A romantic winter escape

Escape the hustle and bustle of city life to unwind and relax with the one you love.
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Breakfast at Webster's Market and Cafe

Webster’s Market and Cafe

All-day brunch? Yes please!

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Hire a bike and explore the city

Hire a bike and explore the city

Hire a bike (or the electric version) for a half day and discover Ballarat at...

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Lunch at Hop Temple

Hop Temple

Meet Hop Temple — a warehouse-style venue enthusiastic about...

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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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Dinner at Moon and Mountain

Moon and Mountain

This modern Asian eatery and bar with an Australian twist will...

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Join a Ballarat ghost tour

Join a Ballarat ghost tour

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

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Stay at Earle Ballarat – Lascelles Terraces

Earle Ballarat – Lascelles Terraces

Luxurious bespoke accommodation which has been lovingly restored...

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Brunch at Johnny Alloo

Brunch at Johnny Alloo

End your weekend in Ballarat the right way with a delicious breakfast and good...

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Relax at Ballarat's Sanctuary Day Spa

Ballarat’s Sanctuary Day Spa

Time to unwind, indulge and enjoy complete bliss.

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Lunch at Mitchell Harris Wine Bar

Mitchell Harris Wine Bar

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

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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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Pick up a treat for the road from 1816 Bakehouse

Pick up a treat for the road from 1816 Bakehouse

Pick up some baked treats for the road at the delicious 1816.

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Day 1

Webster’s Market and Cafe
Hire a bike and explore the city
Hop Temple
Discover your fragrance at Sweet Fern
Moon and Mountain
Join a Ballarat ghost tour
Earle Ballarat – Lascelles Terraces

Day 2

Brunch at Johnny Alloo
Ballarat’s Sanctuary Day Spa
Mitchell Harris Wine Bar
Mount Buninyong
Pick up a treat for the road from 1816 Bakehouse

Breakfast at Webster's Market and Cafe

All-day brunch? Yes please!

Kickstart your day at Webster's, a gourmet cafe and specialty food store serving fresh local produce along with expertly brewed coffee.

This heritage cornerstone can be found on one of Ballarat's most photographed tree-lined streetscapes, allowing you to enjoy all the seasons Ballarat has to offer.

61 Webster Street, Ballarat

Hire a bike and explore the city

Hire a bike (or the electric version) for a half day and discover Ballarat at your own pace.

Or start in the city centre, then head north and enjoy the scenery through the Creswick State Forest during the popular one-hour coffee ride

Lake Wendouree VIC 3350, Australia

Lunch at Hop Temple

Meet Hop Temple — a warehouse-style venue enthusiastic about good beer, wine and food.

Situated down Hop Lane, follow the umbrellas and festoon lighting to this hidden laneway delight.

24-28 Armstrong Street North, 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

Dinner at Moon and Mountain

This modern Asian eatery and bar with an Australian twist will have you begging for more.

What's more, the bar staff are masters at preparing the perfect cocktail to match every dish.

220 Mair Street, Ballarat

Join a 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 Earle Ballarat – Lascelles Terraces

Luxurious bespoke accommodation which has been lovingly restored with a modern and contemporary overlay.

Lascelles consists of two grand Victorian terraces each with its own distinct personality, respecting the original character of the homes while adding an elegant and modernised dimension that perfectly complements the heritage.

6 & 8 Errard Street North, Ballarat

Brunch at Johnny Alloo

End your weekend in Ballarat the right way with a delicious breakfast and good coffee at Johnny Alloo.

Try the house-made granola or chow down on the French toast with pistachio butter and vanilla mascarpone.

32 Drummond Street North, Ballarat

Relax at Ballarat's Sanctuary Day Spa

Time to unwind, indulge and enjoy complete bliss.

Leave your stresses at the door and let the Sanctuary Day Spa team take you on a journey of relaxation. 

613 Main Road, Golden Point 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

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

Pick up a treat for the road from 1816 Bakehouse

Pick up some baked treats for the road at the delicious 1816.

Filled with sourdough, baguettes and French croissants, your biggest decision will be deciding what not to take home!

18 Armstrong St N, Ballarat Central VIC 3350

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