Relax & unwind itinerary

Take some time out for yourself and recharge your batteries in beautiful Ballarat.
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Total Distance
19.00
Fitness Level
Easy

Breakfast at Yellow Espresso

Breakfast at Yellow Espresso

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

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Discover your fragrance at Sweet Fern

Discover your fragrance at Sweet Fern

As regional Australia's only niche perfumery, Sweet Fern...

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Lunch at Mitchell Harris Wine Bar

Lunch Mitchell Harris Wine Bar

Step inside this refurbished 1870s produce store and workshop...

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Check out When Polly Met Murphy

Check out When Polly Met Murphy

If you’re someone who loves to pamper themselves at home, then a pink clay mask...

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Visit the Eastern Peake Winery cellar door

Visit the Eastern Peake Winery cellar door

Take a short scenic drive out to Coghill's Creek and you'll...

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Dinner at Lola

Dinner at Lola

Part of The Provincial Hotel, Lola offers stylish, European...

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Stay at The Provincial Hotel

Stay at The Provincial Hotel

The Provincial Hotel has housed a myriad of publicans and...

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Sunrise at Lake Wendouree

Lake Wendouree

What could be a more beautiful way to start your day than...

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Breakfast at Pipers by the Lake

Pipers By The Lake

Sit back and relax at this grand pavilion nestled among century...

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Unwind at Ballarat's Sanctuary Day Spa

Unwind at Ballarat’s Sanctuary Day Spa

Ballarat's Sanctuary Day Spa's ultimate goal is to guide you...

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Lunch at Hydrant Food Hall

Lunch Hydrant Foodhall

Tucked away down a CBD laneway, Hydrant Food Hall's industrial...

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High tea at Craig's Royal Hotel

Craig’s Royal Hotel

In the grandeur of Craig's Royal Hotel's Grand Dining Room, sip...

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Day 1

Breakfast at Yellow Espresso
Discover your fragrance at Sweet Fern
Lunch Mitchell Harris Wine Bar
Check out When Polly Met Murphy
Visit the Eastern Peake Winery cellar door
Dinner at Lola
Stay at The Provincial Hotel

Day 2

Lake Wendouree
Pipers By The Lake
Unwind at Ballarat’s Sanctuary Day Spa
Lunch Hydrant Foodhall
Craig’s Royal Hotel

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

Discover your fragrance at Sweet Fern

As regional Australia's only niche perfumery, Sweet Fern specialises in exclusive and luxurious body, bath and home fragrances.

Search for the perfect gift to take home with you or join one of the monthly perfume masterclasses.

114 Armstrong Street, Ballarat VIC 3350

Lunch at Mitchell Harris Wine Bar

Step inside this refurbished 1870s produce store and workshop and experience the great wines and stories of Western Victoria at this industrial cool cellar door and wine bar.

Cosy up by the fire or soak up the sun with a glass or two of wine matched with the best of the region’s produce, from bar snacks and shared plates to a full dining experience.

38 Doveton Street North, Ballarat Central VIC 3350

Check out When Polly Met Murphy

If you’re someone who loves to pamper themselves at home, then a pink clay mask from When Polly Met Polly might be just what you need. 

Step inside their Doveton Street store and you might also find yourself walking out with a lush indoor foliage or two.

36 Doveton Street North

Visit the Eastern Peake Winery cellar door

Take a short scenic drive out to Coghill's Creek and you'll discover Eastern Peake Winery.

Visit the cellar to enjoy top drops, including some of the best Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Syrah in the state.

You'll instantly understand why Owen Latta has been awarded Australia's Young Winemaker of the Year.

67 Pickfords Road, Coghills Creek

Dinner at Lola

Part of The Provincial Hotel, Lola offers stylish, European-inspired dining, beautifully shaped each season by the region’s best locally-sourced produce.

Owned and operated by Australian media personality Gorgi Coghlan and her husband Simon, Lola provides a relaxed and elegant foodie experience.

121 Lydiard St Nth, Ballarat

Stay at The Provincial Hotel

The Provincial Hotel has housed a myriad of publicans and hoteliers over the decades, each enriching the hotel with greater grandeur.

Its boutique accommodation perfectly combines the building's history and a contemporary, fresh element with beautiful fabrics, furniture and art.

121 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat

Sunrise at Lake Wendouree

What could be a more beautiful way to start your day than watching the sun rise over Lake Wendouree?

Wendouree Pde, Lake Wendouree

Breakfast at Pipers by the Lake

Sit back and relax at this grand pavilion nestled among century-old trees on the Lake Wendouree foreshore.

Pipers' breakfast offerings include everything from granola with coconut yoghurt, acai, shaved coconut and chia, to the crowd-favourite eggs benedict with toasted sourdough, pulled local ham, poached eggs and hollandaise sauce.

403 Wendouree Parade, Lake Wendouree VIC 3350

Unwind at Ballarat's Sanctuary Day Spa

Ballarat's Sanctuary Day Spa's ultimate goal is to guide you towards a lasting sense of wellbeing through holistic healing and nurturing treatments.

The purpose-built facility features six luxury treatment rooms (including two dual suites), private bathing, a floating pedicure lounge, relaxation lounge with open fireplace and The Sanctuary with sauna and heated hydrotherapy pool.

613 Main Road, Golden Point VIC 3350

Lunch at Hydrant Food Hall

Tucked away down a CBD laneway, Hydrant Food Hall's industrial aesthetic feel creates a warm and character filled environment

The renovated heritage warehouse's innovative seasonal menu makes the most of local flavours and produce, topped off with Melbourne-based Seven Seeds coffee.

3 McKenzie Street, Ballarat Central VIC 3350

High tea at Craig's Royal Hotel

In the grandeur of Craig's Royal Hotel's Grand Dining Room, sip a tea, coffee or glass of sparkling wine while indulging in classic finger sandwiches, savouries, scones and petit fours.

Then uncover the hidden beauty of the gold rush era hotel with a guided tour of the Royal Suites, historical banquet rooms and bluestone cellar.

10 Lydiard Street South, Ballarat VIC 3350

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