5 Day Albury Tour with snow

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The itinerary will vary depending on the amount of snow on the ground.

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


Drive Yourself on this Tour of Albury and Snow

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 website.

Day 1 Monday

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

Overnight: Albury Hotel/Motel

Day 2 Tuesday (B,L) Beechworth – Eldorado

Drive to Beechworth.

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

Sit in the old courthouse where he was tried and try morse code at Beechworth Telegraph Station. At Burke Museum


Enjoy a beer and pizza for lunch at Bridge Road Brewers.

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. Memories from long ago if your mum used a flat iron or you worked on a telephone switchboard.

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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The town has an old time feel as you walk along the street to see the many shops for you to look at.

Go to Morris Wines.

Return to your hotel.

Overnight Albury.

Day 4 Thursday (B,L) Snow time

Travel to one of the snowfields to enjoy tobogganing or skiing for the more proficient. You will need to hire your own gear. 


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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.


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