Pioneer Settlement

Pioneer Settlement information

Location
Swan Hill , Australia
Address
Monash Dr
Horseshoe Bend
Telephone
+61 3 5036 2410
More information
www.pioneersettlement.com.au
Prices
adult/child/family $28/20.50/76.50
Opening hours
9.30am-4pm
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Swan Hill’s main tourist attraction is a fun re-creation of a riverside port town of the paddle-steamer era. The settlement’s displays include the restored PS Gem, one of Australia’s largest riverboats, a great collection of old carriages and buggies, an old-time photographic parlour, an Aboriginal keeping place, a lolly shop, a school classroom and the fascinating Kaiser Stereoscope. The paddle steamer PS Pyap makes short cruises along the Murray.

Every night at dusk the 45-minute sound-and-light show entails a dramatic journey through the settlement in an open-air transporter. A combined package for cruise and show reduces the cost.