Outdoor & adventure itinerary

Enjoy Mother Nature at her best with this three-day tour of the Ballarat region's stunning outdoor spaces.
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Fitness Level
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Dinner at Meigas

Meigas

Indulge in a traditional Spanish tapas-style dinner at Meigas.

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Ballarat Ghost Tour

Ballarat Ghost Tour by Eerie Tours

Discover the mystery and stories of the gold rush era with Eerie...

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Stay at Lakes Edge Apartments

Lakes Edge Apartments

The perfect base for your weekend getaway, Lakes Edge Apartments...

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Breakfast at Yellow Espresso

Yellow Espresso

This cute little cafe at the bottom of Sturt Street serves up...

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Clay target shooting

Ballarat Field and Game

Get outdoors and try your hand at clay target shooting at...

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Lunch at Fika

Fika Coffee Brewers

Fika is popular among the locals, the coffee is great and the...

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Hike up Mount Buninyong

Mount Buninyong

Get out and get active with a hike up the picturesque Mount...

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Drinks at Hop Temple

Hop Temple

Follow the umbrellas and festoon lighting to a hidden laneway delight.

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Dinner at The Pub With Two Names

PWTN

This eccentric restaurant is a collaboration between Australian...

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Breakfast at Eclectic Tastes

Eclectic Tastes Cafe & Pantry

Settle in to one of Ballarat's prized cafes for a hearty and cosy...

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Tuki Trout Farm

Tuki Trout Farm and Tuki Retreat

A traditional grazing property, Tuki Trout Farm pursues organic...

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Day 1

Meigas
Ballarat Ghost Tour by Eerie Tours
Lakes Edge Apartments

Day 2

Yellow Espresso
Ballarat Field and Game
Fika Coffee Brewers
Mount Buninyong
Hop Temple
PWTN

Day 3

Eclectic Tastes Cafe & Pantry
Tuki Trout Farm and Tuki Retreat

Dinner at Meigas

Indulge in a traditional Spanish tapas-style dinner at Meigas.

Offering a large selection of favourites, why not try the 'Feed Me' option and enjoy the chef's recommendations?

33 Armstrong St , North Ballarat Central VIC 3359

Ballarat Ghost Tour

Discover the mystery and stories of the gold rush era with Eerie Tours' Ballarat Ghost Tour.

This tour travels through underground buildings, back alleyways and through the remains of the old Ballarat Gaol, the site of the highest number of executions in regional Victoria.

Lydiard Street South, Ballarat Central VIC 3350

Stay at Lakes Edge Apartments

The perfect base for your weekend getaway, Lakes Edge Apartments offer boutique luxury apartments in a central location, fit for couples, small groups and families.

1306 Mair Street, Lake Wendouree VIC 3350

Breakfast at Yellow Espresso

This cute little cafe at the bottom of Sturt Street serves up Axil coffee as well as a huge range of gourmet eats such as chia puddings, Acai berry bowls, matcha pancakes and all the classic brunch options.

13 Sturt St, Ballarat

Clay target shooting

Get outdoors and try your hand at clay target shooting at Ballarat Field and Game.

729 Bells Road, Haddon, VIC

Lunch at Fika

Fika is popular among the locals, the coffee is great and the meals always hit the spot.

Try the avocado on toast, eggs benedict with 12-hour slow-cooked pork belly, or the hotcakes with maple syrup, bacon and fried eggs.

36A Doveton Street North, Ballarat Central VIC 3350

Hike up Mount Buninyong

Get out and get active with a hike up the picturesque Mount Buninyong.

Be sure to take in the stunning views of Ballarat on your way to the top.

Buninyong, Victoria

Drinks at Hop Temple

Follow the umbrellas and festoon lighting to a hidden laneway delight.

Hop Temple boasts more than 220 craft beer and ciders – the largest range in Victoria – and an extensive selection of wine and spirits with food to compliment.


 

24-28 Armstrong Street North, Ballarat Central VIC 3350

Dinner at The Pub With Two Names

This eccentric restaurant is a collaboration between Australian artist David Bromley, his fashion designer wife Yuge and local hospitality leaders Donatello Pietrantuono and Iain Gunn.

In a uniquely art-centric space, The Pub With Two Names utilises carefully selected local and imported premium ingredients to reflect the classic and uncomplicated flavours of the charcoal grill.

Corner of Doveton and Mair streets, Ballarat

Breakfast at Eclectic Tastes

Settle in to one of Ballarat's prized cafes for a hearty and cosy breakfast.

Hit up Eclectic Tastes for a touch of fine dining with a busy inner-city metropolitan vibe.

2 Burnbank Street, Lake Wendouree VIC 3350

Tuki Trout Farm

A traditional grazing property, Tuki Trout Farm pursues organic and sustainable principles in rearing its rainbow trout and pasture-fed beef and lamb. 

Indulge in a pond to plate experience by hooking yourself a rainbow trout from the farm's fully stocked pond.

You can then have it cooked fresh in the restaurant, or cleaned and packaged ready to take home.

60 Stoney Rises Road, Smeaton VIC 3364

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