The Best Things To Do In Albury Wodonga For The Ultimate Local Experience
If you’re in the mood for fine dining, local culture and exquisite natural environments, you’ll be spoilt for choice with this list of things to do in Albury Wodonga.
Albury Wodonga is a haven of natural beauty and burgeoning foodie hotspots with killer bars, craft breweries and affordable haute-cuisine. With so many great things to do in Albury Wodonga, this is the perfect spot for your next getaway.
Things to do in Albury Wodonga: Eat
Founded by Chef David Kapay, who trained under Jamie Oliver and Gordon Ramsay before bringing his expertise back home, Miss Amelie is a fine dining favourite in the region. With set two and three-course menus, this is the perfect place to knockback Appellation oysters, seared scallops, Murray eye fillet and lemon soufflés. If you’re looking for more things to do in Albury Wodonga, make a night of it by checking out Little Miss cocktail bar next door.
Station Building, 46 Elgin Boulevard, Wodonga VIC
This locally loved café has made their home in one of the oldest buildings in Albury. Serving up delicious dishes made with locally-sourced, farm-fresh ingredients, their menu is downright mouthwatering. Think chai poached pears, banana waffles, mushroom and halloumi toasties, braised lamb salad and lemon and ricotta gnocchi. Plus - and you’ll want to brace yourself for this city slickers - nothing costs more than $20.
459 Townsend Street, Albury NSW
In an unparalleled location on the banks of the Murray River, The River Deck is the perfect spot to enjoy a meal and take in the majesty of nature. The menu features delectable modern flavours from citrus-cured King Ora salmon and housemade ricotta, feta and edamame gnocchi, to dry-aged Porterhouse.
48 Noreuil Parade, Albury NSW
Things to do in Albury Wodonga: Drink
Situated within the Atura Hotel, this dining destination is not your run-of-the-mill hotel restaurant and bar. Expect to dine on upscale pub favourites from crispy salt and pepper squid, to succulent burgers, and when it comes to the drinks, their signature cocktails will take any dinner date to the next level. For a taste of something local, we suggest perusing their wine list for local drops.
648 Dean Street, Albury NSW
For brews, beats and good times, Albury Brewhouse is the place you need to visit. Albury Brewhouse is a craft brewery boasting signature beers that locals and visitors can't get enough of. On any given weekend you will find the taps flowing and live music bringing the party atmosphere. If you're less hopsy and more cocktail inclined, you will find some of your favourites ready to pour on tap. Espresso martini, anyone?
618 Dean Street, Albury NSW
Down a Melbourne-esque laneway in the heart of Albury, Temperance and General is one of the best drinking spots in Albury. With a tapas-style share plate menu, an art deco interior, an extensive wine list and 30 cocktails on the menu, Temperance and General is the perfect place for a tipple or two.
AMP Lane, Albury NSW
Things to do in Albury Wodonga: Explore
The go-to place for fresh seasonal produce for over 18 years, the Albury Wodonga Farmers Market is a must-visit foodie destination. Bringing together the best producers from both sides of the border, expect to pick up fresh fruit and vegetables, boutique wine, homemade jams, and artisan cheese, amongst other homegrown delicacies.
Junction Square, Wodonga
The Murray Art Museum Albury or MAMA, as it is known to locals, is the perfect spot to catch some culture with exhibitions from prominent local and international artists. They also have a range of workshops for little ones and grown-ups alike to enjoy. All that art is bound to leave you with an appetite and, luckily, there’s Canvas restaurant, a modern casual eatery attached to MAMA known for its fresh take on traditional dishes.
546 Dean Street, Albury NSW
The breathtaking Albury Botanic Gardens provide you the space to relax and get back in touch with nature. The expansive grounds contain over 1000 species of plants but perhaps the most exciting aspect is the newly opened Children’s Gardens. The young and young at heart will be delighted by this space with its life-sized dinosaurs, living cubbies, fairy temples and troll caves.
Dean Street & Wodonga Place, Albury NSW
Lake Hume is an engineering triumph, bordered by undulating hills and bisected by the Dam Wall. Pack a picnic and head to the BBQs at Kookaburra Point before going for a dip. If you’re looking for more things to do in Albury Wodonga (and you have a Victorian Fishing Licence), then this is the perfect spot to cast a line and try your luck at catching local freshwater fish such as Murray Cod, Rainbow Trout and Golden Perch. For adventure-seekers, Lake Hume provides the perfect aquatic playground for all kinds of water sports. From wakeboarding and water-skiing, to tube-riding with Adventure Ski, you can pair sightseeing with action-packed fun!
Things to do in Albury Wodonga: Stay
With so many things to do in Albury Wodonga, you’ll want to stay right in the heart of the action at a place like CIRCA 1928. This boutique hotel has made its home in the former Commonwealth Bank building and offers just two suites. But, boy, are these suites something! Each suite features handmade, stained-glass windows and pays homage to an artist born in 1928. With breakfast, drinks, spa services and a mini-bar included in your rates - it’s well worth checking out and checking in.
558 Dean Street, Albury NSW
If you’re looking for hotels in the Albury Wodonga region you can’t look past this historic homestead. Waverley B&B is a gorgeous home steeped in history and country charm. Built in 1893, the beautifully appointed property has two suites and fantastic outdoor entertaining facilities. Picture yourself sitting on the verandah with a G&T in hand planning your Albury Wodonga itinerary.
From $170 per night
644 Kiewa Street, Albury NSW
Known as Albury's oldest house, you'll be instantly charmed by the exposed bricks and warmth of The Stone Cottage. Set back from the street with an enclosed garden and inviting verandah, this two-bedroom heritage home delivers big on country charm. Perfect for a romantic retreat, you'll find yourself never wanting to leave.
From $150 per night
791 David Street, Albury
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