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A Rich Day Out

Learn the story of Bendigo first hand, from authentic gold rush attractions to the city’s heritage being celebrated daily.

Go time travelling on a talking vintage tram. Experience Australia’s oldest working pottery with a wheel throwing lesson. Or pan for gold and descend deep below ground.

Vibrant and fun. Enjoy a host of fascinating exhibits at The Discovery Science and Technology Centre and Confectionery Capers. Bowl a few frames at Bendigo Bowling Centre or relax with a movie at Bendigo Cinemas.

Explore the Dai Gum San precinct and learn the story of Chinese settlement and influence on the city, from the gold rush to today. Meet the world’s longest Imperial dragon, Sun Loong at the Golden Dragon Museum. 

Visit Australia’s largest and most impressive regional art museum, Bendigo Art Gallery superbly contrasts modern architecture with it’s historic facade. Showcasing 19th century artworks to world first exhibitions.

Walking beneath the gallows of the old Sandhurst Gaol is part of Ulumbarra’s allure. Step back in time with a tour of the old Sandhurst Gaol now the new Ulumbarra Theatre. Take a guided tour of the ornate Bendigo Town Hall or the Historic Post Office.

Discover what set to be the largest Buddhist temple in the Western World, the Great Stupa of Universal Compassion welcomes visitors of all faiths, and its festivals are something to behold.

World Class Attractions and Tours
World Class Attractions and Tours

Must Do in Bendigo

Discover our historic attractions with a Bendigo Experience Pass or a Bendigo Explorer Pass

Ride the Southern Hemisphere’s tallest vertical slide at the Discovery Science and Technology Centre.

No trip to Bendigo is complete without a ride aboard one of Bendigo's famous Vintage "Talking" Trams.

Try your hand at a wheel throwing lesson at Australia's oldest working pottery.

Drop 228 metres underground in the original miners' cage to Level 9 of Central Deborah Gold Mine - if you're brave enough!

For everyday play, visit Fun Loong playground in Hargreaves Mall.

Enjoy the great outdoors at Lake Weeroona’s adventure playground, Bendigo Botanical Gardens, and leafy Rosalind Park.

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