Your guide to Ballarat family friendly accommodation, including caravan parks, camping, hotels, bed & breakfasts and more.
Eureka Stockade Holiday Park – 10% discount for Family Parks members. Located at Eureka Stockade with huge adventure playground and Museum for Australian Democracy and Eureka, free entry to the large outdoor heated pool & water play park next door (Seasonal from Nov to Mar). Huge games room with arcade machines, air hockey, pool, televisions and table tennis. Lovely cabins and camping. 2km to the centre of town, walking distance to Ballarat Wildlife Park & Mount Xavier Golf Course and few minutes drive to Sovereign Hill and Kryal Castle. 104 Stawell St, Ballarat East
BIG4 Ballarat Goldfields Holiday Park – 10% discount for BIG4 members. Located close to Sovereign Hill with so much fun for the whole family! Huge games room with playstations, coin operated machines and more, pedal powered go karts, jumping pillow, solar heated swimming pool, spa, small tennis court, adventure playground, toddler indoor playground, kids club during the school holidays and more! Lovely cabins and villas. 108 Clayton St, Ballarat
Shady Acres Caravan Park – very reasonable rates. Located slightly out of town on the highway as you enter Ballarat. Pet friendly, with games room, laundry, basic cabins and camping areas. 9435 Western Hwy, Warrenheip
BIG4 Windmill Holiday Park – just a few minutes drive from the CBD and close to Lake Wendouree, Arch of Victory, Rememberance Drive, War Memorial and huge fenced Inclusive Playspace for children of all abilities. Jumping pillow, indoor heated pool, kids activities on holidays, indoor sandpit, playground. Swap & Go Gas Exchange, pick your own herbs/veg on site. Camping, cabins & family villas available. Discount vouchers for local attractions available. 56 Remembrance Drive, Alfredton
HOTELS / MOTELS
RACV Goldfields Resort – Located just 15 minutes from Ballarat CBD, and on the outskirts of Creswick, a lovely regional town with great pubs, cafes and forest attractions. Golf course, small family rooms with kitchenette. Kids activities over school holidays and resort dining available.
Ramada Resort – Located away from the centre of town, there is no shortage of facilities including kids’ club, playground, indoor games room and outdoor snakes and ladders, heated indoor swimming pool, tennis courts, fishing, paddle boats, library and more. Studio and family apartments. 220 Grant Street, Sebastopol
Sovereign Park Motor Inn – Located close to town, Indoor Heated Swimming Pool, 2 Large Spas and a Sauna, Gym, Half-Court Tennis, Table Tennis & Pool Table, Kids Playground, Cafe / Bar / Restaurant. 223 Main Rd, Ballarat
A Place to Stay – a collection of private properties available for long term stays, perfect for families relocating to Ballarat and looking for somewhere to settle. Various homes and facilities available.
Sovereign Hill – the onsite hotel puts you metres away from the historic gold rush park. You can spend your days in the park, and enjoy meals at the eateries inside the park or venture into the Ballarat CBD and nearby pubs & restaurants. Family rooms, single rooms and backpackers rooms are available. Wifi, bathrooms and refridgerators in the rooms.
Kryal Castle – located on the outskirts of Ballarat, a 5 minute drive from the CBD, the accommodation is situated in the castle itself, wander the medieval surrounds all to yourself when the park is closed. Family rooms & group bookings available. Bar fridge, kettle, toaster, microwave and bathrooms. Group accommodation has separate male & female bathrooms. 121 Forbes Road, Leigh Creek
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