The Swan Hill region, known as the ‘heart of the Murray’ is situated in North West Victoria nestled on one of our most beautiful natural assets, the Murray River. Bathed in sunshine, come to Swan Hill and enjoy long, warm summer days and crisp, clear winters while being able to sample the abundant local produce and visit the wonderful wineries.
Swan Hill is a friendly riverside town, with a rich river heritage and is at the heart of a bountiful region of stone-fruit orchards, wineries and fishing for the famous Murray cod!
The heart of the Murray food bowl, Swan Hill’s fresh produce can be found plated up throughout the township. Modern Mediterranean style meals are on the menu in many of the region’s fine dining and affordable restaurants and are an ideal match for the warm weather produced Pinot Gris and Shiraz.
There are many wonderful restaurants and wineries in the area, but there is nothing like a bit of local knowledge, so here are our pick of places near Swan Hill:
You won't see any advertising for this hidden local gem - it is always full with locals. Great Japanese at a great price. Our favourite dish is the teriyaki salmon - don't miss it.
With a fantastic grassed beer garden, the hotel serves dinner from Tuesday to Sunday and lunch Friday, Saturday and Sunday or by prior booking other days.
Ph 5037 6559
This wonderful Thai restaurant is a short walk from the Park. Open for dinner Tuesday to Sundays you can enjoy your meal in one of the private cabanas in the restaurant's courtyard. Perfect for families and groups.
Spoons Riverside Cafe
Spoons is the perfect place to enjoy lunch overlooking the Mighty Murray. The cafe has a gift and produce store attached which is worth a visit after your lunch. Right next door is the Swan Hill Art Gallery - which always has fascinating exhibits.
Swan Hill Club
Enjoy your meal in the outside courtyard. Also, a great place to watch the football on the large outdoor screen or to listen to live music most Friday evenings. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days a week.
Andrew Peace Winery
The winery is situated opposite the Murray River and boasts excellent picnic facilities as well as a BBQ and pizza oven which can be used on request. There is ample room for parking cars and caravans.
See more details on wineries here
In Swan Hill and neighbouring towns there are so many local farmers and craft markets worth visiting.
See more details on the local markets here.