• Fortuna Villa High Tea and Tours


Kept secure for many years for Defence purposes, the Villa will once again allow the public in to tour this magnificent home.

One of Australia’s wealthiest mining magnates, George Lansell made his wealth from the New Chum reef and built his mansion on the top of it.

Learn the history of the villa and it's original owner, George Lansell. Guests will be treated to local food and wine while surrounded by rich Bendigo History and the beautiful architecture of the Villa itself.

Entry includes an indulgent array of local produce, wine and craft beer.

Be entertained by classical music followed by an extensive tour of the Villa and its surrounds.

Duration is approximately 3 hours.

2020 Dates;
June 27th & 28th, July 25th & 26th, August 29th & 30th, September 19th & 20th, October 24th & 25th, November 28th & 29th, December 12th & 13th.

Ticket prices: Adult - $90 | Pensioners - $80 please select concession ticket type.

Enjoy an extensive and informative tour of the beautiful and historic Fortuna Villa with owner Paul Banks. The tour will run for over an hour and the Fortuna café and gift shop will be open after the tour for purchases.

Tours operate each Wednesday from September 16 until 30th September.

Ticket Prices: Adult - $35 | Pensioners - $30 please select concession ticket type.

Please note due to the property still under restoration there is no disabled access. The tour will include steps and uneven surfaces so please wear appropriate footwear.

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22-48 Chum Street, Bendigo Victoria 3550, Australia

Cancellation Policy

No refunds are available.

If you notify the Bendigo Visitor Centre of a cancellation more than 7 days prior to your tour date an alternative tour can be arranged subject to availability.