The whole family will fall in love with Bendigo. Choose from a host of hands-on activities giving families the chance to switch off from everyday life and enjoy making memories while discovering the stories of one of Australia’s premier heritage destinations.
Day : Goldmine, Tramways, Botanical Parks
Stop : Central Deborah Gold Mine76 Violet Street, Bendigo,VIC3550, Australia
Once a working mine, the Central Deborah Gold Mine now welcomes visitors daily. Let your mini miners don a hard hat, delve up to 228 metres deep and get first-hand insight into the city’s amazing hist...Read more
Stop : Bendigo Tramways1 Tramways Ave, Bendigo VIC 3550
Travel back in time on a famous Talking Tram. Learn the story of the city as you trundle the streets, vintage style. Does your visit coincide with a special event? Rug up on the fun-loving yarn bombed tram each winter or catch Sam the Story Tram in August, part of the Bendigo Writers Festival.
Stop : Rosalind Park30 Gaol Road , Bendigo VIC 3550
Let the kids run off steam while you relax under ancient elms in Rosalind Park. There’s a great playground, and the heritage fernery is the perfect place for a spot of hide-and-seek.
Day : Museum, Gardens, Pottery
Stop : Bendigo Botanic Gardens557-559 Napier St, White Hills VIC 3550
The whimsical Bendigo Botanic Gardens playground was inspired by Lewis Carrol’s Alice in Wonderland. Little ones can play kings and queens on the throne chairs, croquet on the rolly-polly lawn and mad hatters on the mushroom furniture. There’s a secret garden and hidden mirror for extra fun.
Stop : Golden Dragon Museum5-11 Bridge Street, Bendigo Victoria 3550, Australia
The Golden Dragon Museum is a living history of the Chinese people of Bendigo and now as the hub of Chinese cultural activity in Australia the museum allows visitors to experience first-hand Chinese a...Read more
Stop : Bendigo Pottery146 Midland Highway, Epsom Victoria 3551, Australia
Visit the Interpretive museum, step back in time and learn about the production processes, machinery, working conditions and traditional skills of the Bendigo Pottery from its beginning in 1858 to the...Read more
Stop : Discovery Science & Technology Centre7 Railway Place, Bendigo Victoria 3550, Australia
With loads of interactive exhibits to explore, you won't know what to try first at Discovery! Be sure to look out for the whacky mirrors that make you look really strange, the echoing chamber that rep...Read more
Day : Goldfields Railway, Bowling Centre, Capers
Stop : Lake Weeroona28 Nolan St, Bendigo VIC 3550
Hit the Lake Weeroona adventure playground then loop the walking track around the water for some relaxing family time. Or create some healthy tenpin competition at the Bendigo Indoor Bowling Centre.
Stop : Victorian Goldfields RailwayKennedy Street, Castlemaine
This authentic steam era train experience links the historic gold mining towns of Castlemaine and Maldon. A fun family activity, you’ll enjoy the atmosphere, sights, sounds and movement of the hist...Read more
Stop : Bendigo Bowling Centre159 Hargreaves Street, Bendigo Victoria 3550, Australia
Open from 9am till late Monday to Friday, 10am till late Weekends. Bendigo Bowling Centre is located in walking distance from the Bendigo CBD. Bendigo Bowling Centre has 16 lanes with automated bump...Read more