Sovereign Hill with Wildlife
Highlights / General details
If you are yet to have an Australian wildlife encounter, you will definitely be impressed with Ballarat Wildlife Park. Join a guided tour and meet our friendly kangaroos (and many of them too), shy koalas and Tasmanian devils. Continue to Sovereign Hill, an authentic re-creation of the 1850's gold mining town of Ballarat. There are so many things to see and do here! Take in the atmosphere of Main Street, try gold panning, take the "Chamber of Secrets" guided mine tour, explore the Chinese Village and visit the Gold Museum.
Travel the Western Highway - stagecoach route of the 1850s.
Bacchus Marsh - a landscape of orchards - once a resting place for the Cobb & Co
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 1850s gold mining town. See & experience...
Experience gold panning in Red Gully Creek.
Join the “Journey through the Labyrinth of Gold” guided tour on an inclined
tramway deep underground - a fantastic mine tour included in your ticket for FREE!
Witness original working conditions & demonstrations of early mining equipment.
Explore the many original shops...
Blacksmiths & traditional craftsmen.
Visit the Gold Museum.
Perhaps try some homemade boiled lollies!
The Chinese Village - highlighting Chinese involvement in the goldfields.
Why not ride a stagecoach!
Take in the atmosphere of Main Street.
Watch the Giant Crushing Battery.
Enjoy a scrumptious lunch with a beverage at the New York Bakery (Tour 380L).
Visit Ballarat Wildlife Park nestled in a native bushland habitat where you can join a guided tour.
Feed free range kangaroos; Experience an emu encounter; Meet and touch koalas; See Tasmanian Devils feeding; See goannas and giant lizards; Shudder at the sight of venomous snakes and voracious crocodiles.
Entrance fees to wildlife park with guided tour; Sovereign Hill & Gold Museum; Red Hill Mine & secret Chamber Mine tour; Free WiFi on coach.
Hotel pick-up/drop-off; Food and beverage; Gratuity.
Hours of operation
Available: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday; Tour departs at 8:20am. No tour departures on: December 25.
Approximately 9 hours.
Tour departs from our office at Federation Square, corner of Flinders and Russell Streets.
Sturdy walking shoes are recommended due to uneven and sometimes slippery terrain.
Any child under the minimum child age will travel free of charge and they will have to sit on their parents lap, if you prefer that the child has their own seat then you will have to pay the child fare.
Photographs are not allowed in the Underground Mine or at any performances at the Victoria Theatre.
**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**