• 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.

Ticket prices:
Adult - $115
Pensioners - $100 please select concession ticket type.

June Saturday 29 & Sunday 30 SOLD OUT
July Saturday 27 & Sunday 28
August Saturday 24 & Sunday 25
September Saturday 21 & Sunday 22
October Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th
November Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th
December Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th

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

Click here to view menu Please note that only vegetarian or gluten free dietary requirements can be accommodated.

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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. Please advise if vegetarian or gluten free dietary requirements is needed at time of booking. Strictly no other dietary requirements can be accommodated.

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