of family friendly swimming options, in local waterways, pools and aquatic centres.
Exciting upcoming events include a Hyundai A-League match between Melbourne Heart and Perth Glory on February 9, 2014, and the Albury Gold Cup Carnival, which attracts up to 20,000 people, set for March 27-28, 2014 at the Albury Racing Club.
For more information see www. visitalburywodonga.com or phone 1300 ALBURY (252879).
MAKING A SPLASH: Lake Hume is a mecca for water sports enthusiasts.