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Victoria's largest inland city, Ballarat is a thriving hub of contemporary arts, events and food and wine, with a fascinating heritage backdrop.
Admire the city's Victorian and Edwardian buildings, parks, gardens and statues by following one of the visitor information centre's self-guided heritage walks.
Pan for gold and watch the hustle and bustle of an 1850s gold mining settlement at Sovereign Hill. Don't miss the dramatic Blood on the Southern Cross sound and light show, recreating the story of the Eureka Rebellion.
Spend a day enjoying the fantastic collection of Australian art at the Art Gallery of Ballarat. Catch a show at Her Majesty's Theatre and wander through specialty shops.
Get free WiFi at Queen Victoria Square, opposite the Ballarat Town Hall, on Sturt Street. Find out more.