getting here by
Drive or ride from Tumbarumba along the Tooma Road
to the Upper Murray and be bedazzled by inspiring
panoramic views of the Snowy Mountains and the Upper Murray
Great picnic spots along this route include the Southern Cloud Lookout and Paddy's
From the North
The Cabramurra Road between
town, and the Upper Murray is a popular route
especially for motorcycle riders and other touring groups travelling to or from the NSW coast,
Sydney and Canberra, via Cooma.
In every direction, there
are fabulous views from the high altitude snow gum woodlands and grasslands to the wet and
dry schlerophyll forests lower down the
Caution of the many road bends is advised and the speed limit is 80kmph.
There are a number of rest areas along the way. From this road keen hikers have access to
walking trails which venture past several former mountain cattlemen
This route is closed during the
winter. The best alternative route to the Upper
Murray is via the Elliot
Way which runs between Tooma and Kiandra. This road is open year
round. Snow chains must be carried from mid June to early October.
The Alpine Way from Jindabyne, via Australia's
premier alpine playground at Thredbo and the Kosciuszko National
Park, provides spectacular scenery of the western face of
Though snow chains are
required to be carried in the winter months, this road is open all year round. Larger
vehicles, like large trucks and caravans are not advised to travel on the Alpine Way between
Tom Groggin and
Starting at Benambra, north of Omeo, the
Corryong-Benambra Road provides travellers withsome of
Victoria's best native forest and mountain scenery.
The road is unsealed for about 70 kilometres between Stacey's Bridge and Benambra
but is usually in very good condition.
As it follows a route below
the snow line, chains are generally not required in
This is a popular way for many people from north of the divide to travel to
and from Victoria's east coast beaches.
From the North
Turn off the Hume
Highway at Holbrook and take the Jingellic Road via Lankey's Creek to Jingellic. Beautiful pastoral
scenery is the highlight.
there are two choices, so why not come one way and return the
River Road winds its way beside Lake Hume and then follows the
River upstream to Towong.
The Murray Valley
Highway, via Tallangatta, winds its way past rich
grazing land, pine plantations and many of the 35 timber
heritage bridges of the former Wodonga branch line to
the Upper Murray.The road officially ends at the state border at
Bringenbrong at the junction of the Swampy Plains and Murray
There are no car
rental businesses based in the Upper Murray. Several car rental agencies
operatefrom major regional centres including
Albury-Wodonga. Check the internet for
Private passenger and
freight bus services travel daily between the Upper Murray and Albury-
Corryong-based bus companies,
B&H Buses and Humphrey
Tours are available for
charter to groups and will work with you to create a suitable itinerary. Airport pickups for
groups can be arranged. Minimum number