Albury’s beautiful Botanic Gardens are located in the City of Albury have been established for over 130 years and give residents and tourists alike the opportunity to see and admire the historical and horticultural significance of the garden
The newest addition to the gardens is the enchanting Children’s garden. The play space has a wonderful array of items for children to discover as well as trails to explore. Some of the things which may start your child’s imagination running wild are the life-sized dinosaur with interactive speaking tubes, the living cubbies, a fairy temple, wetland and creek line, and the troll cave.
Lake Hume/Murray River
Lake Hume is a popular tourist destination with things to see and do all year round including:
- Historic sites including the remains of the Bonegilla Migrant Centre
- Rail Trail
- Lake Hume dam wall
- Picnic and BBQ areas
Hume Dam, formerly the Hume Weir, is a major dam across the Murray River downstream of its junction with the Mitta River in the Riverina region of New South Wales, Australia
Noreuil Park /Oddies Creek Park
The area includes Noreuil Park Oval, Noreuil Park Foreshore, The Hovell Tree, Oddies Creek Adventure Playspace, Wood Fired Ovens, the Wagirra Trail, Albury Swim Centre, River Deck Kiosk as well as free barbecues and picnic facilities. Oddies Creek Adventure Playspace as you cross the Murray River when you enter Albury.
Located off Wodonga Place, and access at the lights at Ebden Street, Oddies Creek Park is adjacent to the Noreuil Park Foreshore and along the Wagirra Trail. It’s an ideal spot for a family day out.The area has shared use as a popular off leash area, picnic area, public toilets and the fully fenced adventure playspace.
Rutherglen is home to more than twenty wineries, spanning from 150 year old household names, to newcomers to the region, just beginning to forge their own history.
Most are family owned, boutique operations and all share a belief that quality is more important than quantity. Such is the focus on producing great wine that James Halliday, Australia’s most revered wine commentator, has awarded no less than eight Rutherglen wineries a five red star rating, placing them at the forefront of the Australian wine industry.
Touring the regions Cellar Doors is a breeze. Quality maps and guides are available from the Rutherglen Wine Experience & Visitor Information Centre, and the wineries are tightly concentrated around the townships of Rutherglen and Wahgunyah, with the furtherest being a 15 minutes drive away.
Visiting Albury? On Your Way to the Snowfields?
Albury Garden Court Motel makes the perfect base from which to explore.