Ballarat Botanical Gardens

The Ballarat Botanical Gardens is a cool climate garden that has a collection of mature trees and marble statues amongst colourful floral bedding displays. Located on the western side of Lake Wendouree, it is a popular recreational location, great for a picnic or for tourists to check out, including The Conservatory. Over 40 hectares in size, it is divided into 4 zones – one representing traditional, garden style and the rest are open parkland. The Conservatory is open every day 9am to 4.30pm and entry is free.