Jill and Pete’s fascinating tour of Bendigo’s history and landmarks is back. The popular two-hour outdoor tour weaving through Bendigo’s CBD streetscapes and stunning parks and gardens will recommence from October 1, available Thursday and Friday afternoons and Saturday and Sunday mornings.
Explore Bendigo’s historic centre and distinctive boom-style architecture and learn about how gold and mass migration transformed a sleepy sheep run and the land of the Dja Dja Wurrung into the world's richest city of the 1880s, recalling people, events and unprecedented wealth that built ‘Marvellous Melbourne’ shaping a new nation.
Ponder Bendigo's leading role in campaigns for democracy, votes for women, unionism, and Federation. From radicals to royalty, larrikins to leaders, enjoy the quirky, remarkable, often forgotten stories of Bendigo.
• Thursday 2.00pm - 4.00pm
• Friday 2.00pm - 4.00pm
• Saturday 10.30am - 12.30pm
• Sunday 10.30am - 12.30pm
• Other days by appointment, minimum numbers apply.
Things to know:
• Our tours are conducted outside
• Social distancing is strictly adhered to
• All tour attendees must wear a mask to participate
• Minimum tour size is one person
• Maximum tour numbers is 10 people, consisting of 2 guides, and 8 guests
• Your contact details will be taken at the time of the tour commencing
• Well-behaved dogs are welcome
Tours start at the Conservatory adjoining Pall Mall, and through the former Government Camp covering a distance of less than a kilometre and finish at the top of View St next to the Bendigo Art Gallery.
It is easy walking with lots of stops and access to toilets & drinking fountains.
Enjoy an upbeat, informal guided walk in this extraordinary city.
$30 adults, $25 concession, $15 children over 13, children under 13 free.
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Where the customer cancels a tour - no refund - but if the cancellation is more than 24 hours before the scheduled tour - an alternative tour will be offered.
If a tour is cancelled due to consistent rain or extreme heat customers will be offered an alternative tour.
If Bendigo Walking Tours is forced to cancel for any reason other than weather customers will be offered a choice of full refund or alternative tour.