World Class Attractions and Tours
There's fun to be had in Bendigo for kids and adults alike, with a great range of attractions to keep them engaged.
Attractions for Everyone!
A true Bendigo highlight is the range of quality experiences and things to do. Our major attractions are diverse and exciting. Go deep underground in a miner's cage on an authentic deep-shaft mine experience at Central Deborah Goldmine. Rattle along on our famous Vintage Talking Tram Tour that weaves through the streets of Bendigo, telling wonderful stories of days gone by.
Art and Culture Abound
The original 1860’s Chinese Joss House and the Golden Dragon Museum display the Chinese heritage of the area and house the world’s oldest Imperial Dragon, Loong. Learn more about the prosperous gold rush days which have shaped this vibrant, cosmopolitan city.
Bendigo Art Gallery has a strong reputation with a significant collection. An award-winning architecturally designed cafe was added to the building in recent times.
Create your own ceramic piece at Australia's oldest working pottery. Bendigo Pottery is famous, with its display and sales complex set around vast old beehive kilns. Dozens of smaller studios and galleries in Bendigo profile artists of the region. For the curious at heart, there’s a great experience for you at Confectionary Capers. A guided tour of Bendigo’s magnificent Town Hall is a must.
Plenty for the Active Explorer to Discover
Free fall from Australia’s highest Vertical Slide at Discovery Science & Technology Centre or take to the many walking trail or cycling trail through Bendigo's fabulous city centre or beyond. A bush-walk through the tranquil Whipstick Forest, fossicking for gold near historic Maldon or cycling around beautiful wineries on route to Castlemaine could be for you.
These are just some of the fun-filled, diverse experiences at the many tourist attractions in the Bendigo region.