What To Expect
Gold - 1850 - The world focused 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 - Ballarat.
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
Visit Sovereign Hill - an authentic recreation of an 1850's gold mining town
Gold panning in Red Gully Creek
Witness original working conditions & demonstrations of early mining equipment
Blacksmiths and traditional craftsmen
Perhaps try some homemade boiled lollies!
Be entertained by costumed ladies, gents and other goldfields characters who are happy to pose for a great photo
The Chinese Village - highlighting Chinese involvement in the goldfields
Ride a stagecoach
Watch the Giant Crushing Battery
Enjoy a scrumptious lunch with a beverage at the New York Bakery (if option is selected)
Hotel pick-up (View Hotel Pick-up list)*
Sovereign Hill entrance fee
Gold museum entrance fee
On-Coach "Sovereign Hill" introductory video
Lunch, depending on option selected
Free use of WiFi on coach
Tips and gratuities
*The Intercontinental Hotel pick-up/join in will be at the Collins Street entrance, and will no longer be at the Flinders Lane.
All our card payments are protected by thawte to give you peace of mind.
9 hours and 10 minutes