Situated just over an hour west of Melbourne, Ballarat is readily accessible by car or train and within easy reach of Victoria’s two major airports.
With the pleasure of four distinct seasons, the city’s climate is a refreshing blend of Australia and Europe.
Ballarat has a successful track record of hosting international, national and state conferences and events.
Long-defined as being at the heart of Australia’s goldfields, Ballarat’s history and heritage remains among its strongest drawcards.
The city boasts modern and contemporary venues along with iconic and historically-significant function spaces, providing a unique diversity of choice for all types of events.
Think boutique hotels to convention centres, contemporary resorts to heritage spaces, outdoor reserves to museums and everything in between.
Venues include Mercure Ballarat Hotel and Convention Centre, RACV Goldfields Resort, Craig’s Royal Hotel and many more.
Ballarat offers a multitude of accommodation choices, from modest to magnificent. With over 5100 accommodation beds available, choose from lavish hotels, self-contained apartments, charming boutique getaways, three-star hotels and motels, or holiday parks.
Call or email Visit Ballarat for expert help and advice throughout every step of your event planning.