Farm Experience And Gold - Melbourne

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Overview

Departing Melbourne we will head west over the West Gate Bridge and into Victoria's sheep country and pay a visit to the regions first Heritage Sheep Farm and discover a long Australian story all to do with sheep. Come and experience a private tour of the farm, the heritage homestead, sheering shed (including demonstration), the wool shop and finish it all off with Devonshire Tea and a sit down with the farmer. Before the wool boom was the Gold Rush! Ballarat is just over an hour out of Melbourne and is where we will explore the legacy of Victoria's gold rush.

Highlights

  • Visit Sovereign Hill and experience the euphoria of the Gold Rush times.
  • Go back to the smells, feelings and sights of the gold mining settlement times.
  • Experience riding on aa horse-drawn coach and tour the historic township.
  • Visit the theatre, hotels, schools, craft shops, the candle maker and the confectioner.
  • Check out the steam driven machinery.

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Come and explore the region that holds a special place in Victoria's history. Departing Melbourne we will head west over the West Gate Bridge and into Victoria's sheep country and pay a visit to the regions first Heritage Sheep Farm and discover a long Australian story all to do with sheep. They first settled in the region in 1840, already with a flock of sheep from Van Diemens Land (Tasmania). Over the next 40 years they bred an improved type of sheep - one that would suit the Otways environment better. Come and experience a private tour of the farm, the heritage homestead, sheering shed (including demonstration), the wool shop and finish it all off with Devonshire Tea & a chat with the farmer. Before the wool boom was the Gold Rush! Ballarat is just over an hour out of Melbourne and is where we will explore the legacy of Victoria's gold rush. We'll visit Sovereign Hill and experience the euphoria of the Gold Rush times, set in the 1850's this gold mining settlement.

Inclusions for Farm Experience And Gold

  • Small group tour / Luxury Vehicle
  • Experienced guide
  • Sheep farm private group tour
  • Devonshire Tea (morning tea)
  • Entry to Sovereign Hill
  • Free WiFi
  • CBD hotel pick up and drop off

Exclusions for Farm Experience And Gold

All personal items purchased.

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel between 0 days To 30 days before scheduled tour departure, the cancellation charge will be 100%
  • If you cancel between 30 days To 60 days before scheduled tour departure, the cancellation charge will be 20%
  • If you cancel between 60 days To 180 days before scheduled tour departure, the cancellation charge will be 0%
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
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