Ballarat + Surrounds 

Sovereign Hill 

There’s real gold to be panned 

Sovereign Hill brings to life the excitement of Australia’s great 1850s gold rushes. Named Australia’s best ‘Major Tourist Attraction’ four times, most recently in 2016, Sovereign Hill provides a unique Australian experience and a full day of entertainment. 

  • ADDRESS: Bradshaw Street, Ballarat
  • WEBSITE: Click here       
  • PHONE: 5337 1199


Kryal Castle 

Adventure Park and Resort

Kryal Castle is Australia's only medieval theme park - a legendary land of myth and medieval adventure with knights, dragons, wizards, kings, and queens. Interactive experiences, pony rides, animal petting, storytelling, demonstrations and activities await. 

  • ADDRESS: 121 Forbes Road, Leigh Creek
  • WEBSITE: Click here       
  • PHONE: 5334 8500                                   



Australian museum

The Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka (M.A.D.E) is an Australian museum, which engages visitors in the compelling story of democracy. The stories are told of the ordinary men and women, past and present, which have fought for the democratic freedoms we enjoy today.


Art Gallery of Ballarat

Australian Art

Founded in 1884, the Art Gallery of Ballarat is the oldest regional art gallery in Australia and was the first to be built outside a capital city in the overseas dominions of the British Empire.

  • ADDRESS: 40 Lydiard St North
  • WEBSITE: Click here       
  • PHONE: 5320 5858     


Funbugs Playhouse


Funbugs Playhouse is an indoor playground for children to enjoy
safe and hygienic playtime, and where adults can supervise their children or relaxing in the cafe.

  • ADDRESS: 903 Doveton St North
  • WEBSITE: Click here       
  • PHONE:  5332 1525 

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Go2000 Sightseeing


Go2000 Sightseeing conducts short Sightseeing Tours around Ballarat and Victoria.  These tours range from History Tours of Ballarat to the Official Dr Blake tour and more. 

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Indoor Laserforce


Located in the Heart of Ballarat’s Entertainment Precinct Ballarat Indoor Go-Karts and Laserforce offers Adrenaline pumping action on the Track and in the Laserforce Arena. 

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Ballarat Indoor GoKarts


Located in the Heart of Ballarat’s Entertainment Precinct Ballarat Indoor Go-Karts and Laserforce offers Adrenaline pumping action on the Track and in the Laserforce Arena. 

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Ballarat Ghost Tours

Eerie Tours

Eerie Tours invites you to spend an evening exploring the dark and paranormal side of the City of Ballarat, a town steeped in early Australian history.

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Gold Rush Mini Golf

Indoor + Outdoor Golf

Entertainment is guaranteed with two 18 hole mini golf courses built to major theme park standards with tricky greens, interesting obstacles and the odd trick throughout.

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Welcome Nugget Bike Hire

Bikes for Hire

See Ballarat at your leisure. There are plenty of different tours and trails to go on in and around Ballarat. Touring routes include Ballarat Skipton Rail Trail loop,

  • ADDRESS: 128 Lydiard Street North 
  • WEBSITE: Click here       
  • PHONE: 042326 8618

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Millrose Quilting 

And Gallery

We are a patchwork & quilting supply shop as well as a gallery, located in an old masonic hall in a small country town, about 1 hour West of Melbourne.


Imperial Egg Gallery


An amazing collection of egg art from around the world. As you enter the gallery you will be blown away by the magic and skill shown from this unique art medium.    

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Organs of the Goldfields


The focus of the Festival is not only on music but also on the history of the area, its churches, its public buildings, its parks and gardens and its private homes and properties. 

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Gold and Relics 

Adventure Tours

Caters for everybody from those with little or no experience to more experienced prospectors who are wanting to improve their technique and find more gold. 

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Gallery on Sturt

Accent Framing

The gallery is in Ballarat CBD alongside the cafe culture and gracious statues and pavilions of Sturt Street. We exhibit original and limited edition artworks by notable Australian and selected European artists. 

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