Goldfields Vacation Packages
The city is situated some 95 miles (153 kilometers) from the state capital of Victoria, Melbourne and about 75 miles (121 kilometers) from Victoria.
There are few things in life more enjoyable than sampling quality wines while standing amid the vines of which they grown. Heathcote Winery and St Ignatius Vineyard are two must-visit vineyards and wineries for those with a keen interest in vineculture visiting Goldfields. Once you’ve caught the wine-bug, spending some time at Flynns Wines and Goldburn Terrace Winery will only deepen your appreciation for this area’s wonderful wines and for the people who craft them.
Get some fresh air and get inspired by nature by exploring several of the well-maintained parks in the area. Two of the favorite parklands for families are Rosalind Park and the Cooinda Park. Goldfields has no shortage of parks; also try Avoca Public Park and the popular Calembeen Park.
There’s absolutely no excuse to neglect your game when visiting Goldfields, which boasts some of the finest golf courses in the region. Quarry Hill Golf Club and Ballarat Golf Club will delight budding pros and keen amateurs alike. Woodend Golf Club and Seymour Golf Club are two more links sure to delight visiting golfers.
While vacationing in the area, explore its historic buildings and places for a window into the events and people who shaped this place. Sovereign Hill and Central Deborah Gold Mine are two of this area’s more iconic historic sites. If you have the time, take the family to Eureka Centre and Seymour Railway Heritage Centre.
Goldfields is an inexhaustible source of amazing stories and quirky facts; there’s plenty waiting to be discovered at when you step through the doors of its three favorite museums. Two of the area’s best attractions are the Golden Dragon Museum and Daylesford Museum and Cultural Centre. If your time is short, however, don't miss the Gold Museum.
No visit to Goldfields would be complete without checking out the Old Post Office Gallery and the Bendigo Art Gallery. Book a tour, admire the architecture or simply enjoy the beautiful exhibits in these special places.
Get active in the outdoors by visiting the area’s protected parks, such as Enfield State Park or Laurie Sullivan Reserve. Go for a hike and discover the biodiversity of the area then stop for lunch or a drink in the reserves’ beautiful grounds.