Sitting on the Murray River just north of Wodonga in Victoria, Albury is a major regional centre that is a good base for exploring the surrounding countryside. At Albury the Murray River has been dammed to form Lake Hume, a popular spot for boating, water-skiing, sail boarding and fishing.
Gateway Village, Hume Highway, Albury
Tel (02) 6041 3875 or 1800 800 743
Open 9am-5pm daily
Most Melbourne-Sydney buses and trains pass through Albury. The bus and train station is on Young Street (Hume Highway) near the town centre.
372 Wagga Road, Lavington
Tel (02) 6040 2999
Corner David & Wilson Streets, Albury
Tel (02) 6021 2400
The 4 ha Albury Botanic Gardens at the western end of Albury’s city centre have an impressive collection of plants and features a rainforest walk.
Wodonga Place, Albury
Tel (02) 6023 8769
Albury’s LibraryMuseum features a gallery with exhibits relating to Albury’s history and culture.
Corner Kiewa & Swift Streets, Albury
Tel (02) 6023 8333
Open Mon 10am-7pm, Tue 10am-5pm, Wed-Thu 10am-7pm, Fri 10am-5pm, Sat 10am-4pm, Sun noon-4pm