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Sovereign Hill General Entry Ticket
from US$30.21*
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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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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 today

An awesome day visiting and recollecting another visit back in 1973. It was cold and a little overcast however the contrast in light brought out the colour of the buildings and the displays were great the shops were full of goodies ..well worth the entrance...More

Thank Collette W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visisted Sovereign Hill for the first time. Great place for anyone to visit. The Wonderlights show was stunning. But wear warm clothes, its really chilly. Only negative was the wait to buy any food or drinks. Also wasnt able to buy gifts as it was...More

Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Thoroughly enjoyed the Winter Wonderland - the atmosphere was magical, Blood on the Southern Cross an amazing production, very professional. Sovereign Hill in general is wonderful all staff in character are so friendly & helpful.

Thank Gail B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You’ll definitely need a day here as there is so much to do. Our kids really enjoyed the candle dipping and gold panning the most. Make sure you buy one of the bottles to put your gold in before you start as it’s quite easy...More

Thank Saminda E
Sovereign H, Manager at Sovereign Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Saminda E, Thank-you for your review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit and found some gold while you were here! Have a nice day, The Sovereign Hill Team

Reviewed 4 days ago

So much to do. Somuch to see. Winter wonderland was beautiful. Snow lights music. Awesome.!! There was much happening in main st,snow , soldiers marching . Even saw people dressed up and havind a real christmas dinner in one of the little cottages. Thoroughly enjoyed...More

Thank reneegigihoward
Sovereign H, Manager at Sovereign Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi reneegigihoward, Thank-you for your review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit during our Winter Wonderlights event and we hope to see you again soon. Have a nice day, The Sovereign Hill Team

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our driver Rob is very friendly and helpful; safe and smooth driving. Thank you, Rob. Very interesting In gold panning, gold pour & Christmas Wonderlights in July. There are so many spots to do there. We wish we could have spent more time in it....More

Thank Clement S
Sovereign H, Manager at Sovereign Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Clement S, Thank-you for your review. We will also pass on your feedback to Bunyip Tours. We are glad to hear you enjoyed Sovereign Hill and we hope to see you again soon. Have a nice day, The Sovereign Hill Team

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We attended Sovereign Hill as a family. It is a well organised tourist attraction but quite pricey. Everything costs more money once you enter. Overall we enjoyed the day. Great atmosphere.

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

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

Reviewed 6 days ago

A great family day, plenty to see and do, many things included in entry fee, other things a nominal amount extra. Sometimes it's the free things like the Red Hill mine that stand out. We were lucky to time our trip with the Winter Wonderlights...More

Thank Lindy J
Sovereign H, Manager at Sovereign Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Lindy J, Thank-you for your review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit during our Winter Wonderlights event and we hope to see you again soon. Have a great day, The Sovereign Hill Team

Reviewed 6 days ago

Our visit was during the July school holiday for the Winter Wonderlights festival with our almost 8 year old daughter and almost 6 year old son and we had such a good time. We decided from the outset that although it is an expensive exercise...More

Thank FifiDZure
Sovereign H, Manager at Sovereign Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi FifiDZure, Thank-you so much for your review. We are glad to hear that you and your family enjoyed your two days here during our Winter Wonderlights event and we hope to see you again soon. Have a great day, The Sovereign Hill Team

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went there for a family day. It was really good and very acknowledge. But food are very expensive and very small portion. We came from another town. So can’t really make our own picnic. But if you are going with a family. Better to bring...More

Thank LilMissCupcakes
Sovereign H, Manager at Sovereign Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi LilMissCupcakes, Thank-you for your review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you again soon. Please note we have passed on your comments in regards to food to our catering contractor. Have a nice day, The Sovereign...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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Joyce N
16 February 2018|
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Response from Fraser P | Reviewed this property |
Hi, There is a service in conjunction with the train from Melbourne as per the following details. However we caught a taxi from Ballarat train station to Sovereign Hill and it was AUD$10.00 for four people. Caught the public... More
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