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Visitors to Greater Hume Shire are often surprised at the ‘simply greater’ experiences and opportunities there are available in our Shire.
Whether your interests are in history, adventure, scenic beauty or the natural environment, Greater Hume Shire has something for everyone to see and do.
Spend some time with us and you’ll be pleasantly surprised.
Greater Hume Shire
‘simply greater’ opportunities for our visitors

visit our 'simply greater' town websites

Our 'simply greater' town websites are managed and updated by community volunteers on a regular basis. Visit by clicking on the town name.

Culcairn Henty Holbrook Jindera Walla Walla


Greater Hume Shire Visitor's Guide

Please click on the links below to view individual sections in our Visitor's Guide. Alternatively, you may contact our Accredited Visitor Information Centre on 02 6036 2422 or to receive a hard copy of the Guide.


Military Experience Trail

The Riverina and Murray Military Experience Trail is designed to showcase the rich military history throughout the shires of Wodonga, Greater Hume, Wagga Wagga and Temora.
Connect with the stories of people and events that have shaped our nation as you visit thought provoking sites on your journey. The brochure is available at the Accredited Visitor Information Centre in Holbrook, or at any of our Visitor Information Points throughout the Shire, or a free printable PDF version is available for download below.

Cultural Trail

Experience historical trails and legendary tales as you explore the vast cultural experiences on offer in a brand new Cultural Trail brochure.

The Cultural Trail brochure will help guide visitors towards many of our region’s most intriguing arts and cultural destinations. The brochure is available at the Accredited Visitor Information Centre in Holbrook, or at any of our Visitor Information Points throughout the shire, or a printable PDF version is available for free download below.


Wymah Ferry

The Wymah ferry crosses the Murray River approximately 45 kilometres east of Albury at Wymah (NSW) / Granya (Vic). The ferry is a three (3) car ferry, carrying capacity 30 tonne, caravans and camper trailers are permitted as long as vehicle and caravan do not exceed 17 metres.

  • Seven (7) days a week
  • Operating times:
    • September to April: 6am to 9pm
    • May to August: 7am to 8pm

Click here for historical and technical information on Wymah's Ferry.


Public Toilets

Click on the town for those wishing to locate a public toilet in Brocklesby, Burrumbuttock, Culcairn, Gerogery, Henty, Holbrook, Jindera, Walla Walla and Woomargama.


Grey Water Dumps

Greater Hume Shire offers two Grey Water Dumps free of charge providing clean and safe disposal of black and grey water. Click here for a guide on how to safely dump your grey water. For details contact:

Town Location Contact Details
Henty Bartsch Avenue, Henty (just off the Olympic Way) (02) 6929 3770
Holbrook Holbrook Caravan Park, Hume Highway (02) 6036 3100




In This Section

Greater Hume Shire is made up of some unique and picturesque towns and villages and offers a range of accommodation options for short stays or more lengthy visits.
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Greater Hume offers a ‘simply greater’ experience for visitors to our Shire. We offer a rich history, picturesque landscapes, accomodation to suit all requirements, friendly people and iconic local attractions.
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The district around Culcairn was originally settled by Europeans in 1834 having been the traditional home and hunting ground for the Wiradjuri Indigenous people up until that point.
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Henty is a small town with a big heart. Located midway between the large regional centres of Albury Wodonga and Wagga Wagga, the town is situated on the Olympic Highway and the main Southern Railway line between Melbourne and Sydney.
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History & Heritage
Explorers Hume and Hovell were probably the first Europeans to see the area and travelled through parts of the Shire on their expedition south to Port Phillip, (Melbourne) in the early 1800’s.
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Holbrook is situated between Melbourne and Sydney on the Hume Highway. Holbrook is the largest town in the Greater Hume Shire and is primarily a service centre for the surrounding region and visiting highway traffic.
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Originally settled in the 1830’s, the area was initially called ‘Dight’s Forest’ after a friend of Hamilton Hume but was renamed in 1869 after German immigrants in search of land journeyed from South Australia by wagon-train settled in the area.
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Natural Environment
Natural Environment
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Places To Eat
Enjoy the fresh food opportunities from the restaurants, bakeries and other eateries in Greater Hume Shire and taste the ‘simply greater’ fruits of the region.
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Quick Stats
The Greater Hume Shire is situated in southern New South Wales between the major regional centres of Albury Wodonga and Wagga Wagga.
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Shire Villages
Greater Hume Shire is made up of some unique and picturesque villages. Some of the villages have colourful histories involving bushrangers, gold, extraordinary feats of skill and daring and natural beauty among them.
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Visitor Information Centre
Greater Hume Shire Visitor Information Centre and Submarine Museum are adjacent to the HMAS Otway and contain an interesting variety of memorabilia relating to submarines.
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Walla Walla
Walla Walla boasts an impressive range of industries for a town of its size, many supporting the surrounding agricultural district, as well as some that are aimed at both national and international markets.
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