22 December 2018 to 27 January 2019

Pioneer Settlement brings the school holidays to life with activities to entertain children of all ages.

Explore life as it was, with real life restorations and working displays of Australia’s pioneering past. Complete your day with a river cruise on the PS Pyap.

Standard admission fees apply.

Daily activities

  • Horse and carriage
  • Old fashioned car rides
  • Blacksmith demonstration
  • Steam workshop
  • Print shop
  • Craft activities
  • $5 Photo Parlour and Drapery

Free 1/2 hour sessions

  • Pioneer school
  • Butter making
  • Rope making
  • Gem tours
  • Indigenous culture

Boomerang Painting

Boomerang Painting from $3: Paint your own boomerang with our Indigenous Educator (art supplies and smock included).

PS Pyap River Cruises

Daily 10.30am and 2.30pm during the Victorian school holidays.

Heartbeat of the Murray

The nightly world-class sound and light spectacular – a must see event.