Albury attractions things to do & see on holiday.
The thriving regional town of Albury and its twin town of Wodonga are nestled in the lush Murray River Valley on opposite sides of the Murray River. Close to the mammoth Lake Hume and surrounded by picturesque villages, Albury offers a blend of big city style and country pace that you are sure to enjoy on your holiday. With DISCOVER AUSTRALIA's large selection of cheap rates on Albury holidays you may decide to stay a little longer.
Albury offers a great deal of attractions which appeal to a diverse range of travellers; wander around town and enjoy history, art and culture coupled with pocket parks. Visit the Parklands which comprises of Noreuil and Australia parks and Hovell Tree Park Reverse where, upon "discovering" the region, explorers Hume and Hovell carved their comments into two trees, one of which still exists today. Take a day to explore the Wongo Wetlands along the Murray River or use Albury as a jumping off point to the Australian Alps and the world-famous Rutherglen Wine Region.
The prosperous regional town of Albury and its twin town of Wodonga sit on opposite side of the Murray River and offer more than just a convenient stop over on trips between Sydney and Melbourne. Offering a perfect blend of city comforts and warm country personality, Albury is an excellent base from which to explore the surrounding regions and with a DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Twin-Town Explorer Package you can plan to really get to know both Albury and Wodonga without having to worry about compromising your budget. A great point to start explore from is on Dean Street, where you will find shopping outlets and boutiques as well as a hefty selection of takeaways, cafes and restaurants. Discover the region's cultural diversity at the Albury Library Museum which also includes one of the largest post-war migrant centres in Australia, or perhaps stop by the Albury Regional Art Centre.
Albury is also a wonderful holiday destination if you are travelling with the family and with the help of a DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Albury Family Holiday Package you can bundle your flights, central accommodation, tours and even car hire together for a surprisingly affordable cost. When the summer heat is quite imposing, your family will love hiring a canoe and paddling the tranquil waters from Mungabareena Reserve to Noreuil Park. From the Murray River you can also explore the Parklands which comprises of Noreuil and Australia parks and Hovell Tree Park Reverse where, upon "discovering" the region, explorers Hume and Hovell carved their comments into two trees, one of which still exists today. If you're planning to stay in a self-catering unit, visit the Riverina district which boasts excellent agricultural production and a fine wine-producing industry, and delight in preparing delicious meals from treats you find. For something really interesting that the whole family will enough, stop at the nearby Ettamogah Pub which is a cartoon pub turned real-life drinking establishment and restaurant, and reputedly the most photographed pub in the world.
With the Murray River meandering by, the town of Albury offers excellent opportunities to enjoy some serious leisure time on the water. Book a Murray River Holiday Package from DISCOVER AUSTRALIA and perhaps just float down along the banks, taking in the scenery. If you feel like really relaxing, try the 20-minute "loop" float and bob down the Murray from Union Bridge to Noreuil Park. Situated on the border of NSW and Victoria, Albury is also a superb jumping off point for the wonders of the surrounding region.Take a day to explore the Wongo Wetlands along the Murray River or head to the Australian Alps during winter and see where locals and visitors spend all their time hitting the slopes. The Murray River is also home to some of Australia best wine regions. Unknown to most travellers, nearby Riverland is Australia's largest wine-grape producing region and a great place to learn about the fascinating art and science of viniculture. With all the money you are saving on your holiday package from DISCOVER AUSTRALIA you will be able to hire a car as well and further explore what Albury and amazing Murray River region has to offer.