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Free travel guides

So you’re planning a trip to Ballarat but where do you begin? We’ve got you sorted.

Map of Ballarat

Hit the ground running with this map of the Ballarat CBD and surrounds.

View PDF map

Ballarat Official Visitor Guide

This little book is your new best friend in Ballarat — the mate that’s going to tell you what’s on, what’s good and how to find all those bits and bobs that only a local knows. 

Download our visitor guide PDF

Accessible tourism

Ballarat is committed to providing a high level of accessible facilities, including accommodation, cafes and restaurants, play spaces, gardens and attractions.

Find out which Ballarat facilities are equipped to cater for people with disabilities and their carers here

Download our PDF brochure

Made of Ballarat publication

While gold reached legendary status long ago, an uncertain something lives on in the people and produce of Ballarat. Read all about this in our seasonal Made of Ballarat publication.

Read it online


The City of Ballarat acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land we live and work on, the Wadawurrung and Dja Dja Wurrung People, and recognises their continuing connection to the land and waterways. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging and extend this to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.