The Bendigo Region is the heartbeat of Victoria and is steeped with a golden legacy. Once one of the richest regions in the world, the Bendigo Region boasts a new form of wealth.

From contemporary restaurants and cafes to a range of leading Art Galleries, from innovative and boutique retailers to antiques dealers, from lakes and rivers to walking and cycling trails, from world class wineries and cellar doors to the grandeur of Heritage streetscapes. We welcome you to go behind the scenes and discover the treasures of the beautiful Bendigo Region.

The Bendigo region encompasses the City of Bendigo, Heathcote wine region, Castlemaine, Maldon and surrounds, Maryborough and surrounds and the Loddon Valley. .

Bars & Eateries

Recently awarded the 'UNESCO City of Gastronomy' title, the Bendigo Region is teeming with fabulous food and beverage experiences; from fresh local produce to quality cafes, bars and restaurants. Come and meet the makers and eat and drink your way around the region.

Cultural Spots

Find the best local, national & international art as well as cultural attractions. View galleries & street art, enjoy live music, Chinese cultural events & more!

Outdoor Adventures

Stretch your legs along converted rail trails, through bush land and over pink-tinged peaks. Experience cycling, birding, mining history, historic steam trains and more! Come and explore for yourself!