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From Melbourne: Excursion To Sovereign Hill, A Gold Trail Experience

Step back in time to the era of the Victorian gold rush. First you’ll go to the West Gate Bridge, to the beautiful town of Ballarat. History comes to life as you pan for gold, meet characters in period costume and ride an old-fashioned stagecoach. Relax with entertainment introducing you to Sovereign Hill, an outdoor museum exhibiting in ‘real life’.

Your Gold Trail adventure begins with early morning pickup from our convenient pick-up points in a comfortable and air-conditioned bus/coach ,on a 1.5 hours journey to the town of Ballarat.

As you arrive in Ballarat you’ll come to understand the historical significance of this town.Venture into Ballarat and Sovereign Hill, Australia’s foremost outdoor museum, Sovereign Hill re-creates Ballarat’s first ten years after the discovery of gold in 1851 when thousands of international adventurers rushed to the Australian goldfields in search of fortune. Try your luck at panning for gold where there are diggers on hand to show you the tricks used to strike it rich, and then you can have a go and try your own luck.

Then we visit The Gold Museum extends Sovereign Hill’s story of Ballarat as a majestic provincial city built on the wealth of the 1850’s gold rush. This surprisingly interesting museum houses a large collection of gold nuggets found at Ballarat.

Wander through Main Street where there are working shops, hotels and a theatre – all based on original Ballarat businesses. Visitors are able to watch goldfields tradespeople in action and take a ride around the township in a horse-drawn coach (at own expense). You can also visit a number of operational workshops and witness demonstrations of blacksmithing.

Then visit Ballarat Wildlife Park ,with the chance to see some of Australia’s most famous native animals.From koalas, wombats, and a variety of reptiles ranging from snakes to lizards and even a giant tortoise. We leave this enchanting island and enjoy a slow drive back towards Melbourne when the day trip is over.

- What Will You Do

- Visit the Gold Museum to view an impressive and valuable collection of gold nuggets
- Catch a ride in a traditional horse-drawn carriage (at own expense)
- Visit shops specialising in the sale of gold nuggets and Australian-made gold jewellery and fine giftware
- Enjoy a historical town tour in charming Ballarat

- What Is Included

- Entrance fee to Sovereign Hill
- Experienced Driver
- Travel in an air-conditioned coach
- Guide that speaks English and Chinese

- What Is Not Included

- Lunch
- Entrance fee to Ballarat Wildlife Park (optional)

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- Duration: 8 hours
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