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Spoons Riverside Café

The riverside location alone is enough to lure you to this licensed cafe, which offers a big timber deck overlooking the Marraboor River and the Pioneer Settlement. As well as a cafe serving light lunches and innova…
Museum in Swan Hill

Pioneer Settlement

Swan Hill’s main tourist attraction is a fun re-creation of a riverside port town of the paddle-steamer era (1830 to 1930). The settlement’s displays include the restored PS Gem, one of Australia’s largest riverboat…
Thai in Swan Hill

Java Spice

Dining under open-sided thatched and teak-wood huts in a tropical garden, you’ll think you’ve been transported to Southeast Asia. The authentic cuisine is predominantly Thai, with some Malaysian and Indonesian influ…
Bridge in Swan Hill

Swan Hill Lift Bridge

This wonderful bridge was built in 1896 to span the Murray River at McCallum St (Victoria)/Moulamein Rd (NSW), which had originally been navigated by a punt. The middle span of the bridge was crank-lifted by hand (o…
Cafe in Swan Hill

Boo's Place Café & Provedore

Handily located next to the visitor information centre, this fabulous spot has the town's best coffee. Cuisine follows a paddock-to-plate ethos, and there are local veggies and oranges for sale. Fabulously healthy b…
Bistro in Swan Hill

Tellers Café, Bar & Restaurant

Named ‘Tellers’ because of its location inside an old bank, what this place lacks on the decor front – black and dark – it makes up for with bistro-style meals comprising all-local produce. The food is prepared well…
Gallery in Swan Hill

Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery

This gallery has a permanent collection of more than 300 pieces, focusing on the works of contemporary and local artists. It's known for its collection of naive art. Located opposite Pioneer Settlement.
Ice Cream in Swan Hill

Jilarty Gelato Bar

Gelati on a hot summer’s day? Unbeatable. This little cafe specialises in Italian-style gelati with local fruit flavours, along with great coffee and Spanish churros (fried dough dusted in sugar).
Park in Swan Hill

Riverside Park

The riverside park on the banks of the Murray River is a great place for a leisurely stroll or picnic, and has ponds, fountains and beautiful native trees, plus outdoor gym equipment.
Sports in Swan Hill

Swan Hill Racing Carnival

The three-day racing carnival over the Queen’s Birthday weekend in June is the main event of the year. Events culminate with the Swan Hill Cup on the Sunday.