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Outdoor & adventure itinerary

Enjoy Mother Nature at her best with this three-day tour of the Ballarat region's stunning outdoor spaces.

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3-day Itinerary

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Total distance: km

Fitness level : moderate

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DAY 1

1

Meigas

2

Ballarat Ghost Tour by Eerie Tours

3

Lakes Edge Apartments

DAY 2

4

Yellow Espresso

5

Ballarat Field and Game

6

Fika Coffee Brewers

7

Mount Buninyong

8

Hop Temple

9

PWTN

DAY 3

10

Eclectic Tastes Cafe & Pantry

11

Tuki Trout Farm and Tuki Retreat

1

Day 1

Dinner at Meigas

Indulge in a traditional Spanish tapas-style dinner at Meigas.

Offering a large selection of favourites, why not try the 'Feed Me' option and enjoy the chef's recommendations?

CONTACT INFORMATION

33 Armstrong St , North Ballarat Central VIC 3359Get directions

Monday: 9am - 5pm
Wednesday: 10am - 7pm
Thursday: CLOSED
Friday: 12pm - 3pm
2

Day 1

Ballarat Ghost Tour

Discover the mystery and stories of the gold rush era with Eerie Tours' Ballarat Ghost Tour.

This tour travels through underground buildings, back alleyways and through the remains of the old Ballarat Gaol, the site of the highest number of executions in regional Victoria.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Lydiard Street South, Ballarat Central VIC 3350Get directions

3

Day 1

Stay at Lakes Edge Apartments

The perfect base for your weekend getaway, Lakes Edge Apartments offer boutique luxury apartments in a central location, fit for couples, small groups and families.

CONTACT INFORMATION

1306 Mair Street, Lake Wendouree VIC 3350Get directions

4

Day 2

Breakfast at Yellow Espresso

This cute little cafe at the bottom of Sturt Street serves up Axil coffee as well as a huge range of gourmet eats such as chia puddings, Acai berry bowls, matcha pancakes and all the classic brunch options.

CONTACT INFORMATION

13 Sturt St, BallaratGet directions

5

Day 2

Clay target shooting

Get outdoors and try your hand at clay target shooting at Ballarat Field and Game.

CONTACT INFORMATION

729 Bells Road, Haddon, VIC Get directions

6

Day 2

Lunch at Fika

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 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
7

Day 2

Hike up Mount Buninyong

Get out and get active with a hike up the picturesque Mount Buninyong.

Be sure to take in the stunning views of Ballarat on your way to the top.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Buninyong, Victoria Get directions

8

Day 2

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
9

Day 2

Dinner at The Pub With Two Names

This eccentric restaurant is a collaboration between Australian artist David Bromley, his fashion designer wife Yuge and local hospitality leaders Donatello Pietrantuono and Iain Gunn.

In a uniquely art-centric space, The Pub With Two Names utilises carefully selected local and imported premium ingredients to reflect the classic and uncomplicated flavours of the charcoal grill.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Corner of Doveton and Mair streets, BallaratGet directions

Daily: 11.30am-11pm
10

Day 3

Breakfast at Eclectic Tastes

Settle in to one of Ballarat's prized cafes for a hearty and cosy breakfast.

Hit up Eclectic Tastes for a touch of fine dining with a busy inner-city metropolitan vibe.

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

Tuki Trout Farm

A traditional grazing property, Tuki Trout Farm pursues organic and sustainable principles in rearing its rainbow trout and pasture-fed beef and lamb. 

Indulge in a pond to plate experience by hooking yourself a rainbow trout from the farm's fully stocked pond.

You can then have it cooked fresh in the restaurant, or cleaned and packaged ready to take home.

CONTACT INFORMATION

60 Stoney Rises Road, Smeaton VIC 3364Get directions

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