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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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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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The Army Tank Museum

By at May 4, 2016 | 2:52 pm | 0 Comment

Located in Puckapunyal, 10km west of Seymour in Central Victoria, the Australian Army training facility and base is now home to the Army Tank Museum and the Royal Australian Armoured Corps Memorial. The Army Tank Museum is a fantastic look at our storied history in wartime and features over 70 armoured fighting vehicles on outdoor and indoor display! The powerful

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The Arch of Victory

By at September 2, 2015 | 3:56 pm | 0 Comment

The Arch of Victory ANZAC

 The Arch of Victory is a solemn but spectacular tribute to the Australian Soldiers that gave their lives defending the country.The Arch is dedicated to those who gave the ultimate sacrifice. Drive through the Arch and past the hundreds of trees that have been planted for the soldiers from Ballarat, each with a plaque.This monument and the Avenue of Honour are some

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