Melbourne’s Best Tours : Ballarat / Sovereign Hill & Daylesford Area

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Ballarat / Sovereign Hill & Daylesford Area

Visit the mineral springs in Daylesford on your way to experience life
as it was in the 1850’s at one of Victoria’s most popular
tourist destinations, Sovereign Hill.

Travel back in time as you explore the perfectly recreated
gold mining settlement. Browse through the old style shops
and see craftsmen at work in traditional 1850’s trades. Marvel at $50,000
AUS of liquid
gold being poured in a demonstration during the tour of the
Gold Museum. Learn about the fascinating history of the largest alluvial
gold rush in the world.


Pass through the beautiful area of Woodend
on the way to Daylesford.

Visit the delightful town of Daylesford
and surrounds with the largest number of naturally occurring
mineral springs in Australia.

Sample the different mineral springs
from the pipes or hand pumps – each one with a different

Drive through the historical town of
Ballarat with its beautiful old buildings and fascinating

Experience life as it was in the 1850’s
at Sovereign Hill – a perfectly re-created gold mining

Treat yourself to lunch at the bakery
or hotel (own expense).

Learn about the history of the richest
alluvial gold rush in the world.

Try your luck at panning for real gold.

See the lifestyle of the early gold
diggers in their tents and huts.

Tour an underground mine.

Watch the working machinery as it was
150 years ago.

Enjoy the old style shops and see traditional
blacksmiths and craftsmen.

Learn about the Chinese Heritage during
the days of the Gold Rush and visit the Chinese Village.

  Ballarat / Sovereign Hill & Daylesford Area


Entrance fee to Sovereign Hill
including Mine Tour and Gold Museum
are included.

Code Departs Returns $ Adult $ Child Book Now!
8:15 am
5:15pm approx

  24hr Reservation service phone - 1300 130 550 within Australia 61 3 9391 4411 outside Australia back to top

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