Tour of Ballarat Wildlife Park and Excursion to Sovereign Hill Gold Mines

Tour of Ballarat Wildlife Park and Excursion to Sovereign Hill Gold Mines

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Discover Australian wildlife, unlike any other in the world
Tour of the gold mines of Sovereign Hill 
Unforgettable experiences with the animals

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9 hours



Starting time
8:20 AM

* All details will be sent to you upon reservation.


Discovery of Australian nature and history through these two great tours!

Guided tour of the gold mines of Sovereign Hill 

You will depart from your hotel by bus heading towards to the West to visit the gold mines of Sovereign Hill. Discover a city that has been rebuilt to resemble the city of the 1850s, relive the gold rush era, and enjoy the following activities: 

  • Tram tour to heart of the mines known as the “Labrynth of Gold”
  • Practice gold panning in the Red Gully Creek
  • Drive a coach carriage over a few metres
  • Visit the Gold Museum
  • Observe the work or miners, craftsmen and foragers of the time
  • See the Eureka stockade, symbolic of the miners’ rebellion
  • Learn the history behind the ‘gold rush’
  • Go shopping
  • And more!

Visit Ballarat Wildlife Park 

After your tour of Sovereign Hill, you will head towards the town of Ballarat to explore the Wildlife Park., where you will get t know Australian wildlife during what is an unforgettable experience. You will be able to: 

  • Feed kangaroos
  • Pet koalas
  • Meet giant lizards 
  • Admire the tazmanian devils 
  • Shiver in the midst of crocodiles and some of the most venemous snakes in the world
  • And more!

At the end of the day you will benefit from a return transfer to your hotel in Melbourne.

Good to know

  • Availability: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (excluding exceptional dates)
  • Duration: 9 hours approximately
  • Time: 8:20 am (hotel pick-up service between 6:40am and 7:40am)
  • To participate in this activity you will need to present your ticket voucher to the service provider on site.
  • Your guided tour will be conducted in English.
  • You are not permitted to hold the koalas, only to touch and stroke them
  • The tour is free for children under the age of 4 who can sit on the laps of their parents

Price includes

  • Guided excursion to Sovereign Hill
  • Numerous activities on site
  • Entrance to Ballarat Wildlife Park
  • Feeding kangaroos and contact with koalas
  • Accompaniment of a professional guide (commentary in English)
  • Transport to and from your hotel in Melbourne

Price doesn’t include

  • Lunch
  • Tips/gratuities (optional)
  • Any other extras



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