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Murray Downs - Swan Hill

The perfect combination of small Aussie community lifestyle and world-beating golf.

Murray Downs is a destination renowned for its community lifestyle. Just a short drive across the historic lift bridge to Swan Hill, it has plenty of activities and nearby attractions to entertain the whole family.

Murray Downs was formerly part of the 1839 Murray Downs Station, an area once the largest property along the banks of the Murray River.

The original Murray Downs Homestead, built in 1870, is a gracious privately-owned Victorian mansion, best seen from the river on a Murray River cruise (homestead in no longer open to the public).

Explore Winter in Murray Downs

  • Golfing: Tee off amidst the changing colors, and experience golfing at its most picturesque. Visit Murray Downs Golf and Country Club, widely acclaimed as the Murray River’s finest golf course, which also offers bowls, tennis, a large tropical pool, great dining, entertainment and club facilities.
  • Celebrate History: Experience Australian history first hand as you explore the Pioneer Settlement Swan Hill. Set on three hectares of land on the banks of the Little Murray River, you will find real-life Mallee cottages, a hotel, schools and shops, plus an enormous collection of working tractors and machinery. Get close and personal with the Swan Hill - Murray Downs Lift Bridge. historically significant due to its association with engineer Percy Allan and its role in faciliating trade between NSW and Victoria. Visit Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery, recognised as having one of Australia’s most comprehensive collections of native art.
  • By Night: Experience the Heartbeat of the Murray laser spectacular. Set on the banks of the Little Murray River, this world-class attraction is a 360-degree multi-media spectacular unlike anything ever seen in Australia. Using water, light, laser, sound and special effects to tell the story of the Murray, you’ll be transported back 30 million years, before travelling forward through time to the Murray River as we know it today.
  • Induge in seasonal delights: Taste the local food and wine, with an abundance of local produce and memorable dining experiences available.
  • Riverside Ride Along the Murray: Start your trek at the lovely riverside Park in Swan Hill, Enjoy the serene environment of the Murray River, beofre heading across the histoci bridge bridge into Murray Downs. Pass by tree-lined farmland and take a right down Murray Downs Drive, wind through the small township of Murray Downs until you come to Murray Downs Golf Club.

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