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Blood on the Southern Cross

Blood on the Southern Cross

'Blood on the Southern Cross’ is an explosive multi-million dollar sound-and-light show like nothing you’ve ever seen before!

Things to do

See the Sound and Light spectacular!

The story of the Eureka Rebellion, a dramatic battle between gold miners and Government forces at Ballarat on 3 December, 1854, is retold nightly by ‘Blood on the Southern Cross’, Sovereign Hill’s acclaimed sound-and-light spectacular. Set under the night skies at Sovereign Hill, ‘Blood on the Southern Cross’ involves no actors – just voices, dazzling sound-and-light effects and a stunning open-air set. Visitors travel across the site on a comfortable transporter and view much of the action from the re-created Free Trade Hotel on the Eureka Diggings.

Enjoy a VIP package

Dine with us to make your 'Blood on the Southern Cross' experience a special night. Start with a complimentary cocktail (non-alcoholic available) while you enjoy damper and dip, and choose from wine, beer and soft drink at bar prices. Main course, served to the table, is a tender mixed grill alternating with roast chicken breast. All meals include seasonal vegetables and a vegetarian option is available. (Please discuss other dietary needs on booking.) For children, we offer tenderloin chicken, with vegetables and braised tomato sauce, and an ice-cream dessert topped with a chocolate surprise! Finish with bread and butter pudding with custard and ice-cream followed by tea and coffee

Ticket Information

Pass Option

Ticket Type

Price

Day Entry Sound Light Show

Blood on the Southern Cross Sovereign Hill Day Entry + Sound & Light Show - Adult

$111.50

Blood on the Southern Cross Sovereign Hill Day Entry + Sound & Light Show – Child (5-15)

$53.50

Blood on the Southern Cross Sovereign Hill Day Entry + Sound & Light Show - Concession

$89.20

Blood on the Southern Cross Sovereign Hill Day Entry + Sound & Light Show – Family (2A & 2C)

$292.00
Sound Light Show Only

Blood on the Southern Cross Sound & Light Show Only - Adult

$59.00

Blood on the Southern Cross Sound & Light Show Only – Child (5-15)

$31.50

Blood on the Southern Cross Sound & Light Show Only - Concession

$47.20

Blood on the Southern Cross Sound & Light Show Only – Family (2 Adults & 2 children)

$160.00
Sound Light Show Dinner

Blood on the Southern Cross Sound & Light Show + Dinner – Adult

$99.00

Blood on the Southern Cross Sound & Light Show + Dinner – Child (5-15)

$55.30

Blood on the Southern Cross Sound & Light Show + Dinner – Concession

$87.50

Blood on the Southern Cross Sound & Light Show + Dinner – Family (2 Adults & 2 children)

$276.00
Sounds Light Show Dinner Sovereign Hill Entry

Blood on the Southern Cross Sounds & Light Show + Dinner + Sovereign Hill Entry – Adult

$150.00

Blood on the Southern Cross Sounds & Light Show + Dinner + Sovereign Hill Entry – Child (5-15)

$76.50

Blood on the Southern Cross Sounds & Light Show + Dinner + Sovereign Hill Entry – Concession

$128.50

Sounds & Light Show + Dinner + Sovereign Hill Entry – Family (2 Adults & 2 children)

$402.00
Governor s Class Sound Light Show Dinner

Blood on the Southern Cross Governor’s Class – Sound & Light Show + Dinner - Adult

$132.00

Blood on the Southern Cross Governor’s Class – Sound & Light Show + Dinner – Child (5-15)

$70.50

Blood on the Southern Cross Governor’s Class – Sound & Light Show + Dinner - Concession

$120.50

Blood on the Southern Cross Governor’s Class – Sound & Light Show + Dinner - Family (2A & 2C)

$367.00
Governor s Class Sound Light Show Dinner Sovereign Hill Entry

Blood on the Southern Cross Governor’s Class Sound & Light Show+Dinner+Sovereign Hill Entry-Adult

$183.00

Blood on the Southern Cross Governor’s Class Sound & Light Show Dinner+Sovereign Hill Entry-Child

$94.00

Blood on the Southern Cross Governor’s Class Sound Light Show+Dinner+Sovereign Hill Entry-Concession

$161.50

Blood on the Southern Cross Governor’s Class Sound Light Show+Dinner+Sovereign Hill Entry-Family 2A

$496.00

Visitor Information

Operating Hours

Opening time

5.30PM

Please visit their website for show times.

Blood on the Southern Cross’ operates 7 nights per week. Shows and show times are subject to change, but will be confirmed at the time of booking. Commencement times may be delayed up to ten minutes depending on light conditions.

Please note that ‘Blood on the Southern Cross’ will be unavailable on the following dates: Monday 3 February 2014 to Thursday 6 February 2014 and Monday 4 August 2014 to Friday 15 August 2014 inclusive.

Location

Sovereign Hill Bradshaw st Ballarat

How to get there

  • CAR/TRAIN/COACH
    Situated in the historic city of Ballarat, Blood on the Southern Cross sound & light show is located within Sovereign Hill in Bradshaw Street and can be easily accessed by car, or by train and tour coach services which operate daily from Melbourne. 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.
    Sovereign Hill provides unlimited free parking on-site.

Additional Information


TICKET INCLUSIONS:

SOUND & LIGHT SHOW + DINNER; Includes a pre-show dinner and glass of beer, wine or soft drink

SOUND & LIGHT SHOW + DINNER + SOVEREIGN HILL ENTRY; Includes entry to Sovereign Hill plus a pre-show dinner and glass of beer, wine or soft drink.

GOVERNOR'S CLASS- SOUND & LIGHT SHOW + DINNER;
• Pre-show Dinner
• Souvenir VIP Lanyard
• Priority seating in Governor's Class zone
• Choice of an alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverage
• A Jar of our famous Sovereign Hill lollies
• Official Souvenir Program*
• Official Souvenir show highlights including BONUS Sovereign Hill footage DVD*
*one per family



Show duration is approximately 90 minutes. Please note: No cancellations or date changes accepted within 24 hours of show.


Terms and Conditions
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