Outdoor museum Sovereign Hill will come alive with the sounds of bleating, baa-ing, and squawking as they welcome a range of animals to the outdoor museum these September school holidays.
Visitors can get up close and personal with a range of animals including donkeys, baby piglets, lambs and magnificent birds of prey while learning how animals contributed to life on the goldfields in the 1850s.
A number of activities will be available from September 17th-October 2nd including:
Meet the Beaks, meet two of Sovereign Hill’s birds of prey at close range including a magnificent Barn Owl
Animals on the Goldfields, meet and pat lambs and piglets, and help feed the goats on this guided tour
Hunters of the Skies: watch as some of the awesome birds, including an eagle, raptor, kestrel and owl, go through their paces, and learn about these amazing predators
Cow Milking and Butter Churning: Learn how Sovereign Hill’s house cow Kyara is milked by hand and then see how butter is made the old-fashioned way!
Animal Safari: Over at the Gold Museum, go on a self-guided tour, spotting some wildlife along the way and get a gold chocolate coin when you answer all of the questions!
Special school holiday activities include animal craft activities, gingerbread decorating, garden tours, a Jack and the Beanstalk pantomime and more!
Along with the animal adventures visitors will still be able to enjoy all of Sovereign Hill’s classic activities including gold panning, mine tours, coach rides, candle dipping, bowling and more!
Admission: Adults: $54.00, Children (5-15) $24.50. Concession and family passes available