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Creswick Regional Park

Creswick Regional Park

Centrally located between Ballarat and Daylesford, this park is home to a variety of native wildlife and colourful spring wildflowers. Explore the ancient hills and discover the relics of the gold mining era on a bushwalk or mountain bike ride - or simply relax and enjoy the peaceful surroundings with a picnic by tranquil St Georges Lake. Before you go Conditions can change in parks for many reasons. For the latest information on changes to local conditions, please visit the relevant park page on the Parks Victoria website. Be bushfire ready in the great outdoors. Refer to the Bushfire Safety…
Koala Park (Creswick Regional Park)

Koala Park (Creswick Regional Park)

Take a walk through Creswick's beautiful Koala Park, where there is a circuit track with multiple walk options starting at 30 minutes that takes you on a journey through a section of the Creswick Regional Park. Like the name suggests, the Koala Park was established in the 1940s by members of the School of Forestry as a breeding ground for koalas. Keep an eye out for them up the Manna Gum trees on your walk. Features of the park: Scenic walk Circuit track with multiple options Picnic tables Undercover picnic area Information signs and walk map Dogs are allowed (on…
Creswick Theatre Company

Creswick Theatre Company

Creswick Theatre Company prides itself on providing audiences with quality and value-for-money entertainment. It continues to provide opportunities for actors and off-stage personnel. Anyone with an interest in theatre will be given an opportunity to become involved, regardless of experience. Assistance with set building, lighting, sound, costumes, or other front of house or backstage roles are as important to Creswick Theatre Company as our performers. In operation since 1981, the inclusive team proudly share their skills and experience with youth in the community. Creswick Theatre Company is a registered not-for-profit organisation.
Creswick Museum and Research Centre

Creswick Museum and Research Centre

Creswick Museum and Research Centre is an accredited museum housed in the Town Hall complex. 2020 will mark 50 years as a community museum The museum's collection contains artworks, and artifacts of the famous Lindsay family who were born in Creswick, as well as colonial artworks of Burkitt, Moyle and Tibbits depicting life of early Creswick and district. Collection of naïve artist Victor Litherland’s paintings and Springmount Pottery. Gold mining history of Creswick and district. The former Council Chamber is retained near to when it was last used for Council meetings. A collection of photographs from the district. Creswick was…
Creswick Woollen Mills

Creswick Woollen Mills

Creswick Woollen Mills is an award-winning Australian family business and the last coloured woollen spinning mill in Australia located in Creswick, Victoria. Creswick specialises in luxurious, high quality, natural, sustainable fibres including alpaca, cashmere, merino wool and possum apparel, accessories and homewares. Visit Creswick Woollen Mills and experience a window in Australian history. ‘A Very Fine Yarn’, is a interactive exhibition that showcases the journey of natural fibres; from their natural source through to the manufacturing process an insight into the rich history of the Mill. Shop a wide variety of Australian Made products in rich natural fibres. There is…
Funbugs Playhouse

Funbugs Playhouse

Funbugs Playhouse is Ballarat's most loved indoor play centre for children eight years and under. Offering a fantastic variety of equipment to play on, including giant slides, cubby huts, activity tables, ball-pits and loads more. They offer unlimited play so you are welcome to stay for a whole day. There is a big cafe area with great coffee and food.
The Robert Clark Conservatory

The Robert Clark Conservatory

The Robert Clark Conservatory opened in 1995 and was built as part of the two million dollar bequest of Bob Clark in honour of his grandfather Robert Clark co-founder of The Ballarat Courier newspaper. The third conservatory on the site, this is the first to allow visitors to stroll amongst the year-round floral displays, including the Begonia collection on show each year from the 2nd weekend in March (for approximately four weeks). The other displays feature; May - Chrysanthemums Winter - Cyclamen, Cineraria and Primula Spring - Schizanthus Summer - Fuchsias, Hydrangeas and Pelargoniu
Ballarat Indoor Go Karts, Laserforce & Entertainment Centre

