Gold! There is nothing quite like it! Experience the magic of Victorias gold rush era on this day trip to Sovereign Hill, learning about the colonial history of Victoria, before venturing underground on a guided mine tour, finishing the day at the picturesque township of Daylesford.
Spend the day visiting Sovereign Hill, which magnificently recreates Ballarat’s first ten years after the discovery of gold in 1851. Experience exciting street theatre, enjoy live goldfields music and get into the spirit by panning for gold yourself. You might strike it lucky! Your guide will take you on a ’rags to riches’ story of the historical figure, Mr Smith, back in the colonial times, beginning life in the squalid, seedy streets of London to becoming one of the goldfields most successful gentlemen in the goldfields of Victoria.
Next on your guided tour, you will venture deep underground on a guided mine tour and imagine what it must have been like working deep beneath the earths’ surface day in and day out.
After a truly unique experience you continue your journey of discovery to Daylesford, deep in the heart of spa country, renowned for its revitalizing springs. Enjoy the quaint village atmosphere and main street bursting with character, browse some of the renowned art galleries and stop in for a coffee.
During the month of July you can experience the spectacular Winter Wonderlights at Sovereign Hill. At night, as the light fades and snowflakes fall, Main Street will sparkle with an amazing light projection show (During this month we will depart at 11am)
You will be transferred back to Melbourne CBD at the end of the day.
There will be a maximum of 24 participants on this tour.
Appropriate clothing for warm and cold conditions
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