Go2000 Sightseeing

Cultural and Theme Tours

Go2000 Sightseeing conducts tours and tour guiding services.

Tours vary in length from 90 minutes through to multiple days and can include accommodation.

Tours:
– The Ballarat 90 Minute History Tour,
– Dr Blake’s Ballarat Tour,
– The Half Day Goldfields Tour
– The Full Day Tours to the Grampians or Great Ocean Road.

Services include Hop on-Hop off tour guiding, commentaries for coach companies, preparation of itineraries and the organisation of transport, meals and accommodation.

Tours are conducted in a comfortable air-conditioned eight-seat minibus or a BMW SUV with sun-roof.

Pick-up is available from your Ballarat accommodation, rail station, Visitor Information Centre or other Ballarat location.

Every tour is a postcard from the past.

Services

$50

Join Go2000 Sightseeing on a 90 Minute Ballarat Town Tour taking in the magnificent old architecture, beautiful gardens, statues, iconic sites, and tree lined streets that take you back in time to the famous people and events that changed the face of Australia’s history and made Ballarat such a memorable place.

Make your stay in Ballarat complete by sensing the frustration of the miners at Eureka, taking in a solemn moment at the Arch of Victory, and pausing with pride on the Avenue of Honour and the Australian Prisoner Of War Memorial.

Be fascinated by this beautiful City and discover places you did not know of but can now return to and take in the details up close and personal at your own pace.

Every tour is a postcard from the past.

Disabled Access

Family Friendly Non Smoking

$80

A Go2000 Sightseeing tour to the Old Gold Towns is a half-day tour ( or a full Day version can be made available pending booking levels.)

For this half-day tour, highlights can include Creswick, the Creswick Wool Mill, some original old mining areas, the Australasia Mine disaster, townships of Daylesford, Hepburn Springs where you can taste the natural Mineral water, Clunes and Learmonth.

Disabled Access

Family Friendly Non Smoking

$65

A fascinating tour that takes in approximately 10 actual Ballarat sites where the famous Mysteries Series was filmed. Pause at each site for photographs, reminisce, and relive each episode with Lucien, Jean, Mattie, Ces, Alice, Charlie, and the inevitable Patrick Tyneman.

While traveling from site to site you will hear commentary on the buildings and places you pass – by the end of the tour, you will know exactly where the Series was filmed as well as having picked up much of Ballarat’s rich history as a background to the Show.

These tours are conducted with the kind permission of the series Producers – December Media.

This tour is of two and a half hours’ duration.

Disabled Access

Family Friendly Non Smoking

$30

If you are interested in History but time is of the essence, then this is the tour for you – available seven days per week as bookings permit.

Your guide will meet you in Central Ballarat prior to commencing the walk which concentrates on the central blocks in Ballarat’s CBD or any other area of particular interest such as the Botanic Gardens, POW Memorial, or the Old Ballarat Cemetery.

They will show you what the streetscapes looked like in earlier times and explain the differences you see today. The content of each tour can be adapted to suit your particular interest or origin.

This tour is normally an add-on to the 90-Minute Ballarat Town Tour and can include such places as the Ballarat Art Gallery, the Mechanics Institute, Craigs Hotel, and more.

Filled with stories of interest and intrigue we will tell you stories of bygone eras and you can share similar stories you may have of your ancestors.

Disabled Access

Family Friendly Non Smoking

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