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The Eureka Trail

Lydiard Street, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
+61 3 5331 1900
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Bit of a walk

Retraces as close as possible the march of the troopers and the police to the Eureka Stockade... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Basill_Mo
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Ballarat, Australia
Interesting History

The trail starts in town on the corner of Lydiard and Sturt Streets Street next to the old Post... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
Oldjack
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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Lydiard Street, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
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+61 3 5331 1900
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Retraces as close as possible the march of the troopers and the police to the Eureka Stockade. To this day the police are not welcome in any of the commemorations of the actual event but there is a lot to work through. Recommended although it...More

Thank Basill_Mo
Reviewed 4 July 2017

The trail starts in town on the corner of Lydiard and Sturt Streets Street next to the old Post office to the Eureka Stockade museum. Brush up on your history of an important historical event in Australia and enjoy the walk through Ballarat.

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 13 November 2016

The Eureka Trail takes you from the Old Post Office, where the original police camp was located corner of Lydiard and Sturt Streets, to the MADE museum about 3.5kms away. The trail takes as best possible the route the troopers took to the Eureka Stockade...More

1  Thank David W
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Map is attached as not easy to find. Some spots have signs others it is pot luck whether you are there or not!! Nice walk if weather is good

Thank redsoniaa
Reviewed 31 March 2016

This is a great trail. I just find there are a few spots where it is not well signposted. and there is the odd tunnel that could do with some solar lighting even for during the day.

Thank OSM333
Reviewed 17 April 2015

I wandered along the trail and learnt more about Ballarat in the process. Great history tour at your own pace...worth a look

5  Thank Nomeian
Reviewed 27 December 2014

I discovered this gem of a walk, by accident, when showing a friend the historic Bluestone railway viaduct in Mair Street recently. The trail begins in Lydiard Street and a trail map and notes, can be picked up at the Ballarat Visitor Information Centre, opposite...More

26  Thank fional943
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