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Top 5 family-friendly things to do in Ballarat

Your next holiday memories could be flooding with fun activities like feeding kangaroos to panning for gold, all you need to do is pack the car and hit the road to Ballarat.

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19 eateries to tempt your tastebuds in Ballarat

Wondering where to eat in Ballarat? Ballarat is a mecca of exceptional chefs, fine food and an electric atmosphere. You just need to know where...

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Sovereign Hill Hotel

Stay right in the heart of the action with Sovereign Hill Hotel. The excitement and intrigue of the Gold Rush is only metres from your...

BIG4 Ballarat Windmill Holiday Park

Situated in the historic Avenue of Honour, BIG4 Ballarat Windmill Holiday Park is a relaxed, tranquil holiday destination in a beautiful bush setting. You can...

Newington Apartments

Ballarat’s newest studio apartments are centrally located on one of the cities prominent tree lined streets at the corner of Pleasant and South streets, Newington....

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The City of Ballarat acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land we live and work on, the Wadawurrung and Dja Dja Wurrung People, and recognises their continuing connection to the land and waterways. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging and extend this to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.