Our Ballarat Top 6 Guide

A trip to ballarat would not be complete without visiting these top tourist attractions

Sovereign Hill

The #1 ranked regional tourist attraction in Victoria

(full or half day, depending on your schedule)



Ballarat is quickly becomign a great beer and food destination, with Hop Lane just a few metres from the Hotel.

Ballarat is made up of four major breweries – O’Brien + Rebellion, Athletic Club, Red Duck and Cubby Haus. It’s no wonder that owner of Red Duck Brewery Scott Wilson-Browne decided to create a beer trail and showcase the local craft beer offering to the masses.


Kryal Castle

Where else could you visit a Castle with real life jousting,  a torture chamber, some children’s archery and even comedy theatre.

(3-5 hours, be sure to watch the schedule and be there before 12pm)

Ballarat Wildlife Park

Don’t miss this fantastic Wildlife Park, an absolute must for any international tourist, and a beautiful day for anyone else

 (2-4 hours)

Lake Wendouree & Botanical Gardens

Walk the lake with a stop in the Botanical Gardens. Lake Wendouree is very popular walking track for the locals

(1-2 Hours)

Visit Mt Bunninyong & Mt Warrenheip

A great view over Ballarat, especially beautiful at night.

(1-2 Hours)



See the Visit Ballarat website for more of what Ballarat has on offer.

A comprehensive guide from Arts and Culture to Family Fun