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Ballarat – literally a historical goldmine!

By at January 20, 2017 | 10:57 am | 0 Comment

For much of the 1800s almost everyone in the world wanted to come to Victoria. When gold was discovered in 1823 the flow of wide-eyed prospectors started as a trickle and by 1851 it bad become a full blown torrent. Strikes at the Central Victorian towns of Bendigo, Beechworth and our own Ballarat, sparked a second rush and soon two tonnes a week of the precious metal

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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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Fantastic medieval fun at Kyral Castle

By at September 5, 2016 | 4:02 pm | 0 Comment

Come check out ye olden day life at a medieval village like no other! Kyral castle is a fantastic place to take the kids, it will spark their imaginations for days. On a hill just outside Ballarat sits Kryal Castle, a formidably fun theme park that will have you positively charmed.Based on a 700-year-old legendary land of myths and adventure, Kryal Castle is home

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Ballarat Municipal Observatory and Museum

By at August 2, 2016 | 3:58 pm | 0 Comment

Described as a hidden and under-appreciated gem, the Ballarat Municipal Observatory and Museum is filled with amazing experiences. Marvel at the night sky’s incredible hidden detail, learn some stuff and have a great time doing it. It’s hard for the passion of the astronomers here not to rub off on you a little.First of all you’ll want to check out the impressive 3D

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