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From Melbourne Ballarat Tour : The Gold Trail

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Just over an hour from Melbourne, the town of Ballarat is one of Victoria’s best-preserved 19th-century gold rush towns and third-largest city, enjoyed a rich and prosperous heritage thanks to the Gold Rush which began in 1851. Come and experience Ballarat’s gold mining days at Sovereign Hill which is a recreated gold township of the 1850s.

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Stop At: Ballarat Visitor Information Centre, Town Hall 225 Sturt Street, Ballarat, Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia

Enjoy a complete town tour including Lake Wendouree, streets lined with stunning 19th-century buildings, exquisite gardens, notable churches and the Eureka Stockade Centre, a state-of-the-art multi-media complex, which brings to life the 1854 miners uprising, where minors took up arms against a corrupt and unjust goldfield administration, a significant event in Australia’s history.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Sovereign Hill, Bradshaw Street, Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia

internationally renowned heritage park, explore Red Hill Gully digging, the Gold Museum and the fully operational township…wander down Main Street, ride a stagecoach, talk to the blacksmith, try some homemade sweets! Devonshire teas are available at the New York Bakery or a good hearty lunch at the United States Hotel (own expense).

Duration: 2 hours

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
  • Admission to Sovereign Hill
  • Admission to Gold Museum
  • Admission to Red Hill Mine tour
  • Free WiFi on coach
  • Entry/Admission - Ballarat Visitor Information Centre
  • Entry/Admission - Sovereign Hill

  • Gratuities (optional)

Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We provide hotel pickup and drop-off in Melbourne city (selected hotels only).

Departure Time
8:20 AM

9 hours

Voucher Info
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