Holiday Fun – 5 Things to do on the Border

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Have family or friends visiting for holidays? Or just need to wind down after the Christmas madness?

Here are some Border Cafe suggestions of things to do in Albury Wodonga and surrounds.

Relax – Pfeiffer Wines Bridge Bar

Head to Rutherglen and relax in style as you soak in a majestic sunset from the winery’s Sunday Creek Bridge – with a drink in hand of course!

Pfeiffer Wines Bridge Bar. Photo: Pfeiffer Wines
Pfeiffer Wines Bridge Bar. Photo: Pfeiffer Wines

Enjoy a selection of award winning wines, wine cocktails or tapas while taking in the view from 4pm – 8pm until Sunday 8 January.

For more information visit www.pfeifferwinesrutherglen.com.au

Family – Berries galore – Stanley & Bright

Harvesting season starts early December through to late January, so now is the perfect time to pick or purchase some berries.  Depending on what’s available, your bounty could include raspberries, blueberries, blackberries or loganberries.

For more information on High Grove Orchard Berry Farm visit http://www.higrove.com.au/index.html or Bright Berry Farm visit www.brightberryfarm.com.au

Berries galore. Photo: Bright Berry Farms
Berries galore. Photo: Bright Berry Farms

 

Adventure – Paddle down the Murray

Grab the best view of the Murray River by exploring it in a canoe or kayak! (subject to river levels)

Paddling down the Murray River. Photo: Canoe The Murray
Paddling down the Murray River. Photo: Canoe The Murray

You’ll often see locals floating down the river on various floatation devices, but there are local businesses who can kit you up. They have the expertise and equipment to send you on your way, even organising drop off and instructions.

Visit www.murrayrivercanoehire.com.au or www.canoethemurray.com.au

 

Scenic – Woolshed Falls Beechworth

Get back to nature with a visit to Woolshed Falls, ten minutes north of Beechworth.

View cascading falls, take a self-guided walk or enjoy a leisurely picnic.

Woolshed Falls. Photo: www.explorebeechworth.com.au
Woolshed Falls. Photo: www.explorebeechworth.com.au

An observation deck provides views to the falls and the valley below, which really put on a show after a summer storm.

For more information visit www.explorebeechworth.com.au

Relax – Murray River Cruising on the Sienna Daisy

Sit back and enjoy the comfort of a modern, luxurious cruise boat, purpose built for Murray River waters as you take in the view on a Sienna Daisy cruise (subject to river levels).

Cruising the Murray River on board the Sienna Daisy. Photo: Sienna Daisy
Cruising the Murray River on board the Sienna Daisy. Photo: Sienna Daisy

Featuring an alfresco top deck bar and spacious comfortable dining areas, complete with full commentary, it’s a wonderful way to take in the sights and sounds of the Murray River.

Cruising every day over summer at 12 noon and 2.30pm and Saturday nights dinner & cruise from 6pm.

More information and to confirm cruise schedule visit http://www.cumberoona.com.au/thesiennadaisy/