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Sovereign Hill

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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About
At Sovereign Hill, the story of an important time and place in Australian History, and the people who lived it, lives on. An internationally acclaimed tourist attraction, Sovereign Hill prides itself on its close attention to detail found in every...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Bradshaw Street, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
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+61 3 5337 1100
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My family of 7 including two retirees he's 64 and 70plus had a great day here. Plenty to sustain interest although you do have to walk and look and plan. Start with the gold panning area and protect for gold. Guaranteed to get everyone in...More

Thank titanium0808
Sovereign H, Manager at Sovereign Hill, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi titanium0808, Thank-you so much for your review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit and that you even found some gold! We hope to see you again soon. The Sovereign Hill Team

Reviewed 2 days ago

The 2-hour drive from where we live going to Sovereign hill was worth every minute. Sceneries were changing as we leave the city. When we got there at abour 10am, the huge parking area is already packed. It seems to be very popular to both...More

Thank Cora I
Sovereign H, Manager at Sovereign Hill, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Cora I, Thank-you so much for your review. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Sovereign Hill, and that your son especially enjoyed his coach ride. We hope to see you again soon. The Sovereign Hill Team

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Exceeded our expectations despite the chilly drizzling day it was such a wonderful and informative experience. All he staff who we encountered were so knowledgeable on the era information. It really made it feel authentic and like we had stepped back in time. Really well...More

Thank Wendy M
Sovereign H, Manager at Sovereign Hill, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Wendy M, Thank-you for your review. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Sovereign Hill and felt you had stepped back in time. We hope to see you again soon. The Sovereign Hill Team

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A star for your ‘Red Hill Mining” employee for being very warm, friendly and welcoming. Another star for authenticity. You guys really stuck to the times. You know being racist and hostile to browns and Asians. Minus 3 stars, because RACISM.

Thank Tracey S
Reviewed 6 days ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our day at Sovereign Hill and went back for the night show, which was excellent.

Thank Susan F
Sovereign H, Manager at Sovereign Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Susan, Thank-you for your review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit, including the light show and we hope to see you again soon. Have a great day, The Sovereign Hill Team

Reviewed 1 week ago

A great experience but not nearly as good as I remember from when I was a child (some thirty years ago).

Thank Tammy M
Sovereign H, Manager at Sovereign Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Tammy M, Thank-you for you review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your day out at Sovereign Hill and we hope to see you again soon. Have a great day, The Sovereign Hill Team

Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour only runs on Thursday, Friday & Saturday nights. we went on a Thursday night & it was cold & windy, but that wasn't going to stop us. we thoroughly enjoyed the lamp Light tour which is based on real people who lived &...More

Thank christinedrossinis
Sovereign H, Manager at Sovereign Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi christinedrossinis, Thank-you for your review. We are so glad to hear you enjoyed our Lamplight tour and we hope to see you again soon. Have a great day, The Sovereign Hill Team

Reviewed 1 week ago

We could have enjoyed the time here better if it wasn't for the wild wind, as we need to take cover from the sands getting into our eyes. The guided mine tour "Trapped" was boring for me as it was only story telling instead of...More

Thank tanpy
Sovereign H, Manager at Sovereign Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi tangy, Thank-you for your review. We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to Sovereign Hill, including the food, and we hope to see you again soon. Have a great day! The Sovereign Hill Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting and learning visit experience to understand gold rush history and more broadly Australia Beside the reconstructed buildings the actors and show throughout the day make it a lively and explicative experience They clearly fulfill they work with passion and are very friendly in...More

Thank Alberto R
Sovereign H, Manager at Sovereign Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Alberto R, Thank-you for your review. We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to Sovereign Hill and we hope to see you again soon. Have a great day! The Sovereign Hill Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On an odessey from NSW..had never heard of Sovereign Hill..Amazing place..totally emersive..spent most of the first day in Main Street..the extra day is a great idea..one day not enough..great value..particularly the mine tour..the staff and volunteers very much in character and always helpful and friendly..highly...More

Thank Bill S
Sovereign H, Manager at Sovereign Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Bill S, Thank-you for your review. We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to Sovereign Hill and we hope to see you again soon. Have a great day! The Sovereign Hill Team

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Gina L
3 September 2018|
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Response from Sovereign H | Property representative |
Hi Gina L, Getting to Sovereign Hill from Melbourne has never been easier, with the Goldrush Special now delivering visitors directly to Sovereign Hill’s front door. As part of the Goldrush Special a courtesy return... More
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Katie J
16 July 2018|
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Response from Sovereign H | Property representative |
Hi Katie J, Thank-you for your question. There are a number of activities to do when visiting Sovereign Hill. For a full list please see a list of these on our website, under 'see and do'. This list will also have a... More
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annaspanna2018
3 June 2018|
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Response from Sovereign H | Property representative |
Hi annaspanna2018, Yes, Sovereign Hill does accept companion cards.
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