Ballarat by Gateway Lifestyle263 Scott Parade, Ballarat, VIC, 3350
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Ballarat, formerly a sheep run made famous by the 1851 Gold Rush and subsequent Eureka Stockade. Now one of Victoria’s largest cities and a tourist mecca for visiting Melbournians eager to explore the impressive buildings, beautiful fountains and tourist attractions of this historically significant city.
Residents are spoiled for choice in this beautiful city, with The Art Gallery of Ballarat, Australia’s oldest and largest regional art gallery. Her Majesty’s Theatre, a large variety of specialty shops and a stunning selection of cafes, Gastro Pubs, coffee shops and restaurants.
Or pack a picnic and head to Lake Wendouree, a 200 hectare man-made lake in the centre of the city encompassing the Botanical Gardens and prolific birdlife on the islands and red beds of the lake. If you’re feeling active hit the Steve Moneghetti walking and running track or jump on one of the cycling trails. Or perhaps try your hand at rowing, canoeing or sailing.
Only minutes way you’ll discover the over relaxing retreat of Gateway Lifestyle Ballarat, a lush green haven of landscaped gardens with a lagoon style pool, tennis court and the security of onsite Community Managers.
Ballarat has access to all necessary entertainment and essential services. It’s an easy 75 minute drive to Melbourne or a 90 minute train trip.