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* Ballarat and Sovereign Hill Tour *
Step back in time to the 1850s in Sovereign Hill, Ballarat, Victoria where people from all around the world travel to try their luck at finding gold and making it rich. Ballarat and Sovereign Hill Gold Mining Town Day Trip This is a fun day out for the whole family as you have hours at leisure to explore Sovereign Hill and all it's fun and interesting activities to help understand and learn how life was back in the "Gold Rush". Your ticket also includes entry to the Red Hill Mine tour and also the impressive collections at the Gold Museum. Highlights Step back in time on a history tour Popular choice with kids Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city All entrance fees included A fun day out to Sovereign Hill for people of all ages! Enjoy a sightseeing coach tour around Ballarat, learn about the history of the area and marvel at it's beautiful old architecture. Travel to the site of the Eureka Stockade where the 1854 Miner's Rebellion was held. Arrive at Sovereign Hill, a recreation of a typical gold mining town from the 1850s and enjoy hours of free time to experience and explore this interactive place. There are many activities for those of all ages: • Gold panning at Red Gully Creek • See blacksmiths and traditional craftsmen at work. Perhaps create your own candle • You must try some of their famous homemade boiled lollies! • Try award winning pies and sausage rolls at the New York Bakery • Buy souvenirs and homewares at the General Store • Visit the Chinese Village • Watch the Giant Crushing Battery • Ride on a stagecoach • Watch and pose for a photo with the locals dressed in clothing from the era. Departure Point: Melbourne Day Tour Centre (Federation Square East) Departure Time: 8:20 AM Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation. Duration: 9 hours From $166pp Rate Availability & Book Ballarat and Sovereign Hill Day Tour with Optional Wildlife Park Upgrade your tour to include a visit to the Ballarat Wildlife Park. Discover the unique creatures of the Australian bush. Share the Parkers families passion, the family has been involved in caring for Australian wildlife for over four decades. Get as close as you dare to a crocodile at a feeding session, see Tasmanian devils, wallabies, giant turtles, emus and poisonous snakes. Also touch a cuddly koala, encounter kangaroos and meet Patrick, the wombat. From $175pp Rate Availability & Book
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