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Nomads Outdoors Group – Wendouree to Ballarat – Train and Walk Experience

August 27, 2023

A pleasant Sunday walk from Wendouree Railway Station to Ballarat Station via the Ballarat Tram Depot and Lake Wendouree.
NOTE: This event was originally scheduled for Sunday 6 August, but couldn’t proceed on that date due to V/Line train disruptions.

GRADE | LENGTH | TYPE: Easy 7 km walk into Ballarat along gravel and bitumen tracks.

ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION: An easy walk to visit the Botanical Gardens and view a line of Australian Prime Ministers’ statues before a visit to the Ballarat Tram Depot (Ballarat Tramway Museum) for an informative history of Ballarat trams. Have a picnic lunch beside Lake Wendouree or at the nearby cafe/restaurant. An easy walk back to central Ballarat via the imposing cricket ground stadium and historical buildings. A 3:14pm departure from Ballarat Station should arrive back at Southern Cross at 4:48pm.