Swan Hill in Victoria's north, is located on the Murray River only 4 hours from the Melbourne city centre and just 2.5 hours south of Mildura. Swan Hill encapsulates everything that is beautiful about northern Victoria. Located at the heart at the Murray River, there is no shortage of fun activities for you and the family. Water sports, nature walks and great food are all part of the parcel when you stay at Swan Hill.
A relaxing stroll along the banks of the Murray is always a good start in Swan Hill. For something more adventurous, the Nyah Vinefera State Forest will take you on an amazing bushwalk winding through the untamed and wild sections of the Murray River. Give your feet a rest and journey down the Murray on the Pyap, a 105 year old paddle steamer. Boating and fishing activities are always fun for the family, so there is no shortage of fun for the young ones. Pull yourself away from the water and go back in time with a visit to the Pioneer Settlement. Take a horse and carriage ride through this historic village and embrace Australia’s past. Don’t worry though, just because Swan Hill can take you back to the past, this doesn't mean they don’t have some modern accommodation options. The self contained apartments and cottages are first class and perfect for the family. Also perfect is the wide range of comfortable and affordable hotels and motels in Swan Hill.