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AURA

Gold Changes Everything...

AURA is an immersive 90-minute theatre experience using 3D technology that follows gold from its creation through to its discovery, right up until the current day.

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AURA is currently running on Saturday nights, please see below for more information.

Please note: AURA is closed for routine maintenance between 19 Sept and 1 Oct 2022. We apologise for any inconvenience and hope you’ll join us on an alternative date.

Please contact enquiries@sovereignhill.com.au if you have any queries.

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Multi-Sensory Experience

Feel the vibrations as stars explode in front of your eyes, watch as the land is transformed by the gold rush, and dive into the chaos of the Eureka Rebellion as you witness the creation and discovery of the world’s most precious metal.

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Atmospheric storytelling

Over 64 acres, hundreds of stunning projections create an immersive storytelling experience that transports you back in time. The Wadawurrung creation story is told with projections on a magnificent lake, gunfights and protests erupt under the night sky, and the gold rush is brought to life as never before.

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Show pricing

  • Adult

    $45.00

  • Concession

    $36.00

  • Child (ages 5-15)

    $24.00

  • Toddler (ages under 5)

    FREE

  • Family of up to 5 (2 Adult, 3 Children)

    $122.00

  • Single Parent Family of 3 (1 Adult, 2 Children)

    $84.00

  • Single Parent Family of 4 (1 Adult, 3 Children)

    $101.00

Show times 2022

Month

First Show

Second Show

January

9.15pm

10.15pm

Feb, March, to Apr 3rd


8.45pm

9.45pm

April to Oct 2nd


7pm

8pm

Winter Wonderlights

7.30pm

8.30pm

Oct & Nov

8.45pm

9.45pm

December

9.15pm

10.15pm

Please arrive 15 minutes early. Late admissions may miss the first section of the show.


*SECOND SHOW DEPENDENT ON NUMBERS & ARE ONLY AVAILABLE AS REQUIRED.
DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME ENDS AT 3:00 AM ON 3 APRIL 2022.

Frequently asked questions

How can I book tickets?
Tickets can be booked online here. This is a seated capacity show.

What is the duration of the show?
Approximately 90 minutes.

Do we need to wear a facemask?
We recommend wearing a facemask where a 1.5 metre physical distance cannot be maintained.

Is the show weather dependant and what clothing is suitable?
AURA Sovereign Hill recommends warm, casual clothing and flat walking shoes. Rarely due to extreme weather we may cancel, but your show will be rescheduled.

Is the show wheelchair friendly?
AURA is accessible for all mobilities. We have ramp access to all our theatres, and lower steps and a wheelchair lift on our vehicles.

Can I bring a pram/stroller?
Due to the set-up of our vehicles, unfortunately prams cannot be brought onto the show.

How is AURA different from the old ‘Blood on the Southern Cross’ show?
Blood on the Southern Cross was about the Eureka Rebellion and its impact on the development of Australia as a nation.

AURA follows gold from its creation through to its discovery right up until the current day. The Eureka story is told as part of this but in a completely new way and within the context of a much larger story incorporating the history of the local Aboriginal people. AURA is much broader, much more exciting, and delves deeper than ‘Blood on the Southern Cross’.

Is the show in multiple languages?
AURA is currently available in English.

Is dinner available before the show?
Dinner will not be available until further notice.

Are photographs or film permitted throughout the show?
Flash photography is strictly forbidden during the show.

Is the show suitable for children?
Parental discretion is required as the show employs loud sound effects and dramatic pyrotechnics. Strollers/prams are not permitted.

Can I use my discount offer?
All existing offers have been suspended until further notice.

Can I book through another site such as RACV?
No, all tickets must be booked online at bookings.sovereignhill.com.au

Who created AURA?
Designed by Creative Director Andrew Walsh AM and his Accolade Event Management team of local and international talent, AURA features cutting-edge 3D projection technology to be seen only at Sovereign Hill.

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