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Pioneer Settlement

Monash Drive, Swan Hill, Victoria 3585, Australia
+61 3 5036 2410
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Family visit - 2 kids under 5

We've just returned from our trip to swan hill where majority of our Saturday was spent at the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
MrsMayGow
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Mildura, Australia
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Good day out

Great fun wondering around the settlement , kids enjoyed all the exhibits and learning about life... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
HOLI21
,
Sydney, Australia
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  • Average7%
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Hours Today: 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Monash Drive, Swan Hill, Victoria 3585, Australia
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+61 3 5036 2410
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We've just returned from our trip to swan hill where majority of our Saturday was spent at the Pioneer Settlement. Our 2 kids had free entry as they were under 5 and we had an amazing experience! The 2.5 year old was obsessed with the...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great fun wondering around the settlement , kids enjoyed all the exhibits and learning about life in the "olden days". Volunteers do an amazing job, we loved the horse and cart ride and the old vintage car ride. The Laser sound and light show is...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely afternoon wondering around the settlement, kids enjoyed all the activities. A credit to all the volunteer’s who are running this place. We enjoyed a lovely lunch in the cafe to very reasonable priced. We came back at 7:15pm for the light...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You don’t expect to get this quality of laser and light show in an off the beaten track country town. Designed by a Sydney company that has a similar installation in Dubai, this is a must see experience in Swan Hill. Called the Heartbeat of...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We travelled by bus with our Probus group for the night show but you could see the old buildings as you walked down to the seating for the show

Thank Lesley S
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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

We visited over the long weekend and had a great time walking about and reading stories and information about the old timey way of life. We had a two month old and almost all areas were pram friendly. Ultimately we visited as my husband wanted...More

1  Thank G18H
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

I first visited the pioneerSettlement the year it opened, then again about 8 years ago. Was very impressed with it each time, but today's visit was even better. Very authentic and informative exhibitions, helpful staff, and a delicious Devonshire Tea. My friend was visiting for...More

1  Thank Jill C
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

lots to look at. took heaps of photos and people who work there are very informative on all aspects of the tourist park.

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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

What a lovely place to visit. There are lots of activities through the day, better if you go in the morning around 9.30 or you could miss some. We booked in for the 3 in 1 tours, including the River boat and the evening Laser...More

1  Thank Flackky
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Went with friends to this lovely little village of yesteryear. We bought the 3 activity pass. What a wonderful day exploring the park. Went for a horse ride, a ride in a dodge car and meandered the exhibits. Dressed up in period style and had...More

1  Thank Julie A
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Monika S
2 March 2018|
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Yes alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages available.
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Monika S
24 February 2018|
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Response from Sam4301 | Reviewed this property |
The show starts in the cafe with a slide show then a walk in the dark with dull lights leading the way. There is the theatre with seats (wooden) it holds around 100-150 people. The walk could upset someone that doesn’t like... More
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Diane B
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Response from Danny L | Reviewed this property |
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