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Sovereign Hill 1-Day Tour

Tour Code: 945-764
Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat
Depart from:
Melbourne, Australia
English; Mandarin Chinese; Japanese
9 Hours

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Highlights: Gold - 1850 - The world focussed on Ballarat as the cry 'Gold' echoed around the globe. People from all nations poured into Ballarat to seek a fortune, many found the real Australia and decided to make this great land their home. Today, you too can capture the excitement of these bawdy times as you visit the scene of revolt, rebellion and the emergence of democracy at Eureka and Sovereign Hill - Ballarat.

  • Entrance fees to Sovereign Hill and Gold Museum
  • Red Hill Mine tour
  • Free Wi-Fi on coach
  • Complimentary GPS commentary in Japanese & Mandarin

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Lunch Date / Date Range AdultChild
Yes - Surcharge 2019-06-10 - 2020-03-31 $19.17$9.58
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    Adult Child (4-14 yrs)
    $112.36 $56.18
    Adult Child (4-14 yrs)
    $115 $57.50
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    Lunch Date / Date Range AdultChild
    Yes - Surcharge 2019-06-10 - 2020-03-31 $19.17$9.58
    • Children ages 4 to 14 eligible for child discount price.


    We will travel the stage coach route of the 1850's along Western Highway to Ballarat. Pass by the Eureka Stockade, site of the 1854 miner's rebellion. Spend the rest of our day at Sovereign Hill. Highlights of this tour:
    1. Bacchus Marsh - a landscape of orchards - once a resting place for the Cobb & Co stagecoach
    2. Ballarat - enjoy a complete town tour of this gracious city with its exquisite gardens and noble statues
    3. Eureka Stockade - site of the 1854 Miner's Rebellion
    4. Visit Sovereign Hill - an authentic recreation of an 1850's gold mining town. See & experience...
    5. Gold panning in Red Gully Creek
    6. Explore the Red Hill mine tour and discover life underground
    7. Witness original working conditions and demonstrations of early mining equipment
    8. Explore the many original shops ...
    9. Blacksmiths and traditional craftsmen
    10. Perhaps try some homemade boiled lollies! Maybe a Devonshire Tea at the New York Bakery
    11. The Chinese Village - highlighting Chinese involvement in the goldfields
    12. Why not ride a stagecoach!
    13. Take in the atmosphere of Main St.
    14. Watch the Giant Crushing Battery
    15. Treat yourself to lunch at the United States Hotel (own expense)
    16. Visit the Gold Museum - an impressive and valuable collection of gold nuggets, gold coins, alluvial deposits and priceless gold artefacts.
    • Ballarat, AU

      This city in Victoria was established as a prospector's town during the Victorian gold rush of the 1800s. As such, it has retained much of its Victorian charm and architecture.

      Sovereign Hill

      An open-air museum that recreates Ballarat's history as a gold-mining town, Sovereign Hill is a 25-hectare location that has been designed to resemble an old prospector's village from the 1800s.
    • Departure & Return

    • Tour departs at 8:15am and returns 5:30pm approx.
    • Complimentary hotel pick-up service is available from most hotels in Melbourne area, please enter your hotel name and address in the 'Pickup Hotel Info' field. Click here to check available pickup service.
    • Passengers will be picked-up from their hotel approximately 7:30am, depending on the hotel location. Exact pick-up time will be provided upon reconfirmation 24 hours prior to tour.
    • Price Includes

    • Entrance fees to Sovereign Hill, Gold Museum and Red Hill Mine tour.
    • Free WIFI on coach
    • Round-trip hotel transfers from select hotels
    • Guided tour
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    • Food and beverage, unless otherwise specified
    • Gratuities
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