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Ballarat overview

Ballarat is a friendly locale known for its museums, gardens, and historical sites. You can learn about the local heritage of Ballarat at landmarks like Sovereign Hill and Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka. There's plenty more to see, including sights like Art Gallery of Ballarat and Gold Museum.

Where to stay in Ballarat

A welcoming city for everyone, Ballarat offers a variety of hotels and other lodging choices. There are 50 hotels in Ballarat and you can shop as many as 463 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 20%. We have room prices as low as 32 USD per night and here you'll find a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Ballarat as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 21 5-star hotels from 78 USD per night
  • • 133 4-star hotels from 77 USD per night
  • • 33 3-star hotels from 58 USD per night

How to get to Ballarat

Ballarat Station is the closest train station, located 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from the city center.

What to see around Ballarat

The area's cultural scene stands out, and these are some places to visit:
  • • Art Gallery of Ballarat
  • • Gold Museum
Memorable landmarks include:
  • • Sovereign Hill
  • • Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka
  • • Eureka Hall
  • • Botanic Gardens
The area is recognized for its natural setting, offering these places to visit:
  • • Lake Esmond Botanical Garden
  • • Eureka Aquatic Center
  • • Ballarat Wildlife Park
Recommended sights include:
  • • Eureka Stadium
  • • Ballarat Golf Club

When to visit Ballarat

Wondering what time of year to travel or what should be on your packing list? Here are some average seasonal norms so you'll know what to expect for your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 77°F day, 50°F night
  • • April-June: 69°F day, 41°F night
  • • July-September: 62°F day, 41°F night
  • • October-December: 73°F day, 44°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 0.16 inches
  • • April-June: 0.20 inches
  • • July-September: 0.24 inches
  • • October-December: 0.20 inches