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Ballarat at night

By at July 5, 2017 | 4:14 pm | 0 Comment

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It's easy to see how great Ballarat is by day, but don't think this ends when the sun goes down! Ballarat is a city that truly comes alive during the evenings and there are still plenty of things to keep you soldiering on. A vibrant entertainment scene consisting of outstanding local pubs and bars will ensure there is a venue and activity to suit every taste. Whether

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All aboard the Ballarat Tramway Museum

By at September 17, 2015 | 12:13 pm | 0 Comment

Take a ride on an authentic tram through the Ballarat Botanical Gardens.Located on the western shore of Lake Wendouree, you have a chance to ride on the original track through the beautiful gardens on a tram which is more than 100 years old!When you’re finished, check out the museum's collection of fleets and small items, from tickets to uniforms and historical

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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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