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Wine & beer itinerary

Discover an unforgettable experience of craft beer and award-winning wine.

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3-day Itinerary

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Fitness level : easy

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DAY 1

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Hop Temple

2

Moon and Mountain

3

Ballarat Premier Apartments

DAY 2

4

Fika Coffee Brewers

5

Eastern Peake Winery

6

Cafe Sidra / 321 Cider

7

Art Gallery of Ballarat

8

Mitchell Harris Wine Bar

DAY 3

9

Vegas and Rose

10

Eclectic Tastes Cafe & Pantry

11

Lake Wendouree

12

Red Duck Beer and Kilderkin Distillery

13

The Forge Pizzeria

14

1816 Bakehouse

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Day 1

Drinks at Hop Temple

Follow the umbrellas and festoon lighting to a hidden laneway delight.

Hop Temple boasts more than 220 craft beer and ciders – the largest range in Victoria – and an extensive selection of wine and spirits with food to compliment.



CONTACT INFORMATION

24-28 Armstrong Street North, Ballarat Central VIC 3350Get directions

WED: 4pm - 11pm
THU: 4pm - 11pm
FRI: 4pm - 11pm
SAT: 12pm - 11pm
SUN: 12pm - 10pm
2

Day 1

Dinner at Moon and Mountain

This modern Asian eatery and bar with an Australian twist will have you begging for more. 

In 2018, Moon and Mountain executive chef Liam Downes won the Golden Plate Award for best chef, with judges saying he has "all the credentials to lead the way in putting Ballarat firmly on the food map of regional Victoria". 

CONTACT INFORMATION

220 Mair Street, Ballarat Central VIC 3350Get directions

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Day 1

Stay at Ballarat Premier Apartments

Time to unwind and enjoy a stylish night at Ballarat Premier Apartments.

Originally built in 1901, this magnificent building has been restored into luxury self-contained suites, all within an easy walking distance to the Ballarat CBD and heritage precincts.

CONTACT INFORMATION

2 Lyons Street South, Ballarat VIC 3350Get directions

4

Day 2

Breakfast at Fika

Start your weekend in Ballarat the right way with a delicious and comforting breakfast.

Fika is popular among the locals, the coffee is great and the meals always hit the spot.

Try the avocado on toast, eggs benedict with 12-hour slow-cooked pork belly, or the hotcakes served with maple syrup, bacon and fried eggs.

CONTACT INFORMATION

36A Doveton Street North, Ballarat Central VIC 3350Get directions

MON: 6am - 3pm
TUE: 6am - 3pm
WED: 6am - 3pm
THU: 6am - 3pm
FRI: 6am - 3pm
SAT: 7am - 3pm
5

Day 2

Eastern Peake Winery

Take a short scenic drive out to Coghill's Creek and you'll discover Eastern Peake Winery.

Visit the cellar to enjoy top drops, including some of the best Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Syrah in the state.

You'll instantly understand why Owen Latta has been awarded Australia's Young Winemaker of the Year.

CONTACT INFORMATION

67 Pickfords Road, Coghills CreekGet directions

Monday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm
6

Day 2

Lunch at Cafe Sidra

At the heart of Cafe Sidra is top local cider and wine, great food plus a relaxed ambience.

It also serves as a cellar door for 321 Cider, which is traditionally made using cider apples grown chemical-free at Learmonth's Spring Vale Farm.

CONTACT INFORMATION

321 High St, LearmonthGet directions

Thursday to Sunday: 10am-4pm
7

Day 2

Art Gallery of Ballarat

Established in 1884, the Art Gallery of Ballarat is the oldest and largest gallery in regional Australia.

It houses major collections covering the history of Australian art from the early colonial period to the present day.

CONTACT INFORMATION

40 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat VIC 3350Get directions

DAILY: 10am - 5pm
8

Day 2

Dinner at Mitchell Harris Wines

Mitchell Harris has been making wine since 2008, with a focus on reflecting the cool climate characters of nearby regions

Its 140-year-old former produce store, tent-maker's and motor workshop is now a showcase for its wines and other treasures of the region, providing the full wine bar and dining experience right in the heart of Ballarat.

CONTACT INFORMATION

38 Doveton Street North, Ballarat Central VIC 3350Get directions

MON: 11am - 9pm
TUE: 11am - 9pm
WED: 11am - 9pm
THU: 11am - 11pm
FRI: 11am - 11pm
SAT: 11am - 11pm
SUN: 11am - 9pm
9

Day 3

Vegas and Rose

Pick up some goodies for morning tea from the hidden pink door.

Think grazing boxes, decadent donuts and delicious brownies - perfect for a picnic at the idyllic Lake Wendouree.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Lane St, Ballarat East, Ballarat VIC 3350 Get directions

10

Day 3

Coffee Stop at Eclectic Tastes

To complete your picnic, pick up some coffees to go from the quirky Eclectic Tastes.

CONTACT INFORMATION

2 Burnbank Street, Lake Wendouree VIC 3350Get directions

MON: 7am - 4pm
TUE: 7am - 4pm
WED: 7am - 4pm
THU: 7am - 4pm
FRI: 7am - 4pm
SAT: 8am - 4pm
SUN: 8am - 4pm
11

Day 3

Lake Wendouree

Admire the swans gliding along the waters as you take a 6km stroll, jog or ride around Lake Wendouree.

Along the way, stop off at the multiple playgrounds, Ballarat Botanical Gardens and the Australian Ex-POW Memorial.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Wendouree Pde, Lake WendoureeGet directions

12

Day 3

Red Duck Beer and Kilderkin Distillery

It's a two-for-one deal here, with both Red Duck Beer and Kilderkin Distillery calling this stop home.

Red Duck is a small, independent brewer, dedicated to making beer that is good for you using all natural brewing processes and ingredients.

Meanwhile, Kilderkin is the first distillery in the Ballarat region since the 1930s, with a focus on the very best premium gin and whisky.

CONTACT INFORMATION

11A Michaels Dr, AlfredtonGet directions

Daily: 12pm - 5pm
13

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

14

Day 3

1816

Pick up some baked treats for the road at the delicious 1816.

Filled with sourdough, baguettes and French croissants, your biggest decision will be deciding what not to take home!

CONTACT INFORMATION

18 Armstrong St N, Ballarat Central VIC 3350Get directions

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