Ballarat Indoor Go Karts, Laserforce & Entertainment Centre

Ballarat's Family Entertainment Centre with Go-Karts & Laserforce and Arcade Games are all under the one roof. Offering junior and double karts that are restricted, and adult karts that are ungoverned to go as fast as you like. Laserforce is the world's most trusted laser tag supplier, and it's right here in Ballarat. With 30 futuristic Gen7 suits and a 400 square metre arena, Laserforce Ballarat is the fifth longest-running centre in the world, so come and see why. Introducing the newest instalment to the venue, the Arcade Entertainment Zone, which is stocked with the latest arcade equipment. Shoots some…
That Little Bookshop

That Little Bookshop

A small bookshop with a wide range of pre-loved books to suit most tastes. Young to old readers, affordable prices, located in the historic City of Ballarat. That Little Bookshop is open Thursday to Sunday. There is something for everyone and our aim is to encourage more people to read.
Stockland Wendouree

Stockland Wendouree

Stockland Wendouree is a diverse shopping centre located close to central Ballarat and the Western Freeway. Stockland Wendouree offers Woolworths, Coles, Kmart and over 100 specialty stores including extensive fashion for everyone, a casual dining precinct, extensive food options and services including massage, nails, beauty clinics, hairdressers, optometrist, post office and a bank. Stockland Wendoure is open for business with strict social distancing and hygiene practices in place. As always, their first priority is the safety, health and wellbeing of their customers, people, partners and communities. Visit the website to see the latest updates and frequently asked questions.
Chipmunks Ballarat

Chipmunks Ballarat

One of Victoria’s newest and most loved indoor playgrounds for kids. Visit Chipmunks kids indoor play centre Ballarat for an entertainment facility like no other. Children aged 0 through 11 years old can come and play all day while you relax in the cafe and supervise the fun. If you are looking for the perfect children’s birthday party venue, give us a call. Chipmunks Playland is a top choice for kids to celebrate their birthday parties or host a private function with our venue hire options. Themed birthday party packages include kids meals, partyware and more. The state of the…
Ballarat Aviation Museum

Ballarat Aviation Museum

Ballarat Aviation Museum is located at Ballarat Airport. Ballarat Airport was a RAAF base during and after WW2. The museum is dedicated to the history of aviation. It has a great collection of aircraft, engines, aviation radios, cameras and aviation memorabilia. Ballarat Aviation Museum has a knowledgeable team who are happy to provide tours of the museum and to answer your questions.
Lake Wendouree

Lake Wendouree

Lake Wendouree has been a community destination for more than 150 years. Located in central Ballarat next to the Ballarat Botanical Gardens and near Victoria Park, Lake Wendouree offers a wide range of attractions and recreational activities both on and off the water. Facilities include the six-kilometre Steve Moneghetti running and walking track, cycling trails, playgrounds and excellent picnic and BBQ facilities. The lake offers opportunities for fishing, sailing and rowing. The world-class 2000 metre rowing course hosted rowing events at the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games and remains a venue for school, club and high-level rowing and sailing competitions. Features:…
Twisted Fizzers

Twisted Fizzers

Twisted Fizzers creates vegan-friendly bath bombs and body products, handmade with fragrant essential oils, with a wide variety of products ranging from mini bath bombs to artisan soaps that leave your skin feeling refreshed. Artisan soaps, body products, and aromatic handmade bath bombs found at Twisted Fizzers also form a perfect birthday gift for all the loved ones you have in your life. Get over the rushed showers and treat yourself with some skin pampering, exactly the way it should be.
Gong Gong - Kirks Reservoir

Gong Gong - Kirks Reservoir

Kirks Reservoir Park is one of the region's most picturesque assets and is only a 10-minute drive from the centre of Ballarat. You'll find ample parking, free undercover gas barbecues and toilet facilities at the park. The wooden rotunda and surrounding garden (flat lawn) and the steel rotunda near the reservoir wall are ideal for wedding ceremonies (free, bookings required). School groups can learn about the water cycle and water efficiency at the Outdoor Education Centre.
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