Discover Ballarat

Just a ninety minutes’ drive from Melbourne, Ballarat is an ideal short-stay destination for art and architecture lovers, nature-seekers, foodies and families. The heady gold rush days may be part of history, but this city has lost none of its shine – from its grand architecture on tree-lined streets, to a host of bars, breweries and restaurants, the green oasis of Lake Wendouree and, of course, the iconic Sovereign Hill.