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Cultural & Theme Tours

Ballarat, Wildlife Park and Sovereign Hill Tour from Melbourne

Step back in time and experience the Australian gold Rush era. Explore the wonders of Ballarat as well as Sovereign Hill, a replica of an old gold-mining town, where you can tour the underground mines, ride a stagecoach and pan for gold! An optional addition to your tour is a visit to the Ballarat Wildlife Park where you can get up close and personal with the creatures of the Australian bush, and, if you dare, a crocodile at feeding time! Take a chance on striking gold.
9 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Grampians National Park Small-Group Eco Tour from Melbourne

Experience the spectacular Grampians National Park on a full-day tour from Melbourne. Travel by comfortable minicoach to the national park where you will get to take in the beautiful scenery of Silverband Falls, Grand Canyon, MacKenzies Falls, Reeds Lookout, Boroka Lookout and more. Enjoy exploring the Grampians National Park with guaranteed wild animal sightings. Small-group tour ensures a customized experience with your expert guide.
13 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Ballarat, Sovereign Hill Gold Mining Town Tour from Melbourne

Step back in time to the 1850s in Sovereign Hill, Ballarat, Victoria where people from all around the world travel to try their luck at finding gold and making it rich. This is a fun day out for the whole family as you have hours at leisure to explore Sovereign Hill and all it's fun and interesting activities to help understand and learn how life was back in the "Gold Rush". Your ticket also includes entry to the Red Hill Mine tour and also the impressive collections at the Gold Museum.
9 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Grampians Park Tour from Melbourne with MacKenzie Falls

Take a day trip from Melbourne to experience the natural wonders of the Grampians National Park. A geological playground for hikers, rock climbers and wildlife, the Grampians offer second to none views over the the park and western plains of Victoria and is home to the spectacular Mackenzie Falls.
13.5 hours
Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Kryal Castle Adventure Park Admission Ticket

Kryal Castle is a fantasy-based medieval theme park and resort that provides a family-friendly day out in Ballarat. With admission, you'll discover myths, magic, and legends; be entertained by live jousting; watch a show; visit the Torture Museum; experience the Dragon's Labyrinth; try archery and sword play; and more.
3 hours
Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Sovereign Hill General Entry Ticket

Our daily program includes 18 scheduled activities, with something to interest everyone. There’s coach rides, gold panning, a spectacular gold pour, underground mine adventures, theatre shows, and sweet making and musket firing demonstrations to name a few. Our costumed staff and volunteers are happy to pose for photos and welcome you into their shops, factories and homes.
2 days
Day Trips & Excursions

Sovereign Hill Goldfields and Museum, Ballarat, Victoria

Ballarat’s Goldrush Days at Sovereign Hill! Is an exciting experience definitely for the bucket list. Sovereign Hill is an outdoor interactive musuem re-creating from 1851 Ballarat’s first decade of GOLD discovery that attracted ten of thousands of international gold seekers to rich Ballarat goldfields, some finding huge gold fortune.
10 hours
Multi-day & Extended Tours

3-Day Great Ocean Road and Grampians Tour from Melbourne

Join a micro-group of just 8 guests for a relaxing, rewarding and stimulating tour full of scenic diversity. Our 3-day Great Ocean Road tour is perfectly split between beach and mountains. You'll spend the first day and a half on the Great Ocean Road before travelling north into the mountains. It is almost like two separate tours as both regions command your full attention. The Great Ocean Road has different scenery around every corner and is full of life and movement. The Grampians is calmer and more quiet and offers some incredible viewing and walking experiences as well as being very rich in Aboriginal culture and rock art. The aim is to provide our small groups with compelling but relaxed itineraries matched with unique and wonderful accommodation and dining experiences. Your guide will tell tales of shipwrecks and explorers and help you in any way to have a great Australian journey.
3 days
Private & Custom Tours

8 Hour Private Ballarat and Sovereign Hill Tour from Melbourne

Step back in time and immerse yourself in the excitement of Ballarat’s gold rush days at Sovereign Hill on this 8-hour private tour. Follow your guide through the former gold mining site, which now is an award winning outdoor museum that recreates in fascinating detail the hustle and bustle of life in the 1850s. Have a stress free day as hotel pick up and lunch are included.
8 hours
Shows, Concerts & Sports

AURA Gold Changes Everything

Designed by the brains behind White Night and Sovereign Hill’s historical experts, AURA is a completely new kind of experience. A 4D cinema, state-of-the-art projections and detailed historical sets combine to create a physical story that places you in the centre of the action.Over 64 acres hundreds of stunning projections create an immersive storytelling experience that transport you back in time. The Wadawurrang creation story is told with projections on a magnificent lake, gunfights and protests erupt under the night sky, and the gold rush is brought to life as never before. Feel the vibrations as stars explode in front of your eyes, watch as the land is transformed by the gold rush, and dive into the chaos of the Eureka
1.5 hours