Quality Inn The George Hotel Ballarat
27 Lydiard Street North
Ballarat, VI 3350
Phone: (61) 3 53334866
Fax: (61) 3 53334818
Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne
Mo to Su from 07:30 AM to 05:30 PMEstablished in 1846, Melbourne's Royal Botanic Gardens are magnificently landscaped and boast a superb collection of over 50,000 plants from all around Australia and the world. Spend a few hours strolling around, observing the beautiful black swans and water birds. The Plant Craft Cottage sells unique handcrafts and the Observatory Café is great for light refreshments. The more formal The Terrace, a restaurant ideal for corporate and private functions. Admission to the park is free.