VIC Tourism welcomes Ballarat YHA in Ballarat, find and discover wonderful places to visit in Ballarat.Sovereign Hill Lodge YHA hostel is a cosy, original 1850's gold rush era building. Situated in a tranquil location facilities include a self-catering kitchen, television/common room, BBQ and outdoor deck.
Ballarat YHA has some interesting information on why Australia is called the land down under?
Australia is known as 'the land Down Under' for its position in the southern hemisphere. The discovery of Australia began when European explorers searched for land under the continent of Asia. Before Australia was discovered, it was known as Terra Australis Incognita the unknown southern land.
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