Ballarat Attractions

Strike Gold at Sovereign Hill. Pan for real gold, or venture underground on a mine tour. At night, witness the Blood on the Southern Cross sound and light spectacular.
An amazing reproduction of a medieval castle complete with all manner of displays and entertainments. Jousting, sword fighting on weekends and public holidays.
The charming gardens at the Eureka Street Parklands with its swimming pool and reconstructed Stockade as well as The Diorama is part of the history of Australia's 1850's-1860's era. Relive the most si...
Set against the backdrop of Ballarat's beautiful Gothic inspired architecture, Eerie Tours will provide you with a night of uncanny occurrence and tales of the birth of the Australian spirit... in mor...
just west of the city centre and adjacent to the Botanical Gardens, is a huge artificial lake developed for aquatic sports. Further afield Lake Burrumbeet, 23km northwest, is an excellent venue for sp...
Australia's oldest Eisteddfodd competition, held during Aug/Sep/Oct with competitors travelling from all States of Australia. Callisthenics, bands, music, drama, dancing and the famous Sun Aria form p...
Nestled in a native bushland habitat comprising 16 acres of open parkland & lake. See kangaroos, wombats, Tasmanian devils, goannas, crocodiles, Australian birds & koalas.
Leading into the city is an unusual and imaginative war memorial; a fine arch floodlit by night and 22 kilometres of tree-lined avenues commemorating the men and women of Ballarat who served in the Fi...