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  •  Melbourne Ballarat Sovereign Hill Aura Show Ticket

Melbourne Ballarat Sovereign Hill Aura Show Ticket

  • Ballarat
  • English
  • Approximately 90 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • 24 Working Hours Confirmation

Standard Inclusions

  • Aura Show Ticket (Show Only)
From AUD

1 Key Facts


  • Aura Show Ticket (Show Only)

Not included

  • 1. Transport from/to hotels
  • 2. Food & beverages not listed as Inclusions
  • 3. Souvenirs
  • 4. Travel Insurance
  • 5. Entry to Sovereign Hill
  • 6. Entry to Gold Museum
Destination Ballarat
Address Bradshaw St, Ballarat VIC 3350
How to get there By Car -
Sovereign Hill is a comfortable 90-minute drive from Melbourne along the Western Highway (or only an hour from Melbourne Airport). Once in Ballarat, just follow the brown and white tourist signs to Sovereign Hill. Free parking available.
Operating hours
07 April - 27 June 2019 18:45 - 20:15
28 June - 21 July 2019 19:15 - 20:45
22 July - 06 October 2019 18:45 - 20:15
07 October - 31 October 2019 20:15 - 21:45
01 November - 30 November 2019 20:45 - 22:15
01 December - 31 December 2019 21:15 - 22:45 Christmas Day (25 December) Closed
Check-in requirements Please ensure you arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled departure time to allow enough time to check in. Passengers that fail to arrive before this time may be classed as no-show.
What to bring/wear ● Appropriate clothing for all weather conditions, eg. jacket for cooler months.
● Comfortable walking shoes
Other info 【Important Post-Covid Service Information】
- Before leaving home, check for the latest updates and information.
- Some experiences will not be available due to government restrictions, such as mine tours and the gold pour demonstration.
- Much loved activities such as the troopers and red coats, panning for gold in the diggings, and coach rides, will all be available, but with some changes.
- Some sites and programs of the Sovereign Hill Museum are still temporarily closed to the public until further notice.
- Sovereign Hill has an obligation to check and record the identification of all visitors to the museum. Physical identification will be required at entry to the museum and Sovereign Hill will refuse entry to those who reside in metropolitan Melbourne.
- On-site payments will be conducted via contactless bank card.

● Rarely due to extreme weather we may cancel, but the show will be rescheduled.

● Parental discretion is required as the show employs loud sound effects and dramatic pyrotechnics.

● Flash photography is strictly forbidden during the show.

● Operating hours may change due to maintenance, improvements or safety reasons. Please always check with the Service Provider visit their official website for updated information regarding scheduled maintenance and closures before purchasing, and when closer to travel date to plan your visit.

2 Overview

Explore space, delve into the Dreamtime, and re-live Australia’s most important rebellion all while travelling under the night sky. Suitable for the whole family, AURA is the story of how gold revolutionized Australia. Brought to you by Sovereign Hill.

Melbourne Ballarat Sovereign Hill Aura Show Ticket


Atmospheric Storytelling

Over 64 acres, hundreds of stunning projections create an immersive storytelling experience that transports you back in time. The Wadawurrung creation story is told with projections on a magnificent lake, gunfights and protests erupt under the night sky, and the gold rush is brought to life as never before.


Multi-Sensory Experiences

Feel the vibrations as stars explode in front of your eyes, watch as the land is transformed by the gold rush, and dive into the chaos of the Eureka Rebellion as you witness the creation and discovery of the world's most precious metal. 


Open-Air Immersion

AURA is Sovereign Hill's totally new immersive theatre experience. Designed by Creative Director Andrew Walsh AM and his Event Management team of local and international talent, AURA features cutting-edge 3D projection technology to be seen only at Sovereign Hill.



3 Policy

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 0 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee. If no show, no refund.


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