Go2000 Sightseeing

Cultural and Theme Tours

Go2000 Sightseeing have resumed operations following the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions.

Current tours include the Ballarat 90 Minute History Tour, Dr Blake’s Ballarat Tour, the Half Day Goldfields Tour plus the new one hour Central Ballarat Walking Tour which takes in the impressive buildings, Statues, people and happenings from the 1800’s Goldrush.

Steps to ensure the safety of staff and guests include: name and phone number as required for QR digital tracing; contactless payment systems; face protection as mandated by law from time to time. Numbers will be limited to two people or a “family” group of up to five so that guests will not be sharing with other members of the general public.

The 90 Minute Town Tour takes in much of Ballarat’s rich Gold history, magnificent Victorian buildings, gardens, statues, places of interest and intriguing stories of a colourful era .

The Official Dr Blake Tour takes in up to 10 Ballarat locations where the Dr Blake Mysteries Series was filmed and are conducted with the permission of Visit Ballarat and the Series Producers – December Media.

The Goldfield Towns Tour is popular with visiting friends and relatives from interstate or overseas.

Tours are conducted in a comfortable air-conditioned eight-seat minibus.

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

Every tour is a postcard from the past.

Facilities

Service Types

Cultural and Theme Tours Sightseeing Tours Walking and Biking Tours

Fitness

Basic

Disabled Assistance

Caters for challenges with learning and communication Caters for limited mobility

Membership

Professional Tour Guide Association of Australia Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Visitor Information Centre

Accreditation

Tour Guiding Association

Services

$40

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, take in a solemn moment at the Arch of Victory, pause with pride on the Avenue of Honour and visit the Australian Prisoner Of War Memorial.

Be fascinated by the Old Ballarat Cemetery and much more.

Every tour is a postcard from the past.

Disabled Access

Family Friendly

$70

A Go2000 Sightseeing tour to the Old Gold Towns is a half day tour.

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

$50

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

While travelling from site to site you will hear commentary on the buildings and places as we 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.

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

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

Disabled Access

Family Friendly

$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.

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

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