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Pioneer Settlement

Monash Drive, Swan Hill, Victoria 3585, Australia
+61 3 5036 2410
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The only thing l ould criticize is that nothing has been restored like the carriages in the sheds... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
DOMI21
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Pioneer Settlement Swan Hill

Highly recomended we had a fantastic day , they have a great collection of all things old the... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
Donna S
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Monash Drive, Swan Hill, Victoria 3585, Australia
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"car rides"
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"laser show"
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"vintage cars"
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"music shop"
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"night light"
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"step back in time"
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"olden days"
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"sovereign hill"
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

The only thing l ould criticize is that nothing has been restored like the carriages in the sheds, needs a little tlc considering the money they charge, l thought if could be spent on restoration..

Thank DOMI21
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Highly recomended we had a fantastic day , they have a great collection of all things old the grounds and displays are beautifully looked after by staff and volunteers , fun to watch the laser night show .... will definitely go again .... big thumbs...More

Thank Donna S
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

So much to see. So interesting and wonderful staff. Need to spend at least 3 hrs and then you can go for a Paddle Steamboat ride and lazer show in evening. Horse and cart rides. Rides in 1920's Dodge car. The blacksmith is so full...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

We had sailed past this Pioneer Settlement during the day, and though it looked interesting we decided to opt for the Laser Show in the evening and we bought a ticket in advance. Luckily the woman informed us as to our expected arrival time of...More

2  Thank sandykperth
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

A very nice place to visit and see a lot of historical vintage tractors and horse carriages,etc,and even can go on a scenic river cruise and enjoy the spectacular sound and light show,and more to see and do there too.

Thank Nick F
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

very small but interesting history . the boat ride was good .not much people around .could not have a cooked meal as there was something on .so they only sold sandwiches or pies ect .

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

I can’t hide the feeling of disappointment are visiting Pioneer Settlement. Although the place looks great, the buildings, the historical machinery etc, it was the personal interaction that was lacking. We were there for 2 1/2 hours and apart from the blacksmith and the lady...More

1  Thank Shane
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

no one around. The staff seemed to not be all that interested in their jobs or making an effort...maybe because there weren't many people around? I was here 30 years ago and as a teenager this was a buzzing place that made a huge impression...More

1  Thank Davinia H
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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Great way to spend at least 1/2 a day. Loved the old Post Office as it brought back memories when living in the outback and using phone party lines. Fantastic job done by volunteers and staff in the upkeep and finding of the equipment displayed....More

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

It was worth every dollar to go and see this marvellous place. We had lunch there and the ladies do an awesome lunch at the Cafe! There is just so much to see and do there. I was a little put off by one guy...More

Thank debbiemsg
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Monika S
2 March 2018|
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Response from Jess W | Property representative |
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 |
I think so but give them a call
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