Relax & unwind itinerary

Take some time out for yourself and recharge your batteries in beautiful Ballarat.
2
Total Distance
19.00
Fitness Level
Easy

Breakfast at Yellow Espresso

Yellow Espresso

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

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Sweet Fern

Sweet Fern Fragrance Boutique

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

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Elysium Day Spa

Elysium Day Spa

The name Elysium signifies a “place of perfect bliss”.

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Lunch at Mitchell Harris Wine Bar

Mitchell Harris Wine Bar

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

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Lake Wendouree

Lake Wendouree

Pass away the afternoon at the picture-perfect Lake Wendouree.

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Dinner at Lola

Lola restaurant

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

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Stay at The Provincial Hotel

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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Ballarat's Sanctuary Day Spa

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

Hydrant Foodhall

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

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High tea at Craig's Royal Hotel

Gallery Restaurant at Craig’s Royal Hotel

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

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Day 1

Yellow Espresso
Sweet Fern Fragrance Boutique
Elysium Day Spa
Mitchell Harris Wine Bar
Lake Wendouree
Lola restaurant
The Provincial Hotel

Day 2

Lake Wendouree
Pipers By The Lake
Ballarat’s Sanctuary Day Spa
Hydrant Foodhall
Gallery Restaurant at 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

Sweet Fern

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

Showcasing products sourced from local and international designers and makers, Sweet Fern is a celebration of the artisanal, the unique and the whimsical.

114 Armstrong Street, Ballarat VIC 3350

Elysium Day Spa

The name Elysium signifies a “place of perfect bliss”.

Treat your body from top to toe with the Aqua Therapy spa package — a gentle body polish, geisha spa to hydrate and relax, full body wrap and massage, and aromatherapy facial.

24 Doveton Street South, 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

Lake Wendouree

Pass away the afternoon at the picture-perfect Lake Wendouree.

Take a leisurely stroll along the lake's 6km track while taking in the stunning bird and plant life. 

Located on the lake's western shore is the Ballarat Botanical Gardens, one of the nation’s most significant cool climate gardens.

Wendouree Pde, Lake Wendouree

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, the 55-seat dining room 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 Central VIC 3350

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

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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