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This summer Bendigo offers a range of options that you can do to stay cool!

Get underground and descend to the depths of Bendigo's underworld at Central Deborah Gold Mine and discover the significance of Bendigo's gold mining history.

Head to the lake! Bendigo have a number of lakes and other waterways to cool down.  Lake Eppalock is renewed since heavy rains in recent years.  The large lake was constructed in the 1960s as a water catchment for irrigation, and now awaits fishing, waterskiing, boating and swimming.  It’s located on the stunning Campaspe River and offers great scenery, walking and bird watching opportunities too. 

Bendigo Water World is a fun, relaxing family entertainment venue only 7 minutes from central Bendigo and is home of the iconic Big Bendi Waterslide.

Evening in Bendigo a balmy and offer a range of entertainment to enjoy!  Summer in the Parks have a full programme of activities this summer including music and movies in the parks.

Shopping in air-conditioning comfort is a great activity which not only keeps you cool but helps you look cool as well.  Check out our shopping section for where to shop!

Art galleries and studios will help you stay cool as well as provide a cultural experience.

Dine out in one of the many fantastic air-conditioned restaurants or cafes.

So come on be cool in Bendigo.

When travelling in the Victorian summer always check the Country Fire Authority's website for warnings and restrictions in the area you are traveling to.