6 days in Ballarat Itinerary

6 days in Ballarat Itinerary

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6 days in Ballarat Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Ballarat
— 5 nights
End: Melbourne

5
nights
Ballarat

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Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sovereign Hill and St Augustine's Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Ballarat: Lara Heritage and Historical Museum (in Lara), Eastern Beach Reserve (in Geelong) and Hanging Rock Reserve (in Woodend). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Ballarat Wildlife Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Wendouree, explore the historical opulence of Kryal Castle, and take in nature's colorful creations at Ballarat Botanical Gardens.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ballarat driving holiday planner.

Melbourne to Ballarat is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in January, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Ballarat

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Creswick, The Great Ocean Road, Lara Heritage and Historical Museum, Eastern Beach Reserve, Hepburn Lagoon - Trail Rides
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
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Sovereign Hill
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Ballarat Wildlife Park

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