Who better to ask for the best local knowledge than the locals themselves? Here are some of the most common questions asked at the at the Ballarat Information Centre at the Ballarat Town Hall.
What are Ballarat’s main attractions?
Some of our most popular free attractions include the Art Gallery of Ballarat, Lake Wendouree, the Ballarat Botanical Gardens, Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, and the Prime Ministers Avenue.
You can also visit Sovereign Hill, the Ballarat Wildlife Park, Kryal Castle and the Eureka Centre.
Where are the nearest toilets?
The public toilets at the Ballarat Town Hall (access via Bath Lane) are open daily between 8am and 5pm. These toilets include adult and baby change facilities. For a full list of Ballarat’s public toilets, visit The National Public Toilet Map.
Where can I get a map of Ballarat?
Free maps of Ballarat are available at the Visitor Information Centre or online.
What’s on at the Art Gallery of Ballarat?
Visit the Art Gallery of Ballarat website to find out about current and upcoming exhibitions and events.
Where is the Avenue of Honour?
The 22km Avenue of Honour begins at the Arch of Victory in Alfredton, runs west to Lake Burrumbeet and heads north underneath the Ballarat Avenue of Honour Overpass. It continues along Avenue Road and ends at Weatherboard-Learmonth Road.
Where can I buy the best coffee?
Where do we begin?! The options are endless! Click here for a guide to Ballarat’s cafes.
Where are the nearest supermarkets?
The closest supermarkets to the Visitor Information Centre are Coles (6-20 Peel St Sth), Woolworths (7-25 Eastwood St) and Aldi (102-114 Creswick Rd).
Where can I find low-cost camping spots?
Check out Smythesdale Gardens, Haddon Lions Park, Iron Furnace at Lal Lal Campground, Creswick’s Slaty Creek Campground, and the Surface Point Picnic Area at the Enfield State Park.