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. 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.
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