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Victoria – 134km
Robinvale-Euston is around an hour and a half from Swan Hill and we’re the perfect place for your to explore and come back to the relaxed peaceful nature of our region
Set on the banks of the Murray, Swan Hill offers an enjoyable climate. Numerous attractions with a unique blend of history. From the historic Pioneer Settlement, Regional Art Gallery, numerous wineries to of course daily cruises on the PS Pyap.
Take in the beautiful surroundings at the amazing Murray Downs Golf Course or explore nature’s remarkable features in one of many reserves and parks.
Swan Hill also offers great sporting facilities including six noteworthy golf courses. Vinifera and Nyah state forests are located to the North of Swan Hill. Tooleybuc on the way from Robinvale-Euston and Nyah (RV Friendly) all provide great sight seeing destinations for visitors. Tyntyndyer Homestead, 17 km north of Swan Hill, has a small museum of pioneering and Aboriginal relics.
Swan Hill History
Swan Hill is an historic town. In 1853 Francis Cadell in his paddle steamer Lady Augusta navigated the Murray from its mouth in South Australia reaching Swan Hill, his farthest point upstream. The boat was welcomed by the whole of the town’s population – 12 people. The town grew up around the punt crossing, as it was the only crossing of the Murray within 100 km. Robert O’Hara Burke and William Wills crossed the Murray here in 1860. The punt operated until 1896 until it was superseded by a bridge. There are many more things to experience in Swan Hill.
Audio tour of Swan Hill
Audio tour of Swan Hill from the Swan Hill Discovery Drive.
Source: Discover Murray River
Towns and parks south of Robinvale-Euston
Heading south of Robinvale-Euston you can explore our wonderful Murray Mallee region and National Parks. Some of these include: