Wangaratta, whose name means “resting place of cormorants”, is located in northeastern Victoria. Situated near the Oxley Plains, the city features gourmet food, natural beauty seen in the Warby Range State Park and many things to do. Found at the junction of the Ovens and King Rivers, Wangaratta is the perfect spot to enjoy a wonderful Australian holiday.
- Wangaratta Art Gallery
- Alpine National Park
- North Beaches
- Visit the Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre
- Attend a horse race at the Wangaratta Turf Club
- See the Holy Trinity Anglican Cathedral
Although it has a temperate climate with four seasons, Wangaratta is great for year-round visiting. Summers are warm with temperatures around 86°F (30°C); winters are cool and temperatures are about 66°F (19°C). Average annual rainfall for the area is 30 inches (762 mm).
Getting There & Around
Wangaratta can be accessed by air via Albury Airport or via chartered flights from the Wangaratta Airport. The Albury Airport is 30 minutes away from the city, with flights to and from Melbourne and Sydney. There are a number of car-hire companies in Albury to choose from to get you where you want to go.
Regular bus and train services also operate from capital cities through VLINE , which operates several daily routes to the area. There are no buses or trains that operate in the city, making a hired car or walking the best way to get around the city.
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Advance Motel provides superior quality motel-style accommodation in Wangaratta, Victoria. Our quiet motel is perfectly located accommodation for an overnight stop in Wangaratta, if you're... More
Offering personalised services and superior accommodation, the Quality Hotel Wangaratta Gateway makes your stay a pleasure, every time you visit Wangaratta. GeneralWhether it is a major sales... More
Best Western Warby Lodge Motor Inn Wangaratta is an ideal base for all sorts of expedition. The lodge offers great ambience and comfort. The lodge constitutes of a well crafted building with... More
372 Bowser Road (Old Hume Fwy), Wangaratta North Map
When staying with us at the Wangaratta North Family Motel you can choose from a range of comfortable accommodation options, including Standard Motel Units, Family Suites & Cabins. You''''ll be... More