We are perfectly placed on Gateway Island, between Albury and Wodonga. Arrive at the Hume Bank Butter Factory Theatre Bar early and indulge in a pre-show drink, then linger and immerse yourself in the post-performance atmosphere. Discuss theatre’s finer points into the night as you sample some of the region’s best beer and wine. HotHouse Theatre members receive special discounts at Bobby’s Bar – one of the many perks to becoming a subscriber!

Getting to the island


HotHouse Theatre is approximately 20 minutes walking distance from both Albury and Wodonga’s town centres.
While summer is in the air, take a stroll through the parks along the river to the Butter Factory Theatre for a show.


From both Wodonga and Albury there are a many on and off road routes to cycle. The Gateway Island and Belvoir Park and Wagirra Trail paths bring you direct to Gateway Village.
Pack a picnic, lounge on the green, and then come to see a show.
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Public Transport

There is a public bus that travels between Albury and Wodonga that stops at Gateway Village, as well as Lincoln Causeway on the opposite side. Services run throughout the day, with the last service running from Albury at 6:45 PM.
Albury Wodonga is approximately approximately 4hrs on the regional train services from Melbourne, and 7.5hrs from Sydney. It’s a brilliant day and or overnight trip.
PT Bus Timetable Albury Wodonga


There is plenty of parking surrounding Gateway Village. Book tickets with friends or in a group, and carpool to and from the show. There are two entrances to Gateway Village from Lincoln Causeway.

Eating on the island

La Maison Restaurant

Lunch & Dinner: 10:00 AM until late.
Closed Sunday and Monday.
02 6023 1122 or [email protected]

St Ives Biere Café

Lunch: 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM. Seven days.
Dinner: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Seven days.
02 6041 2626 or [email protected]

Arts on the island

Gateway Village is home to many an artist – it’s inspiring!

There is excellent opportunity to stop into the studios and galleries to say hello and learn more about what people are creating.
We encourage your curiosity.