Sovereign Hill

Sovereign Hill

Pan for real gold, see costumed ladies and gentlemen, ride in a horse-drawn carriage and journey underground on a gold mine tour. Ballarat’s Sovereign Hill is an amazing recreation of an 1850s goldrush town. Also, make sure to check out the spectacular 'AURA - Gold changes everything', an immersive, multi-sensory theatre experience.

V/Line customers receive a 10% discount on entry to Sovereign Hill. Find out more below.

Opening hours
Check the website for opening hours.
Sovereign Hill, Bradshaw Street, Ballarat, Victoria, 3350
Admission price

 Access to Sovereign Hill and the Gold Museum 

Adult: $58.50

Concession: $46.80

Children (5-15yrs): $26.20

Family (2 adults and up to 4 children): $148.00

Single family (1 adult and up to 3 children): $106.00

*Gold Mine Tours, Coach Rides and Sweet Experience all incur additional ticket costs. Visit the website to view all ticket prices and to book.

Special offer

As a V/Line customer you’ll receive a 10% discount on the entry price to Sovereign Hill*. Just show your myki or V/Line paper ticket at the ticket booth when you arrive.

Note: The discount only applies to tickets purchased on arrival at Sovereign Hill. Discount not applicable to groups of more than 20 people. Your V/Line ticket is valid for travel on the Ballarat town buses at no extra cost.
Not valid on purchase of VIP Gold Pass.


Getting there

Train line
Closest station/stop

It’s easy to get to Sovereign Hill. Catch a V/Line train to Ballarat Station and from there take the number 21 bus.

Group bookings

Group discounts are offered by both V/Line (minimum 12 people) and Sovereign Hill (minimum 20 people). Both require reservations. Additional bus transfer charges apply to group bookings.

For group booking information please contact:

V/Line Group Travel - call 03 9619 2338

Sovereign Hill Groups department - call 03 5337 1199

Tip: Travelling on V/Line during off-peak times is more convenient and cheaper!