Things to Do in the Wangaratta Region
Places to See in the Wangaratta Region
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Apex Park Holiday Apartments
1 Pinkerton Crescent
Wangaratta Victoria 3677 [map]
Phone: 1300 977 877
Why Stay With Us?
|Great for families & groups|
|All apartments are air-conditioned & have ceiling fans|
|Great location for Jazz Festival|
|Book securely online|
|3 min stroll to town|
|Close to playground & park|
|46" 3D flat screen TV|
|BBQ on balcony|
|iPod docking station|
|20m to V/Line Bus Station|
|Apartments sleep up to 6 people|
|Lock up bike storage|
Home > Rutherglen
Rutherglen is the agricultural and viticultural centre of Australia's oldest wine growing region situated in North-East Victoria, located near the banks of the mighty Murray River. This old gold rush township established in the 1850's has worked to preserve it's features to allow travellers an opportunity to see a town with an old feel, but still having modern conveniences of a tourist destination.
Rutherglen and surrounds is well known for it’s famous Winery Walkabout held in June every year. The bus picks up just 20 metres from Wangaratta’s Apex Park Holiday Apartments.
The Rutherglen wine region is the premier fortified wine producing area in Australia, with winemaker's passing on their knowledge through up to five generations. The growth of the area has seen Rutherglen become the home of many boutique wineries.
The Wahgunyah to Rutherglen extension of the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail is now officially open. Cyclists can explore the Rutherglen wine region on the sealed path from the banks of the Murray River to the gold heritage village of Rutherglen. The 9km sealed trail (one way) travels through the heart of the Rutherglen wine region and is a great way to explore the many famous wineries that have made this region a destination for food and wine lovers. The trail is suitable for all types of cycles from road bikes to mountain bikes and due to the relatively flat terrain, is suitable for all members of the family.
It takes just 30 minutes to drive to Rutherglen from Wangaratta’s Apex Park Holiday Apartments.
For further information relating to Rutherglen click here http://www.rutherglenvic.com/visitorinfo/default.asp