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Ultimate swimming guide for the Victorian Goldfields

Looking for your new favourite place to take a dip this summer? There are plenty of fantastic swimming spots throughout the Victorian Goldfields! Swim beneath waterfalls, relax in rockpools, head ...
Posted 10/01/2023 in Things to do
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Things to do in Marong

Marong is a rural township on the Calder Highway, 13 km west of Bendigo, set along the scenic Bullock Creek. The town is home to several great parks, and some fascinating historic machinery on dis...
Posted 12/10/2022 in Things to do
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Things to do in Carisbrook

Along with its rare surviving log gaol, Carisbrook is home to several fantastic parks, walks, historic buildings, and memorials for visitors to explore. Take a look through the following list to disco...
Posted 12/10/2022 in Things to do
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Where to eat at Sovereign Hill

Wondering what food, treats and refreshments are available at Sovereign Hill? Check out this great list to discover all the places to eat at Ballarat's outstanding living museum.
Posted 12/10/2022 in Things to do
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40 amazing things to do in Ballarat

Ballarat is an outstanding regional city filled with grand 19th century architecture, a golden history, and an abundance of amazing things to do! This ultimate list presents the best of Ballarat, f...
Posted 03/10/2022 in Things to do
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Ultimate free camping guide for the Victorian Goldfields

Looking for some great new camping destinations in the Victorian Goldfields? Check out this ultimate free camping guide and start planning your next weekend adventure!
Posted 15/04/2022 in Things to do
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Awesome things for Regional Victorians to do out of lockdown this weekend

Looking for something to do in Regional Victoria now that lockdown has been lifted? We've got so many great things to see and do in the Victorian Goldfields! Explore waterfalls, take the kids on an a...
Posted 04/06/2021 in Things to do
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Queen's Birthday Weekend getaway inspiration for the Victorian Goldfields

Looking for some fresh inspiration for your Queen's Birthday weekend getaway? We've got you covered! Whether you're looking for waterfalls to explore, wild landscapes to discover, breathtaking views o...
Posted 29/05/2021 in Things to do
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Waterfalls near Ballarat

Looking for waterfalls to explore near Ballarat? There are nine gorgeous waterfalls within an hours drive of town, and three of them are located just down the road in the beautiful hamlet of Lal Lal. ...
Posted 11/05/2021 in Things to do
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Things to do in Lal Lal

Lal Lal is a beautiful little hamlet which hosts three gorgeous waterfalls, a charming historical railway station, and scenic forests filled with fascinating remnants of the area's rich mining history...
Posted 04/05/2021 in Things to do
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Maryborough visitors guide

Situated in the heart of the Victorian Goldfields, Maryborough is filled with grand 19th century architecture and surrounded by box-ironbark forests, gold mining history and a variety of beautiful his...
Posted 02/03/2021 in Things to do
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Ultimate online guide for exploring the Victorian Goldfields

We have so many helpful resources for exploring the Victorian Goldfields across the Goldfields Guide website, sharing all the best local hidden gems, camping spots, swimming spots, waterfalls, bushwal...
Posted 24/02/2021 in Things to do
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Best places to kayak in the Victorian Goldfields

Looking for new rivers and reservoirs to explore with the kayak in the Victorian Goldfields? We've gathered this collection of over 15 ideal local spots to bring your kayak or canoe for an afternoon o...
Posted 22/02/2021 in Things to do
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Ultimate school holiday guide for the Victorian Goldfields

The school holidays are upon us again! We've collected so many great places for swimming, camping, fishing, day trips, scenic drives, family barbecues, self guided tours, gold prospecting, and more, s...
Posted 17/12/2020 in Things to do
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Go for a drive in the Victorian Goldfields!

Looking for something to do on a hot summer day? Why not go for an air-conditioned drive in the Victorian Goldfields? Pack some snacks and a cold drink for the road, because we've got a huge collectio...
Posted 16/08/2020 in Things to do
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Outdoor recreation in Mount Alexander Shire

From 11:59 pm on Wednesday 5 August 2020, Regional Victorians are allowed to engage in outdoor sport and exercise, using locations and facilities as close to home as possible. If you are located withi...
Posted 14/08/2020 in Things to do
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Ten fascinating self-guided tours in the Victorian Goldfields

Self-guided tours are a fantastic way to explore the history and features of Victoria's significant Goldfields region! Explore the discovery site of the world-famous Welcome Stranger, the world's larg...
Posted 06/07/2020 in Things to do
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Goldfields Guide's Six Waterfall Challenge

Looking for an epic adventure in Victoria? Why not have a go at visiting six beautiful waterfalls in one day with Goldfields Guide's Six Waterfall Challenge! There is a big triangle of waterfalls acro...
Posted 26/05/2020 in Things to do
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Outdoor recreation in Hepburn Shire

From 11:59 pm on Wednesday 5 August 2020, Regional Victorians are allowed to engage in outdoor sport and exercise, using locations and facilities as close to home as possible. If you are located wit...
Posted 11/05/2020 in Things to do
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