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Albury - Wonga Wetlands



Wonga Wetlands, downstream from Albury along the floodplain of the Murray River, is an ecosystem of lagoons and billabongs covering around 80 hectares, Wonga Wetlands is a haven for wildlife and a mecca for birdwatchers, photographers, bushwalkers and families.

Features and facilities include:
  • 154 identified bird species
  • An Indigenous campsite, ancient river red gums and an Indigenous scar tree
  • Diverse native flora and fauna
  • 1890s homestead, now the visitors centre
  • Aquatic Environment Education Centre
  • Three walking trails, all starting from outside the visitors centre ranging in length from 0.5 km to 2.5km.
  • Six bird hides for watching wildlife in a natural setting
  • Picnic and barbecue facilities

A map is available from the information booth near the car park for self-guided tours.

The Wiradjuri Cultural and Education Centre is an Indigenous campsite established by the local Wiradjuri people that helps visitors to better understand Wiradjuri history and culture. It is a working campsite, set out according to tradition, with areas for cooking, sleeping, tool making and rock art, as well as a ceremony/dancing circle. For visitors there are signs explaining the various components of the site.

Location - Wonga Wetlands is a five-minute drive from the Albury CBD along the Riverina Highway (the road to Howlong and Corowa).

Opening Hours:


The wetlands are open from dawn to dusk. The car park closes at 4.30pm. There is a pedestrian gate (near the main gate) for visitors to use outside business hours.



Address | Contact


Riverina Highway,  Albury 2640, Victoria, Australia. View Map Map opens in new browser window
Telephone: (02) 6043 5820
Map: X922 Ref: F5

Web Links


Link Albury Trails Brochure



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