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
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
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
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
Sovereign Hill’s Lamplight Tour leads you into the darker side of goldfields life. Meet your guide in a cosy hotel bar before venturing into the night to visit some very intriguing places and characters. We promise you will see Sovereign Hill in a whole new light.
• 70 minutes
Departing every Saturday and Sunday this fantastic small group tour will take you from Ballarat through the Macedon Ranges to experience the food, wine and cider of this beautiful region.Your day includes tastings at three wineries, lunch and cider tasting, chocolate, coffee, local produce as well as taking in the landmarks along the way. Pick up and drop off from your centrally located accommodation in Ballarat, the tour is conducted in a small comfortable mini bus with fun commentary from your driver-guide.
• 8 hours
There is no better way to see Bendigo than aboard a beautifully refurbished Vintage Talking Tram. Whether you're in Bendigo for the weekend or just have an hour to spare, a Vintage Talking Tram Tour is the quickest way to get your bearings and see the city's key landmarks and monuments. Or take your time discovering the city by hopping on and off the tram to explore the many parks, attractions, shopping and dining facilities that are within walking distance of the tram stops. Our friendly tram drivers and conductors are always happy to chat and give you some "insider" tips on what else there is to do during your Bendigo break. Each tour includes a 10-minute stop at the tram depot ... home to our heritage tram fleet. We highly recommend staying a bit longer to do the free self-guided tour and to meet Birney, our famous cat!
• 6 hours
Don a hard hat and miner’s lamp, descend 61 metres beneath the surface and walk in the footsteps of past gold miners at Bendigo's iconic Central Deborah Gold Mine. With only the lamp on your helmet to light the path our friendly and knowledgeable guides will regale you with stories from a bygone era as you explore the honeycomb of underground tunnels, see past mining equipment in action and discover what conditions as a miner were really like during the harsh gold rush. Afterwards, explore the surface of the mine with its treasure trove of vintage mining machinery, gold panning and interpretive museum.
• 1.25 hours