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comprising everything from beer and fishing to cheese and ghosts, will be on offer as part of the Ulysses annual general meeting 2015.

The Wodonga region has a vibrant arts and cultural scene, features magnificent natural landscapes and is well-known for its gourmet food and wine.
It also has a rich and fascinating history, some of which is said to have taken on a life of its own in cold and deserted buildings.
Discover the places that locals love to visit by taking the Local Secrets Tour, including a stop at Kurrajong Gap lookout with stunning views of Lake Hume.
The full-day tour will also take in the Bandiana Army Museum, with a huge collection of military memorabilia, and the Bonegilla Migrant Experience which tells the stories of 320,000 migrants for whom the camp was their first Australian home.
A half-day tour, Sausages and Smokehouses - Sharing the Masters' Table, will demonstrate how to prepare food using the time-honoured methods of the old masters.
Food prepared on the tour will be eaten at a shared table at the Bonegilla Migrant Experience.
Bonegilla's Astronomical Dinner will combine gastronomy with astronomy, including a mystery dinner menu and viewing by local astronomy enthusiasts.
Wodonga's vibrant arts and culture scene will be showcased in a half-day Art About Tour which will take in Arts Space Wodonga and the Gateway Village Arts Precinct, which is home to music, crafts and theatre.
Not far from Wodonga is the Rutherglen wine region, home to more than 20 wineries.
The full-day Rutherglen Wine and Chocolate Tour will stop at many of Rutherglen's famous wineries, as well as Renaissance Chocolates and The Wicked Virgin winery and olive grove.
For those who are game, the Beechworth Ghost Tour will spend the evening at the former Mayday Hills Lunatic Asylum, which was one of the largest psychiatric hospitals in Victoria.
Closing in 1995 after 128 years of operation, the site today is considered one of the most haunted locations in Australia.
Beer enthusiasts have the option of taking part in their own full-day tour of the Victorian High Country's microbreweries and around breath-taking Bright.
The Boutique Beer Tour will stop at Beechworth's Bridge Road Brewery, located in a 150-year-old coach and one of the most recognised craft breweries in the country.
A night tour will be held at the historic Beechworth Gaol where Ned Kelly and his gang, Harry Power and Carl Williams were made prisoners.
An in-character tour guide will lead the Beechworth Gaol Night-Time Tour through cells protected by the spirit of lost souls and the gallows which saw the demise of eight men.
A visit to the North East wouldn't be complete without a tour of the Milawa Gourmet Region.
The region is centred around the townships of Milawa, Oxley, Markwood and Whorouly and is home to numerous fresh and processed food producers, as well as a number of Victoria's leading wineries.
A half-day Bushrangers and Pioneers Tour will be offered to what is believed to be the oldest remaining cottage or house in the Albury district.
The Jindera Pioneer Museum is contained within a remarkable old store and home that belonged to the pioneering Wagner family.
Those looking to relax should consider the Lake Hume Fishing Tour.
A popular destination for fishing enthusiasts around the country, the lake is stocked annually with golden perch, and brown and rainbow trout, while Murray cod is released upstream of the Hume.
Bookings can be made now for each tour either online at bit.ly/wodongatours or by calling the Wodonga Visitor Information Centre on 1800 057 594. 

Website: http://www.alburywodongaaustralia.com.au/areainfo/explorertours.asp


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