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Take a day trip out of Melbourne and visit Ballarat! Learn about this historic boomtown and explore exquisite orchards and 19th century buildings. Then, experience the Australian gold rush at Sovereign Hill, Ballarat’s unique open-air museum. In this recreated mining town, you can tour goldfields, visit the underground mine by tram and see artifacts at the Gold Museum. Try gold panning and pouring, watch theater shows and artisan demonstrations or taste traditional dishes in a Victorian setting.
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  1. Embark on a tour of Ballarat's highlights! Enjoy a coach tour of the city, admire the beauty and rich history of Sovereign Hill, and get up close with Australian animals at Ballarat Wildlife Park.
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    From USD135.24

    Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat
    9.5 - 11 hour(s) (morning)
  2. Explore the gold mining culture of Ballarat in Sovereign Hill and visit the Gold Museum. Learn about the 1850's as you visit the scene of revolt and the emergence of democracy at Eureka.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD122.68

    Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat
    9.5 hour(s) (morning)

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