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Weekends in Ballarat

Escape the city for a weekend in Ballarat this spring.

Ballarat is the perfect destination for a weekend break. Just over an hour from Melbourne by car or train, you’ll find there’s so much to experience that you may need to extend your stay!

This spring, Ballarat plays host to a world-class line-up of events including the Ballarat International Foto Biennale, White Night Ballarat, AFL and Spilt Milk. Add amazing dining, stunning natural landscapes, beautiful accommodation options and famous attractions and you’ve got all of the ingredients for an unforgettable weekend.

Win your ultimate weekend in Ballarat

Friday 2 August 2019 - Wednesday 25 September

Enter for your chance to win an all-expenses-paid Weekends in Ballarat itinerary of your choosing, as well as a $500 Mastercard gift card to shop up a storm. The prize includes:

  • Two night’s accommodation
  • All meals in destination
  • All activities in destination
  • $500 Mastercard gift card

Special deals and packages


Ballarat Pass

Enjoy discounted entry to Ballarat’s best attractions with the Ballarat Pass

The Ballarat Pass can only be purchased at the Ballarat Visitor Information Centre at the Town Hall, 225 Sturt St, Ballarat.More information

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