Project Details
Category Permanent Attractions

‘Heartbeat of the Murray’ Swan Hill, Australia

LocationSwan Hill

2016 Winner – “Contributing to Regional Growth”
for ‘Heartbeat of the Murray’

Australian Government




Swan Hill Pioneer Settlement engaged Laservision to create a cultural experience attraction that would increase tourism, stimulate private sector investment and boost the local and regional economy. ‘Heartbeat of the Murray’ located at the historic Pioneer Settlement in Swan Hill, authentically chronicles the evolution of the life-giving body of water known today as the Murray River.

Heartbeat of the Murray


Laservision’s unique and historically accurate sensory extravaganza, ‘Heartbeat of the Murray’, begins millions-of-years ago and carries the audience through the many phases of its incredible history and to the eventual formation of the river as current. After experiencing the production, many locals are astounded by the rich history of the mighty Murray River and the integral part it plays in the lives of Australians’ today.

Heartbeat of the Murray


The permanent tourist attraction and visual experience was researched, designed, created, and installed by Laservision. The mega-mediums that Laservision has pioneered for over 30 years tells the incredible story of the Murray River with pseudo-holographic imagery projected onto huge waterscreens, lasers, lighting, fountains, flame and special effects to create a fully immersive 360-degree production.

Featuring amazing mega-lizards, indigenous dream-time stories, and pioneer history, this high-definition experience brings any audience to the edge of their seats. Laservision’s proprietary fibre-fed media servers, automated control hardware, and software produce the sharpest and most reliable results achievable in the entertainment industry; bringing realism and full immersion into ‘Heartbeat of the Murray and Laservision attractions around the globe.

Awarded “Best Laser Effect Show
with Multi-media”

International Laser Display Association (ILDA)

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