About Albury Wodonga

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Wodonga is one of Victoria’s largest and fastest growing regional cities strategically located on the Hume Highway just three hours from Melbourne and six hours from Sydney. It services a regional population of around 160,000 and its position on the main Australian transport and communications corridor makes it an attractive business location.

Wodonga’s prime location is arguably the most strategic and important in Australia in terms of freight and distribution movement for the Eastern Seaboard.

vineYardsWodonga is a renowned gourmet food and wine region, with rich historical sites, a dynamic arts and cultural scene, and first-class health, education and sporting facilities. It’s also surrounded by stunning natural landscapes, including the Murray River and the Australian Alpine region.

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Albury


A thriving modern city with a leisurely country style, Albury Wodonga is a charming mix of stately heritage buildings, established parks and gardens and tree-lined streets. The Murray River flows between the twin cities, winding through a magnificent unspoiled landscape of rolling valleys, hills and lush farmlands. Once a busy trade route for paddle steamers, the river is now very much a part of Albury Wodonga’s relaxed and attractive lifestyle. Wodonga combines the convenience of a metropolitan lifestyle with the appeal of rural living.

The region


NEVic-WineThe wine areas of Rutherglen, Beechworth, Milawa and King Valley to the south and Tumbarumba to the north make for a great wine lovers experience. There are festivals throughout the year celebrating local wine and food, sport and jazz. The Rutherglen wineries and restaurants are among some of the best in regional Australia.

kangarooWodonga has over 90km of bike/walking paths providing the perfect opportunity to meander by the river or enjoy one of the scenic routes that link the City. Picturesque parks and gardens are dotted throughout the community, an ideal spot to picnic. Quality restaurants, coffee shops and taverns in the region offer wonderful food and entertainment for locals and visitors alike. The hillsides and parkland reserves provide the ideal bushwalking and hiking tracks for the novice as well as the experienced walker. Sit by one of the tranquil rivers, watch the platypus play, enjoy the bird life or throw in a line. Wodonga enjoys a beautiful climate – hot dry summers, mild autumns and spring, along with cool winters.

med_cupdaypicnicWorld class recreational facilities are on offer in the area.

Wodonga offers an excellent range of top class sporting facilities, including Australia’s largest regional tennis complex with 30 grass courts and 22 hard courts. The Wodonga Sports and Leisure Centre with its magnificent heated indoor pool, gymnasium, sports courts, aerobic and exercise facilities, provide an ideal recreational venue. Local sports include hockey, cricket, football, soccer, polo, bowls and athletics facilities or you can tee off on the 18-hole championship golf course. The more adventurous are catered for with a well-used motorcycle track, go-karting and skate board facilities. Close by, Lake Hume provides the perfect venue for water skiing, sailing, fishing and camping. For snow enthusiasts Falls Creek and Mount Buffalo are a short drive. Both downhill skiers and cross country enthusiasts can enjoy some of Australia’s best skiing. In summer, the High Country is a mecca for bushwalkers, photographers and mountain bike enthusiasts.

Pony clubs, trail riding activities, indoor and outdoor equestrian centres are located throughout the region.

Climate


With a climate described as Mediterranean, Albury-Wodonga’s seasonal changes are clearly marked; hot dry summers, mild autumns and springs and cool winters. Throughout the year the skies are frequently clear and blue with cold, crisp sunny days a feature of winter. Summer is marked by clean air and dry heat with temperatures cooler in the Alps.