A bustling hub that is only an hour and 15 minutes west of Melbourne, Ballarat has long been a popular daytrip and holiday destination for travellers of all shapes and sizes. As such, there is a wealth of things to do here – from learning more about our gold rush history at Sovereign Hill and M.A.D.E. to keeping the kids entertained at Ballarat Wildlife Park and Tangled Maze.
In the list below, you will find some of our favourite attractions and things to do in Ballarat. If you’ve exhausted these suggestions, be sure to ask us about some of our other favoured pastimes.