The Swan Hill Wine District includes wineries and vineyards along the Murray River close to the towns of Beverford, Swan Hill, Lake Boga, Beverford, Lake Boga and Tyntyner South. In the early 1850s, a major wharf on the Murray River was built and Swan Hill became a major inland river port. The subsequent expansion of the railways lead to the decline of the river trade but the own grew with the development of irrigated agriculture in the area. Swan Hill and the surrounding towns are major regions for citrus farms and vineyards. The Murray River that passes through Swan Hill, has a number of delightful riverside parks. Tourists love the Pioneer Settlement, located at the junction of the Little Murray and Murray Rivers. This settlement includes a recreation of the atmosphere of a pioneer river port
town and you can enjoy delightful paddlesteamer cruises along the Murray River aboard the restored
P.S. Pyap which was built in 1896. South of Swan Hill is Lake Boga which is natural lake,
which is about 3 km in diameter and has lake-side camping areas and swimming spots.
It is an ideal spot for canoeing and kayaking. Local attraction in the district are:
# The Flying Boat Museum # Observatory, Planetarium and Glass Studio # Olson Game Birds
# Swan Hill Pioneer Settlement # Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery # Go North Arts Festival
# Pioneers Week.
The Swan Hill Wine Region includes three districts : Piangil ; Swan Hill ; Kerang
Date Brothers, VIC Bulga Rd (PO Box 1599), Swan Hill Vic 3585
Date Brothers Wines is a unique family business. Brothers Roy, Barry, Tony and sister Kerry all contribute to the production of their wines. They operate their vineyard, which is situated on the outskirts of Swan Hill in Northwest Victoria. Their grapes are transported to Dominion Wines in Avenel, Victoria where this fine wine is made. Enjoy any of their three reds that they produce. The Shiraz: d...