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ROUND OUT YOUR ROADNATS ADVENTURE
IN BALLARAT

There’s so much to discover just below the surface in Ballarat. Whether you’re in town to take on Mount Buninyong or just looking for a fun family ride, Ballarat has you covered.

And while the region’s cycling trails can satisfy any outdoor enthusiast, of course you’ll need to refuel and relax as well. Sit down for coffee and cake at one of the many comfy cycle-friendly cafes or get the gang together and check out the hottest restaurants in town. One thing’s for sure – you’re not going to go hungry.

When it comes to accommodation, your options are endless. For families, Ballarat has some of the best holiday parks on offer. Or if you like a little luxury after a long day on the bike, there are suites fit for royalty.

Be sure to enjoy some time to explore the city’s award-winning attractions too. Ride the Cobb & Co coach through the diggings and try your luck panning for gold at Sovereign Hill, or head out to Ballarat Wildlife Park to meet tigers, meerkats and adorable honey-coloured wombats.

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EXPLORE BALLARAT'S TRAILS AND RIDES

With so much to offer the cycling community, why not extend your stay

and experience the other amazing trails Ballarat has to offer.

1

Check out the Ballarat Heritage Ride and see some of Ballarat’s most important historical sites, while enjoying some pleasant streetscapes

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Get your mates together for the one-hour coffee ride. One of the region’s most popular routes, it’s got a bit of everything for everyone.

3

Do a loop between Ballarat and Buninyong to enjoy volcanic landscapes and make the most of Ballarat’s off-road bike paths

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4

Hit the Ballarat – Skipton Rail Trail to see historic bridges and beautiful nineteenth century towns all without having to share your ride with traffic

5

Discover picture-perfect gardens, lakeside cafes and boat sheds on the family-friendly Lake Wendouree Loop Ride. For a cruisy option, Neuron e-bikes suitable for adults are available to hire from the trailhead at Ballarat Railway Station. 

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