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Ballarat Attractions

Top Attractions

Early Ballarat was all about gold. The most popular and unique Ballarat Attraction is Sovereign Hill, a recreation of those times. Learn all about the history of gold at the Gold Museum and then discover the violence of the times at the Eureka Stockade.

For Families & Children

Your family will enjoy an outing to Kryal Castle. Delight them with visits to the Ballarat Bird World or the Ballarat Wildlife Park. Or have a quiet time at the Ballarat Botanical Gardens or Lake Wendouree.

Shopping

Stay in central Ballarat, where shops are within easy walking distance. Check out Spoils Central Square, or the Amazing Mill Markets.

Day trips

Include a trip to Melbourne or Geelong. Alternatively, there is a scenic drive south to the Great Ocean Road and the Twelve Apostles.

Most Popular Attractions in Ballarat

1. Sovereign Hill

  • Adult $55.50, Child (5-15 yrs) $25
  • 61 3 5337 1199
  • Sovereign Hill, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
  • Daily 10am-5pm; Christmas & DST: Daily 10am-5pm
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2. Ballarat Wildlife Park

  • Adults $31, Children $17,5
  • (03) 5333 5933
  • Ballarat Wildlife Park, Fussell Street, Ballarat Central, Victoria, Australia
  • Sun to Sat 9:00am-5:30 pm
  • 2

5. Ballarat Bird World

  • Adults $24, Children free
  • 03 53413843
  • Ballarat Bird World, Eddy Avenue, Mount Helen, Victoria, Australia
  • Daily 10.00am-5.00pm

8. Kryal Castle

  • Adults $31.00, Children $19
  • 61 3 5334 8500
  • Kryal Castle, Forbes Road, Leigh Creek, Victoria, Australia
  • Weekends: The Adventure Park; Gazetted Victorian School Holidays and Public Holidays: 10am-4pm

9. Ballarat Tramway Museum

  • Adult $4, Children $2, All-day ticket $8
  • 61 3 5334 1580
  • Ballarat Tramway Museum, Ballarat Central, Victoria, Australia
  • Daily

10. The Gold Museum

  • Adults $12,5, Children $6,60
  • 03-5337 1107
  • The Gold Museum, Bradshaw Street, Ballarat Central, Victoria, Australia
  • Daily 9.30am-5.30pm

14. Art Gallery of Ballarat

  • Depends on event
  • 61 3 5320 5858
  • Art Gallery of Ballarat, Lydiard Street North, Ballarat Central, Victoria, Australia
  • Daily 10am-5pm

16. Sturt Street Gardens

  • Free
  • Sturt Street Gardens, Sturt Street, Ballarat Central, Victoria, Australia
  • Mon-Fri 8am-4pm, Sat-Sun 10am-4pm

18. Victoria Park

  • Free
  • Victoria Park, Newington, VIC, 3350, Australia
  • Opens 24 hours

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