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Where to stay near Sovereign Hill

Exploring Sovereign Hill

Operating since 1970, Sovereign Hill is among Victoria’s most interesting holiday attractions. Located in the suburb of Golden Point, this site is upon a former gold mining spot from the 1850s. Tourists are taken back in time when they arrive here, as more than 60 antique buildings, panning-for-gold activities, gold-digging reenactment shows, and guided historical tours are offered. The Gold Museum is a must-visit within the park. Visitors looking to experience the Victorian gold rush period should not look beyond Sovereign Hill. Several magnificent hotels are situated within a short distance from this intriguing landmark, including the Comfort Inn Sovereign Hill.

Accommodations near Sovereign Hill

There is a range of options for all the travelers. The most popular hotel in Golden Point (Ballarat) is the Camellia Cottage Bed & Breakfast, which has been booked 5 times from our verified guests. Our guests also highly recommended 165 On Bogong in Golden Point (Ballarat) as it has been reserved 5 times.

Sightseeing near Sovereign Hill

- Gold Museum

This museum showcases the history of Ballarat that was built on the wealth derived from the great Australian gold rushes of the 1850s. The building in itself is beautiful, the glass front allows for spectacular views. Stop by the gift shop and purchase gold nuggets or handmande gold jewelry.

- Lake Esmond

Lake Esmond refers to the lake in itself and its surrounding park covering an area of about 1.8 hectares. Named after Eureka Stockade leader, James Esmond, this park is full of plants and native vegetation making it a beautiful place to have a picnic and BBQ. Facilities include a playground, public toilets and an extension of walking trails.

Transportation near Sovereign Hill

The easiest way to get around the city of Ballarat is via the local bus network. It connects the central district with suburban Ballarat, although routes are limited on Sundays. Tourists are also advised to experience the historical guided walking tours of Ballarat, which take an hour or two and cover some truly majestic areas of the city.