• 48 Hours in Bendigo Itinerary

Destinations

Bendigo CBD

Transport
Duration

02 day(s)

To ensure you get the most out of your stay in Bendigo, and enjoy this city renown for its creative fusion of classic and contemporary, we have created the perfect self-guided itinerary for you to plan your trip around. See this itinerary as a guide or template to your ultimate 48 hours in the beautiful Bendigo.

Explore each day

Day : Food, Wine, History and Art

Your first 24 hours in Bendigo are sure to inspire you as you indulge your way around the heart of Bendigo experiencing a city rich in history, culture and of course exceptional food, wine and fresh coffee.

Transport
Stops

  • Percy breakfast
Stop : A Bendigo Breakfast (9am)
Chancery Lane, Bendigo VIC 3550

BREAKFAST: Indulge in a caffine heart-starter and tuck into a popular cafe breakfast. Expect the usual suspects with a creative twist. Our tip, a quaint contemporary cafe in a old corner store or an inner city cafe - you can't go wrong...

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  • Heritage MineTour
Stop : Indugle in Bendigo's History (10am)
76 violet street, bendigo VIC 3550

MID MORNING: Consider yourself a history buff? Immerse yourself in Bendigo’s history at iconic attractions Central Deborah Gold Mine, Bendigo Tramways and Bendigo Joss House Temple...

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  • Bendigo Lunch Experience
Stop : Lunch time (1pm)
Corner of Pall Mall and Mitchell Street, Bendigo VIC 3550

LUNCH: Get your taste buds around international cuisine, or visit some of Bendigo's award winning restaurants and cafes. ..

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  • Bendigo Art Gallery visitor
Stop : Art indulgence (2pm)
42 View Street, Bendigo VIC 3550

EARLY AFTERNOON: Explore the extraordinary collection of one of Australia’s largest and most impressive regional art galleries, Bendigo Art Gallery. Or venture a little further on Bendigo’s Artists Walk exploring galleries, laneways, studios and artisan wares...

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  • Dai Gum San precinct
Stop : Bendigo's Chinese history (4pm)
1/11 Bridge Street, Bendigo VIC 3550

LATE AFTERNOON: Explore the Dai Gum San precinct linking the Golden Dragon Museum, Yi Yuan Gardens and Guan Yin Temple while learning about our Chinese history...

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  • Dining Experience
Stop : A Bendigo Dining Experience (7pm)
Pall Mall, Bendigo VIC 3550

DINNER: Take your dining to a whole other level. To a basement, bank vault or a balcony of one of Bendigo’s many repurposed heritage buildings...

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  • Bendigo Ulumbarra Theatre
Stop : Bendigo by Night (9pm)
50 View Street, Bendigo VIC 3550

EVENING: Enjoy Bendigo’s nightlife with live music, the performing arts and entertainment. Check out The Capital and Ulumbarra Theatre, balconies, beer gardens, laneways and underground bars...

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Day : Recreation, taste, shop and create

Your second day can begin with a gentle stroll in the heart of Bendigo's Rosalind Park followed by a day full of taste and flavours, boutique shopping and a cultural experience at one of Bendigo's renowned cultural destinations.

Transport
Stops

  • Bendigo Creek Trail
Stop : Early morning stroll (7am)
30 gaol Road, Bendigo VIC 3550

EARLY MORNING: Walk, run or ride the Bendigo Creek Trail through the city's heart, past inner suburbs, Rosalind Park and Lake Weeroona...

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  • Local Bendigo breakfast
Stop : Bendigo-style Breakfast (8am)
Chancery Lane, Bendigo VIC 3550

BREAKFAST: Tuck into a healthy breaky and smoothie at a local providore cafe and do it Bendigo-style - fresh, green and tasty...

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  • Shopping in Bendigo
Stop : Shop to you drop (10am)
View Street, Bendigo VIC 3550

MID MORNING: Shop til you drop with inner city shopping - think boutique retailers, designer labels, homewares, vintage and quirky finds. Plus coffee, you can't go past a good coffee!..

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  • Lunch in Bendigo
Stop : Lunch it up (12pm)
Corner of Pall Mall and Mitchell Street, Bendigo VIC 3550

LUNCH: Feed your appetite with a light lunch and meet the makers at boutique cellar doors for award winning wines - Shiraz is our specialty!..

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  • Bendigo Tramways
Stop : Cultural experience (2pm)
View Street, Bendigo VIC 3550

EARLY AFTERNOON: Try your hand at wheel throwing at Bendigo Pottery, discover your inner child at the Discovery Science & Technology Centre, or visit The Great Stupa near historic Eaglehawk for an afternoon of spiritual wellbeing..

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  • Quiet drink in Bendigo
Stop : Fancy a drink (6pm)
Chancery Lane, Bendigo VIC 3550

DRINKS: Kick off your night with laneway drinks. Choose from an extensive range of craft beer, boutique wines and cocktails hand selected by local bartenders. Or make your way to a hidden beer garden...

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  • Dining in Bendigo
Stop : Dine in style (8pm)
Pall Mall, Bendigo VIC 3550

DINNER: Dine at an Age Good Food Guide or a one chef's hatted restaurant, where local produce is art on a plate. Take a moonlit walk along Pall Mall and View Street, a memorable way to see the city's most iconic heritage buildings and monuments lit up...

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