Pioneer Settlement


Unique settings for unique events

With the rustic charm of yesteryear and the magnificent Murray River as a backdrop, Pioneer Settlement offers a unique setting for birthday parties, engagements, anniversaries, Christmas parties, corporate functions and more.

Choose from the PS Pyap paddle-steamer and the freedom of the river, or the rustic Lower Murray Inn with its beautiful open-air surrounds, or combine the two for a truly memorable event.

PS Pyap

Hire the PS Pyap for a private charter during the day, or evening, for a unique and memorable on board celebration. Cruise along the Murray River for an hour or more taking in the tranquil surrounds of Australia’s longest navigable river.

Lower Murray Inn

Located on the banks of the Little Murray River, surrounded by lush grass and majestic gums the Lower Murray Inn is a large rustic undercover area with exposed beams, bar and catering facilities.

The Lower Murray Inn is the location to make an everlasting impression on your guests and enjoy the tranquil surrounds of the Little Murray River.

Pyap Wharf

The Pyap Wharf offers a rustic setting for wedding ceremonys. The tranquillity of this location is simply breath-taking. The array of magnificent gum trees as your backdrop, and the flow of the river at your feet, make it an enchanting ceremony venue.

Historic Red Brick Church

Step back in time in our charming and quaint little church featuring beautiful stained glass windows, wooden pews and antique candle holders. The Pioneer Settlement church is the perfect venue for a traditional style wedding ceremony.

Heartbeat Hill

Situated at the highest point of the Pioneer Settlement with lush grass and panoramic views of the sweeping river bend and surrounds.


125 Monash Drive, Swan Hill 3585  View Map

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