Warm up at Hop Temple, Ballarat

Hop Temple is just one of the vibrant meeting spots to experience in Ballarat this winter

Brush off the winter blues with our ‘Winter Boredom Buster’ special offer for *August.

Stay any two nights in any cabin during August and you will receive the following bonuses with our compliments:

  • One free pedal kart hire
  • One free DVD hire
  • One free bottle of red, white or sparkling wine on arrival
  • Late check out to 11.30am

From discovering treasures at unique craft shops, antique stores and boutiques to chilling with friends over locally sourced produce and hand-crafted beers to panning for real gold at Sovereign Hill, there’s oodles to keep you and your family and friends amused on a winter escape to Ballarat.

Check your accommodation options here. 

*Terms and Conditions

  • New cabin bookings only
  • For stays from 1st to 31st August 2018
  • Not available for powered sites
  • BIG4 membership discount applies (but not exclusive to BIG4 members)
  • Please quote ‘Winter Boredom Buster’ when booking.
  • Book online or Freecall 1800 256 633
  • Not available with any other specials or discounts.
  • Subject to availability
  • Book by 30th August 2018

Discover treasures at The Crafty Squirrel

Ballarat boasts dozens of interesting and unique shops from craft to couture, many in renovated historical buildings and laneways. Indulge in some solid retail therapy, buy original gifts and souvenirs for your family and friends or just browse to your heart’s content. The charming and colourful store ‘The Craft Squirrel’ is pictured below.

The Crafty Squirrel Ballarat

Chill with friends at the cosy cafes, restaurants and bars

You’ll be spoilt for choice when you start exploring Ballarat’s vast collection of superb eateries and bars. From casual to fine dining there’s a perfect place for every meal occasion and every mood from relaxed to upbeat. Where will you start? A tempting breakfast platter at ‘Yellow Espresso’ is shown below.

Breakfast Platter at Yellow Espresso Ballarat

Rediscover Ballarat's golden history at Sovereign Hill

Just 10 minutes from our park you’ll discover the multi-award-winning Sovereign Hill – Ballarat’s living museum of the roaring gold rush era. Walk the ‘historic streets’ and buildings and mingle with characters from bygone days. From panning for real gold to exploring the underground mines there’s so much to see and do for all ages that you’ll want to go back. Be sure to have your entry ticket stamped at the ‘Ye Olde Post Office’ for FREE return entry the next day. Below: Guests panning for gold at Sovereign Hill

Panning for gold at Sovereign Hill