Here are some of our favourite local Ballarat attractions for all the family to enjoy.
Pan for gold at the iconic Sovereign Hill, get the adrenaline flowing with indoor go-karting, explore the night sky, or see the exhibitions at Australia’s oldest regional gallery.
Sovereign Hill is an open-air museum in Golden Point, a suburb of Ballarat, Victoria, Australia. Sovereign Hill depicts Ballarat’s first ten years after the discovery of gold there in 1851. It was officially opened on 29 November 1970 and has become a nationally acclaimed tourist attraction.
Ballarat Wildlife Park is an interactive wildlife park which was opened by Greg Parker in 1987. The Park is situated on 37 acres (15 ha) of natural bush land. The Park currently holds around 400 species of animals, including free-roaming kangaroos and emus that can be hand fed.
With a total of eight mainstream screens (two of which screen Digital 3D) and one Gold Class screen, Regent Cinemas Ballarat offer a wide range of films from blockbusters and 3D, to quality showcase (art-house) films screened both in standard and luxury Gold Class auditoriums.