Within 90 minutes drive from Melbourne is the fascinating and well known gold mining establishment of Sovereign Hill. Located in the town of Ballarat, Sovereign Hill depicts an 1850’s gold mining township and is set up as an open air museum and historical park for you to explore. Highlights include seeing $100, 000 gold pour, catching a horse-drawn coach, having your photo taken with costumed goldfields characters, going shopping 1850’s style and venture underground on a guided gold mine tour. Step back in time and be immersed in the excitement of the gold rush era, even try your luck at panning for gold. To soak up the gold mining era and all the attractions this is a full day adventure. Entry to Sovereign Hill, also includes entry to the Gold Museum. Time permitting, for a sweet treat before heading back to Melbourne, enjoy an ice cream designed by you at Cold Rock and explore Ballarat’s Lake Wendouree and Botanical Gardens.
Departs: 9: 30 AM
Returns: 6:00 PM