BIG4 Swan Hill offers activities during the Victorian school holidays, including Pedal kart races, Ice cream madness, family fun nights, arts and crafts.

Swan Hill is known for its history with access to the Pioneer Settlement Museum, River cruises on the Pyap and the stunning laser light shows run nightly on the banks of the Murray River. Award winning golf course at Murray downs, Catalina Flying boat museum Lake Boga and the beautiful Lake Tyrrell popular with photography enthusiasts which capture breathtaking sunrises and sunsets along with star gazing the milky way.


BIG4 Swan Hill offers fun for the whole family, Splash park with toddler area, solar heated pool, 18- hole mini golf course, games room with arcade games, playground with a large climbing net, pedal kart track for those who want to bring their own bikes or hire one of our pedal go karts, Giant jumping pillow and the BARN offers large groups a great space to gather and entertain.


Chasney Estate is a 14-acre Olive Grove and Lavender Farm in Tresco Victoria, owned by Isabel and Gary Chasney. 5 types of Olives and produce Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Scillian Style Table Olives. We also hand make Olive Oil soap bars , liquid hand soap and other lavender, olive products. In our Farm Shop will distil our 11 varieties of Lavender to make pure essential Lavender Oil. ( of which 9 are English Lavender Cultivars). Our farm is off the grid solar and water and we are aiming to be as natural as possible. We are building healthy soils, healthy plants and healthy animals on the farm.


A short 10-minute drive from Swan Hill on the shores of Lake Boga, the museum has become one of the major tourist attractions of the area.

The Lions Club of Lake Boga restored Catalina A24-30 and the original secret communication bunker as a commemoration to the service men and women who served at No. 1 Flying Boat Repair Depot Lake Boga, Victoria from 1942 to 1947.

The museum holds more than 500 artefacts relating to Lake Boga’s proud history associated with WWII, including the historic Catalina Flying Boat and a range of wartime treasures that have been preserved for future generations.


The Pioneer Settlement a true to life historical re-creation of a Mallee township with original buildings, machinery and characters. discover the way life was so simple and explore the exhibits, take a ride on a horse and carriage or vintage car ride.

Cruise long the mighty Murray River on the Pyap and take in the natural beauty of the Murray River, see the stunning wide life country out back and the historic Murray downs homestead.
At night experience the amazing Heartbeat of the Murray laser light show, this is an award winning, world class 360-degree multimedia spectacular that has to be seen to believed taking you through the amazing story of how the Murray River era to the present day.


Embark on a journey of discovery and adventure – thousands of years in the making.


This dramatic sound and laser show will have you spellbound and amazed as the story of the Murray River comes to life against the background of a 9-metre water screen. As the sun sets into the Mallee landscape, highlighting the bright twinkling southern stars and river red gum trees as the perfect backdrop, embark on this journey of family discovery that is sure to delight, enthral and intrigue all your senses.

Capturing the latest ‘high tech’ multimedia components and special effects, this is a show you’re likely to remember long after your visit!

Be sure the Heartbeat of the Murray experience part of your next holiday plans while you are in the Swan Hill region


No visit to Swan Hill is complete without a cruise aboard the PS Pyap as it winds its way along this mighty river.

The hour-long cruise departs from the wharf at the Pioneer Settlement and travels up river past the historic Murray Downs Homestead.

Kick back and listen as the captain narrates the riverboat history, the influence this form of transport had on early settlement along the river and details about the natural environment.


Lake Tyrrell is situated in the heart of the Victorian Mallee, 7km north of the township of Sea Lake and 314km northwest of Melbourne. The largest inland Salt Lake in Victorian is an attraction for tourists from all over the world, drawn to the mesmerizing scenery, stunning sunrises and sunsets and breathtaking night skies. The endless skies of Lake Tyrrell provide a beautiful backdrop to the unique salt formation on the lake bed. Enjoy the stillness and quiet of the unique environment. The word “Tyrrell” derives from the Aboriginal word “Tyrille” meaning SKY or SPACE – both of which are in ample supply at Lake Tyrrell. During wet and warm periods, Lake Tyrrell turns pink from the red pigment secreted by the pink micro-algae red marine phytoplankton.


Murray Downs Golf & Country Club is the number 1 golf course on the Murray River, and one of Australia’s leading golf courses. Located on one of the most scenic segments of the Murray River, Murray Downs Golf and Country Club is unparalleled in facilities, quality of the course and service.

Located in Regional NSW, just over the Murray bridge from Swan Hill a popular attraction for locals, Murray Downs Golf Club features an award winning 18-hole championship golf course. The Clubhouse is open 365 days per year, offering bistro and café meals 7 days, entertainment, 3 floodlit bowling greens and more.

Whether you’re looking for a golfing getaway with friends, planning a function or looking for an night out in a family friendly atmosphere, look no further than the Murray Downs Golf and Country Club.


Lake Boga

At Lake Boga you can see how this quiet cul-de-sac was a transformed in 1942, during World War II, to a flying boat repair depot housing 1,500 servicemen and women. For the more adventurous type, Lake Boga is for you, as the township is known as the aquatic playground of Northern Victoria.

For those without a water craft, there are

still plenty of activities for you to participate in including bike riding, walking, swimming, fishing, or just enjoying the sparkling water. If visiting during the winter months, a round of golf at the picturesque Lakeside Golf course is a must do.