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Daylesford and Sovereign Hill Colonial Tour - Full Day

Sovereign Hill, Melbourne VIC
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Highlights

  • Pan for gold and hopefully strike it lucky!
  • Venture underground to tour a mine
  • Visit the quaint village of Daylesford

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.

Why You'll Love This

What's Included?

  • Friendly, informative driver/guide
  • Entry, tour guide and mine tour around Sovereign Hill
  • Souvenir gift
  • Beer or wine at the famous United States Hotel
  • Transfers between visited locations

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. Complete your unforgettable tour at the famous United States Hotel with a refreshing and well deserved beverage.

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.

Seasonally available, you will next visit Trentham Falls, Victoria’s highest single-drop waterfall formed some five million years ago. Relax and unwind as you soak in the atmosphere of this stunning waterfall.

You will be transferred back to Melbourne CBD at the end of the day.

On the Day

Session Length

  • This tour departs Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
  • The tour departs Melbourne city at approximately 8:30am and returns approximately 5:30pm

Numbers on the Day

There will be a maximum of 24 participants on this tour.

Dress Code

  • Appropriate clothing for warm and cold conditions
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen and hat are recommended
  • Wear comfortable walking shoes
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Guidelines

  • Adult: Ages 13 years+
  • Child: Ages 4-12 years
  • Due to the duration and nature of this extended day tour, this experience is not suitable for children under 4 years of age
  • Due to limited storage space and occupational health and safety requirements the provider is unable to take prams and/or pushers on the transport vehicle

Cancellation

Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to this policy:
Rescheduling

  • Over 72 hours prior to the experience date: No charge
  • 48 hours up to 72 hours prior to the experience date: 50% of booking cost, per person participant fee to change the date and time
  • Within 48 hours of the experience, No Shows and Late Arrivals: Participants forfeit their experience and are not entitled to a refund or re-book. Participants are advised to make their own insurance provisions in case of unforeseen circumstances