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Ballarat Discovery Tours

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Golden Nugget Discovery Tours

Golden Nugget Discovery Tours are a leading Ecotourism operator with three high class tours of Ballarat.

The Ballarat Discovery tour is the ultimate tour of Ballarat, discovering the legacy of the Ballarat gold rush, still evident in the magnificent architecture and tree lined streets of the city today.

Admire the city's Victorian and Edwardian buildings, parks, gardens, Lake Wendouree, Mt Buninyong (extinct volcano) statues, churches Entry to Sovereign Hill / Gold Museum, Museum of Australian Democracy Eureka (Eureka Stockade), and Ballarat Art Gallery are Included.

The Ballarat City Walking tour is the original walking tour of Ballarat, that brings life to this Gold Rush city. Hear the stories of the men and women that made this great city.

Included - morning or afternoon tea at the magnificent Craigs Royal Hotel. Walk duration 90 minutes.

The Ballarat Highlights tour is a half day tour which takes you to the iconic places of the city, view the city's Victorian and Edwardian buildings, parks, gardens, Lake Wendouree, statues, churches, and lookouts that provides panoramic views of Ballarat.

Included - morning or afternoon tea at the magnificent Craigs Royal Hotel, entry to Ballarat Art Gallery.

Not included - entry to Sovereign Hill or M.A.D.E.

Price & booking


$179.00 - $232.00

For Melbourne customers the return rail fare is included.

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Days of operation:
  • Departure details: 25/02/16 - 31/12/16

    Daily: 8:00am - 6:00pm

Tour highlights:
  • Ballarat City
  • Public telephone
  • Off Road Driving

Tour operator

Golden Nugget Discovery Tours conducts small group wildlife, nature and heritage tours of Western and Central Victoria, Australia.

It is the ideal way for couples, small groups and individual travellers to experience the Goldfields region, the Great Ocean Road, the Grampians, Daylesford and Spa country, plus the Pyrenees wine region.

Relive the history and heritage of the gold rush as you visit Ballarat and Bendigo. Explore the small towns of the area, the wild nature of the parks, and the food and wine of the Goldfields.

Walk with your eco-guide along the Goldfields track to discover wild nature and gold rush relics.

See the fantastic coastal scenery, from wide beaches to tall towering cliffs and rainforests of the Great Ocean Road. Walk in the tree tops of the giant mountain ash.

Experience the wild nature of the Grampians with its wildflowers, kangaroos, emus, waterfalls, aboriginal rock art and wonderful views from the cliff tops.

Discover Daylesford, Hepburn Springs and the surrounding Spa region. This region is famous for its mineral springs and spa's.

The Pyrenees wine region makes some of the finest wines of the French Bordeaux variety. Lunch is included at the Warrenmang Vineyard resort or similar.

  • Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation

  • The Ecotourism Association of Australia