Enjoy Mother Nature at her best with this three-day tour of the Ballarat region's stunning outdoor spaces.
Total distance: km
Fitness level : moderate
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.
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?
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.
Get outdoors and try your hand at clay target shooting at Ballarat Field and Game.
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 their hotcakes served with maple syrup, bacon and fried eggs.
Get out and get active with a hike up the beautifully picturesque Mount Buninyong. Be sure to take in the views overlooking all of Ballarat.
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.
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.
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 coffee vibe.
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.