For the past 130 years, the Albury Botanic Gardens has graced the western end of Albury’s CBD. While the trees have matured and the layout has been modified, the gardens has lost none of its beauty and charm – and to this day, remains the city’s `jewel in the crown`. Explore the 1000 plus native and exotic plants, enjoy a picnic on the lawn with the family or just take time out with your favourite book.
Albury Entertainment Centre brings you the best of Australia’s drama, comedy, dance and music. With live performances from the likes of Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Sydney Dance Company, Queensland Theatre Company, and Opera Australia, you’ll need to secure your seats early.
A must for all visitors, this stunning public facility hosts national touring exhibitions, works from the Albury City Collection and various community exhibitions. Exhibition tours of the permeant exhibitions, The Cross Place: A story of Albury and The Bonegilla Story, take place every Sunday at 2:00pm. Free internet access also available.
The Albury Racing Club conducts 16 thoroughbred race meetings each season with the highlight being the award-winning Commercial Club Albury Golf Cup Carnival. Held in March and one of regional Australia’s most popular race meetings, the Commercial Club Albury Gold Cup Carnival is a fantastic weekend of racing, relaxing with friends, great fashion and family entertainment.
The outdoor pools and massive waterslide create the perfect place to escape the summer heat. With plenty of shade and grass as well as picnic and BBQ facilities, it’s the ideal venue for a family day out. If you forget the picnic basket, the kiosk has a great reputation for food and good coffee.
The Bandiana Museum is among Australia’s Best army museums. The 5000 square metres of display place showcases 190 army vehicles, dozens of field guns, weapons, uniforms, medals and items dating back as far as the 18th century.
The Belvoir Playground is set amid Belvoir Park, a large open space with established trees and a lake abundant with water birds. The park features a walking track around the lake, picnic and BBQ facilities and shelters, public toilets and baby change facilities, all conveniently located within 1.5km of the Wodonga CBD.
Discover the Joys of slow food, baking your own bread and meeting new people. The Community Wood Fired Oven is a place to come together to cook, to share, to learn and to eat. It has an undercover area and a playground – everything you need for a great day out.
The Kinross Woolshed is one of the most popular tourist destinations on the Border. A relocated shearing shed, it now trades as a regular hotel serving massive meals and cold drinks as well as plenty of music and fun every night of the week.
Paintball is a fast and fun sport played on both a social and serious level. It is one of the fastest growing sports on the planet, and when you play your first game you will see why. So, what are you waiting for – the action starts at Paintball Albury Wodonga.
A part of the city in the country best sums up the vision for Zedbar. In 2009 Zedbar was awarded `Best Country Hotel` in Australia. Zedbar is able to offer everyone something whether it is a great cocktail or a cold beer after work, an innovative food menu for lunch or your favourite retro tune from 11.00pm Saturday night.