Swan Hill, Victoria, Australia
Swan Hill is a city in the northwest of Victoria, Australia. It is located on the Murray Valley Highway, on the south bank of the Murray River, downstream from the junction of the Loddon River.
Attractions in Swan Hill include the historic Pioneer Settlement which recreates life in the Murray-Mallee area with historic buildings, exhibits, river cruises and evening sound and light tours. The Observatory and Planetarium is located south of Swan Hill at Lake Boga. Visitors can experience tours of the night sky using modern GPS controlled telescopes. There is also a glass studio here, which exhibits works by local glass artists.
Things to See & Do
* Swan Hill Pioneer Settlement
* Paddleboat “Pyap”
* Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery
* Observatory, Planetarium and Glass Studio
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Australian Dollar (AUD$)
Language – English
Population – 9,700 approx
Electricity – 2 angled pins and 1 flat pin centred below Australian style
Time – GMT plus eight hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 61
Port Location – The port at Swan Hill is located on the Murray River.
Travel Links - The city is located on the Murray Valley Highway, which links it to Bendigo. V/Line operates passenger rail services on the Swan Hill line, with the local railway station being the terminus. The Swan Hill Airport is also nearby. It also has its own buses.