• 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.

Be welcomed by our harpist as you enter the beautiful Fortuna Villa. Traditional High Tea is served with a selection of delicious cakes, scones, sandwiches and savoury treats. Enjoy High Tea with Harriet Teas, a Barista Veneziano Coffee or a glass of champagne, beer or wine.

Then join us for a roaming tour of the Villa and finish off with a wander around the lake.

Duration approximately 2.5 hours. Please ensure you arrive on time to allow you to fully enjoy the experience.

May 28th & 29th (SOLD OUT)
June 25th & 26th (SOLD OUT)
July 23th & 24th
August 27th & 28th
September 24th & 25th
October 29th & 30th
November 26th & 27th
December 10th & 11th

To celebrate the last few weeks of the Elvis: Direct from Graceland exhibition, we are welcoming guests to join us for High Tea and a tour:
July 4th
July 5th
July 6th
July 7th
July 8th
July 9th
July 10th
July 11th (SOLD OUT)
July 12th
July 13th (SOLD OUT)
July 14th (SOLD OUT)
July 15th
July 16th
July 17th

Ticket prices: Adult - $95 | Pensioners - $85 please select concession ticket type.

Please note that, though the property is nearly fully restored there is no disabled access. The tour will include stairs an

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.