posted on 31 Mar 19 | by Explore Bendigo

Been to Bendigo before and looking for something new to do? Or visiting for the first time?  No matter where you sit, Bendigo’s got some awesome new experiences just waiting for you.  Check out our latest guide to the must do’s when visiting the Bendigo region in 2019.

#1 Check out major international and Australian exclusive exhibition, Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits at Bendigo Art Gallery, 16 March – 14 July.

Tudors to Windsors exhibition

#2 Explore the newly revitalised and extended Bendigo Soldiers’ Memorial Institute and Military Museum.

Bendigo Soldiers Memorial Museum

#3 Immerse yourself in a foodie adventure with Sonia Anthony, owner of Masons of Bendigo, on Leaving a Legacy – Seven Incredible Women of Central Victoria.

Leaving A Legacy

#4 Meet the new dragon, Dai Gum Loong 大金龍, at this year’s Bendigo TAFE Bendigo Easter Festival, 19 – 22 April.

Dai Gum Loong

#5 Jump on board Bendigo Tramways’ Friday Night Drinks Tram, between now and mid-April or the Royal Pop Up Tram on the Piazza at Charing Cross.

Friday Night Drinks Tram

#6 Join the hype of royal exhibition, Tudors to Windsors, as it takes over the city. Experience a plethora of royal-themed experiences dotted all over over the city, from high teas, cocktails and menus, a pop tram on Charing Cross, a royal train, Queenie paste up art, Lego art and more.

Royal Pop Up Tram

#7 Discover five courses of wagyu star power with The Ultimate Wagyu Experience at The Woodhouse, held monthly.

The Ultimate Wagyu Experience

#8 Get along to Eaglehawk’s Regional Play Space inspired by Banjo Paterson’s Mulga Bill poem at Lake Neangar.

Eaglehawk's Regional Play Space

#9 Make your way through a seemingly endless series of doors, portals, passageways, and screens: no two experiences are the same at 1000 Doors, 6 – 28 April, Rosalind Park.

1000 Doors

#10 Indulge in the ultimate winery getaway at Balgownie Estate.  Enjoy wine tasting at the cellar door and a night in a luxury glamping tent with views overlooking the vines.

Glamping at Balgownie