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Discover the Heart of the Murray

With over 500km of spectacular river frontage, amazing natural bush land and clear fresh water lakes, there is no better place to enjoy the great outdoors than in the Heart of the Murray.  Imagine escaping your daily routine with a camp site beside the great Murray River or the water lapping up against the lakes edge, while deciding between fishing, waterskiing or just exploring the regions many natural wonders.

Located 335km North West of Melbourne, Swan Hill region is accessible by daily bus and train services to and from Melbourne and Bendigo, as well as regular services to both Sydney and Adelaide.

As suggested by the name, Swan Hill region is located in the centre of the majestic Murray River, and is a key link to the unique Murray River road trail between Albury and Mildura, Australian’s version of America’s Route 66.

Swan Hill region has an outstanding array of attractions and experiences that will delight and surprise and leave you yearning to return for more. So why not make your next destination the Heart of the Murray.

If you'd like to find out more, get in touch with the Swan Hill Rural City Council.
03 5032 3033
Email (external link)
visitswanhill.com.au (external link)

Discover more in Swan Hill Rural City

The region has such a diverse range and level of employment opportunities.  Key industry sectors include agriculture, manufacturing, health and retail. 
Looking for space, privacy and affordable – then you will be pleasantly surprised with the variety and standard of choice you have in the Swan Hill region.  From lake frontage allotments to residential lifestyle housing, the choice is yours.
From eight primary schools and three secondary schools, to further education facilities such as SuniTafe and Deakin Learning Centre, the region has all your education needs covered.
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