Mantra Albury

- Albury, New South Wales

524 Smollett Street, Albury NSW

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About Albury

Set on the mighty Murray River, Albury Wodonga is the ultimate conference and event destination. It’s the meeting place of two states, of heritage charm and modern sophistication, of urban life and a rural environment, of a progressive arts scene and traditional country-style activities. Big enough to offer diversity, but also small enough to retain its friendly atmosphere, Albury Wodonga offers a veritable smorgasbord of events and activities to please any palate.

While staying at Mantra Albury Hotel, you'll be moments from a wealth of leisure experiences to make use of your time. Cycle along the Murray River, wander through a local farmers market or explore the region’s new and emerging food and wine precinct, Junction Place. MAMA, the Murray Art Museum Albury, is only a three minute walk from the hotel and an absolute must see. Alternatively, indigenous art can be enjoyed outdoors, along the Yindamurra Sculpture Walk. For concerts or live entertainment, check guides for what’s on at Albury Entertainment Centre or The Cube, Wodonga.

For water lovers Lake Hume is only a 15 minute drive from town and the place where you can joins locals for some yachting, canoeing, swimming, fishing, water-skiing and paddle-boarding. Pack a picnic and make a day of it. And if all that isn’t enough, set out for a longer drive along the Murray Valley Way and explore the charming villages and majestic bends of Australia’s greatest waterway.

Things to do

  • Stroll the city’s extensive Botanic Gardens
  • Join the locals for water sports at Lake Hume
  • Pay your respects at Monument Hill War Memorial
  • Take in the local arts scene at MAMA
  • Back a winner at Albury Racing Club
  • Cycle along the Murray River Trail or Wagirra Trail
  • Appreciate indigenous art along Yindyamarra Sculpture Walk
  • Pick up quality produce at Albury Wodonga Farmers Market
  • Bushwalk through the Wonga Wetlands and view local birdlife
  • Catch up on history at the award-winning Albury Library Museum, or by following the Albury Heritage Trail
  • Visit Noreuil Park, home to the River Deck Café and a children’s playground with flying fox


  • Twilight markets (boutique goods) - 3rd Thursday of the month from October to March
  • February: City to City Fun Run – between Albury and Wodonga
  • February: Lake Hume Cycle Challenge
  • March: Commercial Club Albury Gold Cup Carnival – one of Australia’s biggest regional racing events
  • March: Albury Wodonga International Horse Trials
  • March: Wodonga Show and Rural Lifestyle Fair – entertaining families since 1947
  • April: Sound Out -Wodonga’s annual youth festival
  • June : Mighty Morry Muster –The Morris Minor lives on
  • July: Albury Wodonga Eisteddfod
  • August: Albury International Film Festival – held over 10 days
  • September: Write around the Murray Festival- writers and readers festival
  • October: Albury Wodonga Yacht Club Sail Country
  • November: Murray Masters Pro Am – golf tournament
  • December: Wodonga Boxing Day Races – a local institution