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Ideal choice for families
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
Free hotel pickup and drop-off 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. Even see kids at school just like in those days
Choose between a tour only or upgrade to include a delicious lunch and drink at the New York Bakery. If you are interested in visiting the Ballarat Wildlife Park, choose this option including a guided tour and entry to Ballarat Wildlife Park. Ballarat Wildlife Park is a great place to get up and close to Australian animals such as koalas, kangaroos, Tasmanian devils and the very cute Patrick the Wombat.
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Transport by air-conditioned coach and free Wi-Fi on board coach
Food and drinks, unless specified
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities
Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately with comfortable walking shoes
Melbourne Day Tour Centre (Federation Square East)
Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.