Bendigo Explorer Pass
Tours Bendigo CBD
Experience the thrill of Bendigo’s gold rush with this multi-attraction pass which gives you access to four of Bendigo's culturally significant attractions!
Bendigo Explorer Pass includes access to four great attractions:
Catch gold fever on Central Deborah Gold Mine's Underground Adventure Tour
Gear up in overalls, boots, a miner's hat and lamp to descend 85 metres underground in a real gold mine and explore the fascinating history of Australia's richest goldfield. Climb ladders, work a mine drill and search for gold with finders keepers!
Includes: 2.5hr Underground Adventure Tour. A traditional miner's lunch is served in the underground Crib Room. Children must be 8 years or older.
Where: Central Deborah Gold Mine
Tour times: 11am and 2pm each day.
Please call in advance to book in your tour.
Explore our historic streetscapes aboard a Vintage 'Talking Tram.
Sit back, relax and let the tram do the talking. Bendigo's famous Vintage "Talking" Tram Tour explains the golden past of the city founded on one of the world's richest goldfields. Your ticket is valid for two consecutive days and you can hop on and off the trams as often as you like to explore everything that Bendigo has to offer.
Includes: Bendigo Tramways Vintage "Talking" Tram Tour, hop-on hop-off. Ticket valid for two days.
Where: Bendigo Tramways (or any Tram Stop)
Experience a living history of the Chinese people of Bendigo from the gold rush to the present at the Golden Dragon Museum and Chinese Gardens. The museum beautifully displays processional regalia, intricately carved furniture, delicately embroidered costumes and items from renowned artisans and craftsmen of China. The museum is also home to the world's oldest imperial Chinese Dragon, Loong and the world's longest imperial Chinese Dragon Sun Loong.
Includes: Entry to a world class Chinese collection
Where: Golden Dragon Museum
A visit to the famous Bendigo Pottery (est 1858), Australia's oldest working pottery and home to a number of heritage-listed beehive kilns, is an experience visitors can really throw themselves into. Visitors can create their own clay masterpiece onsite with guidance from an expert potter. There is also an interpretive museum, cafe and gallery to explore.
Includes: A 30 minute wheel throwing lesson, one pot glazed and fired and entry to the interpretive museum. Please note that postage fees not included.
Where: Bendigo Pottery
Schedule of lessons: 11am, 12pm, 1.30pm and 2.30pm each day. Please phone ahead to book a time! Alternatively, you might prefer to try the Bendigo Experience Pass which includes: Central Deborah Gold Mine: Mine Experience Tour. Bendigo Pottery: Museum entry. Golden Dragon Museum: Entry. Bendigo Tramways: Vintage 'Talking' Tram Tour. Find out more: http://www.bendigotourism.com/tours/bendigo-cbd/the-bendigo-experience
Tickets valid for six months from date of purchase.