The Goldfields region is rich with things to do and see. Learn about Victoria's gold rush heritage, admire beautifully preserved architecture, and visit some of the state's best galleries and museums. Get out and about and explore the region's great walking and cycling trails and unwind in magnificent parks and gardens. Tour local wineries and farmers' markets for amazing local produce, or let someone else take care of the cooking – you'll be spoilt for dining choices here. Visit the Ballarat Wildlife Park to see native animals at play, pan for gold at Sovereign Hill or don a miner's hat and tour the Central Deborah Gold Mine.