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Sovereign Hill with Australian Wildlife Tour Code: 145-765

Enjoy all the features of our Sovereign Hill Tour as well as visiting the Ballarat Wildlife Park. The Ballarat Wildlife Park is a high standard, well-planned fauna reserve affording excellent opportunities to 'mix' with native Australian animals.
From USD$129 
Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat
Melbourne, Australia
9 Hours 30 Minutes
  • Tour through Ballarat, taking in its period buildings and history
  • Ballarat Wildlife Park home to a host of native Australian animals including Patrick, wombat
  • Feed free range Kangaroos, Meet cute cuddly Koalas, Goannas and giant Lizards
  • At Sovereign Hill experience the authentic recreation of an 1850's gold mining town
Price In USD (per person)
Price (/Person)
    Adult $129
    (4-14 yrs)

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  • Children ages 4 to 14 eligible for child discount price.
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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.


  • 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
  • Gold panning in Red Gully Creek
  • Join the "Journey through the Labyrinth of Gold" guided tour
  • Witness original working conditions and demonstrations of early mining equipment
  • Visit the Gold Museum
  • Perhaps try some homemade boiled lollies! Maybe a Devonshire Tea at the New York Bakery?
  • The Chinese Village - highlighting Chinese involvement in the goldfields
  • Take in the atmosphere of Main St.
  • Watch the Giant Crushing Battery
  • Treat yourself to lunch at the United States Hotel

    Ballarat Wildlife Park is a high standard, well-planned fauna reserve affording excellent opportunities to 'mix' with native Australian animals. Visit Ballarat Wildlife Park nestled in native bushland habitat where you can join a guided tour.

  • Be greeted by Patrick the Wombat
  • Feed free range kangaroos
  • Experience an emu encounter
  • Meet and touch koalas
  • See Tasmanian Devils feeding
  • See goannas and giant lizards
  • Shudder at the sight of venomous snakes and voracious crocodiles
    • 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.
    • 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 wildlife park with guide
    • 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

    Price Excludes

    • Food and beverage, unless otherwise specified
    • Gratuities


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    • Currency Fluctuations: All tour prices are current at the time of publication and are susceptible to currency fluctuations. We reserve the right to alter the tour price in accordance with changes in foreign exchanges rates and changes in prices for services. The rate that you pay when you reserve your tour will protect you against future currency fluctuations; on the other hand, no price adjust (refund) will be made based upon change in tour prices.
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