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Ballarat named as top Australian destination

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Ballarat has been named as a top tourist spot.

It has come in fifth in travel experience website Experience Oz's Top 10 Australian Destinations, beating Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and the Gold Coast.

Ballarat made the list due to its rich history, architecture, arts scene and family-friendly attractions such as Sovereign Hill.

The Whitsundays came in at number one, followed by Mackay, the Kimberley region and Cairns.

 

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