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Horseback adventures and farm stays in Central Victoria

By at June 9, 2017 | 4:19 pm | 0 Comment

Vibrant rural living abounds in Central Victoria, history and adventure all in one place.  Come and enjoy the beautiful trails and the country hospitality, and what better way to experience this than to do it on horseback. There are plenty of great places to go riding, and plenty of steady horses to take you on, whether you’re a beginner looking to go for your first

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The Great Stupa of Universal Compassion

By at August 29, 2016 | 1:07 pm | 0 Comment

The Great Stupa of Universal Compassion is a hidden gem in Bendigo. This local attraction is set to be the largest stupa in the Western World. Named and blessed by the Dalai Lama, it’s designed to last at least 1000 years. It will be 50 metres square at it’s base and nearly 50 metres high. A Stupa is a kind of temple for the Buddhist religion, an architectural

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Self Drive Adventures in Central Victoria

By at August 11, 2016 | 1:22 pm | 0 Comment

Take off into a world of your own and discover Central Victoria on one of the many self drive tours that take you on a journey of discovery and wonder.In Victoria there are many tourist drives and scenic road trips that let you explore at your own pace.  Itineraries help you get started with tips on where to stay, what to see, where to eat and the best time of year to

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The Night Comes Alive in Ballarat

By at April 19, 2016 | 4:46 pm | 0 Comment

Ballarat comes alive during the evenings with a vibrant entertainment scene catering to all tastes whether you feel like chilling in a relaxing outdoor courtyard with live music or are more interested in a live theatre performance. The local theatrical performances are fantastic and there are often larger international acts performing at iconic venues such as Her

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Eerie Ballarat Ghost Tours

By at April 5, 2016 | 1:52 pm | 0 Comment

Spend a fascinating evening exploring the dark and paranormal side of the City of Ballarat.Ballarat is steeped in early Australian History and features a backdrop of the beautiful Gothic inspired architecture. Experience the night on a tour with a knowledgeable and in-character guide. Learn the uncanny tales and strange occurrences that tell of the birth of the Australian

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Central Deborah Gold Mine Adventures

By at November 5, 2015 | 1:14 pm | 0 Comment

The Central Deborah Gold Mines near Bendigo are a fantastic attraction. See what life was like in the pioneering days and discover the rich history of Bendigo and the Gold Rush.Descend into the 500m deep mine with a geologist and discover a whole world of history and science. Don your hard hats and lights before you’re taken down the shaft to inspect the operations. See

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Accommodation in Central Victoria

By at October 19, 2015 | 3:19 pm | 0 Comment

Accommodation in Central VictoriaDiscover unexpected hidden delights on a holiday in Central Victoria. From budget getaways with the little ones to romantic weekends and anything in between, the Goldfields have true country warmth and hospitality that’s hard not to like.Grand hotels reside in the big towns of Ballarat and Bendigo. These relics are often renovated and

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Cycling in Central Victoria

By at August 27, 2015 | 10:56 am | 0 Comment

One of the best ways to explore Central Victoria is on two wheels, wind rushing through your hair under the bright blue sky. There’s lots of things to see on a ride. Better yet, you get to experience it all at your own pace.There are also some great cycle tours to take. Even if you don’t ride often you can take a tour through some gentle and beautiful areas on a range

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Antiques in Central Victoria

By at August 14, 2015 | 10:00 am | 0 Comment

 Central Victoria is a treasure trove of Australian antiques. Perhaps because of it’s rich heritage or perhaps because of the fantastic community that love to keep history alive. At the end of the day, Central Vic is a great place for antiquing treasure hunters, and here’s why.There’s a huge range of awesome antique shops. Buyers will delight in exploring the

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The Land of the Long Lunch

By at July 2, 2015 | 9:25 am | 0 Comment

Enter the land of the long lunch, an enchanted place where an afternoon lunch of exquisite food and wine transcends time and loses itself in good company and an extraordinary setting.Linger longer, there’s no rush.  Natural parks, shady waterfronts and fantastic restaurants are places to savour the moments as well as the flavours.Some of Australia's best cool-climate

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