Sovereign Hill is a very interesting tourist attraction in Australia. It is set in the 1850s and it depicts Ballarat’s first ten years during the gold rush. It is 90 minutes drive from Melbourne city.
What is Gold rush?
The Gold rush was a period in the history of Victoria, between 1850s and 1860s. There was a huge rush for finding gold and significant workers relocated themselves to areas where gold was found.
How to get there?
The VLINE Goldrush Special coach is a courtesy return service to Ballarat train station. And there are frequent trains between Melbourne and Ballarat.
Cost and timings:
The attraction is open on all days (except Christmas) between 10 AM and 5 PM. And it costs around AUD 58.50 per adult. More and updated information can be found on their website.