Holiday rentals in Ballarat

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Ballarat City
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Best holiday rental deals in Ballarat

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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Lake Wendouree, Ballarat City, Australia
from $155 $207
HomeAway - Stayz
4.9
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-47%
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Mount Pleasant, Ballarat City, Australia
from $165 $313
HomeAway - Stayz
5.0
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-25%
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Canadian, Ballarat City, Australia
from $186 $248
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Search and compare 696 holiday rentals listed in Ballarat City and discover the perfect home for your holidays. By comparing these accommodation options, HomeToGo brings you the most economical offers and the highest rated lettings in Ballarat City.

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Rent a holiday home, apartment or cottage in Ballarat from just $38 per night

House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Soldiers Hill, Ballarat City, Australia
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5.0
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Mount Pleasant, Ballarat City, Australia
from $165
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5.0
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Golden Point, Ballarat City, Australia
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5.0
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Golden Point, Ballarat City, Australia
from $222
HomeAway - Stayz
4.8
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Ballarat East, Ballarat City, Australia
from $136
HomeAway - Stayz
5.0
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Ballarat East, Ballarat City, Australia
from $120
HomeAway - Stayz
5.0
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Buninyong, Ballarat City, Australia
from $170
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5.0
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Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Soldiers Hill, Ballarat City, Australia
from $122
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4.4
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Ballarat Central, Ballarat City, Australia
from $218
Booking.com
4.9
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Most popular holiday lettings with a fireplace

Fireplace
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Lake Wendouree, Ballarat City, Australia
from $155
HomeAway - Stayz
4.9
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Fireplace
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Ballarat Central, Ballarat City, Australia
from $190
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5.0
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Fireplace
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Ballarat North, Ballarat City, Australia
from $321
Booking.com
4.6
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Recommended pet-friendly holiday lettings

Pet-friendly
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Soldiers Hill, Ballarat City, Australia
from $242
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4.7
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Pet-friendly
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Black Hill, Ballarat City, Australia
from $130
Airbnb
5.0
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Pet-friendly
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Ballarat North, Ballarat City, Australia
from $80
Airbnb
4.5
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Best holiday homes with a patio or terrace

Balcony/Patio
House ∙ 4 guests
Redan, Ballarat City, Australia
from $200
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4.5
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Balcony/Patio
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Lake Gardens, Ballarat City, Australia
from $160
Booking.com
5.0
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Balcony/Patio
Apartment ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Lake Wendouree, Ballarat City, Australia
from $231
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4.4
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Popular holiday rental amenities in Ballarat

  • Kitchen (618)
  • TV (562)
  • Internet (523)
  • Washer (501)
  • AC (457)
  • Microwave (400)
  • Garden (306)
  • Parking (269)
  • No smoking (265)
  • Dishwasher (258)
  • BBQ (242)
  • Fireplace (143)

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Check out the climate diagram for Ballarat City. On average, the warmest month is January. On the contrary, the coolest month is July. The rainiest month is January while the driest month is February.

In Ballarat City, house rentals are the most typical accommodation option. Interestingly, the average rental fee for this type of property in particular is $216 a night, with an average size of 139 m². Furthermore, these rentals are usually excellent if you're going in a group of 6, since that's the average number of holidaymakers that house rentals are able to welcome in Ballarat City. If you're interested in a different property type, you could have a look at hotel rooms, which are the other most frequent accommodation type in Ballarat City. Hotel rooms have an average size of 47 m² in Ballarat.

Ballarat

Ballarat is located in Victoria, Australia – right at the heart of the old gold mining region. The town offers a range of unique holiday homes to suit everyone’s pocket. Activities in the town include a replica gold mining village, a fascinating museum and an art gallery. Kids have the opportunity to enjoy fun activities while adults can immerse themselves in Australia's gold rush past.

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Art & Culture

Art and Culture in Ballarat

A visit to the Gold Museum will give you and your family an insight into the town’s gold mining past with various artefacts and information on display. There is a gift shop where visitors can buy jewellery and gold nuggets during their visit to the museum.

Don’t miss the Museum of Australian Democracy, located in the old Parliament House, which offers information relating to the country’s social and political history. Original furnishings are on display and interactive digital displays and an oral history give an insight into the era of the federal parliament.

Art lovers will enjoy the Art Gallery of Ballarat with its works dating from the colonial era to present day. It's also home to the original Eureka flag. Guided tours are available with information given by knowledgeable staff. The museum also puts on regular children’s activities, where the kids can paint and draw and learn more about art.

Family Activities

Fun for Children in Ballarat

Ballarat Wildlife Park is a great visit for the kids, where they can see 400 different animal species on natural bush land. Stars of the park are the emus and kangaroos, which children can hand feed themselves. Take the children to the Ballarat Tramway Museum with its working trams, offering a ride around the Botanical Gardens and Lake Wendouree.

The Lake Wendouree Adventure Playground is the perfect day out for little ones, with its many types of swings, slides, forts, monkey bars, tunnels and climbing structures. All the playground equipment is totally original and is made from wood.

Local Attractions

Memories of the Gold Rush

To get a real feel of the town’s gold mining past, visit Sovereign Hill; a replica gold mining village in the suburb of Golden Point. Walk the streets lined with recreated buildings from the 1850s, while costumed staff give information about the gold rush and are more than happy to pose for photos.

There are around 40 horses as well as typical carriages from the gold rush era. The village is located on a former gold mining site and has shops, a theatre and gold diggings to explore. Take a tram through an actual underground mine while listening to the story of two Chinese miners.

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