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Horseback Adventure Awaits

By at March 28, 2017 | 10:50 am | 0 Comment

Vibrant rural living abounds in Ballarat, history and adventure all in one place. Come and enjoy the beautiful trails and the country hospitality, and what better way to experience this than to do it on horseback. There are plenty of great places to go riding, and plenty of steady horses to take you on, whether you’re a beginner looking to go for your first ride, or

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Lake Burrumbeet

By at November 14, 2016 | 10:33 am | 0 Comment

  Just 20 kilometers west of Ballarat lies a lake and nature reserve that’s perfect for summer fun. The lake is large, over 20 miles in circumference. It’s a place for boating, water sports, family fun, camping fishing or perhaps just quiet reflection. Natural beauty abounds and the reserve features grassy parkland, meadows and woodlands with the lake as a

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Antiquing in Ballarat

By at August 5, 2015 | 12:21 pm | 0 Comment

Ballarat is a treasure trove of Australian antiques. Perhaps because of it’s rich heritage or perhaps because of the fantastic community that love to keep history alive. At the end of the day, Ballarat is a great place for antiquing treasure hunters, and here’s why.There’s a huge range of awesome antique shops. Buyers will delight in exploring the diverse and

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Pan for gold at Sovereign Hill

By at May 12, 2015 | 3:22 pm | 0 Comment

Step back in time to the days of Ballarat's gold rush at Sovereign Hill.Here visitors can pan for real gold and what you find, you keep.The gold rush began in Ballarat during August, 1851 where gold was discovered at the base of a hill, just metres from Sovereign Hill.In July 2012, three unnamed prospectors discovered a 3.66kg gold nugget valued at $500,000. The nugget,

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