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 our enormous collection of working tractors and machinery. You can feel the heat in the blacksmith shop, listen to the sounds of the old Pianola or take a ride through our Mallee township on a horse and carriage. And that’s just the beginning…

Planning your visit

The Pioneer Settlement is open every day of the year (except Christmas Day and Boxing Day) so planning your visit is easy.
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Rides & Cruises

Take a leisurely carriage or car ride around our Mallee township or cruise the mighty Murray River aboard the PS Pyap.
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Take your time and soak up the sights, sounds and experiences of our unique Settlement.
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School Holidays

The school holidays are a wonderful time to visit. A packed and changing program of fun activities is held each Victorian holidays.
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Souvenir Shop

After exploring the Pioneer Settlement, take time to visit our Souvenir Shop and home one of our unique heritage souvenirs.
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PS Explorer

When you arrive at the Pioneer Settlement you will be able to download our new app.
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