Situated on the banks of Australia’s iconic Murray River, the historic gold mining town of Wodonga offers cosmopolitan culture at a country pace. Boutique shopping precincts and attractive gardens sit alongside 100-year-old wineries and heritage buildings.
Things to do in Wodonga
Spend a day relaxing on the banks of the mighty Murray River, home to parklands, walking trails and watersports. Enjoy a picnic under the gum trees or meander along the Murray River Trail towards Gateway Village, where you can grab a bite to eat at La Maison Café, watch native birds over Byrne Lagoon or peruse the village art galleries, including Creators’ Artspace and Woodcrafters Cottage.
Experience the Rutherglen wine region, home to over 20 cellar doors. Wander between vineyards and compare styles and vintages or ride a bike on the Pedal to Produce Cycle Trail. Don’t miss the grand All Saints’ Castle Estate, a perfect destination for history enthusiasts, where you can taste 100-year-old Muscat.
Discover the region’s unique culinary treasures and fresh produce in Wodonga's many cafes, pubs and fine-dining establishments. For a relaxed country meal, try the Kinross Woolshed Hotel. If you’re in town on Saturday, don't miss the Wodonga Farmers Market held in Gateway Village.
Explore Australia’s pioneering past at the Bonegilla Migrant Experience. This interactive exhibit brings to life the intimate stories and experiences of Australia’s first post-war migrants and is must-visit for those wanting to understand the history of multiculturalism in Australia.
Getting around Wodonga
Wodonga connects with Melbourne, Sydney and Canberra by train, car and plane. Albury Airport is a 15-minute drive to the walkable town centre. Wodonga is a 3.5-hour drive from Melbourne or a 5.5-hour drive from Sydney.