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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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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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