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Ballarat and Sovereign Hill Gold Mining Town Day Trip From Melbourne provided by Gray Line Melbourne

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2 adults
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Itinerary
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14 Russell St
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  • Pass by Ballarat
  • 1
    Sovereign Hill
    Stop: 5 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    The Gold Museum
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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You'll end at
14 Russell St
14 Russell St, Melbourne VIC 3000, AustraliaMelbourne Day Tour Center (Corner of Russell and Flinders St)
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Important Information
Departure Point
14 Russell St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Duration
9h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach and free Wi-Fi on board coach
  • Entry/Admission - Sovereign Hill
  • Entry/Admission - The Gold Museum
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately with comfortable walking shoes
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Brianspeirs wrote a review Mar 2020
43 contributions5 helpful votes
Coach pick up at various hotel to take you to central departure at federation square to change coach for the various tours.couch journey westward with tour guide giving info re the gold rush on the way with DVD description of the attractions and a rough guide to the various
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Date of experience: March 2020
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lindawoody22 wrote a review Feb 2020
Stokesdale, North Carolina13 contributions1 helpful vote
Took the Sovereign Hill tour today and had the best driver and guide. Adrian was fantastic with his knowledge and passion for his job. It made the day with his tidbits of local history. We will definitely book with Grayline again. Best value and the very best day. Thank you!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from MiaL1503, Manager at Ballarat and Sovereign Hill Gold Mining Town Day Trip From Melbourne
Responded 11 Feb 2020
Hello lindawoody22! Splendid to read your comments! We really appreciate the review and 5 stars! :D Sovereign Hill is a brilliant open-air museum with its interactive activities, demonstrations, costumed characters and architecture of the 1850s. The tour is definitely made all the more enjoyable and interesting with our Driver Guide’s commentary. They undergo customised training developed in-house for our day tour program. It is also a bonus that many of our Driver Guides have been with us for an extended period of time (Adrian being one of them), which makes their experience invaluable. See you next time for another tour! Best wishes, Jane
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Fiona K wrote a review Jan 2020
Kingaroy, Australia74 contributions6 helpful votes
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We were a little disappointed with the service. Booked through Greyline only to find out morning of our trip we were going with another company. Staff weren't real helpful,basically once they ticked our names they just brushed to the side saying the bus isn't ready yet. Also we
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Response from MiaL1503, Manager at Ballarat and Sovereign Hill Gold Mining Town Day Trip From Melbourne
Responded 01 Feb 2020
Dear missfee27 We are sorry to learn of your disappointment but do appreciate your feedback. For guests’ convenience, we may combine tours with our partner operator when lower numbers dictate. A common practice in the industry, this ensures our business remains viable. Similarly with getting to the airport in plenty of time to join a flight, our check-in process is simpler but we do still ask guests to arrive earlier to facilitate on-time departure. By allowing the extra time, guests are afforded every opportunity to not miss their tour. Sovereign Hill is a magnificent open-air museum and pure joy to step back in time. We are so pleased you had fun. Sincerely, Jane
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Mona B wrote a review Nov 2019
3 contributions3 helpful votes
we went on the tour to Ballarat/sovereign Hill on the 14th of November 2019..this guy is encyclopaedia Britannica on wheels..and never depletes in enthusiasm towards the passengers..we've done tours with other companies and without the shadow of a doubt I can honestly say that
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Date of experience: November 2019
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euge&jodes wrote a review Nov 2019
Lower Hutt, New Zealand7 contributions1 helpful vote
Just returned from a wonderful day trip with Greyline to Ballarat and Sovereign Hill. An excellent day. What made the trip that much better was our coach driver Adrian. Right from the get-go he was very informative on the PA system giving us excellent commentary right throughout
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from MiaL1503, Manager at Ballarat and Sovereign Hill Gold Mining Town Day Trip From Melbourne
Responded 02 Feb 2020
Dear Jodie and Eugene Such fantastic comments about Adrian! Thank you so much for your review :) We are very fortunate to have highly skilled and professional Driver Guides on our team who love what they do. They genuinely care about our guests’ safety and enjoyment and their passion easily shines through. Quite a few have actually been with us for many, many years ... Adrian included! We look forward to having you join us on another tour on your next trip to AUS! Best wishes, Jane
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nyc_palomita
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Not to be missed
Terrific experience with this tour operator. Our bus driver's conversation with us was engaging with his many first
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BillIrish
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Lovely day
A long day, full of memories. Pace of trip nice. Free wifi, comfortable ride, friendly guide Gary v.
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Memories
Full day, smooth scenic journey, well paced. Gary v (guide) was friendly and entertaining. Thanks. Value was go
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GrantGLondon
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Good day out
We went on a day trip to the Great Ocean Road in southwest Victoria. It's a long day and quite tiring, but we didn'
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918derekt
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Nice tour
Good value. especially if you don’t feel like renting a car a driving long distances. Being able to sleep most of t
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k898l
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Great tour!
Really enjoyed the tour! Watched little penguins rushing to the shore. Also had fun in the petting zoo with koala b
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shamsul amri I
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Excellent half day trip
We got picked up at 730 am. First stop at the forest Park with a hot tea and vegemite plus crackers. Adrian is our
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megan200d
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An amazing, unforgettable experience on Phillip Island!
I enjoyed every moment of this day tour to see Phillip Island and the Penguin Parade. Deb, our bus driver and guide
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Sandy R
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Vacation
Excellent tour. Informative. Great commentary. How cute are the koalas. Looking forward to see the penguin parade.
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noshtheconk
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Amazing value and service
High class very comfortable coach to make the drive comfortable including wonderful, I retesting, and helpful commu
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Noandle
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LONG but beautiful sights!
Visiting the 12 Apostles is amazing but it felt like the Last Supper! The guide talked the ENTIRE time and we had w
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Opvidur
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Amazing day!
An amazing day with Dave our great guide. We stopped to Anglesa, Apollo Bay and Port Campbell. The place for our le
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liguria56
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A Great Tour!
An excellent tour led by the friendly and very knowledgeable guide, Dave.V. His recommendations at each stop ensure
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sarahvictoria4567
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Puff and penguin. Long day tour
We got picked up at 7 am and back to hotel at 1 am. It's was a long day, however is was brilliant. The puffing Bi
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uphill2017
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A long but wonderfully satisfying day.
This excursion was highly recommended by my sister, who lives in New Zealand, so when I decided to spend a week in
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  • Duration: 9h
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  • Languages Offered: English
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