Things To Do in Ballarat

There’s plenty to see and do around Ballarat.

While you’re here, why not take a look at the some of the many attractions.

For a complete guide of Things to do in Ballarat, check out the Visit Ballarat website.

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Wildlife Park

This award winning Park is owned and operated by Greg Parker and his family. Founded in February 1985 through a passion for conservation of wildlife and the environment, the Parker family have long realised the value of allowing people and animals to come together in a relaxing, friendly and educational environment. The selection of animals is truly unique and features animals that can only be described as natural wonders of the world!

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Prisoner of War Memorial

With these few words from the poem “For the Fallen” by the English poet and writer Laurence Binyon we welcome you to the Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial. This Unique Memorial was opened on the 6th February 2004 to recognise and remember those Australians who became Prisoners of War during the Wars of the 20th Century.

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Aura – Sovereign Hill

AURA is Sovereign Hill’s totally new immersive theatre experience. Designed by Creative Director Andrew Walsh AM and his Accolade Event Management team of local and international talent, AURA features cutting-edge 3D projection technology to be seen only at Sovereign Hill.

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Sovereign Hill

Australia’s foremost outdoor museum, Sovereign Hill re-creates 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.

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Botanical Gardens

Enjoy the beauty of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens by strolling through the Prime Ministers Walk, visit the Ex Prisoner of War Memorial, the spectacular Craft Cottage or visit the stunning Conservatory and the beautiful Lake Wendouree.