Nitro Circus itinerary

Come to Ballarat for 29 February's Nitro Circus and stay for the fun, food and attractions with our two-day family itinerary.
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Breakfast at The Red Lion Hotel

Breakfast at The Red Lion Hotel

Let the kids roam free on The Red Lion playground while you sip on a coffee and...

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Ballarat Wildlife Park

Ballarat Wildlife Park

Get up close and personal with the newest additions to the...

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Fish and chips in the Ballarat Botanical Gardens

Fish and chips in the Ballarat Botanical Gardens

Fish and chips are definitely a quick and easy crowd-pleaser when hunger strikes...

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Ride a tram along Wendouree Parade

Ride a tram along Wendouree Parade

Step back in time and ride on a 100-year-old tram alongside the picturesque Lake...

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Lake Wendouree Adventure Playground

Lake Wendouree Adventure Playground

Let the kids go wild at the enormous Lake Wendouree Adventure...

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Il Piccolo Gelato

Il Piccolo Gelato

The Willy Wonka of gelato stores, Il Piccolo Gelato's line-up...

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Nitro Circus

Nitro Circus

Be inspired by Nitro’s thrill-loving daredevils who will brave the world’s...

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Stay at Eureka Stockade Holiday Park

Stay at Eureka Stockade Holiday Park

Spend a night with the family at one of Ballarat's favourite caravan parks.

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Breakfast at Hydrant Food Hall

Hydrant Foodhall

Which kid wouldn't love to start the day with rainbow pancakes...

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Sovereign Hill

Sovereign Hill

Australia’s foremost outdoor museum, Sovereign Hill recreates...

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Dinner at Zagame's Ballarat

Dinner at Zagame's Ballarat

Just around the corner from Sovereign Hill, you’ll find a 300-seat bistro, one...

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Day 1

Breakfast at The Red Lion Hotel
Ballarat Wildlife Park
Fish and chips in the Ballarat Botanical Gardens
Ride a tram along Wendouree Parade
Lake Wendouree Adventure Playground
Il Piccolo Gelato
Nitro Circus
Stay at Eureka Stockade Holiday Park

Day 2

Hydrant Foodhall
Sovereign Hill
Dinner at Zagame's Ballarat

Breakfast at The Red Lion Hotel

Let the kids roam free on The Red Lion playground while you sip on a coffee and delight in Creswick Open Range eggs and bacon on sourdough.

217-229 Main Road, Ballarat

Ballarat Wildlife Park

Get up close and personal with the newest additions to the Ballarat Wildlife Park, Maneki and Satu the Sumatran tigers.

The duo is part of a global species management plan and are ambassadors for helping their cousins survive in the wild.

While at the park, you can also feed kangaroos and admire koalas, meerkats, little penguins and other Australian native animals.

250 Fussell Street, Ballarat VIC 3350

Fish and chips in the Ballarat Botanical Gardens

Fish and chips are definitely a quick and easy crowd-pleaser when hunger strikes – and where better to enjoy them than the picturesque Ballarat Botanical Gardens.

Click here to find out where to get Ballarat’s best fish and chips. 

Wendouree Parade, Lake Wendouree

Ride a tram along Wendouree Parade

Step back in time and ride on a 100-year-old tram alongside the picturesque Lake Wendouree.

Wendouree Parade, Lake Wendouree

Lake Wendouree Adventure Playground

Let the kids go wild at the enormous Lake Wendouree Adventure Playground.

A must-see and do for the kids and adults alike.

Wendouree Parade, Lake Wendouree

Il Piccolo Gelato

The Willy Wonka of gelato stores, Il Piccolo Gelato's line-up features more than 100 artisan flavours, with up to 24 available each day.

Made using fresh milk, no artificial ingredients, colours or flavours, the range includes gelato and sorbetto (dairy-free and vegan).

217 Sturt Street, Ballarat VIC 3350

Nitro Circus

Be inspired by Nitro’s thrill-loving daredevils who will brave the world’s largest jumps at Ballarat's Mars Stadium on Saturday 29 February.

The explosive, high-adrenaline action sports spectacular will feature the best athletes in FMX, BMX, skate, scooter and more.

Gates open at 4pm, with the show beginning at 5pm.

725 Creswick Road, Ballarat

Stay at Eureka Stockade Holiday Park

Spend a night with the family at one of Ballarat's favourite caravan parks.

From swimming pools to jumping pillows, pedal carts to indoor interactive game centres, your kids will be in absolute heaven.

104 Stawell Street South, Ballarat

Breakfast at Hydrant Food Hall

Which kid wouldn't love to start the day with rainbow pancakes topped with mini marshmallows, maple syrup and fresh fruit?

Tucked away in a CBD laneway, Hydrant Food Hall is a hip warehouse space complete with innovative seasonal menu.

3 McKenzie Street, Ballarat Central VIC 3350

Sovereign Hill

Australia’s foremost outdoor museum, Sovereign Hill recreates Ballarat’s first ten years after the discovery of gold in 1851, when thousands of international adventurers rushed to the Australian goldfields in search of fortune.

It’s just like stepping back in time — from the hustle and bustle of Main Street where costumed ladies and gents parade their new-found wealth, to the excitement of the Red Hill Gully Diggings where you can pan for real gold.

Bradshaw Street, Ballarat VIC 3350

Dinner at Zagame's Ballarat

Just around the corner from Sovereign Hill, you’ll find a 300-seat bistro, one of Ballarat's biggest indoor playgrounds and a kids' menu fit for even the fussiest little ones.

 

639 Main Road, Ballarat

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