Sovereign Hill Gold Rush

Full Day Tour | Melbourne Return

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Code: K13

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Adult i A person 16 years and over (note a person 16–17 years must be accompanied by a person 18 years and over).

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Child i A child must be accompanied by a person 18 years+. Some tours have min. age requirement

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Concession i A holder of a valid concession card.

Prices above are for departures between 1 April 2018 - 31 March 2019

Duration Full Day Tour

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Sovereign Hill Gold Rush

Full Day Tour | Melbourne Return

Step back into the Victorian gold rush era. Visit the historic town of Ballarat and the period town of Sovereign Hill, with streets lined with buildings and characters of the 1850s. Learn of the Eureka Stockade, Red Hill mine and try gold-panning!

Departs

Mon, Tues, Thu & Sat 8.20am
from Federation Square, Corner Flinders & Russell Streets or earlier from selected city hotels

Returns

5.30pm approximately

  • Entry to Sovereign Hil
  • Experienced Driver Guide
  • Comprehensive commentary
  • Travel in an air-conditioned coach

Today you’ll step back in time to the era of the Victorian gold rush. First you’ll head out over the West Gate Bridge, en route to the beautiful town of Ballarat. Sit back and relax with entertainment introducing you to Sovereign Hill, a wonderful outdoor museum exhibiting in ‘real life’ the story of Australia’s gold rush history.

  • Step back in time to the era of the Victorian gold rush
  • As you arrive in Ballarat you’ll come to understand the historical significance of this town
  • In its centre the lush tree-lined streets are filled with grand homes of the Victorian era, many the result of prosperity from the gold fields of the 1850s
  • Sovereign Hill will take you back in time to the great gold rush era of the 1850s
  • Experience the amazing story of the Eureka Stockade
  • Try your hand at panning for gold!
  • You’ll be entertained by performances illustrating the exciting and colourful life on the gold fields
  • Visit some operational workshops and witness demonstrations of blacksmithing, wheelwrighting, gold pouring, candle making and many more
  • Add on the Ballarat Wildlife Park and get up close to Australia’s amazing and unique wildlife (+W)

Make the most of your Day Tour with an Optional Add-On.

$20

pp

Adult i A person 16 years and over (note a person 16–17 years must be accompanied by a person 18 years and over).

$15

pp

Child i A child must be accompanied by a person 18 years+. Some tours have min. age requirement

$20

pp

Concession i A holder of a valid concession card.

Ballarat Wildlife Park add on

Visit the Ballarat Wildlife Park, where you’ll see a unique selection of wildlife in their natural habitats. You’ll see saltwater and freshwater crocodiles, Tasmanian Devils, kangaroos, koalas, echidnas and so many more. You can wander through the park taking in the many exhibits, join guided tours and participate in interactive shows. Feeding times can be a lot of fun – particularly with the crocs!

Prices above may vary according to your departure date.

What to Bring

  • Enclosed walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, hat, sunscreen
  • Water bottle
  • Warm layers in cooler months

Fitness Requirements

  • Low level of fitness required

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