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Sovereign Hill, Ballarat Tour

11111 70 reviews , updated on : Fri, 27 Jul 2018

Pan for Gold | Guided Gold Mine Tour | Street Entertainment | Stage Coach Rides
Blacksmiths & Craftsmen | Free Gold Coin | Ballarat City Tour

Sovereign Hill, Ballarat Tour
From$158 aud

Group booking discount


Tour Info

Code GL-380
Style
  • Day Tour
Duration 7.5 Hours
Price From $158
Departures

Mon, Tue, Thu & Sat

Vehicle Luxury Coach
Suitability Open Age
Start Melbourne @ 8.15 am
Finish Melbourne @ 5.30 pm

Experience Sovereign Hill and learn about the history of the gold rush and life in the 1850's. Pan for gold and go down into the underground mine for a guided tour. Enjoy unique period-style shopping, real life characters and entertainment. There is a host of activities available including stage coach rides, gold panning and historic costume photographs. See traditional blacksmiths and craftsmen shilling their trades. Talk to the characters of the 1850's as you visit many shops and retailers.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Travel the Western Highway - stagecoach route of the 1850's
  • Bacchus Marsh - a landscape of orchards - once a resting place for the Cobb & Co stagecoach
  • Ballarat - enjoy a complete town tour of this gracious city with its exquisite gardens and noble statues
  • Eureka Stockade - site of the 1854 Miner's Rebellion
  • Visit Sovereign Hill - an authentic recreation of an 1850's gold mining town. See & experience...
  • Gold panning in Red Gully Creek
  • Take a guided tour of the underground mine (own expense)
  • Blacksmiths and traditional craftsmen
  • Visit the Gold Museum & "Voyage of Discovery" - an audio visual of life on the Australian goldfields
  • Visit the many original shops
  • Perhaps try some homemade boiled lollies! Maybe a Devonshire Tea at the New York Bakery?
  • The Chinese Village - highlighting Chinese involvement in the goldfields
  • Why not ride a stagecoach!
  • Take in the atmosphere of Main St.
  • Watch the Giant Crushing Battery
  • Treat yourself to lunch at the United States Hotel.

Entrance to Sovereign Hill and
Ballarat City Tour included.


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