The Ballarat City Walking Tours lets you discover this enchanting city with its magnificent architecture on this fully guided walking tour.

Your guide will bring to life the golden history and heritage of Ballarat as you stroll along the streets of this city built on gold.

Walk amongst the gardens and statues of Sturt Street, the old law courts and galleries of Camp Street, the heritage buildings of Lydiard Street including the magnificent Railway Station.

This is the only Ballarat walking tour that includes the Ballarat Orphanage Museum in Ludbrook House.

Your walk will conclude with a cup of coffee/tea in the splendor of Craigs Royal Hotel.

Type Indicative prices

Adult per person.


Children per person, 6 years to 15 years. Children 5 years and under - Free. $122 - Family Cost: 2 x Adult , 3 Children +



Experienced tour guide, Entry to Ballarat Orphanage Museum (Mon - Fri only) Entry to Ballarat Art Gallery (Afternoon tour only) Entry to Ballarat Railway Station. Morning/Afternoon tea at Craigs Royal Hotel.

Days of operation:
  • Please Phone / Email to confirm tour. No Minimum Numbers for tour to commence.

Tour highlights:
  • Lydiard Street
    Lydiard Street has some of the best examples of Victorian & Edwardian heritage buildings in Australia.
  • Sturt Street
    Sturt Street is a grand boulevard which runs through Ballarat. In central Ballarat, Sturt Street has beautiful gardens, marble statues and fine buildings fitting for a city founded on gold.

Golden Nugget Discovery Tours is a leading Victorian Ecotourism tour operator. They conduct small group nature, sightseeing, heritage and wine tours.

It's the ideal way for couples, small groups and individual travellers to experience the many regions of Victoria, such as Goldfields, Great Ocean Road, Grampians, Daylesford and Spa country, Murray region, Southwestern coast, Victorian Volcanic Plains plus the Pyrenees and Southern Grampians wine region.

Relive the history and heritage of the gold rush as you visit Ballarat and Bendigo.

Walk with your eco-guide along the Goldfields track to discover wild nature and gold rush relics.

See the rainforests, tall cliffs and 12 Apostles coastal scenery of the Great Ocean Road and the wide wilderness beaches of the Southern Ocean south-west.

Experience the nature of the Grampians with its wildflowers, kangaroos, emus, waterfalls, aboriginal rock art and wonderful views.

Discover Daylesford, Hepburn Springs and the Spa region. This region is famous for its mineral springs and spas.

Experience the Murray River region, with an eco river cruise, National park visits and river ferry boat history at Echuca and Swan Hill.

Travel the Silo Art Trail of the Wimmera Mallee, stopping at the many murals painted on the old grain silos.

The Pyrenees and Southern Grampians wine regions make some of the finest wines in Victoria. Taste the fine wines and food of both regions.

  • Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation
Sturt Street, Gold Monument, Ballarat Central, Victoria, 3350

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