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5 reasons to lock in a road trip to Ballarat

Visit Ballarat

01 Mar 2022

Filed underFood & Drink

Home to warming hospitality and a welcome dose of fresh air, here’s five reasons to pack up the car and hit the road for a weekend in Victoria’s Top Tourism Town…

5. Award-winning experiences

You’re in good hands with standout winemakers, hatted chefs and a top-notch luxury day spa all calling Ballarat home.

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4. The locals know how to make good booze

From top drops and award-winning gin to theatrical cocktails served in hidden bars, your senses are in for a treat.

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3. The food is next level

One thing’s for sure, you’re not going to go hungry in Ballarat. Make a meal of regional produce and clever menus at trendy cafes and outstanding restaurants.

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2. Quirky accommodation

From historic churches and charming cottages to off-the-grid cabins and boutique hotels, there are many cool and quirky places to stay.

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1. There’s some serious eye candy to explore

Discover grand architecture and colourful street art, or get the heart pumping on a hike to the top of an extinct volcano. You’ll be blown away by the built and natural beauty that makes up Ballarat.

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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.