The Heart of the Hume

Albury is a major regional city in New South Wales, Australia, located on the Hume Highway on the northern side of the Murray River. Population of  43,787 and 559km SW of Sydney.

For many years, Albury & Wodonga has been singled out by travelers to break their journey from Melbourne to Sydney. Albury not only offers a quiet resting stop, it is surrounded by magnificent park lands and reserves. The Albury area also features many cafes, restaurants, and wineries where you can sample the local produce.Albury

There are many heritage buildings in town, including churches and post offices from the 1800’s as well as the century old, award winning Botanic Gardens at the top end of Albury’s main street. The local golf courses are also a popular destination, as they are beautifully manicured and cared for and well worth a visit.

Discover Lake Hume

Discover picturesque Lake Hume, which holds six times as much water as the Sydney Harbour. The Hume Dam was the Commonwealth Government’s most ambitious public project at the time and took 17 years to build. Lake Hume is a mecca for water lovers providing a year round playground.

There are many picnic and camping sites on the shores of the Lake for the lovers of the great outdoors and countless sandy beaches to soak up the sun and ski off. Fishing for Murray Cod, Golden Perch and Brim is also a very popular pastime, as is sailing, jet skiing and wind surfing. It is the perfect place for a picnic and a cool drink and just to relax amongst the river gums. 

Enjoy the River

There is also plenty of water flowing down the Murray River which is perfect for a leisurely paddle or boat trip. This is a fantastic and relaxing way to take in the magnificent surroundings and abundant wildlife.

Albury is the perfect base to explore the wider region offering a range of city standard, country style Accommodation and services. You have just found the perfect place to start planning your next break.


Albury Visitor Information Centre

Railway Place, Albury NSW 2640

Phone: 1300 252 879