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Sovereign Hill
Sovereign Hill
Owner description: At Sovereign Hill, the story of an important time and place in Australian History, and the people who lived it, lives on. An internationally acclaimed tourist attraction... more Owner description: At Sovereign Hill, the story of an important time and place in Australian History, and the people who lived it, lives on. An internationally acclaimed tourist attraction, Sovereign Hill prides itself on its close attention to detail found in every aspect of this living, outdoor museum. Sovereign Hill is a glimpse of the vigour and excitement of life on Australia’s 1850s goldfields. Visitors can find real gold in the creek – gold pans are provided and it’s ‘finders keepers’, see $150,000 worth of molten gold poured into a gleaming bar, and take in the rich program of activities, shows and demonstrations. On Main Street there are working shops, hotels and a theatre – all based on original Ballarat businesses. Visitors are able to watch goldfields tradespeople in action and take a ride around the township in a horse-drawn coach. For the brave hearted, journey underground on a gold mine tour. less
Attraction type: Historic Sites; History Museums
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Ballarat Botanical Gardens
Ballarat Botanical Gardens
Attraction type: Gardens
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Lake Wendouree
Lake Wendouree
Lake Wendouree, part of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens, is an artifically created and maintained shallow urban lake.
Attraction type: Nature & Wildlife Areas; Bodies of Water
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Art Gallery of Ballarat
Art Gallery of Ballarat
Instituted in 1884, this became the first provincial Art Gallery established in Australia.
Attraction type: Art Galleries
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Ballarat Wildlife Park
Ballarat Wildlife Park
Regional wildlife tourism park.
Attraction type: Nature & Wildlife Areas
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Meigas
Meigas
Ranked #1 of 331 Restaurants in Ballarat
Price: USD 8 - USD 40
Cuisines: Spanish, Delicatessen
Good for: Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Dining options: Drinks, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
The Forge Pizzeria
The Forge Pizzeria
Ranked #2 of 331 Restaurants in Ballarat
Price: USD 13 - USD 25
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, Australian
Good for: Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
L'Espresso
L'Espresso
Ranked #3 of 331 Restaurants in Ballarat
Cuisines: Cafe, Australian, Contemporary
Good for: Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Cafe Merkama
Cafe Merkama
Ranked #4 of 331 Restaurants in Ballarat
Price: USD 6 - USD 16
Cuisines: African, Ethiopian
Good for: Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Carboni's Italian Kitchen
Carboni's Italian Kitchen
Ranked #5 of 331 Restaurants in Ballarat
Price: USD 6 - USD 24
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Good for: Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

Eureka Stockade Holiday Park
3.0 of 5
Eureka Stockade Holiday Park
USD 68 - USD 137 (INR 4,307 - INR 8,676)
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Gateway Lifestyle Ballarat
4.5 of 5
Gateway Lifestyle Ballarat
USD 22 - USD 108 ($28 - $136)
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The Western Hotel
2.5 of 5
The Western Hotel
USD 54 - USD 162
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

Seymours on Lydiard
4.0 of 5
Seymours on Lydiard
USD 90 - USD 184
Ranked #1 of 33 Hotels in Ballarat
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Sovereign Park Motor Inn
4.0 of 5
Sovereign Park Motor Inn
USD 117 - USD 185 ($148 - $234)
Ranked #2 of 33 Hotels in Ballarat
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Best Western Plus Ballarat Suites
4.0 of 5
Best Western Plus Ballarat Suites
USD 107 - USD 164 ($135 - $207)
Ranked #3 of 33 Hotels in Ballarat
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Luxury

Quest Ballarat
4.5 of 5
Quest Ballarat
USD 128 - USD 179
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The Provincial Ballarat
4.5 of 5
The Provincial Ballarat
USD 105 - USD 183
Ranked #4 of 33 Hotels in Ballarat
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Ballarat Premier Apartments
4.5 of 5
Ballarat Premier Apartments
USD 139 - USD 230 ($176 - $290)
Ranked #5 of 33 Hotels in Ballarat
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