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5 Day Albury Tour including Beechworth and Rutherglen

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HIGHLIGHTS include Beechworth, with its Ned Kelly and gold mining history, and Rutherglen and its wines.

Drive Yourself on this Tour of Albury, Beechworth and Rutherglen

You can drive to Albury and visit the Information Centre near the Railway Station for maps and brochures and comprehensive advice for the staff at the Centre. You will need a hotel which you should book beforehand to get a better rate. Do not just front up to a hotel and expect a good rate. You can book on the Booking.com website.

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Day 1 Monday

Arrive in Albury on the train from Sydney at 3pm.

Overnight: Albury Hotel/Motel

Day 2 Tuesday (B,L) Beechworth –Eldorado

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See a cell like the one Ned Kelly was kept in. He was Australia's most famous bushranger.

Sit in the old courthouse where he was tried.

At the Burke Museum see a stuffed now extinct Tasmanian Tiger.

Beechworth Telegraph Station

Buy a pie at the Beechworth Bakery, which is renowned for the taste of the pies it cooks.

If you prefer pizza a tasty one can be enjoyed with one of their many beers at Bridge Road Brewers.

Walk around the old fashioned streets and enjoy shopping in the country stores.

Eldorado Tours

Drive to Eldorado to see the Eldorado Museum and the gold mining dredge.

This town also has a history with the Ned Kelly gang.

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Visit the McEvoy tavern which is renowned for being the smallest pub in Victoria. You can enjoy a beer if you are thirsty.

Return to your hotel.

Overnight Albury.

Day 3 Wednesday (B,L) Corowa - Rutherglen

Drive to Corowa to visit the Federation Museum.

Enjoy a coffee at the Chocolate Factory and peruse their products.

Continue to the wineries near Rutherglen and sample some wines.

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Enjoy a delicious pie for lunch at Parker Pies.

The town has many shops for you to look at.

Then we go to Morris Wines.

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Return to your hotel.

Overnight Albury.

Day 4 Thursday (B,L)

Drive to Bandiana and visit the Army Museum to see the largest and most diversified Military Museum in Australia. There are guns, tanks, vehicles, motor cycles, uniforms, medals and much more. This visit has to be booked at least a day in advance.

Return to your hotel.

Overnight Albury.

Day 5 Friday (B)

Free time to wander around the town until you take a taxi to the train station to catch the 11 am train to Sydney.

 

To do this tour

Get together with three friends and come to Albury on the train on a Monday, leaving Central Station at 8 am and arriving at Albury around 3 pm. Two, three or four days are then spent investigating attractions far different to Sydney, with Ned Kelly history, wine making, paddlesteamers, and gold mining being some of them before you board the train at around 11 am to return to Sydney.