"On arrival at Creswick Woollen Mills you’ll be met by a friendly staff member and then you have the opportunity to get up close and personal with resident alpacas.Walk through 'A Very Fine Yarn' (the word 'yarn' means tell a story but also means a thread of natural fibres like wool). This showcases the journey of fibre from shearing the wool from the alpaca through to the manufacturing process and how it ends up on the shop shelf. The exhibit gives a great insight into natural fib how luxurious fibres are processed and gives visitors a chance to see Australian manufacturing as it happens. See the amazing old working machinery visit the alpaca viewing deck with the opportunity to fee and pat the alpacas.Visit the largest collection of natural-fibre
Ballarat and Sovereign Hill Day Tour with Optional Wildlife Park from Melbourne
"Travel to Ballarat and visit Sovereign Hill a perfectly re-created 1850s goldmining settlement. Explore the shops and wander the main street to visit goldsmiths and craftsmen at work. Journey through the town and see the Victorian architecture of a prosperous era. Cross the original route of the e visit the museum or ride a stage coach (own expense). Tour an underground gold mine or catch a ride in a traditional horse drawn carriage (own expense). Discover the turbulent story behind one of Australia's most notorious incidents at the Eureka Stockad a thriving monument to the towns golden era of prosperity. Visit the Gold Museum. Enjoy browsing the unique period style stores along with real life characters and story re-enactments. Upgrade your tour to include a visit to the Ballarat Wildlife the family has been involved in caring for Australian wildlife for over four decades. Get as close as you dare to a crocodile at a feeding session see Tasmanian devils wallabies
Melbourne Super Saver: Great Ocean Road plus Sovereign Hill and Melbourne Attraction Pass"Great Ocean Road Classic Tour: Experience the thrill of a classic road trip along the Great Ocean Road one of the world's most scenic coastlines. Take in spectacular views as the historic route winds along Victoria's southwest coast passing long golden beaches rugged sandstone cliffs and the coastal towns of Lorne and Apollo Bay. Take in panoramic coastal views and enjoy a traditional Aussie lunch at the Cape Otway Lighthouse mainland Australia's oldest surviving lighthouse. Take in the luscious green surrounds of the Otway Ranges rainforest and some of Australia's oldest eucalyptus trees.Step down to the beach at Gibson's Steps gateway to the 12 Apostles! Immerse yourself in the history of the cruel Shipwreck Coast with a stroll along the historic beach at Loch Ard Gorge. Last but certainly not least
Hepburn Springs is a very pretty place - however unless you want to confine your holiday to the main street you probably need some type of transport. Your own vehicle or a hire car would be great as a...