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Family itinerary

Get ready for three days of family fun, adventures and memories in Ballarat.

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3-day Itinerary

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Fitness level : moderate

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DAY 1

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Carboni’s Italian Kitchen

2

Lake Wendouree Luxury Apartments on Webster Street

DAY 2

3

Higher Society

4

Sovereign Hill

5

Yellow Espresso

6

Gold Rush Mini Golf

7

AURA

DAY 3

8

Hydrant Foodhall

9

Ballarat Wildlife Park

10

The Forge Pizzeria

11

Il Piccolo Gelato

12

Ballarat Tramway Museum

13

Lake Wendouree Adventure Playground

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Day 1

Dinner at Carboni's Italian Kitchen

If soul-warming comfort food is what you want, Carboni’s Italian Kitchen is where to get it.

The menu features authentic Italian flavours made with fresh local produce.

CONTACT INFORMATION

152 Eureka Street, Ballarat VIC 3350Get directions

DAILY: 5pm - 9pm
WED: 12pm - 3pm
THU: 12pm - 3pm
FRI: 12pm - 3pm
SAT: 12pm - 3pm
SUN: 12pm - 3pm
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Day 1

Stay at Lake Wendouree Luxury Apartments

The self-contained Lake Wendouree Luxury Apartments are ideal for both couples and families.

The mid-century Grove Street apartments are beautifully renovated with all of the luxuries you require, while the Webster Street apartments are located on one of Ballarat’s most exclusive tree-lined streets.

CONTACT INFORMATION

128 Webster Street, Lake Wendouree VIC 3350Get directions

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Day 2

Breakfast at Higher Society

Fuel up for your big day ahead.

Think delicious coffee and big breakfasts, plus lots of options for the kiddos too.

CONTACT INFORMATION

413 Sturt St, Ballarat Central Ballarat VIC 3350Get directions

Monday - Sunday :
4

Day 2

Sovereign Hill

Australia’s foremost outdoor museum, Sovereign Hill recreates Ballarat’s first ten years after the discovery of gold in 1851, when thousands of international adventurers rushed to the Australian goldfields in search of fortune.

It’s just like stepping back in time — from the hustle and bustle of Main Street where costumed ladies and gents parade their new-found wealth, to the excitement of the Red Hill Gully Diggings where you can pan for real gold.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Bradshaw Street, Ballarat VIC 3350Get directions

DAILY: 10am - 5pm
5

Day 2

Lunch at Yellow Espresso

Rest and replenish for your afternoon ahead at the delicious Yellow Espresso at the bottom of Sturt Street.

CONTACT INFORMATION

13 Sturt St, Ballarat CentralGet directions

6

Day 2

Gold Rush Mini Golf

Try your hand at 18 holes of mini golf through the various themed courses, including dinosaurs, medieval castles and Caribbean pirate hideouts.

Guaranteed family fun!

CONTACT INFORMATION

4/9367 Western Highway, Warrenheip VIC 3352Get directions

7

Day 2

AURA

Sovereign Hill's new sound and light show, AURA, lets visitors explore space, delve into the Dreamtime and re-live Australia’s most important rebellion, all while travelling under the night sky.

Featuring hundreds of stunning projections, it takes guests of all ages on an adventure as they witness the creation and discovery of the world’s most precious metal, gold.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Bradshaw Street, Golden Point VIC 3350Get directions

8

Day 3

Breakfast at Hydrant Food Hall

Which kid wouldn't love to start the day with rainbow pancakes topped with mini marshmallows, maple syrup and fresh fruit?

Tucked away in a CBD laneway, Hydrant Food Hall is a hip warehouse space complete with innovative seasonal menu.

CONTACT INFORMATION

3 McKenzie Street, Ballarat Central VIC 3350Get directions

DAILY: 7am - 4pm
SAT: 8am - 4pm
SUN: 8am - 4pm
9

Day 3

Ballarat Wildlife Park

Get up close and personal with the newest additions to the Ballarat Wildlife Park, Maneki and Satu the Sumatran tigers.

The duo is part of a global species management plan and are ambassadors for helping their cousins survive in the wild.

While at the park, you can also feed kangaroos and admire koalas, meerkats, little penguins and other Australian native animals.

CONTACT INFORMATION

250 Fussell Street, Ballarat VIC 3350Get directions

DAILY: 9am - 5pm
10

Day 3

Lunch at The Forge Pizzeria

Enjoy classic Italian with the whole family at The Forge Pizzeria.

Serving a selection of wood-fired pizzas, pasta and more, it's sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

CONTACT INFORMATION

14 Armstrong Street North, Ballarat Central VIC 3350Get directions

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Day 3

Il Piccolo Gelato

The Willy Wonka of gelato stores, Il Piccolo Gelato's line-up features more than 100 artisan flavours, with up to 24 available each day.

Made using fresh milk, no artificial ingredients, colours or flavours, the range includes gelato and sorbetto (dairy-free and vegan).

CONTACT INFORMATION

217 Sturt Street, Ballarat VIC 3350Get directions

DAILY: 12pm - 10pm
12

Day 3

Ballarat Tramway Museum

The Ballarat Tramway Museum was formed to preserve the tramway experience that existed on the streets of Ballarat from 1887 to 1971.

Trams are operated along an original section of the Wendouree Parade track using authentic methods of operation.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Wendouree Parade, Lake Wendouree VIC 3350Get directions

SAT: 12pm - 5pm
SUN: 11am - 5pm
TUE: 11am - 5pm
13

Day 3

Lake Wendouree Adventure Playground

Let the kids go wild at the enormous Lake Wendouree Adventure Playground.

A must-see and do for the kids and adults alike.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Wendouree Parade, Lake Wendouree Get directions

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